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George Washington Matthews
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1843
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep., 1918, USA

George was the son of Ebenezer Matthews and Fidelia Colton. He married Mary Jane Landphere in 1864.

George served as a Private in the Civil War in Company K, 52nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry from July 21 to October 28, 1862. He was discharged from Louisville, Kentucky, after being wounded in the vicinity.

He worked as a Postmaster in Paw Paw, Michigan; Beaver Centre, Pennsylvania; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He also operated stores in Paw Paw and Sioux Falls. He later ran a newspaper called the Paw Paw Courier.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Landphere Matthews (1842 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Lillian Matthews Gordon (1865 - 1949)*
  Josephine Matthews Sturtevant (1885 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Cranesville
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Jimmy Sweet
Record added: Oct 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43499692
George Washington Matthews
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George Washington Matthews
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George Washington Matthews
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