Elijah Andrew Jackson Mathews

Back: Nannie, John W., William Jackson, Rollie
Front: EAJ Mathews (Steve in lap), Amanda, Matilda Holden Mathews, Minnie, Mary Frances (Lady)

Elijah Andrew Jackson Mathews was born 11 Aug 1854 in Alabama, and died 19 Apr 1927 in Bedford County, TN.  He was the son of WILLIAM R. MATHEWS and ELIZABETH J. (Unknown).  He married MATILDA FRANCIS HOLDEN June 12 1872 in Tennessee.  She was born 10 Jul 1850 in Tennessee, and died 23 Feb 1906 in Tennessee.

Children of Elijah Andrew Jackson Mathews and MATILDA FRANCIS HOLDEN are:

NANNIE LEE MATHEWS b. 02 Mar 1876, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN; d. 12 Aug 1909, Tennessee
JOHN WESLEY MATHEWS b. 28 Aug 1879, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN; d. 02 Oct 1946, Tennessee
MARY FRANCES MATHEWS b. 06 Jun 1880, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN; d. 28 Dec 1921; m. SAMUEL M. BRYANT; b. Abt. 1877. Nickname: “Lady”
WILLIAM JACKSON MATHIS b. 08 Dec 1881, Johnson City, Washington County, AR; d. 13 Jan 1976, Ozark, Franklin County, Arkansas
ROLLIE FRANKLIN MATHEWS b. 10 Jul 1882, Johnson City, Washington County, AR; d. 26 Nov 1975, Bedford County, TN; m. NANCY ELIZABETH DAVIS, 24 Dec 1915; b. 19 Jun 1882, Bedford County, TN
MINNIE MAY MATHEWS b. 11 May 1885, Bedford County, TN; d. 19 Oct 1952, Easton, Fresno County, CA
STEVE GLENN MATHEWS b. 25 Dec 1887, Bedford County, TN; d. 12 Dec 1969, Ozark, Franklin County, Arkansas; m. LOU FANNIE SANDERS, 29 Aug 1922, Longview, Bedford County, TN; b. 08 Sep 1901; d. 13 Mar 1997
AMANDA ELIZABETH MATHEWS b. 16 Dec 1889, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN; d. 03 Jun 1985, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN

Genealogical Sources

  • 1860 Census Rome, Floyd County, GA, Page 86, Dwelling #574
  • 1880 Census Rutherford County, TN, Eagleville 8 civil district, ED #196, page 3, dwelling 18
  • 1900 Census Longview, Bedford Co., TN,  ED 11, Sheet 1A, Dwelling 13
  • 1910 Census Bedford County, TN, 9th civil district, Sheet 2B, Dwelling 33
  • 1920 Census Bedford County, TN, 9th civil district, ED 18, Sheet 1B, Dwelling 15
  • EAJ and Matilda marriage record
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