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Catherine Mathews

Female 1764 - 1830


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  • Born  1764  Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  28 Oct 1830  Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA, -Woodlawn Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3920  markhamchest
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2018 

    Father  James Mathews,   b. Abt 1742, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1816, Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hannah Strong,   b. 17 Oct 1742, Brookhaven, Suffolk Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1816, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1290  Group Sheet

    Family  Mathew Carpenter,   b. 26 Sep 1759, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1839, Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine "Locky" Carpenter,   b. 26 Nov 1786, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1817
     2. Hannah Carpenter,   b. 20 Aug 1788, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1865, Elgin, Kane Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane Howell Carpenter,   b. 10 Jan 1791, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1860, Southport, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Julia Carpenter,   b. 1792, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1865, Ithaca, Tompkins Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elijah Carpenter,   b. 28 Sep 1793, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Eliza Mathews Carpenter,   b. 9 Mar 1797, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1872, Rochester, Monroe Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Vincent Mathews Carpenter,   b. 1798, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1860, Dansville, Livingston Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Amira Carpenter,   b. Jul 1800, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1839, Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Sarah "Sally" Carpenter,   b. 10 May 1801, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1873, Mellenville, Columbia Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Caroline Amelia Carpenter,   b. 10 Feb 1806, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1881, Rushville, Yates Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Benjamin Franklin Carpenter,   b. 1809, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1869, Ithaca, Tompkins Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1391  Group Sheet

  • External Links
    Mathews, Catherine
    Mathews, Catherine
    Catherine Carpenter Memorial at Find A Grave
    Markham of Chesterfield Blog
    Markham of Chesterfield Blog
    Wisner Cemetery in Elmira New York. Read the July 2018 blog posting at the Markham of Chesterfield Blog.

  • Notes 
    • Catherine Mathews, daughter of James Mathews and Hannah Strong, was born about 1764 in Orange county New York. She was married to Matthew Carpenter about 1780, and they made their home in Elmira, Chemung county New York. Carpenter served as a Brigader General during the War of 1812, with Catherine Mathews' brother Selah Mathews his next in command. He was prominent in his community, and served several terms in the New York Assembly. The Carpenters raised a large family. Identified children:

      Catherine Carpenter (1786-1817); married Robert Lawrence in 1805.
      Hannah Carpenter (1788-1865); married Finley McClure in 1808, and removed to Elgin Illinois.
      Jane Howell Carpenter (1791-1860); married Philo Jones and lived in Southport New York.
      Julia Carpenter (1792-1856); married William Wisner (Presbyterian Pastor), and resided primarily in Ithaca New York.
      Elijah Carpenter (1793-1864); married Elvira Baldwin and lived in Elmira New York.
      Eliza Matthews Carpenter (1797-1872); married Erastus Shepard in 1817.
      Vincent Matthews Carpenter (1798-1860); He died in Dansville New York.
      Amira Carpenter (b. 1799); married Robert Thompson.
      Sarah "Sally" Carpenter (1801-1873); married Mister Campbell in 1823.
      Caroline Amelia Carpenter (1806-1881); married Horace Howell, and lived in Rushville New York.
      Benjamin Franklin Carpenter (1809-1869); wife Mary; resided in Ithaca New York.

      Burials in the Wisner Cemetery (or Baptist Burying Ground) in Elmira New York might represent this couple:
      Major General Matthew Carpenter; 26 Sept 1759 to 6 October 1839; 79y 12m 10d; Revolutionary War Soldier. Died in the 81st year of his age. (Towner read gravestone in the Fall, 1875. Remains removed to Woodlawn in 1876. Boyd read marker in 3/1977.)
      Catherine Carpenter; 1764/65 to 28 October 1830; 65y; Wife of Maj.-Gen. M. Carpenter. (Towner read gravestone in the Fall, 1875. Remains removed to Woodlawn in 1876. Boyd read the tombstone in 3/1977.)
      [source] from Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice; http://www.joycetice.com/cemc/wisner01.htm

      Notes for Catherine Mathews; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2016, 2018; for Markham of Chesterfield website.