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Richard MATTHEWS, Madison Cty TN

PAR #: 11483209
Location: Madison County, TN Year: 1832

Abstract: Free man of color Richard Matthews seeks permission to marry a white woman. Matthews says he is "of the Portuguese Blood."

Name: Matthews, Richard
Township: Not Stated
County: Madison
State: Tennessee
Year: 1830
Roll: 179
Page: 89

Listed as FPOC

1840 Census:
Name: Richard, Mathews
Township: Not Stated
County: Madison
State: Tennessee
Roll: 529
Page: 87

By 1860 he seems to be listed as white:

MATHEWS RICHARD 61 M W VA TN MADISON DENMARK 1860


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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