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Foreword   |   Contents   |   Isaac Beginnings   |   Part I - William   |   Part II - John   |   Part III - Wooten   |   Part IV - Benjamin
Part V - Elizabeth   |   Part VI - Mary   |   Part VII - Reuben   |   Part VIII - Zachariah   |   Part IX - Alexander Rhodes

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Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

Descendants of Frances Hicks

Chapter 8.8 of Part III, Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson

CHILDREN OF FRANCES HICKS AND GEORGE W. MATTHEWS
(Child #8 of Catherine Harris and James Thomas Hicks)

Frances Hicks3 (Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born December 28, 1840, in Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, and died on December 20, 1891, in Fayette County, Illinois. She married George W. Matthews, son of Greenberry Matthews and Melinda Fox, on January 15, 1857, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born July 25, 1836, in Hopkins County, Kentucky. Both Frances and George were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. + Thomas G. MATTHEWS   b 25 Feb 1860; m Nancy Ann DAVIDSON
    2. + James R. "Gabe" MATTHEWS   b 5 Jan 1862; m Mary Leona SKEEN
    3. Frances Mahala MATTHEWS b 4 Apr 1864, Fayette Co., IL, d 3 Jan 1905, bur Little Hickory Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 30 Oct 1884, Montgomery Co., IL, Francis Huntley GAMBLE (s/o Goodrich GAMBLE and Sarah WILLIAMS) b Mar 1866, MO; he m 2nd 3 Sep 1905, Fayette Co., IL, Bertha M. HARRIS [d/o William Berry HARRIS5 (Alfred G.4, Ancil M.3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Leona J. SKEEN]; child of F. H. Gamble and Bertha M. Harris listed under her name in Part VIII, Ch. 2.2, Descendants of Alfred Greenberry Harris

      Children:
      1. Charley R. GAMBLE b Mar 1886, IL; m 1909, Bessie
      2. Ernest E. GAMBLE b Jan 1888, IL; m Mae
      3. Bert E. GAMBLE b Mar 1890, IL

    4. Basil B. MATTHEWS b 1866 (4-1870), Fayette Co., IL, d 1948; m 26 Sep 1889, Fayette Co., IL, Nora Z. CASEY, (d/o John Jefferson CASEY and Rebecca Jane RUSH) b 1873, Fayette Co., IL, d 1959; both bur Little Hickory Cem., Fayette Co., IL; lvd Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, when census taken in 1910; at that time had two children who died in infancy

      Children:
      1. Willie MATTHEWS b 1897 (13-1910), IL, d July 1930; m Pansie M. COLE   [d/o Rainey McD. COLE and Sarah Elizabeth CARLOCK 8 (Martha A. Harris5, Thos. D.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 20 Mar 1896, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Jan 1970, bur Glendale Cem., Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL

    5. Elijah MATTHEWS b Feb 1870, Fayette Co., IL; m 20 Mar 1891, Fayette Co., IL, Emma GARLAND (d/o Nathaniel M. GARLAND and Laura Ann HARRISON) b 1872 (19-1891), Fayette Co., IL
    6. Arna MATTHEWS b 6 Sep 1877, Fayette Co., IL, d 11 Jan 1891


CHILDREN OF THOMAS G. MATTHEWS AND NANCY A. DAVIDSON
(Child #1 of Frances Hicks and George W. Matthews)

Thomas G. Matthews5 (Frances Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born February 25, 1860 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died January 25, 1923. He married Nancy Ann Davidson, daughter of Adley Davidson and Lucinda Spears, on August 12, 1880 in Montgomery County, Illinois. She was born April 5, 1862, and died October 9, 1947. They were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois. They were living in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois when the 1900 and 1910 censuses were taken. In 1900, Nancy had four children of whom two were living. In 1910, she had six children and three were living.

    Children:
    1. Oris B. MATTHEWS b Sep 1881, IL; m Pearl Sarina SUPPINGER (d/o Jesse SUPPINGER and Joicey P. SEARS) b May 1885, Montgomery Co., IL

      Children:
      1. Louie E. MATTHEWS b 1902 (8-1910), IL
      2. Lonie MATTHEWS b 1906 (4-1910), IL
      3. Florence N. MATTHEWS b 1908 (2-1910), IL

    2. (child) MATTHEWS d before 1900, IL
    3. (child) MATTHEWS d before 1900, IL
    4. Orpha B. MATTHEWS b Mar 1891, IL
    5. Otto MATTHEWS b 1902 (8-1910), IL
    6. (child) MATTHEWS d before 1910


CHILDREN OF JAMES R. MATTHEWS AND MARY L. SKEEN
(Child #2 Frances Hicks and George W. Matthews)

James R. "Gabe" Matthews5 (Frances Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born January 5, 1862 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died January 17, 1942. He married Mary Leona Skeen, daughter of William Skeen and Martha Robinson, on August 2, 1883 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born April 20, 1864 in Illinois, and died October 15, 1952. James and Mary were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. They were living in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois when the censuses were taken in 1900 and 1910.

    Children:
    1. Lora V. MATTHEWS b Jan 1886, IL
    2. Jenettie B. MATTHEWS b Feb 1888, IL
    3. Noi I. MATTHEWS b Feb 1890, IL
    4. George W. MATTHEWS b Nov 1892, IL
    5. Lora M. MATTHEWS b Jan 1895, IL
    6. Edgar F. MATTHEWS b Oct 1898, IL
    7. Maud MATTHEWS b 1902 (8-1910), IL
    8. Martha MATTHEWS b 1904 (6-1910), IL
    9. Ruth MATTHEWS b 1908 (2-1910), IL
    10. Kenneth MATTHEWS b 1908 (2-1910), IL


Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

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