When Florence Dora Mathis was born on 30 August 1881, in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Madison "Jeff" Mathis, was 29 and her mother, Juda Rebecca Valentine, was 24. She married Thomas H Johnson on 3 February 1906, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 12, Crockett, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 19 January 1927, in Newport, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.
German, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Flemish: from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Matthys .
English: from a pet form of the personal names Matthew or Mathias .