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Peter Mathews

Male 1790 - 1826


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  • Born  1790  Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Oct 1826  Southport, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA, -Wisner Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4257  markhamchest
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2018 

    Father  Selah Mathews,   b. 1762, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1833, Elmira, Chemung Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Strong,   b. 1769, Blooming Grove, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856 
    Family ID  F1388  Group Sheet

    Family  Lucy Sly,   b. 1795, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1827, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Sly Mathews,   b. 1815, Newtown, Tioga Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1854, Oakland Co, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1528  Group Sheet

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    Wisner Cemetery in Elmira New York. Read the July 2018 blog posting at the Markham of Chesterfield Blog.

  • Notes 
    • The identity of Peter Mathews as a son of Selah Mathews and Mary Strong has not been confirmed. Further work is needed. He appears in this database for consideration. His wife, Lucy Sly, is the daughter of John Woodlawn Sly and Mary Hammond who came from Pennsylvania to Elmira New York.

      Peter Mathews appears in the 1820 census of Elmira (Newtown), Tioga county, New York.

      Died - In Southport, on the 26th ult, Mr Peter Mathews, aged about 36 years.
      [source] Geneva Gazette and General Advertiser; 8 November 1826; from New York Historic Newspapers website.

      Burials in the Wisner Cemetery (or Baptist Burying Ground) in Elmira New York:
      Peter Mathews; 11 May 1789 to 24 October 1826; 37y 5m 13d; (read by Towner Fall 1875)
      [source] from Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice; http://www.joycetice.com/cemc/wisner01.htm

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