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Re: MosesMathers, Born PA, Died Orange Co,IN
Posted by: Linda (Noland) Layman (ID *****8388) Date: March 19, 2004 at 16:26:58
In Reply to: MosesMathers, Born PA, Died Orange Co,IN by Bettie of 417

I have a book "Genealogy of Valentine shirley and Related Families" by Henry Shirley Rothrock, 1983. I am not a member of this family; just entering information I think might be helpful.

"Mathers History - Thomas Mathers was the grandfather of Samuel Mathers who m. Anna Wyman and of James H. Mathers who m. Amanda Jane McKnight. Thomas Mathers d. 19 Dec 1836 Orange Co. (IN) md 1st 29 Jan 1784 - md. 2nd 9 Aug 1804 Elizabeth d. 6 May 1840. Children:

Samuel Mathers b. 1 Dec 1784, married 1807

Moses Mathers b. 1 Feb 1787, PA, d. 10 Apr 1860 IN.
md. 15 Sep 1814 Catherine Donnell b. 13 Aug 1784, d. 13
May 1846, both buried Bethel Cemetery. Catherine was a
daughter of Thomas Donnell (1765-1833) and Nancy Barr
(1771-1833). (Connell was a revolutionary soldier,
D.A.R. #207,922). Nine children, these 4 known:

Samuel Mathers, b. 18 Dec 1821, d. 9 Feb 1902
md, 1853 Anna Wyman, a great granddaughter of
Valentine Shirley.

Sarah Mathers, b. ca 1828 (1850 census).
A Sarah C. Mathers md. 23 Sep 1852 Cyrus L. Elrod.

James H. Mathers b. 3 Feb 1831, d. 27 Feb 1896,
md 1854 Amanda Jane McKnight, sister-in-law of
Henry Wilson Shirley.

Minerva Mathers b. ca 1832 youngest (1850 census)


James Mathers, b. 22 Feb 1789, PA, d. 3 Aug 1874,
md. 6 Feb 1812 Rachel Ribelen, b. 21 Mar 1795, NC,
d. 16 Aug 1874. Farmer in Orangeville Twp. Known
children:

Sameul b. 1827, KY
Margaret H. b. 1833, KY (1830 census).
Possible other children - John F. b. ca. 1810;
William R. b. 1826 KY, wife Marjuly (1832-1853)
(from 1850 census).

Elizabeth Mathers b. 11 Sep 1798, PA, d. 29 Aug 1881
IN, md. 22 Apr 1819 Michael Ham, Jr., b. 23 Apr 1792,
d. 2 Feb 1864. (more on Ham family below)..

Thomas Mathers, b. 19 Sep 1800, d. 22 Sep 1871.

Jane H. Mathers, b. 20 Sep 1805, m. 20 Nov 1823."



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