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Birth: Aug. 15, 1778
Death: Aug. 26, 1872

His grandfather, Peregrine Mathewson, came to Smithfield before the revolution and took up a considerable tract of land in the northern portion of Smithfield and in Burrillville. John Mathewson, his son, died here in 1835, 90 years of age. His wife was Lydia (Jenks) Mathewson, who was sister of Charles Jenks of Warehouse Point, Harford County, Conn., the great manufacturer of Jenks' Gin. John Mathewson lived where Elisha Mathewson now resides, and raised a family of three sons and four daughters: Peregrine, Welcome, John, Hannah, Lydia, Anphilis and Amey. Welcome Mathewson was born in 1778 and died in 1872. He married Abigail Brown, of Thompson, Conn. She was a descendant of Simeon Brown, whose grandfather came over in the "Mayflower". His son, Rufus Brown, was her grandfather. Her mother's name was Huldah (Bates) Brown. The children of Welcome Mathewson were: Huldah, Mary Ann, Azuba, Erastus and David, 
Family links: 
  John Mathewson (1746 - 1835)
  Abigail Brown Mathewson (1784 - 1876)
  Huldah Mathewson (1807 - 1898)*
  Mary Ann Mathewson Sweet (1808 - 1886)*
  Erastus Mathewson (1814 - 1889)*
  David Mathewson (1817 - 1896)*
  Azubah Mathewson Eddy (1818 - 1851)*
  Perigreen Mathewson (1775 - 1837)*
  Welcome Mathewson (1778 - 1872)
  John Mathewson (1785 - 1876)*
  Annphyllis Mathewson Lovell (1790 - 1848)*
  Amy Mathewson (1795 - 1860)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: This burial possibly moved from Lee Lot in Burrillville..
Acotes Hill Cemetery
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Maintained by: Jon Saunders
Originally Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Dec 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32143629
Welcome Mathewson
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Welcome Mathewson
Added by: Lisa Dale
Welcome Mathewson
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 Added: Feb. 20, 2013

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