Facts and Events
Archer Matthews was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 190.--16th November, 1768. Archer Mathews to William Mathews, £100, his part of 299 acres willed to William and Archer by John Mathews, Sr., deceased, in Forks of James, on Mill Creek, corner Richard Mathews, William McBride's line; corner John Murry; corner tract belonging to John Mathews, Jr.'s heirs. Delivered: William Mathews, 18th March, 1771.
Records of Archer Matthews in Augusta County, VA
- Page 266.--6th January, 1770. Samuel Cowden and Mathew Cowden to John Graham and Daniel Kidd, £80, mortgage, Ys, acre in Staunton, part of a lot formerly James Hughes' and purchased by Col. David Stewart and Samuel Cowden and 15 acres of wood land belonging to the same and bounded by Sampson Mathews, Archer Mathews, James Hartgrove, Euphram Hughes, widow; being the same whereon Randal Lockhart and John Readpath now lives; also 1/2 acre lot lying above Daniel Kidd's and joining Water Street and divided by one street from a lot belonging to Doctor John Mathews, and 30 acres of woodland thereto belonging; also 1/2 acre lot in Staunton, formerly property of Joseph Bell bounded by Robert Reed and Doctor William Fleming's lots. Teste: John Virner.
- ↑ POSSIBLE Record Match - for review, in Ardery, Julia Hoge Spencer. Kentucky records: early wills and marriages, copied from court house records by regents, historians and the state historian; old bible records and tombstone inscriptions; records from Barren, Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Daviess, Fayette, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mason, Montgomery, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Scott, and Shelby counties. (Lexington, Kentucky: Keystone Printery, Inc., c1932), 2:115, Secondary quality.
RANDOM NOTES FROM SUITS FILED IN OFFICE OF CIRCUIT CLERK
John Archer vs. Archer Matthews, Box 120, Feb.-Apr., 1803
John Archer was deputy sheriff under James Henderson, now decd., then sheriff of Greenbrier Co., Va., in 1778-79, was in Ky., 1779.
PAL Lettice Matthews who intermarried with Joseph D. Kyser, admr. and Thomas and John Stuart, Admrs. of estate of Archer Matthews, decd., and John Anderson vs. John Archer, deputy sheriff of James Henderson.
[cos1776 Note: Record may not belong to this Archer Matthews. Proceed with caution. Record raises the possibility that Lettice Matthews was either the widow or daughter of Archer Matthews. More research needed.]