Facts and Events
Richard Mathews was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of Richard Matthews
Robertson County, Tennessee Wills:
- p. 42 - Will of Richard MATTHEWS Senr ... wife Ellenor .•• granddaughters Jane Matthews, Ellenor Matthews ••. sons John, Richard, Sampson and William Matthews •.• lot in town of Springfield to son John .•. 60 acres to Charles COLGERS. Executors were sons Sampson and William Matthews. 11 Oct 1799. Witnesses: Ebinezer TITUS, William RENECK, James SAWYERS. Proven Oct 1799 by Reneck and Sawyers.
- p. 64 - Disclaimer of the legatees of Richard MATTHEWS (Sampson, William, John and Richard Matthews Jr, and Chas COLGIN) to property given to Ellenor, wife of Richard, before his decease. 15 Aug 1800. Witnesses: John SAWYERS, James Sawyers. Proven Jan 1801 by Jas Sawyers.
Source: Ansearchin News, Fall 1987 (http://www.tngs.org/ansearchin/pdf/1987-3.pdf)