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Re: Mathis Family of Laurens Cty Georgia

Hello Mr. Fye, How are you?

I believe I found the Mathis Family beginning in 1870 in Washington County, Cato Ga.

1870 Washington County Ga. Town of Cato>>

Minturn, Bosen Male age 60 born Ga
Minturn, Eliza Fem age 50 born Ga
Minturn, AUSTIN Male age 16 born Ga
Minturn, Ellapha Fem age 21 born Ga
Minturn, Margaret Fem age 5 born Ga
Minturn, ALLEN Male age 10 born Ga

I dont know if the last name Minturn means anything to you but it will make sense in the 1880 census.


Mintons, Basome age 68 Ga Ga Ga
Mintons, Eliza age 60 wife Ga Ga Ga
Mathis, ALLEN age 23 Stepson Ga Ga Ga
Mathis, AUSTIN age 27 Ga Ga Ga
Mathis, Lizzie age 25 wife (1st wife of Austin) Ga Ga Ga
Mathis, Bob age 8 son
Mathis, Mary age 5 dau
Mathis, James age 4
Mathis, Sally age 2


1900 in Laurens County Ga, town of Buckeye

Mathis, Austin, Head Born Oct 1850 age 50 married 4 years Ga Ga Ga
Mathis, Pasian? Wife born Jan 1964 married 4 years 7 child. born 5 living Ga Ga Ga
Mathis, Austin Jr son age 15 born Aug 1885
Mathis, Anna dau age 13 born Sept 1887
Mathis, Jim son age 10 born Apr 1890
Mathis, Elza? son age 8 born Apr 1892
Mathis, Elbert? son age 6 born Apr 1894

Next door to him is

Mathis, Allen Head born Jan 1960 age 40 married 19 years Ga Ga Ga
Vina, Wife born Apr 1865 age 35 married 19 years 2 child. born 2 living Ga Ga Ga
Boston, Son born Sept 1882 age 18
Eddie, Son born Jan 1885 age 15
Elic?, Son born Oct 1895 age 4
Hasyn, Luke brother in law age 32 born Jan 1868


1910 Laurens Co Ga town of Buckeye mispelled Mathis and spelled it the way I listed here>>

Matheus, Austin Head 56 /marriage # 2/ married 12 years Ga Ga Ga
Patian wife 45 /marriage # 2/7 born 4 living/ Ga Ga Ga married 12 years Ga Ga Ga
Jim son age 20
?Aria? son age 17
Estrige son age 1
Tillie or Willie (not sure) dau age 15

Also in Buckeye

Mathis, Vianna Head age 45 Widowed 5 born 4 living (I assume Allen has passed)
Ed son age 20 Ga Ga
Alix/Elix son age 14
Jordan?, Coney? grand son age 8
Jordan?, Gussie grand dau age 6


1920 in Dublin Ga Laurens County

Note that Mathis is spelled Mathews this time

Mathews, Ed Head age 36 Ga Ga Ga
Alvenia Wife age 29 Ga Ga Ga
Eddie L Dau age 9
Pete T Dau (yes it says daughter) age 6
Eddie M Dau (thats what it says) age 4
Viana Dau age 2
Carrie B dau age 3 months

In 1920 in Jackson Ga Laurens County

Mathie/Mathis, Austin age 71 Ga Ga Ga
Tishurn (I believe this Patian) wife age 56
Stanley, T. J. or T. S. Grand Son age 10
Bellis? Al? Grand Dau age 9 (bad handwritting on this one)


1930 in Smiths Ga Laurens County

Mathis, Edward age 50 Ga Ga Ga
Elvenia WIfe age 40
Addie L Dau age 19 (this is the Eddie L from 1920)
Petrola Dau age 16 (this is the Pete from 1920)
Etta M Dau age 14 (this is the Eddie M from 1920)
Vinie L Dau age 12
Carrie B Dau age 10
Nellie M Dau age 7
Nora R Dau age 4


Death Records

Georgia Deaths, 1919-98 Record

Name: Austin Mathis
Death Date: 17 Jul 1928
County of Death: Laurons
Certificate: 21654-J

Georgia Deaths, 1919-98 Record

Name: E D Mathis
Death Date: 03 Mar 1957
County of Death: Laurens
Gender: M
Race: C
Age: 56 years
County of Residence: Laurens
Certificate: 06542
(Note. if this your Ed Mathis then the age is way off)

I hope this helps,


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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