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Joseph Matthews
Birth: May, 1845, Malta
Death: Nov. 11, 1912
Brunswick
Glynn County
Georgia, USA

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at Pennsylvania and served as a Captain of the Top. His place of action was at sea, northeast Atlantic, west of the English Channel. His citation reads "For courageous conduct in going over the stern of the USS Constitution at sea, 13 February 1879, during a heavy gale, and cutting the fastenings of the ship's rudder chains". (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Children:
  Nickolas Mathews (1886 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Palmetto Cemetery
Brunswick
Glynn County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 19, Lot 4
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Apr 25, 2010
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Joseph Matthews
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Joseph Matthews
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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