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Margaret Eliza Matthews Felder
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Birth: May 14, 1847
Death: Feb. 27, 1884

In Washington County, the year 1867 recorded the marriage of Mr. Rufus King Felder to Miss Margaret Eliza Matthews, born May 14, 1847, a daughter of Rev. Jacob Matthews, who came from Mississippi to Texas in an early day and who was long an influential and revered member of the clergy of the Medodist Episopal Church, South, in the Lone Star state. Mrs. Felder died in 1884, and concerning the surviving children the following record is given: John M. married Miss Mattie Yarborough and they reside at Aransas Pass, San Patricio County; E. King and his wife, whose maiden name was Mattie Cocke, reside at Chapel Hill; Charles B, who wedded Miss Maude Warbington, is engaged in the practice of law at Wichita Falls, the Judicial center of Wichita County, this state; Thomas and his wife, whose maiden name was Georgia Hawkins, are residents of Giddings, Lee County; Dr. William H. is a dentist by profession and is engaged in successful practice at Wichita Falls; and Miss Margaret remains at the paternal home.

from Texas and Texans pg.1619 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob W Matthews (1808 - 1886)
  Mary Ann May Matthews (1814 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Rufus King Felder (1840 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  John Matthews Felder (1870 - 1944)*
  Edgar King Felder (1871 - 1952)*
  Charles Blair Felder (1873 - 1936)*
  William Henry Felder (1877 - 1927)*
  Mary C Felder (1879 - 1883)*
  Thomas Thompson Felder (1882 - 1952)*
  Margaret Eliza Felder Toland (1884 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Fletcher Matthews (1836 - 1901)*
  Joseph Weir Matthews (1838 - 1928)*
  James Fiske Matthews (1840 - 1881)*
  Benjamin Emory Matthews (1842 - 1904)*
  Margaret Eliza Matthews Felder (1847 - 1884)
  William Soule Matthews (1850 - 1862)*
  Mary Isabella Matthews Thomson (1852 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Daughter of Rev Jacob W Matthews and Mary Ann May Matthews
 
Burial:
Atkinson Cemetery
Chappell Hill
Washington County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: shirley weidler
Record added: Oct 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7996486
Margaret Eliza <i>Matthews</i> Felder
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Margaret Eliza <i>Matthews</i> Felder
Added by: Amy the Spirit Seeker
 
Margaret Eliza <i>Matthews</i> Felder
Added by: shirley weidler
 
 
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- Janet Bertram
 Added: Dec. 29, 2013
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