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Sgt William Matthews

Sgt William Matthews

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Death 4 Jun 1863 (aged 58–59)
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot USNH Plot 2 Row 7 Grave 1
Memorial ID 84959279 · View Source
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William Matthews, SGT USMC, Served on USS Susquehanna

Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999 about William Matthews
Name: William Matthews
Birth Date: 1804
Death Date: 4 Jun 1863
Age: 59
Military Branch: Marines
Veteran of Which War: Mexican-American War
Cemetery Name: Mount Moriah Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

USS Susquehanna, a sidewheel steam frigate, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for a river which rises in Lake Otsego in central New York and flows across Pennsylvania and the northeast corner of Maryland to empty into the Chesapeake Bay.

Her keel was laid down by the New York Navy Yard in 1847. She was launched on 5 April 1850; and was commissioned on 24 December 1850, Captain John H. Aulick in command.

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  • Created by: Rubbings
  • Added: 13 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84959279
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Matthews (1804–4 Jun 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84959279, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rubbings (contributor 47671529) .