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Mister Mathews

Male 1620 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Born  Between 1620 and 1640  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I3690  markhamchest
    Last Modified  7 Jan 2016 

    Father  MathewsAncestors01 ZCollector 
    Family ID  F1345  Group Sheet

    Family  Miss Fletcher,   b. Between 1634 and 1642, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Peter Mathews,   b. Between 1660 and 1670, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1719, Albany, Albany Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1299  Group Sheet

  • Sketches
    Sketch: Athlone Ireland 1690-1691
    Sketch: Athlone Ireland 1690-1691
    Was Benfletcher Mathews a member of the garrison at Athlone in the late 17th century? ľOr, was he a merchant or man of business in the town of Athlone?

  • Notes 
    • The relationship between Mister Mathews (#3690) and Miss Fletcher (#3776), is not proven. It is placed here in this database in order to consider the following questions:

      Is Peter Mathews (#3646) a nephew of Benjamin Fletcher (#3645)?

      Is Peter Mathews (#3646) the son of a Mister Mathews (#3690) and Miss Fletcher (#3776)?

      Does Benjamin Fletcher (#3645) have a sister who married a Mister Mathews (#3690), and do they have a son Peter Mathews (#3646)?

      Considerable effort has been expended to try to identify the ancestors of Peter Mathews (#3646). I have looked at a number of Mathew, Mathews, Matthews individuals and families. To better define that research, I have placed these individuals in this database under a collective entry - "Mathews Ancestors ZCollector". Benfletcher Mathews (#1 below) and Vincent Mathews (#2 below) are, without question, the most likely connections for our Peter Mathews ancestors. Unfortunately, I can find very few clues beyond their names. John Mathews, quartermaster (#3 below), is also of interest. The other men listed do not show promising connections. The Mathew(s) family that came to Ireland from Glamorgan is large and interesting. There is much more that could be explored there, but I don't think that it will prove to be our ancestral line.

      1. Benfletcher Mathews (#3841), died in Dublin April 1691
      2. Vincent Mathews (#3958), his wife Elizabeth Mathews died in Dublin July 1696
      3. John Mathews (#3842), quartermaster, of Francis St in Dublin, died 1660
      4. Col Edmond Mathew(s) (#3843), commander of the Garrison at Newry in the 1640s, member of the Glamorgan family
      5. John "Jack" Mathews (#3844), Mayor of Galway in 1659
      6. Peter Mathews (#3845), merchant of London in the mid 1600s; and his brother Baldwin Mathews
      7. Col Edward Mathew(s) (#3846), serving in Ireland in late 17th century, member of the Glamorgan family
      8. Peter Mathews (#3847), died 1657 in Rosmakay, Louth co, Ireland
      9. Samuel Mathew(s) (#3848), from London to Virginia in the early 1600's; son of Bishop Tobias Mathews, ?Glamorgan family
      10. Lt Christopher Mathew(s) (#3849), soldier, landowner in county Kilkenny, probably member of the Glamorgan family
      11. Thomas Mathew(s) (#3850), Mayor of Barnstaple, Devonshire and London merchant, Glamorgan family
      12. John Mathews (#3851), with brother(?) Henry Mathews, goldsmiths of Dublin, early 1700s, also Vincent Kidder
      13. Erasmus Mathew(s) (#3734), of Northampton, England, married Elizabeth Lloyd; his father, also Erasmus Mathews, was Bishop of Elphin (Ireland) around 1615.
      14. William Mathews (#2698), Mayor of Evesham, Worcester co, England in the 1660s, daughter Mary Mathews married Henry Vincent
      15. James Mathews (#3955), appears in the records of New York 1679, preceeding Peter Mathews in 1692

      Notes for Mister Mathews; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2015; for Markham of Chesterfield website.