Thomas J Mathews

1827–11 August 1892 (Age 65)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas J

When Thomas J Mathews was born in 1827, in Ohio, United States, his father, Christian Matthews, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Stamp, was 32. He married Rachel Postlewaite on 4 August 1861, in Jasper, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Yale, Jasper, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 11 August 1892, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hunt City, Jasper, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J Mathews
1827–1892
Rachel Postlewaite
1834–1913
Marriage: 4 August 1861
Amanda Isabell Matthews
1866–1942
Benjamin Franklin Matthews
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 August 1861
Jasper, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Matthews

    Male1791–Male

    Sarah Stamp

    Female1795–Female

siblings

(5)

    James Matthews

    Male1813–Male

    Priscilla Matthews

    Female1819–Female

    Male1827–1892Male

    Rebecca Matthews

    Female1836–1852Female

    Harmon Matthews

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 5

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 9

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 21

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

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)

  • Thomas Mathews, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Mathews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Mathews, "United States Census, 1870"

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