Colonel James Vardeman Matson

Male Abt 1824 - 1895  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name James Vardeman Matson  [1, 2
    Title Colonel 
    Born Abt 1824  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Feb 1895  [4
    Buried Hubbard, Hill, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fairview Cemetery
    Person ID I7895  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Family Mary E. Catherine Lincecum,   b. Between 1825 and 1826, Cotton Gin Port, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1905  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1848  Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Belle Matson,   b. Between 1848 and 1852, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age ~ 72 years)  [natural]
     2. Sallie Caroline Matson,   b. Between 1855 and 1856, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1924, Hubbard, Hill, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     3. Richard T. Matson,   b. 21 Sep 1855, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1897  (Age 41 years)
     4. James Vardeman Matson, Jr.,   b. Abt Feb 1859, Independence, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1931, Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [natural]
     5. Emma Matson,   b. Abt 1862, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1824 - Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1848 - Washington, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hubbard, Hill, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - "Colonel J. V. Matson, a retired farmer of Hubbard City, Hill county, [Texas] was born in Missouri, in 1824, the second of four children born to Richard Matson, a native of Kentucky." [Source: unknown, A Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, pub. 1892, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, pg. 593.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S503] author unknown, A Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, Pgs 593 & 594.
      Biographical sketch of Colonel J. V. Matson

    2. [S516] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
      James Vardeman Matson, 15 June 1931, death certificate no. 29975, Texas State Department of Health

    3. [S972] 1880 Census of United States, Texas, Washington, Precint No. 4, Dist No. 11, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 148, page no. 30, dwelling 272, family 282, J. V. Matson household, accessed March 2017.
      Includes wife Mary; son J. V.; daughter Emma; and [relationship blank] Hub. Lincecum

    4. [S294] Tombstone Transcription.