Mattie Labelle Mathews1

F, #15194, b. 11 April 1880, d. 7 November 1965
Father*Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews b. 14 Oct 1856, d. Dec 1947
Mother*Martha Florence Maxwell b. 7 Sep 1858, d. 14 Jan 1941
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Birth*11 April 1880 Mattie Labelle Mathews was born on 11 April 1880.2 
(InHomeOf) Census19001900 She appeared on the 1900 census in the household of Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews, ED 1 pg 10 sheet 10a #198-208, Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi. Her info on the census included - Mathews, Mattie L 20 b.MS Apr 1880. 
Marriage* Mattie Labelle Mathews married Albert Zacharia Sanders, son of Zacharia Sanders and Amanda Jane Davis.1 
(InHomeOf) Census19101910 Mattie Labelle Mathews appeared on the 1910 census in the household of Albert Zacharia Sanders, ED 96 pg 53 sht 4a #81-81 West Main St, Starkville Ward 1, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi. Her info on the census included - Sanders, Mattie F 30 b.MS married 8 years, 1 child, 1 living. 
(MentionedIn) ObituaryDecember 1947 Mattie Labelle Mathews is mentioned in the obituary of Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews in December 1947 at Starkville News, Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, as "Mrs A Z Sanders" of Starkville; A. J. Mathews Dies Here Last Thursday (December 11, 1947)
Reverend Grice Conducts Last Rites for 91 Year old Pioneer Resident
     Services were held last Friday for Andrew Jackson Mathews following his death at his home on West Main Street Thursday. Last rites were conducted by Reverend Phil Grice of the First Methodist Church and Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery with Martin's Funeral Home in charge.
     Mr. Mathews was 91 years old at the time of his death and one of Starkville's oldest citizens.
     Born in Kosciusko October 14, 1856, he moved here about 37 years ago. During his active years he was in the contracting business. He was a life long member of the Methodist Church and at one time belonged to the Woodmen of the World. His wife died about seven years ago.
     He leaves two daughters, Mrs. A. Z. Sanders, Starkville, and Mrs. John McIlwain, Artesia; and three sons, W. M. Mathews of Mauldin, Missouri; F. L. Mathews of Hattiesburg; and A. J. Mathews, Jr., of Russellville, Arkansas.
     Grandchildren surviving are: Mrs. Brown Adkin of Hot Springs, Arkansas, L. B. Brannan of West Memphis, Arkansas; Mrs. Roy Bush of Kennett, Missouri; A. J. Mathews, III and Frank Mathews of Mauldin, Missouri; Mrs. T. R. Leinert of Brooklyn, N. Y; Mrs. Dorothy Oberst, Mrs. Florence DeBottis and Lydia Sylvia McIlwain of Artesia; Mrs. Glenn Dawson and Mrs. V. L. Conrad of California.
     He leaves 16 great grand children and one great great grandchild, Michael Schuffler of Pasadena, California.
     Active pall bearers were: Gus Hogan, Will Clardy, Willie Templeton, William Schoeneman, Shuler Cook, and L. M. Prichard.3 
Death*7 November 1965 Mattie Labelle Mathews died on 7 November 1965 at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, at age 85.2 
Burial* She was buried at Oddfellows Cemetery, Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.2 


Albert Zacharia Sanders b. 20 Feb 1875, d. 25 Nov 1946
Marriage* She married Albert Zacharia Sanders, son of Zacharia Sanders and Amanda Jane Davis.1 
Last Edited6 Feb 2011


  1. [S1735] Listing from Oddfellows Cemetery, Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.
  2. [S1735] Listing from Oddfellows Cemetery, Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, Block F New Part.
  3. [S1736] Andrew Jackson Mathews obituary in Starkville News.