Re: Matthews descendent & yDNA

From: Mary Lou Cooley <mlcooley_at_q.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 21:34:35 -0700

Very, Very interesting!!!


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From: Michael Cooley
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Subject: Re: Matthews descendent & yDNA

Apparently, Tandy Matthews is thought to be buried at Loves United
Methodist Church Cemetery, which Edward Cooley help found:

http://www.larkcom.us/ancestry/_code/cemetery.cfm?cemetery=692&print=on

> Sorry, I forgot to add this info:
>
> Title page:
>
> "A History of Henry County, Virginia"
> with
> Biographical Sketches of its most prominent Citizens
> and
> Genealogical Histories of Half a Hundred of its Oldest Families
> by Judith Parks America Hill
> Martinsville, Virginia
> 1925
>
> Matthews Family, Page 221 - 223
>
> Page 221
>
> MATTHEWS FAMILY
> Three brothers came from Wales, but Tandy Matthews was the only one that
> stopped near. He settled in North Carolina, near Germanton, born 1773,
> married Betsy Hill, and they reared the following children: Robert,
> William,
> James, Tandy, Caleb, Eliza, Patsy, and Calvin. He married a second time,
> Pink Coffer, and there was only one child; Marcella. He was the owner of
> 2,000 acres of land and 150 slaves. He died in 1855.
>
> FIRST GENERATION
> Robert Matthews the eldest of the family was born about 1797, married
> Mary
> Critz, and reared one child only; William. He also gave a home while his
> grandson John Hill Matthews, was finishing his education, to the latter,
> at
> Germanton, N. C., where they had a good High School.
> William Matthews married Mary Staples, a sister of Col. Geo. Staples, of
> Spencer.
> James Matthews was born in 1799, married Eliza Allen, daughter of Robert
> Allen, and bought the old Allen home place near Ridgeway, "Lewiston", when
> the Allens moved to Mississippi in the thirties, nearly a century ago, and
> here he reared his family. (Dr. Brengle Place). Issue: Robert, Edward,
> Mary, William, Celia, David, Caleb, and Eliza Jane. Two died in infancy,
> and James when seven years of age fell from a rail fence and died
> instantly.
> Tandy Matthews, Jr., and Eliza, never married.
> Patsy married Col. Bitting, of North Carolina.
> Caleb Matthews was a lawyer, and located at Germanton, N.C.
> Calvin Matthews married Lucy Mullins, daughter of Henry Mullins of Henry
> County, and reared two children, John Hill, and Thomas Calvin. The latter
> died in early life, unmarried.
>
> Page 222 - 223
>
> SECOND GENERATION
> Of the children of James Matthews, and Eliza Allen we note as follows:
> Robert Matthews married Sarah Abingdon. Issue: James married Mollie
> Koger,
> Bettie and John neither married, Celia married William Marshall, William
> never married, and George md. Miss Purdy.
> Edward Matthews married Elizabeth Dalton. Their children were: Eliza
> who
> first married William King, 2nd, Hannibal Simpson; Mary married Thomas
> Seamore, of Virginia; Ginnie married a Heggie; Thomas married Sallie
> Adams,
> and was killed in the Civil War; William married Sallie Stuart; and Mary
> married a Dalton no issue.
> William Matthews married Mrs. Antoinette Conrad. Issue: Sallie, and
> Frank. The latter never married.
> David Matthews married Charlotte Dalton, of Stoneville N. C. Their
> children were: Rober who died; aleb married Sarah Elizabeth (Trottle)
> King;
> Leonard Matthews married Elizabeth Price; John never married; Walter
> married
> Nannie Davenport
> Celia Matthews married Zachary Wall. Issue; James, Walter, Mollie,
> Nannie, Charlie, Granville, John, Hunter Muncey and Catrina.
> Eliza Jane Matthews (Mitt) married George Shelton King of Patrick
> County,
> in 1868. Their children were: Beulah married John Smisth; Sarah Elizabeth
> married Caleb Matthews; Anna married Mat Holland; James King married
> Mattie
> Holland; George married Mamie Pulliam, of Kings, N. C.; Caleb married
> Fannie
> Hunter, of Kernersville, N. .; Charles married Lily Pratt; Frank married
> Minnie Taylor, of Stoneville.
>
> THIRD GENERATION
> Sallie Matthews, the only daughter of William Matthews, and Mrs.
> Antoinette Conrad, married William Glenn, a nephew of Gov. Glenn of N. C.
> John Hill Matthews, son of Calvin Matthews and Lucy Mullins, was born on
> Meadow creek in Henry County, Dec. 7, 1837 (See Biography Chapter). He
> married, Annie, the daughter of James M. Morris; 2nd, Sallie Craghead, the
> daughter of Thomas and Lucinda Craghead, of Franklin; 3rd, Loula Shelton,
> daughter of Peter Shelton, of this county. Children of second union only
> were: Lucy Matthews married T. P Parish of Smithfield, Va; Minnie Matthews
> married George Akers Brown, (See Brown Family); Annie Matthews married Dr.
> Rob. R. Lee, of Martinsville; Thomas Calvin Matthews, married Ida Coleman.
> He has been Circuit Court Clerk of Henry county many years.
>
>
> [Note: Tandy Matthews was not one of the brothers who came to America
> from
> Wales! He was a descendant of one of the 3 brothers.]
>
> ALSO, the Find A Grave info:
>
> James Matthews
> Birth: Aug. 12, 1739
> Death: Mar. 14, 1825
> Note: Born in Ireland. "Irish Jimmy" fought in the Revolutionay War.
> Burial: Matthews Cemetery, Southport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
> Created by: Roy Hensel
> Record added: Jan 15, 2008
> Find A Grave Memorial# 23981342
>
>
> James Matthews
> Birth: Aug. 12, 1739
> Death: Mar. 15, 1825
> 85-07-03. Revolutionary War Soldier
> 1739?�?1825
> 1. James Matthews (1739?�?1825), son of James Matthew Sr. and his wife
> Mary
> (McGill) Matthews was born in Pennsylvania on 12 August 1739. After the
> death of his father he became "Sr.," and that is on his tombstone in the
> Matthews Cemetery in Maury County, Tennessee. James purchased 500 acres of
> land near John Hanna and raised his family on Stewart Creek, Surrey
> County,
> North Carolina. He participated in the Battle of Alamance as a
> "Regulator."
> After the outbreak of the Revolutionary War he enlisted as a private in
> the
> North Carolina Line as a resident of Guilford County. He served as a
> private
> in Blount's Company, North Carolina troops, for eighteen months, beginning
> 17 December 1779. Next, he enlisted on 14 June 1781 for a twelve-month
> term
> in CPT Thomas Donoho's Company, 4th Regiment North Carolina Continental
> Line. About 1810 he moved his family from Mecklenburg County, North
> Carolina, with the family of Samuel Scott other members of the Associate
> Reformed Presbyterian Church to Maury County, Tennessee, settling in the
> Campbellsville Pike area. James was a co-founder of the Hopewell A.R.P.
> Church. He died on 15 March 1825, and was buried in the Matthews Cemetery
> in
> Maury County. In his last will and testament, which he executed on 4 June
> 1819, he mentioned his surveying instruments.
> James married Miss Mary Doak on 5/6 February 1766 in Rowan County (which
> later became Guilford County), North Carolina. She was born in Lunenburg
> County, Virginia, on 30 June 1749, and died in Maury County, Tennessee, on
> 7
> March 1833, aged "near 84 years." James and Mary (Doak) Matthews had six
> sons and six daughters, and at least three of them moved to Maury County
> with their parents.
> Information provided by Earl
> One of the founders of the Hopewell A.R.P. Church
> Family links:
> Spouse: Mary Doak Matthews (1749 - 1833)
> Children:
> John Matthews (1768 - 1839)*
> Martha Matthews Hanna (1770 - 1835)*
> *Calculated relationship
> Burial: Matthews Cemetery, Southport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
> Created by: Mary Bob McClain
> Record added: Mar 08, 2009
> Find A Grave Memorial# 34575532
>
>
> Mary Doak Matthews
> Birth: Jun. 30, 1749
> Death: Mar. 7, 1833
> Family links:
> Spouse: James Matthews (1739 - 1825)*
> Children:
> John Matthews (1768 - 1839)*
> Martha Matthews Hanna (1770 - 1835)*
> *Calculated relationship
> Note: Wife of James Matthews, she and he were born in Ireland.
> Burial: Matthews Cemetery, Southport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
> Created by: Roy Hensel
> Record added: Jan 15, 2008
> Find A Grave Memorial# 23981366
>
>
> John Matthews
> Birth: Oct. 24, 1768
> Death: Jul. 20, 1839
>
> John Matthews Esq.
> This cemetery was begun by him; son of James & Mary Doak; Justice of Peace
> War 1812
>
> Family links:
> Parents:
> James Matthews (1739 - 1825)
> Mary Doak Matthews (1749 - 1833)
> Spouse: Margaret Matthews (____ - 1841)
> Children:
> Jinny H Matthews (1795 - 1864)*
> *Calculated relationship
> Note: tombstone badly shaled
> Burial: Matthews Cemetery, Southport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
> Created by: Mary Bob McClain
> Record added: Mar 08, 2009
> Find A Grave Memorial# 34575611
>
>
> Martha Matthews Hanna
> Birth: Dec. 11, 1770
> Death: Aug. 19, 1835
> Family links:
> Parents:
> James Matthews (1739 - 1825)
> Mary Doak Matthews (1749 - 1833)
> Spouse: James Hanna (1768 - 1854)*
> Children: Andrew Hanna (1810 - 1852)*
> *Calculated relationship
> Inscription:
> "Here lies the body of Martha Hanna. Wife of James Hanna Sr."
> Note: box tomb
> Burial: Matthews Cemetery, Southport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
> Created by: Mary Bob McClain
> Record added: Mar 10, 2009
> Find A Grave Memorial# 34647305
>
>
> James Hanna, Sr
> Birth: Dec. 25, 1768; Virginia, USA
> Death: Sep. 16, 1854
> Family links:
> Parents:
> Samuel Hanna (____ - 1834)
> Spouse: Martha Matthews Hanna (1770 - 1835)
> Children:
> Andrew Hanna (1810 - 1852)*
> *Calculated relationship
> Burial: Matthews Cemetery, Southport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
> Created by: Mary Bob McClain
> Record added: Mar 10, 2009
> Find A Grave Memorial# 34647286
>
> I am hoping to find more clues to John Cooley (c1740-c1811) in Virginia,
> etc.
>
> Mary Cooley
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mary Lou Cooley
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 4:30 PM
> To: John Cooley Mailing List
> Subject: Matthews descendent & yDNA
>
> To Michael in particular,
>
> Are you familiar with this Matthews descendant or info?
>
> http://genforum.genealogy.com/mathis/messages/3592.html
>
> Mathews/Mathis/Matthews Family Y-DNA
>
> Cooley is not mentioned specifically, but there is a lot of genealogy on
> the
> Matthews line.
>
> Also, while searching on Ancestry.com, I came across Mathis genealogy -
> don't remember how exactly I found this - but there was a Rice Mathis & a
> Perrin Mathis mentioned in one family. I may have been searching Tandy
> Matthews.
>
> Mary Cooley
>
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