Teresa A Matthews


The Life of Teresa A

Teresa A Matthews was born in 1885 as the daughter of William Mathews and Mary McCrudden. She married William J Rudolph on 22 January 1907, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Queens, New York City, New York, United States for about 25 years.

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William J Rudolph
Teresa A Matthews
Marriage: 22 January 1907
John V Rudolph
William J Rudolph Jr
Vincent L Rudolph
Catherine Rudolph
Francis Rudolph

Spouse and Children

22 January 1907
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    John V Rudolph


    William J Rudolph Jr


    Vincent L Rudolph


    Catherine Rudolph


    Francis Rudolph


Parents and Siblings

    William Mathews


    Mary McCrudden




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 28

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Theresa Rudolph in household of William Rudolph, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Theresa Rudolph in household of William Rudolph, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Theresa A Rudolph in household of William J Rudolph, "United States Census, 1910"

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