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William Wesley Mathew

  • Birth 7 Oct 1844 Newmansville, Cass County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 12 Sep 1930 Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Newmansville, Cass County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 48437827

WILLIAM W. MATHEW, farmer; P. O. Newmansville; is a native
of this county; born Oct. 7, 1844; eldest child of a family
of nine, born to Lewis C. and Rebecca (Conyers) Mathew; he,
a farmer, born in Indiana, Nov. 28, 1820, died Jan. 14
1863; she, born in Kentucky, Aug. 18, 1825. Subject, at
seventeen years of age, enlisted in Co. "F," 7lst Ills.
Volunteer Infantry, under Capt. Weaver, the regiment being
commanded by Col. Gilbert; was in the 100 days' service,
and after four months returned home. When twenty-three
years of age he began farming on his own account, and now
conducts a farm of 180 acres of choice farm land, on which,
in addition to the usual grain crops, he raises large
numbers of cattle and hogs for market; he built a fine
house in 1875; has also a fine barn. He has been twice
married; first, in this county, Sept. 5, 1867, to Alice
Hurie, who was born in 1851, and died March 11, 1871,
leaving one child, Lewis L.; the last marriage was on March
23, 1876, to Louise L. Robinson; born in Linn County, Iowa,
June 11, 1858), daughter of Andrew D. and Elizabeth Ellen
(Wactle) Robinson; from this marriage one child has been
born, viz.: Inez R. Mr. Mathew is a Democrat; he is a
Master Mason.


Mathew Conyers Weaver Gilbert Hurie Robinson Wactle

Illinois: History of Cass County, Illinois, ed. William
Henry Perrin. O. L. Baskin & Co. Historical Publishers,
Chicago, 1882. Cass County.


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  • Created by: Iriss Hill
  • Added: 21 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48437827
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wesley Mathew (7 Oct 1844–12 Sep 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48437827, citing Newmansville Cemetery, Newmansville, Cass County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Iriss Hill (contributor 46617720) .