Margaret Mathews

1827–1911 (Age 84)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Mathews was born in 1827, in North Carolina, United States, her father, David Sloan Mathews, was 25 and her mother, Mariam Vann, was 23. She married Richard Herring about 1846, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Lisbon Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1911, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clinton Twp, Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Herring
1816–1901
Margaret Mathews
1827–1911
Marriage: about 1846
Susan Missouri Herring
1847–1919
Celestial Herring
1850–1925
David Livingston Herring
1858–1949

Spouse and Children

    Richard Herring

    Male1816–1901Male

    Female1827–1911Female

MARRIAGE
about 1846
Sampson, North Carolina, United States
children

(3)

    Susan Missouri Herring

    Female1847–1919Female

    Celestial Herring

    Female1850–1925Female

    Male1858–1949Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Female1827–1911Female

    Oliver Morrisey Matthews

    Male1829–1891Male

    Sarah Ann Matthews

    Female1830–1903Female

    Benedict Mathews

    Male1832–1918Male

    Mary Matthews

    Female1834–1926Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 3

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.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 26

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Mathew ; a variant spelling of Matthews . In the U.S., this form has absorbed some European cognates such as German Matthäus.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Herring in household of Richard Herring, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Herring in household of Richard Herring, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Herring in household of Richard Herring, "United States Census, 1850"

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