MAMIE MATHEWS

No tombstone found for this burial. Death register 1 on page 69 gives her name as Mary Mathews. The following news item (as well as others) appeared in the newspapers of the time:

The Jacksonville Journal, Saturday, April 24, 1880

City AND COUNTY

"Mr. John Mathews, County Commissioner, has three children ill with scarlet fever, one being dangerously ill."

DEATH (Sunday, April 25, 1880)

We regret to learn of the death of Mamie, three year old daughter of Mr. John Mathews. The funeral will be from the residence at 1:00 o'clock today, the services being conducted by Rev. W. N. Steele.