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Jane Mathews

Female 1779 - 1835  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Jane Mathews  [1
    Born WFT Est 1759-1779  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Jun 1835  [1
    Person ID I148298  My Genealogy

    Father Sampson Mathews,   b. 1737, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1807, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Lockhart,   b. WFT Est 1723-1746,   d. WFT Est 1766-1834  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married WFT Est 1751-1784  [1
    Family ID F60747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel C. Clarke,   b. Abt 1768, York County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1856  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1790  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Clarke,   b. WFT Est 1789-1817,   d. WFT Est 1794-1899  (Age ~ 82 years)
     2. Jane Clarke,   b. WFT Est 1789-1817,   d. 21 Mar 1856, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     3. Elizabeth Clarke,   b. WFT Est 1789-1817,   d. WFT Est 1811-1899  (Age ~ 82 years)
     4. Nancy Nelson Clarke,   b. WFT Est 1789-1817,   d. WFT Est 1794-1899  (Age ~ 82 years)
     5. James Clarke,   b. WFT Est 1789-1817,   d. WFT Est 1795-1896  (Age ~ 79 years)
     6. Margaret L. Clarke,   b. WFT Est 1789-1817,   d. WFT Est 1811-1899  (Age ~ 82 years)
     7. Lucy M. Clarke,   b. 1810,   d. WFT Est 1848-1905  (Age 95 years)
     8. William Clarke,   b. 1810,   d. 30 Jan 1858, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F60789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jane Mathews was born in Virginia, and died 22 June 1835. She married 30 October 1790 (or 2 November 1790), in Augusta County, Virginia, Samuel C. CLARKE, son of James Clarke of Augusta County and Jane KING of York County, Pennsylvania. Samuel C. Clarke was born c1768 in York County, Pennsylvania, and died 1 September 1856. James Clarke was a teacher and surveyor and came to Staunton from York County, Pennsylvania about the year 1785 with his wife and family of five children. Samuel Clarke was among the most popular and widely known citizens of Staunton, an earnest friend of liberal learning and a zealous Christian gentleman. Throughout the greater part of his life, Samuel Clarke, practiced law, and at the same time was Commissioner in Chancery. He also represented Augusta County, for the sessions of 1817-18, 1826-27-28 and 29, in the State Legislature, and a number of times held the office of Mayor of Staunton. In addition he was one of the four original ruling elders of the First Presbyterian Church of Staunton when it was established in 1804, and a director of the Western Lunatic Asylum, from the time of its foundation, and was President of the board at his death. The Staunton residence of Samuel and Jane Mathews Clarke was the house bounded on the East by Lewis Street and on the North by Frederick Street, and is still standing. They had eight children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S324] World Family Tree Vol. 175, Ed. 1, MyFamily.com, Inc., (Release date: April-2005 Customer pedigree.).

    2. [S810] Mathews Family, Montgomery, Anne D., (1968).