9 April 1848–30 December 1874 (Age 26)
Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
When Elizabeth Matthews was born on 9 April 1848, in Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abel Matthews, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Walker, was 30. She married Joseph Howard Ashton on 18 February 1860, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 30 December 1874, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.
Elizabeth Matthews traveled to Utah in 1862 as part of the James Wareham Company. See https://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/pioneerDetail?lang=eng&pioneerId=28263.
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