Person:Archer Matthews (1)

m. 07 Jul 1725
  1. John Matthews, Jr.abt 1726 - 1764
  2. Joshua Matthewsabt 1728 - Bef 1763
  3. Ann Matthewsabt 1730 -
  4. Col. Sampson Matthewsabt 1732 - 1807
  5. Jane MatthewsAbt 1734 - Bet 1778
  6. Rachel Matthewsabt 1735 - 1795
  7. Richard Matthewsabt 1736 - 1799
  8. Gen. George Matthews1739 - 1812
  9. William Matthews, Saddler of Beverley Manorabt 1740 - bef 1772
  10. Archer Matthewsabt 1744 - 1786
  11. Elizabeth Matthews1748 - aft 1830
  • HArcher Matthewsabt 1744 - 1786
m. 21 MAR 1763
  1. Ann (Nancy) Mathews1765 - 1852
Facts and Events
Name Archer Matthews
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1744 Augusta, Virginia, United States
Marriage 21 MAR 1763 to
Death? 13 Aug 1786 Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States
Other[1] 1803 Bourbon, Kentucky, United Statesnamed as dec'd in court record

Archer Matthews was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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

From Chalkley's:

  • 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.
  1. 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.


    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.]