Edward B Matthews

1839–27 November 1923 (Age 84)
Glasgow, Reade Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Edward B

When Edward B Matthews was born in 1839, in Glasgow, Reade Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Matthews, was 41 and his mother, Catherine Enders, was 43. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Margaret J Herdman. He lived in Beccaria Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 27 November 1923, in Utahville, Beccaria Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Utahville, Beccaria Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward B Matthews
1839–1923
Margaret J Herdman
1847–1916
Ira Stewart Matthews
1867–1918
Harry Mathews
1872–
Elsie T Matthews
1879–1952

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World Events (7)

1846
Age 7
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
Age 24
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 24
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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.

Possible Related Names

Matthew

Sources (5)

  • Edward B Mathews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Matthews in entry for Ira S. Matthews and Sue A. Robeson, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Edward Matthews, "United States Census, 1880"

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