Mathew Maddox

1785–24 March 1832 (Age 47)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mathew

When Mathew Maddox was born in 1785, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Maddox, was 43 and his mother, Baylor Martin, was 42. He married Dicy Gwynn on 12 May 1814, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 24 March 1832, in Veedersburg, Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Veedersburg, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Maddox
1785–1832
Dicy Gwynn
1794–1876
Marriage: 12 May 1814
Bartlett M Maddox
1815–1895
Elizabeth Maddox
1818–1845
Dicy Ann MADDOX
1817–1848
Laura Virginia Maddox
1817–1888
John D Maddox
1820–1864
Finley L Maddox
1820–1871
George R. MADDOX
1821–1902
Lucinda L. MADDOX
1822–1890
Rebecca Ann Maddox
1826–1905
Mathew Maddox
1828–1908
Lewis S Maddox
1830–1909
Leannah Sarah Maddox
1832–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1814
Cocke, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1742–1802Male

    Baylor Martin

    Female1743–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 11

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English (of Welsh origin): patronymic from the Welsh personal name Madog ( see Maddock ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mathew Maddox, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"
  • Matthew Maddox, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mathew Maddox - View media - Ancestry.com

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