Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Matthews

Male 1755 - 1796  (41 years)


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  • Name Thomas Matthews 
    Born 3 Jun 1755  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1796  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I018352  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Matthews,   b. Abt 1722, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1757, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Barnes,   b. Abt 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 1742  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Poston,   b. 6 Oct 1760, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1825, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1780  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Matthews,   b. 2 Dec 1781, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1843, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years)
     2. John Matthews,   b. 14 Dec 1783, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Catherine Matthews,   b. 19 Nov 1786, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1842, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
     4. Alexander Matthews,   b. 25 Apr 1788, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1842, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     5. Elizabeth Barnes Matthews,   b. 24 Feb 1790, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1843, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years)
     6. Thomas Matthews,   b. 3 Feb 1792, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1825, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 32 years)
     7. Elias Poston Matthews,   b. 3 Feb 1795, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1843, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     8. Henry Cooksey Matthews,   b. 29 Jul 1797, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1862, Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F11580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 425. Thomas Matthews Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Mar 15, 1797.
      Negro men: Harry (aged 45 years), Charles (about 30), Barton (20). Negro boy Sam (1). Negro women: Sal (a cripple, 16), Charity (26) . Negro girls: Pegg (13) , Fanny (5) , Celia (4) .
      Amount; 765.15.5.
      Signed - Samuel Amery, Sam Turner.
      Kin: Henry Cooksey, James Cooksey.
      Creditors: Charles Edwards & Co; Mary Barnes, Jno B. Barnes, & Richard Barnes, executors of Henry Barnes.
      CC, Apr 3, 1797. Then came Anne Matthews, administratrix, and made oath.
      Certified by Humphrey Barnes, Registrar of Wills
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 216.
      Mary Rosemond Davis, April 9, 1794; May 26, 1794
      I, Mary Rosemond Davis of CC enjoying my usual reason and understanding, though very sick and indisposed in body.
      To Aunt Mary Annery Davis all my right and title to a parcel or part of a tract of land left to me by my grandfather William Davis after the decease of my Aunt Tabitha Hunt, the land that Elijah Hunt is now living on to be at her will and disposal. Also one bed and furniture, one cow.
      Executor: Mary Annery Davis
      Signed: April 9, 1794 Mary Rosamond (her mark) Davis
      Wit - James Green Watson, Thomas Matthews, Elijah Davis
      Probated on May 26, 1794 by Mary Annery Davis together with witnesses James Green Watson, Thomas Matthews and Elijah Davis, who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 64. Apr 17, 1793 from Daniel Murphey and Ann, his wife, of CC, to Thomas Matthews of CC, for 12 5 shillings, part of a tract of land called Herds Mountain, lying in CC, bounded by a parcel of land bought previously by Thomas Matthews out of the afd tract, containing about 12-1/2 acres. Signed - panel Murphey, Ann Murphey. Wit - Alex" McPherson*, James Freeman*. Recorded Apr 17, 1793.

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