Person:Peter Mattox (1)

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m. bef 1798
  1. Peter Mattox1799 - 1886
m. 20 Mar 1820
  1. Rachel Mattox1820 - 1830
  2. John Mattox1822 - 1906
  3. Amos Mattox1824 - 1825
  4. Jacob Mattox1825 - aft 1900
  5. Henry Mattox1827 - 1916
  6. William Mattox1829 - abt 1829
m. 20 Mar 1832
  1. Cyrus Montgomery Mattox1833 - 1884
  2. James Riley Mattox1834 - 1919
  3. Sarah Jane Mattox1836 - 1903
  4. William Wallace Ruthvan Mattox1838 - 1921
  5. Margaret Ann Mattox1840 - 1929
  6. Simon Peter Mattox1843 - 1863
Facts and Events
Name Peter Mattox
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 11 Feb 1799 Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Marriage 20 Mar 1820 Ohio(his 1st wife)
to Sarah Swisher
Alt Marriage 26 Aug 1831 Logan County, Ohio[unsourced assertion that shows on many websites]
to Elizabeth Smith
Marriage 20 Mar 1832 Ohio(his 2nd wife)
to Elizabeth Smith
Death[1][2] 11 Feb 1886 Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa
Burial[1][2] 6 Apr 1886 Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States(after the spring thaw)

Clark County, Ohio, 1820 census:S4

Mattox, Peter (agriculture - 1)
Males:
under 10 - 2
10-15 - 1
16-25 - 2
Females:
10-15 - 1
16-25 - 1
over 45 - 1

[Not yet located in 1830 census.]


Allen County, Ohio, 1840 census:S5

Mattox, Peter (agriculture - 1)
Males:
under 5 - 1
5-10 - 2
10-15 - 2
15-20 - 1
40-50 - 1
Females:
under 5 - 1
20-30 - 1

Logan County, Ohio, 1850 census:S6

Mattox, Peter 51 yrs b. Pennsylvania Miller (real estate = $1,800)
      Elizabeth wife 35 yrs b. Ohio
      Cyrus son 18 yrs b. Ohio Laborer
      James son 16 yrs b. Ohio Laborer
      Sarah dau 14 yrs b. Ohio
      Wallace son 12 yrs b. Ohio
      Margaret A. dau 10 yrs b. Ohio
      Simon P. son 8 yrs b. Ohio

Mahaska County, Iowa, 1860 census:{{cite|S7))

Mattox, Peter 64 yrs b. Pennsylvania Farmer (real estate = $800; personal estate = $400)
      Elizabeth wife 44 yrs b. Ohio (cannot read or write)
      Margaret M. dau 18 yrs b. Ohio Seamstress
      Simon Peter son 17 yrs b. Ohio Farm Laborer

Madison County (Winterset), Iowa, 1870 census:S8

Mattox, Peter 71 yrs Farm Laborer b. Pennsylvania [WRONG] (cannot read/write)
      Elizabeth 55 yrs b. Ohio (cannot read/write)
[retired, living with his son, William W. R.]

Madison County, Iowa, 1880 census:S9

Mattox, Peter 81 yrs Head Miller b. Pennsylvania (father, b. Pennsylvania; mother b. New Jersey)
      Elizabeth 65 yrs Wife Keeping House b. Ohio (parents, b. Virginia)
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cordelia (Myers) Smith, Family History Notes.

    He joined the United Brethren sometime after 1820.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Mahaska, Iowa, United States. Deaths, Bk. 1, p. 45.

    Widower, aged 87 yrs 7 days, b. Erie Co, PA, died "in the woods about two miles northeast of Oskaloosa," by "accidental discharge of revolver in his own hand" [suicide?], bur. Forest Cem (after the spring thaw). The family story is that he died at the home of his son, Henry.

  3. U.S. Passport Application, 24 Sep 1917.

    Place according to his son's 1917 passport application.

  4.   Clark, Ohio, United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Springfield Twp, p. 8A.
  5.   Allen, Ohio, United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Moulton Twp, p. 122.
  6.   Logan, Ohio, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Perry Twp, p. 127.
  7.   Mahaska County, Iowa. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Oskaloosa Twp, p. 271.
  8.   Madison, Iowa, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Winterset, p. 105.
  9.   Madison, Iowa, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 113, p. 41, house/family 361/370.