Matthew, George William
B: 22 Jun 1859, PEI Archives say 02 Jun 1959
C: 07 Aug 1859
Emigrated: 1880
D: 01 Jan 1935, Hallock Hosptial, Hallock, Mn.
M: Annie Jane Scott (nee Warren) b. Dec 1859 North River, PEI d. 28 Dec 1957, age 91, Thief River Falls, MN

FN: William John Matthew
MN: Elizabeth Ann Clow

After the death of George, Annie moved to the village of Humboldt where she resided until March, 1947 when she went to make her home with Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Knutson in Thief River Falls.

George William Matthew and Anna (Annie) Jane Scott Family:

1. Lewis Elmer Matthew
B: 22 Jun 1889, Humboldt, MN
D: 08 May 1941, Crookston, MN
M: 30 Nov 1911, Charlotte Cecelia Lindell, Crookston, MN b. 30 Sep 1888 or 89 Crookston, MN d. 11 May 1982, age 93, Ft. Wayne, IN. Her father and mother came from Sweden. They were both born in 1858 and came to Minnesota with Charles Lindberg's parents.

2. Reuben A. Matthew
B:
D:
M: 30 Nov 1910 or 1911, Selma Victoria "Sally" Lindell, Crookston, MN b. 11 Jan 1886
d. 28 Oct 1931, Medford, OR. Sally was sister to Charlotte who m. Lewis Matthew.

3. Gertrude Matthew (died as a baby)


March 26, 1984. Ruth Matthew Pederson recalled playing as a child in the original mud house her Grandfather built and lived in when first homesteading the land in Northern Minnesota.


George Matthew accumulated 14 sections of land, the Bank at Orleans, the Bank at Humboldt, the general store at Orleans, and the general store at Humboldt. It appears he placed a master mortgage that cross-collaterized all of the property and was later denied a loan from the manager of his own bank and lost most of his holdings for lack of tax payment on his land.