Person:Robert Matthews (15)

  • HRobert Matthews1705 - 1748
  • WMary Coles1712/13 - 1792
m. 22 JUL 1731
  1. John Matthews1732 - Bef 1760
  2. Townsend Matthews1733 - 1808
  3. Amelia MatthewsEst 1736 - 1816
  4. Robert Matthews, Jr.Abt 1738 - Aft 1804
  5. Rebecca MatthewsAbt 1740 -
  6. Mary Matthews1743 - Aft 1808
  7. Solomon Matthews1744/45 - 1834
Facts and Events
Name Robert Matthews
Gender Male
Birth? 1705 Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York
Marriage 22 JUL 1731 St. George's Church, Hempstead, Queens, Long Island, New Yorkto Mary Coles
Death? BET 12 MAY AND 6 JUN 1748 Exeter Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Records of Robert Matthews in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Mathews vs. Warren--O. S. 42; N. S. 14--Bill 2d August, 1803. Solomon, Townsend and Robert Mathews, Robert Dickey and Amelia his wife, late Amelia Mathews, Benjamin Webb and Rebecca his wife, late Mathews; James Webb and Mary, his wife, late Mathews; children and devisees of Robert Mathews, deceased; William Ratchford and Hannah, his wife, late Mathews; Martha Dunavan, a widow, late Mathews; children and heirs at law of John Mathews, deceased, one of the sons and devisees of said Robert Mathews, deceased. Robert lived in Penna., and died there testate. His widow was Mary, who married again. Michael Warren qualified Exr. Spa. 28th May, 1802, to Sheriff of Rockingham to summon John Ewin and Nathaniel Harrison, executors of Michael Warren. Receipt dated 28th May, 1754, by John Mathews, to Michael Warren, mentions John's mother, Mary Mathews, alias Cherrington, and acknowledges receipt of his share of Robert's estate. The Mathews and Warrens were Quakers. 26th July, 1764, Benjamin Webb of Exeter Township, Berks County, Penna., Yeoman, who had married Rebecca, daughter of Robert Mathews of said Township, weaver, gives power of attorney to his loving brother-in-law, Robert Mathews, of Augusta County, cordwainer.