Mavis G Matthews

Female24 November 1925–9 April 1999

Brief Life History of Mavis G

When Mavis G Matthews was born on 24 November 1925, her father, Lattie Highsmith Matthews, was 25 and her mother, Anna Aquilla Williams, was 22. She lived in Dismal Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Autryville, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1999. She died on 9 April 1999, in Salemburg, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salemburg, Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Donnie Pittman Tyndall
Mavis G Matthews

Sources (8)

  • Mavis G Mathews in household of Lattie H Mathews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Matthews, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Mavis M Tyndall, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 20

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (Ulster and County Louth): patronymic from the personal name Matthew . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, such as German Matthäus (from the personal name Matthäus, from Latin Matthaeus) and Slovenian Matavž (from an obsolete vernacular form of the personal name Matevž, from Latin Matthaeus). Compare Mathews .

Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Mathghamhna (see McMahon ).

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

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