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Rev George Shupeman Matthews
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1849
Livingston
Overton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1938
Rossville
Walker County
Georgia, USA

Baptist Minister-Okalone Church George was a prominent minister elder in original Stockton Baptist Association. Churches coming under his ministry at various times included Spring Creek, Hanging Limb, Twelve Corners, Winesap, and Okalonia. At one time he Owned and operated a Grist Mill on Spring Creek. Preacher & farmer, independent salesman-said to have sold such things as eye glasses, Bibles & apple trees "Start Bros". Inventor of numerous inventions-one was an apple peeler.

Wife Martha Copeland 1848-1945.
Chidren:
Dora ELLER MATTHEWS (1873-1960)
Walter Esew MATTHEWS (1875-1960)
Joseph C MATTHEWS (1876-1957)
Lilly Ann MATTHEWS (1877-1917)
Ova Armelda MATTHEWS (1879-1961)
Wade Cadwell MATTHEWS (1881-1889)
James B M MATTHEWS (1883-1889)
Ollie Ethel MATTHEWS (1885-1889)
MERTLE H MATTHEWS (1887-1969)
Josephine L MATTHEWS (1890-1978)
Lelah A MATTHEWS (1894-1963)

 
 
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 Parents:
  James W. Matthews (1825 - 1870)
  Emily Elizabeth Bilbrey Matthews (1830 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha E Copeland Matthews (1848 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Walter Esew Matthews (1875 - 1960)*
  Lilly Ann Matthews Swicegood (1877 - 1917)*
  Ova Armilda Matthews Anderson (1879 - 1961)*
  Myrtle Herbert Matthews (1887 - 1969)*
  Josephine Lola Matthews Anderson (1890 - 1978)*
  Lelah Antoinette Matthews Adcock (1894 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Shupeman Matthews (1849 - 1938)
  Hilerry W. Matthews (1854 - 1878)*
  James Calvin Matthews (1859 - 1902)*
  Sela A. Matthews (1862 - 1864)*
  Felix Grundy Matthews (1864 - ____)*
  John Matthews (1867 - 1939)*
  William P. Matthews (1869 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ASLEEP IN JESUS
 
Burial:
Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park
Rossville
Walker County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Sandra Bloomer
Record added: Jan 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64507547
Rev George Shupeman Matthews
Added by: Sandra Bloomer
 
Rev George Shupeman Matthews
Added by: Sandra Bloomer
 
Rev George Shupeman Matthews
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Added by: Dean Wilson
 
 
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- Michael Johnson
 Added: Jun. 4, 2015
RIP 2nd Great Grandfather
- Sandra Bloomer
 Added: Oct. 10, 2011
 
 
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