George Matthews

10 April 1866–
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of George

When George Matthews was born on 10 April 1866, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, Banister Mathews, was 56 and his mother, Susan Wiggenton, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Banister Mathews
1810–
Susan Wiggenton
1834–
Gilly F. Mathews
1841–
William Mathews
1853–
Matilda Walker Matthews
1853–1944
Tilas Matthews
1856–
Eliza Matthews
1857–
Edward Matthews
1860–
George Matthews
1866–
Joseph P. Matthews
1866–
Wilson Monroe Matthews
1866–1890
William Matthews
1866–

Parents and Siblings

    Banister Mathews

    Male1810–Male

    Female1834–Female

siblings

(10)

    Gilly F. Mathews

    Female1841–Female

    William Mathews

    Male1853–Male

    Female1853–1944Female

    Tilas Matthews

    Female1856–Female

    Eliza Matthews

    Female1857–Female

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World Events (3)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 28

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • George Matthews, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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