Ralph Matthews

31 August 1934–27 September 2012 (Age 78)
Puxico, Stoddard, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Matthews was born on 31 August 1934, in Puxico, Stoddard, Missouri, United States, his father, George Lee Matthews Sr., was 40 and his mother, Minnie Pearl Alexander, was 33. He lived in Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1935 and New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 27 September 2012, in Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

George Lee Matthews Sr.
Minnie Pearl Alexander
Myrtle Flora Matthews
Wilma Elizabeth Matthews
Willa Lee Matthews
Ralph Matthews
Betty June Matthews
George Lee Matthews Jr.

Parents and Siblings



    Myrtle Flora Matthews



    Willa Lee Matthews



    Betty June Matthews


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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 11

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Matthews in household of George Matthews, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph Leon Matthews, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ralph Matthews - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Ralph Matthews

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