Person:George Matthews (35)

Gen. George Matthews
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
m. 13 Sep 1762
  1. Anne Matthewsabt 1767 - 1840
  2. Rebecca Matthews1770 -
  3. Jane Matthewsabt 1774 -
  4. Charles Lewis Mathews - 1840
m. 29 September 1790
Facts and Events
Name Gen. George Matthews
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 30 Aug 1739 prob. Orange County, Virginia
Marriage 13 Sep 1762 Augusta County, Virginiato Anne (Polly) Paul
Military? 10 October 1774 Served in Battle of Point PleasantBattle of Point Pleasant
Marriage 29 September 1790 to Margaret Cunningham
Death[1][2] 30 Aug 1812 Richmond County, Georgia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Sampson & George Matthews' land (Beverley Manor NE, 560 acres, 1765) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 21.--23d May, 1765. Same (From Robert Beverley) to Sampson and George Mathews, £20, 560 acres in Beverley Manor, including two hills called and known by the name of Betsey Bell and Mary Gray, Alexander Gibson'.s line; corner Col. Stewart's; McClanahan's corner. Delivered: Sampson, October, 1708.
  • Page 24.--23d May, 1765. Same to same ((From Robert Beverley) to Sampson and George Mathews), £220, 1200 acres in Calfpasture on a branch of Calf Pasture called Elk Branch (Elk Run).

Will of Gen. George Matthews

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 285.---24th October, 1806. George Mathews' will, Sr, of Mississippi Territory---To daughters, Rebecca Meriwether and Jane Telfair, land in Kentucky on Green River; to son, John Mathews' three sons, George, Archer and John Mathews, 1,000 acres on Ohio River four miles below mouth of Sciota; to son William's four sons, George, Francis Meriwether, Charles L., and Samuel B. Mathews, land on Dice Creek in Ohio; to wife, Mary; to Miss Sarah Carpenter Nelson. Executors, sons George and Charles L. Mathews. Teste: Lawrence Lewis, Archibald Lewis, John Cavit. Certified tru copy from Adams County, Mississippi Territory. Proved in Scott County, Ky.. September Court, 1813. Recorded in Augusta County, 27th September, 1813.
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