Andrew Crawford Matheny

August 1848–22 January 1927 (Age 78)

The Life Summary of Andrew Crawford

When Andrew Crawford Matheny was born in August 1848, his father, Robert B. Matheny, was 28 and his mother, Christina Croddy Cleek, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Alwilda Blake. He lived in Bath, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Union District, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 22 January 1927, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Andrew Crawford Matheny
Alwilda Blake
Hazel Pearl Matheney
Marion V Matheney
Cecil Emilton Matheny

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 13
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. 
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 22
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (of French Huguenot origin): altered form of French Mathenay, a habitational name from a place called Mathenay in Jura (Franche-Comté). This surname is very rare in Britain, while the surname Mathenay has already died out in France.History: Daniel Matheny came to MD from London in the latter half of the 17th century. — This surname is listed along with its original form Mathenay in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Andrew Mathena in household of Robert W Mathena, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew C Matheney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • A.C. Matheney in entry for Cecie E. Matheney, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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