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Jack Matthews (#48051695)
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Dave Francis
RE: William Henry Matthews
Jack,
Sorry, but all I can contribute is the photograph of the burial. I can transfer ownership of the memorial to you, if you like.

-Dave

> William Henry Matthews
> What a surprise to find my Great Great
>Grandfather's grave on your site. (William
> Henry Matthews, Warwick, NY). I've been
> researching my Father's line for awhile
> and have found William Henry's Father:
> John William Matthews b. 1832 and died
> young in 1862. He married a woman I've
> seen identified as Lizzie Sheridan, Mary
> Sheridan, Eliza Sheridan who I believe
> was born on 15 May 1834 in New York and
> died 3 May 1907. I know she remarried
> to an Alfred Decker (possibly of New
> Jersey, perhaps NY) after her first
> husband John William died.I recently
> discovered that John William came to
> the U. S. when he was very young,
> arriving in NY on the Barque Jane on 28
> June 1834 from London. I haven't been
> able to find any more information about
> this line, and have searched for quite
> some time to find out what happened to
> John William that he died at an early
> age. It was during the civil war and
> I've wondered if he may have been killed
> during the war. Have reached a lot of
> dead ends. Would be most interested to
> see if you have any other information
> about this line, or if there is anything
> you think I can share with you I'd be
> most happy to do it. I have more than
> 8700 names on my tree, between my father
> and mother's lines.
>
> Thanks and keep up your great work!
>
> Jack Matthews
> Conncecticut
Added by Dave Francis on Feb 16, 2013 8:54 AM
 

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