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Marion Francis Mathews
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Birth: May 25, 1877, USA
Death: May 26, 1943
Greene County
Arkansas, USA

Believed to be the son of John Mathews 1848 d. bef 1900 and Filena Godden 1857 ? d. bef 1910 (her name also spelled Filena Pholena Filoma Vilena and Godin Goddon Godwin)

Married (1) in abt 1898 and again in 1927 (3), Ellen May "Ellie" Stevenson 1882 abt 1941; parents of:

Hallie F Matthews 1900 1918 [married Thomas Phillips, died in flu epidemic]
Frances Deliah Matthews 1904 1988 [married Clarence Gray]
Nora Mabel Matthews 1908 1960 [married Armon Busby]
Martha Addie Matthews 1910 1998 [Married Leslie Herman "Ted" Holland]

(2) on 2 Apr 1915, Iva May Roberts 1901 1989; parents of:

Ivy Louise Matthews 1923 2009 [married John Earl "Louis" Reed]

(4) on 4 Nov 1942, Emma Dora SLATON FEARS 1876 1949

Veteran of Spanish American war (per his 1930 census record)

"Marion Francis Mathews, aged 66, died at 7:30 yesterday morning at his home on Beech Grove, route one, following an illness due to heart trouble and dropsy. He was a native of Greene County. Funeral services and burial were conducted at two this afternoon at the Jones Ridge Cemetery.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emma Dora [Slaton Fears] Mathews; four daughters, Mrs. [Frances Mathews] Clarence Gray, Mrs. [Martha Addie Mathews] [Leslie Herman "Ted" Holland] Ted Huffman and Mrs. [Nora Mathews] Arman Busby of Beech Grove, and Mrs. [Ivy Louise Matthews] [John Earl] Louie Reed of Picher, Okla. One brother, Ira Mathews, of Jonesboro. 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. " 
Family links: 
  Frances Delilah Matthews Gray (1904 - 1985)*
  Nora Mabel Matthews Busby (1908 - 1960)*
  Martha Addie Mathews Holland (1910 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: From a volunteer "I photographed the entire cemetery and never found this one "
Jones Ridge Cemetery
Greene County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: janicet
Record added: Dec 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102057289


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