Matthew Yarborough

about 1814–18 January 1883 (Age 69)
Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Matthew

Matthew Yarborough was born about 1814, in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States. He married Susan Longbotham about 1843, in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Limestone, Texas, United States in 1860. He died on 18 January 1883, at the age of 69, and was buried in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Matthew Yarborough
Susan Longbotham
Marriage: about 1843
Mary Frances Yarborough

Spouse and Children

about 1843
Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States


World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): variant of Yarbrough .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matthew Yarbrough, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Matthew Yarbrough, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Matthew Yarbrough, "Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973"

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