Deforest Matthews

23 June 1923–3 October 1954 (Age 31)
Pine Hill Cemetery, Gowanda, Collins, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Deforest

When Deforest Matthews was born on 23 June 1923, his father, Ward Oney Matthews, was 41 and his mother, Florence Louise Haberer, was 29. He lived in Dayton, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 October 1954, at the age of 31, and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Gowanda, Collins, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ward Oney Matthews
1882–1958
Florence Louise Haberer
1894–1966
Mary Matthews
1922–
Deforest Matthews
1923–1954
Ward Matthews
1933–
Edward Matthews
1935–
Jon Oney Matthews
1938–2010

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Mary Matthews

    Female1922–Female

    Male1923–1954Male

    Ward Matthews

    Male1933–Male

    Edward Matthews

    Male1935–Male

    Male1938–2010Male

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932

Age 9

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Deforest Mathews in household of Ward Mathews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • De Forest Matthews in household of Ward Matthews, "United States Census, 1940"

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