Mathis Family

This information concerns three generations of the Mathis family.
1800-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Thomas Jr born: (June 9, 1756) in Chatam County, NC
married: Mary Ann Rutherford (April 16, 1772) in Chatam County, NC
children: Charles M. [Mary Grey], Nancy [John M. Dean], Gabriel Throckmorton [Letitia E. Billups],
John Rutherford [Priscilla Rives Dupree], Mary "Polly" [John Borland], Robert Rutherford [Julia Grey], Sarah "Sally" [John Chappell], Dorothy Brooks [John Morgan Minter], Elizabeth Rutherford [Pleasant Bonner] [Henry Hunter], Martha G. [Carey T. Cox]
died: (December 1829) in Hancock County, GA
buried:
census:
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   John Rutherford
(children of Thomas Mathis Jr and Mary Rutherford)

born: (about 1787) in Duplin, NC
married: Priscilla Rives Dupree (about 1805) in Hancock / Washington County, GA?
children: Mary Rutherford [John Robert Tucker],
Eliza Ann [Neill Robison], Sarah C. [William Burkes], Elizabeth Nance [James Hughes Gilmore], Caroline [George Washington Scott], Rebecca F. [John Burton Dunaway], Clarissa Boykin [John Burton Dunaway], William Rives [Julia Frances Matthews]
died: (1829) in Stewart County, GA
buried:
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   Mary Rutherford
(children of John Rutherford Mathis and Priscilla Rives Dupree)

born: (1807) in Hancock County, GA
married: John Robert Tucker ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
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   Eliza Ann
born: (March 12, 1809) in Washington County, GA
married: Neill Robison (March 25, 1830) in Washington County, GA
children: Samuel Williamson, John Reed, Alexander Winfield, Mary Elizabeth [Pressley], Neill Jr, Tish,
Lewellen, Clarissa Jane "Clara" [Hardin], Joel Thomas
died: (September 30, 1890) in Blanco County, TX
buried: Blanco City Cemetery, Blanco County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Stewart County, GA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 38) with her husband in Fayette County, TX; schedule 1 of the 1860 census for Blanco County, TX, is missing, but schedule 4 (agricultural census) includes Neill Robison; on the 1870 census, she was (age 57) with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 65) a widow in Blanco County, TX
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   Sarah C.
born: (1810) in Washington County, GA
married: William Burkes ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
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   Elizabeth Nance
born: (January 4, 1813) in Washington County, GA
married: James Hughes Gilmore (February 2, 1832) in
children: John II, William Reid, Thomas Jessie, Stephen Mathis, Mary, L., Ebenezer Torrance, Sarah Annabella [Carlisle], James A., Nancy E., Eliza Caroline, Priscilla Chloe [Paterson]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
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   Caroline
born: (1814) in Washington County, GA
married: George Washington Scott (January 12, 1833) in Washington County, GA
children: Mary Syrena [Smith], William T., John Reed, James J., Charles R., Laura, Georgia
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
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   Rebecca F.
born: (January 5, 1820) in Wilkes County, GA
married: John Burton Dunaway (September 3, 1835) in Wilkes County, GA (?)
children: Sarah Priscilla, James Lumpkin, John Mathis
died: (August 6, 1841) in GA
buried:
census:
note: Her husband married her sister Clarissa after her death.
   Clarissa Boykin
born: (January 3, 1822) in GA
married: John Burton Dunaway (January 25, 1842) in Lumpkin, Stewart County, GA
children: Thomas Reed, Rebecca Caroline, Charles Mallory, Martha Elizabeth
died: (April 26, 1912) in Stewart County, GA
buried:
census:
note: Her husband was first married to her sister Rebecca F.
   William Rives
born: (October 25, 1825) in Washington County, GA
married: Julia Frances Matthews (March 27, 1851) in
children: Addie, William Jasper, John Wyatt, Ambrose Powell, Clayton, James Gilmore, Thomas Brooks, Robert Lee, Margaret Priscilla, Eddie, Mary Belle [Gilbert], Clara Evelyn [Walker], Marvin, Charles Clark
died: (May 27, 1904) in Stewart County, GA
buried:
census:
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