Agnes E. Van Matre

October 1843–after 1910 (Age 66)
Mason, Virginia, United States

The Life of Agnes E.

When Agnes E. Van Matre was born in October 1843, in Mason, Virginia, United States, her father, John VanMatre, was 42 and her mother, Delitha Peck, was 36. She married James Riley Stewart on 11 November 1868. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Robinson Magisterial District, Mason, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died after 1910, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

James Riley Stewart
1844–1875
Agnes E. Van Matre
1843–1910
Marriage: 11 November 1868
Charles V. Stewart
1869–1948
William Mack Stewart
1871–1951
Myrtle Stewart
1873–1949
James Riley Stewart
1874–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1868
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Nancy Van Matre

    Female1832–Female

    Jacob Van Matre

    Male1833–1910Male

    David Van Matre

    Male1834–1900Male

    Mary Elizabeth Van Matre

    Female1836–1929Female

    Emeline Van Matre

    Female1839–Female

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 1

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 18

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes E Stewart in household of James Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Agnes Vanmeter in household of Delitha Vanmeter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Agnes Stewart, "United States Census, 1880"

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