When Eleanor Isabella Christton was born on 24 October 1816, in Deptford Town, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Christton, was 44 and her mother, Mary Hogarth Brown, was 36. She married George E Matthews about 1840, in Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Deptford St Paul, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years.
Altered form of Christman , a surname of English or perhaps German origin. It is found mainly among African Americans.
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