Falba Caroline Matthews

Female16 May 1822–2 January 1897

Brief Life History of Falba Caroline

When Falba Caroline Matthews was born on 16 May 1822, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Ezekal Matthews, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Craven, was 30. She married Pleasant Frazier on 19 November 1839, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Columbia Township, Randolph, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 2 January 1897, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Randolph, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Frazier
Falba Caroline Matthews
Marriage: 19 November 1839
Elizabeth Jane Frazier
Nancy Louisa Frazier
George M Dallas Frazier
Josiah Anderson Frazier
William Jasper Frazier
David Newton Frazier
Calvin Graves Frazier
Sarah Lilly Frazier
Lucinda Caroline Frazier
Rachel Frazier
Fannie Isabelle Frazier
Henry C Frazier
Thomas Pleasant Frazier

Sources (19)

  • Caroline Frazier, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ebiline Mathew, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Falba Caroline Matthews Frazier, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1839Randolph, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 8

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (Ulster and County Louth): patronymic from the personal name Matthew . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, such as German Matthäus (from the personal name Matthäus, from Latin Matthaeus) and Slovenian Matavž (from an obsolete vernacular form of the personal name Matevž, from Latin Matthaeus). Compare Mathews .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Mathghamhna (see McMahon ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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