John Lynn Mathews

24 April 1833–7 September 1914 (Age 81)
Monroe, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of John Lynn

When John Lynn Mathews was born on 24 April 1833, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States, his father, William Mathews, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Adeline Henderson, was 25. He married Mary Jane Cartwright on 8 May 1864, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1852 and Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 7 September 1914, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lynn Mathews
Mary Jane Cartwright
Marriage: 8 May 1864
Jane Elizabeth Mathews
Thomas Cartwright Mathews
Mary Ann Mathews
Caroline Mathews
Edgar Mathews
Ida Josephine Mathews
Minnie Maude Mathews
John William Mathews
Florence Mathews
Marion Mathews
Edna Mathews

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  • Marriage
    8 May 1864Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 17
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Mathew ; a variant of Matthews . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages.History: Among the earliest bearers of the name in North America was Samuel Mathews (c. 1600–c. 1657), who came to VA from London c. 1618. He established a plantation at the mouth of the Warwick River, which was at first called Mathews Manor; later its name was changed to Denbigh. He was one of the most powerful and influential men in the early affairs of the colony. He (or possibly his son, who bore the same name) was governor of the colony from 1657 until his death in 1660.

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

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    Memories of JOHN LYNN MATHEWS

    By Grandson, Benjamin Lynn Mathews, Spring 1978 John Lynn Mathews, born 24 April 1833, Monroe County, Mississippi, son of William Mathews and Elizabeth Adeline Henderson. After his parents heard the …

    Sources (48)

    • John S Matthews, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Mathews in entry for William Mathews, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jno L Matthews in household of Elizth A Matthews, "United States Census, 1860"

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