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MATHIS Family Photo

James W.Matthews/Mathis,Jr.

James Washington Matthews/Mathis Jr.
Son of James W. Mathis Sr. and Rhoda Monk
born: 10 Jan 1832  died: 06 July 1895
Married: 1st - Mary Ann Williams Mathis Whidden
2cd - Sarah Jane Williams Mathis Rooney Morgan
buried: Unknown

James settled in the Brownville area with his first wife's family,
Rowland Williams and Nancy Sweat in about 1856. Mary Ann
and Sarah Jane were sisters. James fathered 16 children: Emily,
Margaret, Henrietta, Rhoda, George, Martha, Edna, James,
John, Henry, Blanche, Willie Agnes, Laura, Walter, Reuben, & Eugene

photo & information provided by Janine Rickner
(a ggg granddaughter)

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