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232. Margaret A.7Sims (Augustus C.6, Thomas5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 14 February 1841, Maury County, Tennessee, died 27 March 1918, buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.[2037] She married 14 November 1861, Maury County, Tennessee, to Joseph Calvin Matthews,[2038] born 4 November 1841, Tennessee, died 19 May 1914, buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.[2039] He was the son of Stewart Matthews, born circa 1807, Tennessee. S. S. Matthews, age 52, and J. C. Matthews, age 19, lived in Maury County, Tennessee, in 1860.

Calvin and Margaret Matthews lived in Spring Hill, Navarro County, Texas, in 1870[2040] and 1880.[2041] J. C. Matthews was a merchant in 1870. Joseph C. and Margaret A. Matthews lived in Navarro County, in 1900[2042] and 1910.[2043] He was postmaster in 1900 and a retail grocery merchant in 1910.



[2037] Tombstone photograph, Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. Margaret A., wife of J. C. Matthews, born 14 February 1841, died 27 March 1918.

[2038] Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. James[sic] C. Matthews to Margaret A. Sims, 14 November 1861.

[2039] Tombstone photograph, Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. J. C. Matthews, born 4 November 1841, died 19 May 1914.

[2040] 1870 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, p. 63, #52/52. Matthews, J. C., age 28, male, born Tenn.; M. A., age 28, female, born Tenn.; J. W., age 8, male, born Tenn.; H. S., age 6, male, born Tenn.; C. S., age 4, male, born Tenn.; Bell, age 1/12, female, born Texas. All above white. U. Matthews, age 16, female, black, born Tenn.; A. H. Sims, age 18, male, white, born Tenn.

[2041] 1880 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 4, E.D. 9, Sheet 23. Matthews, Calvin, age 39, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Margarette, age 39, wife, born Tenn. Tenn. Va.; Walter, age 18, son, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Lee, age 16, son; Charles, age 13, son; Lucy, age 10, dau., born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; William, age 7, son; Theodre, age 5, son; Marea, age 1, dau.; Stewart, age 73, father, born Tenn. N.C. N.C. All white.

[2042] 1900 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 268, E.D. 104, Sheet 9A. Matthews, Joseph C., age 58, mar 40 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Margaret A., wife, age 59, mar 40 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Va., had had 7 children, 4 living; John W., son, age 38, single, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn., farmer. All white.

[2043] 1910 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 91, Sheet 12. Matthews, Joseph C., age 68, mar1, mar 49 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Margaret A., wife, age 69, mar1, mar 49 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. N.C.; John W., son, age 47, single, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn. All white.

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