Daniel Mathews

1779–1842 (Age 63)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Mathews was born in 1779, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Solomon Mathews, was 34 and his mother, Agnes Van Reed, was 33. He died in 1842, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Mathews
1745–1834
Agnes Van Reed
1746–1828
John Mathews
1771–
Catherine "Katy" Mathews
1777–
Agnes Mathews
1781–
Rehoboam Matthews
1785–
Mary Mathews
1772–1854
Amelia Mathews
1773–1851
Daniel Mathews
1779–1842
Rabo. Mathews
1785–
Solomon Mathews
1787–1826
Robert Mathews
1787–
Rebecca Matthews
1789–1853
William Mathews
1791–

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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 1

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Mathew ; a variant spelling of Matthews . In the U.S., this form has absorbed some European cognates such as German Matthäus.

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

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