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James M. Matthews
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1829
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: Dec. 11, 1893
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA

James Matthews was born in 1829 in Co. Antrim, Ireland and immigrated thru Liverpool, England, aboard a ship called the Southerner, which arrived in New York City on Aug. 16, 1842.

James is listed on the ship's manifest with His parents, James and Nancy (Caulfield) Matthews, 5 of His Ireland born siblings, two uncles, David and Andrew Matthews, one aunt, Rose (Matthews) Pool and Rose's 6 Ireland born sons. There was a Joseph or James Matthews (age 50), who was listed with the families but We do not know how He was related to them.

James was married on April 8, 1855 in Lafayette Co., MO. to Nancy Ella Anderson, daughter of Charles R. Anderson and Mary E. Mathews. He was laid to rest, next to his wife, Nancy, their daughter, Emma and Nancy's parents, William H. and Didama (Dyer) Anderson at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Johnson Co., MO.
Family links: 
  James Mathews (1805 - 1845)
  Nancy Caulfield Mathews (1801 - 1859)
  Nancy Ella Anderson Matthews (1836 - 1877)*
  Mary Ellen Matthews Roach (1856 - 1931)*
  Julia O. Mathews Harness (1861 - ____)*
  Emma E. Matthews (1862 - 1884)*
  Lizzie Lee Matthews Darrah (1863 - 1946)*
  William Henry Matthews (1865 - 1937)*
  Porter Matthews (1869 - ____)*
  Mattie Moore Matthews Matthews (1870 - 1950)*
  Augusta B. Matthews Null (1873 - 1928)*
  Robert Matthews (1826 - 1910)*
  James M. Matthews (1829 - 1893)
  Mary Ann Matthews Pool (1831 - 1892)*
  Eliza L. Matthews McGinness (1834 - 1857)*
  Thomas Matthews (1837 - ____)*
  Ann Jane Matthews McGinness (1839 - 1907)*
  Margaret Mary Matthews Guerin Geraughty (1842 - 1926)*
  Patrick Caulfield Matthews (1846 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: James tombstone information is unreadable except for His name.
Oak Grove Cemetery
Johnson County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Matthews, Simpson & Pool...
Record added: Dec 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45190236
James M. Matthews
Added by: Matthews, Simpson & Pool of Co. Antrim, Ireland
James M. Matthews
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