Matthews, John
B: ca 1792 - 1796, Scotland, (Kintyre, Scotland)
D: 14 Apr 1876 or 1880, Age 84, PEI
M:
Margaret Taylor, Scotland b. 16 Dec 1794 d. PEI

FN: Unknown Matthews
MN: Unknown

The dates herein do not match up. It is unlikely that John Matthews was b. 1796 and his first child b. in 1808.

Children of John Matthews and Margaret Taylor:

Another source sent the following as their children which
came from the History of the Baltic Lot 18:

Alexander Matthews

John Matthews

Hugh Matthews

Donald Matthews

James Matthews

Margaret Matthews

Ann Matthews


The Malpeque Records show Family #15 as:

Maria Matthews
B: 16 Nov 1786

Archibald Matthews
B: 19 Sep 1787

Donald Matthews
B: 28 Feb 1789

Meyle Matthews
B: 20 Nov 1790

Alexander Matthews
B: 10 Aug 1792
D: 04 Apr 1877

Hugh Matthews
B: 10 Jul 1794

Catherine Matthews
B: 28 Jun 1796

Hellen Matthews
B: 12 Jan 1799

Ann Nancy Matthews
B: 12 Jan 1801

John Matthews
B: 02 Jul 1806

Margaret Matthews
B: 28 Feb 1803

James Matthews


Additional information:

MARY BRANDER

Born: 16 December 1794

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI - Ac.#3253-1 Family #33

Married: 28 January 1819, Alexander Matthews

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI Ac. #3253-1 Family #8

Died: December 27, 1869

Source: gravestone;

Buried:   #527, Princetown United, Malpeque

Source: Peters, Dave.  Transcription of gravestones from People's Cemetery (Princetown United & Presbyterian), Malpeque, Lot 18, 1979, PEI Genealogical Society, p.21, #527. Mary Matthews, w. of Alex'r Matthews, d. Dec. 27,1869, ae. 73.

 

 

 

CHILDREN:

1. Name: Donald Matthews

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292; MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

Born: 10 October 1819

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI Ac. #3253-1, Family #8;

 

Baptized:  John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292 says 10 Dec 1819; acc. to William MacMicken, bapt. 10 Dec. 1819;

Died: About 1888 in: Albany, Prince Co. PEI

Source: bef. 1906, MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

Spouse: Flora McMillan

 

2. Name: Ann Matthews

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292;MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564 

Born: 28 October 1821

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI Ac. #3253-1, Family #8

 

Baptized: 28 Dec. 1821

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, acc. to Wm. MacMicken, bapt. 28 Dec. 1821

Died: aft. 1906, Malpeque

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

NOTES: 1881 & 1891 census she lived in Hugh's residence.

 

3. Name: Margaret Matthews

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292; MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

Born: 16 January 1824

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI Ac. #3253-1 Family #8 ; John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292; acc. to Wm. MacMicken, ", bapt. 16 Jan. 1824

Died: before 1906, Malpeque

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

NOTES: 1881 & 1891 census she lived in Hugh's residence.

 

4. Name: William Matthews

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292; MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

Born: 13 August 1826

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI Ac. #3253-1 Family #8; John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292; acc. to Wm. MacMicken, bapt. 13 Aug. 1826

Died: after 1906, Elmsdale

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

 

5. Mary Jane Matthews

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292

Born: 3 Feb. 1825

Source: Margate United Church PAPEI AC#3253-1 Family #8;

 

Baptized:  John A. Matthews; acc. to Wm. MacMicken, bapt. 20 April 1828.

She probably died young.

 

6. Name: Hugh A. Matthews

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292; MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

Born: 28 April 1834

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292

Married:  Susan Stewart, 4 March 1875

Source: The Argus. (Malpeque) 16 March 1875. Married on the 4th Inst. by Rev. R. Laird at the home of the bride, Mr. Hugh A. Matthews, Malpeque, to Susan, daughter of the late James Stewart, Town Road, Malpeque; Baltic Women's Institute, History of Baltic Lot 18, 1977, p. 74; John A. Matthews Family file

Died: February 12, 1900

Source: John A. Matthews Family file, John A. Matthews, 523 Peach St., Venice, Fl., 34292

Buried: Princetown United, Malpeque, next to Alexander Matthews

Source: Peters, Dave.  Transcription of gravestones from People's Cemetery (Princetown United & Presbyterian), Malpeque, Lot 18, 1979, PEI Genealogical Society, p.21, #525. Hugh A. Matthews, b. Apr. 28, 1834, d. Feb. 12, 1900. Also his w. Susan, d. June 28, 1911, ae. 55.; MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906.p. 564 states that Hugh inherited his father,s property and had already passed away.

 

NOTES: Hugh Matthews lived in Malpeque, Lot 18, on the farm of his father, Alexander.1881 Census. Hugh (47), Ann (58) and Margaret (56) appear on the census of PEI on Lot 18;

1891 Census: Hugh (57); Ann (67) and Margaret (65)

 

 

8. Name: Alexander Matthews

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

Died:  after 1906, Boston

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906..p.564

 

9. Name: John Matthews

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564. 

Died before 1906 in Wilmot Valley.

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

 

10. Name: James Matthews

Source: Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

    Died: after 1906, Nevada

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564

 

7. Mary Jane Matthews

Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906, p. 564. Alexander Matthews married Mary Brander...Four of their family have passed to the Great Beyond, namely Donald, who moved to Albany; John of Wilmot Valley; Hugh who inherited his father's property and Margaret of Malpeque....Those now living are William of Elmsdale; James of Nevada; Alexander of Boston; Mrs. White and Mrs. George Brander of Northport, Nova Scotia, and Ann of Malpeque."

Born:  4 February 1842, Princeton, PEI

 

    Source: Letter dated Oct. 25, 1941 from son, James Fred Brander to his brother Alfred Utley Brander says 04 Feb. 1842. "You may have quite a record of our family tree. I got a few facts from Ewen when he was here about Mothers family. "Mothers Family;- Her name was Mary Jane Matthews. born Dec.13th 1842; Her Brothers, Hugh who lived at Malpeque, PEI., Alexander; Donald (J.E. Matthews father). John; and William and James. Mother's Sisters; - Ellen (Mrs. N. White). Ann; Margaret. Mothers Mothers name was Brander"; [Cumberland Co. census says 04 Feb.1844];

Married: 5 January 1871, Amherst, Cumberland Co., NS, George Brander

Source: Cumberland Co. Marriage Records 1864-1914, p. 61, #1499; Nova Scotia Vital Records. J74

Died: 5 June 1906, Northport, NS

Source: Hillside cemetery record, Northport, NS: "Brander Mary J. Brander wife of George Brander died June 5, 1906 aged 63 years. Ellen Matthews White died Dec. 2, 1914, aged 73 yrs."; Presbyterian Witness, Vital Statistics 1888-1908, vol. 1, p.110: "Brander, Mrs. George, of Northport, a valued member of Linden & Northport congregation, d. 5 Jun., she was a n/o PEI but nearly 30 yrs. of her life were spent in Cumb. Co. She was an enthusiastic member of WFMS and YPSCE. [obit] P.W. Sat 30 Jun 1906, vol. LIX, no. 26, p. 201. Gravestone reads: Hillside cemetery, Northport, NS. "Mary J. Brander, wife of George Brander, died 5 June 1906. Aged 63 years. Asleep in Jesus"

 

7. Name: Ellen Matthews

Source: Source: MacKinnon & Warburton.  Past and Present of Prince Edward Island, Bowen & Co., Charlottetown, l906..p. 564

Born: 4 May 1843

Source: The 1901 census for Cumberland Co., NS, states that Ellen was born 4 May 1843.  Married: ?White

Died: December 2, 1914

Source: gravestone

Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Northport, with Mary Jane

Source: Hillside cemetery record, Northport, NS: "Brander Mary J. Brander wife of George Brander died June 5, 1906 aged 63 years. Ellen Matthews White died Dec. 2, 1914, aged 73 yrs." Gravestone reads: "Ellen Matthews White, died Dec. 2, 1914, Aged 73 yrs."

ALBERTON, OLD DOCK (Lot 4)

JOHN MATTHEWS

Born: c. 1789, Alberton, Old Dock

Source:

Married:

Died:  14 April 1876, Alberton, PEI

Buried: Alberton, Old Dock, Lot 4

Source: Matthews Family File, PEI Archives. HFG-Matthews -15. Alberton, Old Dock, Lot 4, "in m.o. John Matthus died April 14, 1876 aet 87. Also his wife died Jany 1881 aet 81."; Cemetery Transcript 4-3, PEIGS Publication.

Name of Wife unknown to me

Children: Alexander, Nancy, Charles

 

ALEXANDER MATTHEWS

Born:  1809, Bedeque, PEI

Source:
Married:  11 February 1831, Richmond Parish

Source: Matthews Family File, PEI Archives. HFG-Matthews -15:  Richmond Parish Record, Married by Mr. McGregor, 11 Feb. 1831, Alexander Matthews of Bedeque and Mary Matthews of Cascumpeque"

Died:  10 August 1894, Alberton, PEI

Buried:  Alberton, Old Dock

Source: 1) Matthews Family File, PEI Archives. HFG-Matthews -15. Alberton, Old Dock, Lot 4, in m.o. "Mary Matthews wife of Alexander Matthews died Dec 21, 1888 aet 78. A native of Birnham England/ Alexander Matthews died Aug 10, 1894, aet 85."

2)  From England to Prince Edward Island., p. 51:  "Mary Matthews, d. of Alexander Matthews, died Dec. 21, 1888, Ae 78. A native of Birnham, England (b) Alexander Matthews died Aug. 10, 1894, Ae 85. Alberton, Old Dock (Presby.), 4-3-55; (c) Cemetery Transcript 4-3; PEIGS Publication

NOTES: Census 1861. Lot 4, p. 2. Alexander Matthews, farmer, Presb. 20 years of 999 year lease expired.

MARY MATTHEWS
Born:  c. 1810, Birnham, Devonshire, England

Source:  From England to Prince Edward Island., p. 51: "Mary Matthews, d. of Alexander Matthews, died Dec. 21, 1888, Ae 78. A native of Birnham, EnglandMarried:  11 February 1831, Richmond Parish

Source: Matthews Family File, PEI Archives. HFG-Matthews -15:  Richmond Parish Record, Married by Mr. McGregor, 11 Feb. 1831, Alexander Matthews of Bedeque and Mary Matthews of Cascumpeque"

Died:  21 December 1888, Alberton, PEI

Buried:  Alberton, Old Dock, Lot 4

Source: 1) Matthews Family File, PEI Archives. HFG-Matthews -15. in m.o. "Mary Matthews wife of Alexander Matthews died Dec 21, 1888 aet 78. A native of Birnham England/ Alexander Matthews died Aug 10, 1894, aet 85."

2)  From England to Prince Edward Island., p. 51: "Mary Matthews, d. of Alexander Matthews, died Dec. 21, 1888, Ae 78. A native of Birnham, England (b) Alexander Matthews died Aug. 10, 1894, Ae 85. Alberton, Old Dock (Presby.), 4-3-55

Children:

Charles Matthews (Presbyterian Church Records and Old Dock School Records)

B: 14 Jul 1835, Alberton, PEI

D: 07 Aug 1907, age 72, Elmsdale, PEI bur. Elmsdale United Church Cemetery.

M: 08 Jan 1863, Margaret Jane Brander, Lot 4. (Also Anglican Records) (Vital statistics of Alberton Pres. Church) Margaret Jane b. 10 Apr 1841, Chatham, N.B. d. 25 Dec 1925 or 1926, Age 85 or 86, PEI. They lived in Alberton, PEI He was a farmer on the Dock Road.

He and Jane Brander were 1st cousins. Her mother, Nancy Matthews, was his father Alexander,s sister. Nancy married John Brander, son of James Brander and Ann Taylor.

Henry J. Matthews (1838-1921) m. Mary Jane Weeks (1840-1916)

1. Charles Matthews
B: 1808, Bedeque, PEI
D: 1899
M: 09 Sep 1835, Charlotte Rogers, in North Esk, New Brunswick.

2. Alexander Matthews (Old Dock)
B: 1809 Bedeque, PEI
D: 10 Aug 1894, Age 85
M: 11 Feb 1831, Mary Matthews (unrelated) in Richmond b. 1810 Brixham, near Plymouth.d. 21 Dec 1888, Alberton, PEI

Alexander was a native of the Princetown area of PEI. He and his wife were registered as members of the Presbyterian Church.


ANOTHER RECORD:

Matthews, John (Old Dock)
B: ca 1789
D: 14 Apr 1876, Age 87 (Vit. Stats. of Alberton Presbyterian Church). Same source has a Mrs. John Matthews d. Jan 1881, age 81
M: Unknown Unknown b. 1800 d. Jan 1881, age 81

FN: Unknown Matthews
MN: Unknown

An older John Matthews was one of two men registered in the 1798 census. They were John Matthews of Lot 18, and Auley Matthews of Princetown Royalty.

The 1798 census for Prince Township showed John with 4 males under 16 years of age, 1 male between 16 & 60, 2 females under 16 years of age, 1 female between 16 & 60. A total was shown for 4 whereas it appears it should have shown 8.


Sources:

Lockerby, J. R., Mississauga, Ontario

McMahon, Anne, Quebec, Canada 12/21/98

Wilke, Mrs. (Lloyd) Jean Forsyth

White, Mrs. Nancy E. 09/30/97

Gillcash,

Matthews, Bruce H.