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Elisha Pellers Matthews, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1828
Bond County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 10, 1895
Bond County
Illinois, USA

Elisha Pellars Matthews Jr was the son Elisha Pellars Matthews Sr and Nancy Reeves. He was born in 1828 shortly after the family moved to Bond County Illinois from Tennessee. He married Mary Jane Scott 21 Dec 1848 and they were parents of seven children: John Jefferson, Charles Elisha, Mary Elizabeth, Eliza Evalyn, Baby boy Matthews, J. Frank, and Lela Jane. His second marriage was to Lucinda Tedrick Moore Sharp 18 Sep 1871 in Fayette County Illinois and they had a son, Ira Goodson Matthews. His third marriage was to Mary J Myers 2 Feb 1879. Elisha Matthews was very active in establishing the community of Fairview, now known as Pleasant Mound Illinois. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lucinda A Tedrick Matthews (1838 - 1876)
  Mary Jane Scott Matthews (1831 - 1870)*
 
 Children:
  John Jefferson Matthews (1851 - 1929)*
  Charles Elisha Matthews (1852 - 1940)*
  Mary Elizabeth Matthews Sapp (1858 - 1945)*
  Eliza Evaline Matthews Nickle (1861 - 1954)*
  Infant Matthews (1863 - 1863)*
  Joseph Francis Matthews (1864 - 1930)*
  Lela Jane Matthews Miles (1867 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Durham Cemetery
Mulberry Grove
Bond County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Deanna Reeves
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Mar 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49754058
Elisha Pellers Matthews, Jr
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- Deanna Reeves
 Added: Aug. 27, 2011

- Rita Botkin Bomher
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010
 
 
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