Category Archives: Matthews

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #15 – William Mathews – Boggabri

I have been trying to find information on William Matthews. He was born to George Thomas Matthews and Ellen Shoulders at Moseley Village, Narrabri, on the 10th November 1887. William was the brother of my Great Great Grandmother Ellen Matthews. You can read other posts, I have written on the Mathews families here: I have …

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #12b Emily Mathews: David Cooper & Bert Talbot

Emily Matthews (born 1892), Married David Henry Cooper in 1910 and Bert Talbot in 1919 Going through my information on the children of George Thomas Mathews and Ellen Shoulders, I noticed that I didn’t have the death details for 3 of their children being Maryann (born 1890), William (born 1887) and Emily (born 1892). Maryann’s …

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #12 John William Wilson and Mary Ann Mathews

John William Wilson and Mary Ann Mathews Going through my information on the children of George Thomas Mathews and Ellen Shoulders, I noticed that I didn’t have the death details for 3 of their children being Maryann (born 1890), William (born 1887) and Emily (born 1892). You ca read about my search for Emily here. …

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #11 James Matthews – accidently shot

Yesterday as I was writing my post on George Thomas Matthews, I was rechecking some of the birth & death certificates of his children. One of them James Matthews died in 1914. His cause of death was accidentally shot and that a verdict was held at Muswellbrook on 31/12/1914. This morning I thought I would …

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks # 10 George Thomas Matthews, where oh when were you born?

As I was driving to my training session with my Personal Trainer this morning, I started to think about my enigma, my biggest brick wall. George Thomas Matthews. I don’t think I will ever be able to knock this one down, but every so often I do come back to him just to see if …

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