Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews
M, #16545, b. 14 October 1856, d. December 1947
|Father*||Wiley Mathews b. 1820|
|Mother*||Sarah Myers b. bt 1825 - 1830|
|Charts||Pedigree Chart - Conrad|
Pedigree Chart - Tompkins
|Birth*||14 October 1856||Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews was born on 14 October 1856 at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.1|
|(InHomeOf) Census1860||1860||He appeared on the 1860 census in the household of Wiley Mathews, pg 42 #246-262, Twnshp 14 Range 6, Attala Co., Mississippi. His info on the census included - Mathews, Jackson 2 b.MS.|
|(InHomeOf) Census1870||1870||Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews appeared on the 1870 census in the household of Wiley Mathews, pg 16 #44-44, Twnshp 14 Range 6, Attala Co., Mississippi. His info on the census included - Mathis, Jackson 12 b.SC.|
|Marriage*||29 January 1880||Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews married Martha Florence Maxwell, daughter of Isaac Winston Maxwell and Minerva Jane Sanders, on 29 January 1880 at Attala Co., Mississippi, married 31 years in 1910.2|
|Census1900*||1900||Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews appeared on the 1900 census as the head of household, ED 1 pg 10 sheet 10a #198-208, Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi, along with Martha Florence Maxwell, Mattie Labelle Mathews, Frank L Mathews, Andrew J Mathews, Mary M Mathews, Allie Eudora "Tad" Mathews, Winston M Mathews and Lida Mathews. His info on the census included Mathews, Andrew J 41 b.MS Oct 1858 (parents SC & AL), married 21 years, carpenter, owns home.|
|MovedTo*||circa 1910||Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews moved to Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, circa 1910 before census.1|
|Census1910*||1910||He appeared on the 1910 census as the head of household, ED 96 pg 53 sht 4a #82-82 West Main St, Starkville Ward 1, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, along with Martha Florence Maxwell and Lida Mathews . His info on the census included Mathews, Andrew J 52 b.MS married 31 years, house carpenter, owns home.|
|Death||11 December 1947||Andrew Jackson "Jack" Mathews died on 11 December 1947 at Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, at age 91.1,2|
|Obituary*||December 1947||His obituary: in December 1947 at Starkville News, Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, 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.1
|Martha Florence Maxwell b. 7 Sep 1858, d. 14 Jan 1941|
|Marriage*||29 January 1880||He married Martha Florence Maxwell, daughter of Isaac Winston Maxwell and Minerva Jane Sanders, on 29 January 1880 at Attala Co., Mississippi, married 31 years in 1910.2|
|Last Edited||5 Feb 2011|