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Descendants of Kemp Mathews

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Descendants of Kemp Mathews
Submitted by Patricia H. London   trishahen@earthlink.net

Generation No. 1

1.  KEMP1 MATHEWS was born 1814 in Mecklenburg County , Virginia.  He married MARGARET.

Children of KEMP MATHEWS and MARGARET are:
    i.  CATHERINE (KATE)2 MATHEWS, b. 1848.
2.  ii. JAMES HENRY MATHEWS, b. October 1849, Meckleburg County, Virginia; d. Granville County, NC.


Generation No. 2

2.  JAMES HENRY2 MATHEWS (KEMP1) was born October 1849 in Meckleburg County, Virginia, and died in
Granville County, NC.  He married CORNELIA MOORE in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Notes for JAMES HENRY MATHEWS:
There is a listing for a James Mathews born in Granville County, NC where he resided as a farmer proir to
enlisting in Granville County CSA at age 28, on February 25, 1862. He werved in the 44th regiment North
Carolina Infantry Private, Company A.  He was present and accounted for in the CSA until wounded in the
left arm at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia June 1-2, 1864. His left arm was amputated and he was
discharged on December 29,1864.  He applied for a pension.

Children of JAMES MATHEWS and CORNELIA MOORE are:
    i.  ELUDA3 MATHEWS, b. 1870.
3.  ii. JOHN HENRY MATHEWS, b. January 28, 1871, North Carolina; d. May 19, 1952, Henderson, North
Carolina  Vance County.
    iii.    GOODRICH WILSON MATHEWS, b. November 17, 1874; d. October 24, 1949; m. ELLEN MOORE.
    iv. MARGARET MATHEWS, b. 1875.
    v.  CATHERINE MATHEWS, b. 1877.
    vi. MARY MATHEWS, b. 1880.


Generation No. 3

3.  JOHN HENRY3 MATHEWS (JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born January 28, 1871 in North Carolina, and
died May 19, 1952 in Henderson, North Carolina  Vance County.  He married (1) M.E. WILLIAMSON.  He
married (2) SALLIE LYNCH GOLD 1900 in North Carolina, daughter of JOHN GOLD and MARTHA RAMSEY.

Notes for JOHN HENRY MATHEWS:
John Henry Mattthews was 1st married to a Ms. Williamson. They had 2 children, Roger and Kemp. Then
he married Sallie Lynch Gould. Sallie Lynch Gould had been married to Henry Henderson and had one
child Flora Henderson.

Notes for SALLIE LYNCH GOLD:
Sallie Lynch Gould was the 2nd wife of John Henry Matthews. He had 2 children from his first wife, Kemp
and Roger. His first wife, Ms Williamson died and he married Sally Lynch Gould , who had been married
previously married to Henry Lewis Henderson and had 1 child, Flora Lee Henderson. Henry Lewis
Henderson was the son of Sarah Elizabeth Nethery and James Lewis Henderson.  After Sallie and John
Matthews married all of the children lived with Sally and John.

Children of JOHN MATHEWS and M.E. WILLIAMSON are:
4.  i.  ROGER4 MATHEWS, b. 1891, North Carolina.
5.  ii. KEMP MATHEWS, b. 1894, Vance County North Carolina.

Children of JOHN MATHEWS and SALLIE GOLD are:
6.  iii.    SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, b. September 27, 1901, North Carolina; d. October 31, 1962,
Henderson, NC.
7.  iv. JOHN JUNIOUS MATHEWS, b. 1904, Boyton, Virginia; d. February 07, 1967, Vance County North
Carolina.
    v.  LOUIS MATHEWS, b. 1906; d. 1910.
    vi. FRANK MATHEWS, b. 1909; d. 1910.
    vii.    ALICE MATHEWS, b. 1912.
    viii.   ROSE MATHEWS, b. March 03, 1917, Vance County North Carolina; d. Henderson, NC; m. EARL
DISE, North Carolina.

Notes for ROSE MATHEWS:
Rose died of cancer. She was married to Earl Dise and they had no children.


Generation No. 4

4.  ROGER4 MATHEWS (JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born 1891 in North Carolina.  He
married SUSIE SHORT.

Children of ROGER MATHEWS and SUSIE SHORT are:
    i.  FRANKIE5 MATHEWS.
    ii. LUCILLE MATHEWS.
    iii.    MARY EMMA MATHEWS.
    iv. RUBY MATHEWS.

5.  KEMP4 MATHEWS (JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born 1894 in Vance County North
Carolina.  He married ESTELLE.

Child of KEMP MATHEWS and ESTELLE is:
8.  i.  JOHN E.5 MATHEWS, b. January 01, 1923, Vance County North Carolina.

6.  SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS (JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born September 27, 1901 in
North Carolina, and died October 31, 1962 in Henderson, NC.  She married GEORGE HENRY HENDERSON
Unknown in North Carolina, son of GEORGE HENDERSON and ROSA PHILLIPS.

Notes for SALLIE VIRGINIA MATHEWS:
Sallie Henderson died of ovarian cancer in 1962. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Children of SALLIE MATHEWS and GEORGE HENDERSON are:
    i.  JUNIUS EDWARD5 HENDERSON, b. May 30, 1924, Townsville,NC; d. November 12, 1973, Oxford,
NC; m. NONE.

Notes for JUNIUS EDWARD HENDERSON:
Uncle Junnie was a bachelor who lived with his parents until they both died. He and his brother James
had a company together called Henderson Brothers. They had an egg farm and worked together all of
their lives.  He lived across the street from Gladys and James all of his life, farmed side by side with
them, ate most days with them , taught all of their children to drive and always had time to listen. He
died of Cancer and left a void that we all still feel today.


More About JUNIUS EDWARD HENDERSON:
Burial: Henderson, NC
Social Security Number: 244-26-7404

9.  ii. JAMES HENRY HENDERSON, b. January 29, 1927, Townsville, North Carolina.
10. iii.    DOROTHY ESTELLE HENDERSON, b. October 1929, Vance County, NC.

7.  JOHN JUNIOUS4 MATHEWS (JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born 1904 in Boyton, Virginia,
and died February 07, 1967 in Vance County North Carolina.  He married VIRGINIA RIGGAN August 12,
1950 in Townsville, North Carolina.

Notes for VIRGINIA RIGGAN:
Virginia was known to everyone as Virgie, or Aunt Virgie. She made the best chocolate pie in the world,
and I don't even like chocolate!

Children of JOHN MATHEWS and VIRGINIA RIGGAN are:
11. i.  VIRGINIA5 MATHEWS, b. March 24, 1931, Townsville,NC.
12. ii. MARGARET MATHEWS, b. August 01, 1933, Vance County North Carolina.
13. iii.    EDNA MATHEWS, b. February 09, 1936, Townsville,NC.
14. iv. WILLIAM MATHEWS, b. May 05, 1939, vance County North Carolina.
15. v.  ROSE MATHEWS, b. April 08, 1948, Vance County North Carolina.


Generation No. 5

8.  JOHN E.5 MATHEWS (KEMP4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born January 01, 1923 in Vance
County North Carolina.  He married MARY FLORENCE HOUGHTALIN.

Child of JOHN MATHEWS and MARY HOUGHTALIN is:
    i.  JOHN E.6 MATTHEWS,JR.

9.  JAMES HENRY5 HENDERSON (SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was
born January 29, 1927 in Townsville, North Carolina.  He married GLADYS MARION WADE March 01,
1958 in Mamers, North Carolina, daughter of MALCOM WADE and LULA MORRISON.

Notes for JAMES HENRY HENDERSON:
James and Junnie lived with their parents all of their lives, farming and working together. James went to
war during WWII and was at Dachau a few days after it was liberated. When he returned home he returned
to farming and working  at Rose Gin Supply Co. in Henderson, NC.
In 1957 there was a blight on the tobacco farming in  Granville County. George's- Grandaddy Henderson-
brother Eddie and his wife Cora Ann were living in Harnett County. Eddie talked Grandaddy into leasing
the Mitchell Farm in Harnett County and moving  down to farm, letting the fields in Granville County rest.
They all moved to Harnett County to farm for 2 years. Granny Henderson became ill and Uncle Junnie and
Daddy accompanied her to the office of  Dr. Wiliford. There was a nurse in the office , Gladys, who was
promptly asked to lunch by the handsome James. They soon married and she moved to Oxford with her
new family. The Henderson family, George, Sallie, Junnie, and James were all wonderful people who made
Gladys a part of their lives immediately.


Marriage Notes for JAMES HENDERSON and GLADYS WADE:
Gladys and James were married at the Methodist Parsonage in Mamers, North Carolina on March 1,1958.


Children of JAMES HENDERSON and GLADYS WADE are:
16. i.  JAMES BRYANT6 HENDERSON, b. January 17, 1951, Dunn, North Carolina, Harnett County.
17. ii. PATRICIA LEIGH HENDERSON, b. April 10, 1952, Dunn, North Carolina, Harnett County.
18. iii.    GEORGE EDWARD HENDERSON, b. September 19, 1960, Henderson, NC, Vance County.

10.  DOROTHY ESTELLE5 HENDERSON (SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1)
was born October 1929 in Vance County, NC.  She married RENNO COTTEN in Vance County, North
Carolina.

Children of DOROTHY HENDERSON and RENNO COTTEN are:
19. i.  RHONDA6 COTTEN, b. 1957, Fuquay Varina, Wake County, NC.
    ii. NANCY COTTEN, b. May 04, 1964, Fuquay Varina, NC; d. September 1982, Fuquay Varina, NC.

Notes for NANCY COTTEN:
Nancy was coming home from college when she heard a noise. She stopped by the side of the road. She
was seen by people passing by and told them that  she thought she had a flat tire as she heard a noise,
but she didn't have a flat. She got back into her car and approximately 1-2 miles down the road, the car
ran off the road and flipped killing her instantly. It was later thought that the steering mechanism had
snapped in her  Pinto.



11.  VIRGINIA5 MATHEWS (JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born March 24, 1931
in Townsville,NC.  She married RUFUS FISHER,JR August 12, 1950 in Townsville, North Carolina.

Children of VIRGINIA MATHEWS and RUFUS FISHER are:
20. i.  CARL6 FISHER, b. April 18, 1953, Henderson, NC.
    ii. MICHAEL FISHER, b. January 13, 1956, Henderson, NC.

12.  MARGARET5 MATHEWS (JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born August 01,
1933 in Vance County North Carolina.  She married WILLIAM ROBERT MORGAN November 07, 1953 in
Warren County.

Children of MARGARET MATHEWS and WILLIAM MORGAN are:
21. i.  ROBERT WAYNE6 MORGAN, b. May 10, 1959, Vance County North Carolina.
22. ii. GLENN JUNIUS MORGAN, b. September 05, 1961, Vance County North Carolina.

13.  EDNA5 MATHEWS (JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born February 09, 1936
in Townsville,NC.  She married ROY TALLEY.

Children of EDNA MATHEWS and ROY TALLEY are:
    i.  ANDREA LEAH6 TALLEY, b. 1961.
    ii. SUMMER LYNN TALLEY, b. 1963, Vance County North Carolina; m. MR. BALBONI.
    iii.    AMY LYNN TALLEY, b. 1973, Townsville,NC; m. JAMISON MICHAEL COOPER.

14.  WILLIAM5 MATHEWS (JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born May 05, 1939
in vance County North Carolina.  He married JOYCE MARIE LONGMIRE June 12, 1960 in Vance County,
North Carolina, daughter of WILLIAM LONGMIRE and ELLA FOSTER.

Children of WILLIAM MATHEWS and JOYCE LONGMIRE are:
23. i.  WILLIAM ARNOLD6 MATTHEWS, b. November 15, 1963, Vance County North Carolina.
24. ii. DONNA JOYCE MATTHEWS, b. May 04, 1966, Vance County North Carolina.

15.  ROSE5 MATHEWS (JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born April 08, 1948 in
Vance County North Carolina.  She married (1) L.B. O'NEAL.  She married (2) RALPH WESTER July 05,
1985 in South Carolina.

Notes for ROSE MATHEWS:
Rose was 1st married to Mr. O'Neal, who is the father of her 2 children. She was divorced and married Mr.
Wester.

Children of ROSE MATHEWS and RALPH WESTER are:
    i.  DENISE ROSE6 O'NEAL, b. August 09, 1972, Vance County North Carolina; m. THOMAS JOSEPH
DANIEL, South Carolina.
    ii. CLIFTON LLOYD O'NEAL, b. March 22, 1979, Vance County North Carolina.


Generation No. 6

16.  JAMES BRYANT6 HENDERSON (JAMES HENRY5, SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES
HENRY2, KEMP1) was born January 17, 1951 in Dunn, North Carolina, Harnett County.  He married (1)
RHONDA JEAN CAIN July 01, 1972 in Sanford, North Carolina, daughter of LEONARD CAIN and JUDITH
MCLEMORE.  He married (2) ANGELA FERTITTA September 1986 in Oxford, North Carolina.

Notes for ANGELA FERTITTA:
Angela was previously married and divorced. She met Bryant when she was looking for someone to babysit
her infant. She was single and needed someone to watch Nicole from the time the day care closed until she
got off work. Bryant was single with 2 children, James and Tracie. Byrant got off work in time to pick up
the children from daycare before they closed. He agreed to babysit Nicole (approx. 8 months old at that
time) after day care ended until Angie could pick her up in trade for  an occasional Saturday off to go
fishing. He had been a single parent for 5 years.
Bryant and Angie were divorced and Michelle continued to live with Bryant. One of the most difficult parts
of the divorce was that Nicole could not continue to live with Bryant. He had been her father since she was
8 months old and he felt that he was loosing his child.

Children of JAMES HENDERSON and RHONDA CAIN are:
    i.  JAMES EARL7 HENDERSON, b. January 12, 1979.
    ii. TRACIE LEIGH HENDERSON, b. April 10, 1980.

Children of JAMES HENDERSON and ANGELA FERTITTA are:
    iii.    NICOLE JUDITH7 HENDERSON, b. March 11, 1982.
    iv. MICHELLE WADE HENDERSON, b. November 30, 1990.

17.  PATRICIA LEIGH6 HENDERSON (JAMES HENRY5, SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES
HENRY2, KEMP1) was born April 10, 1952 in Dunn, North Carolina, Harnett County.  She married JAMES
THOMAS LONDON August 13, 1989 in Kapalua Maui Hawaii, son of JAMES SCHMUCK and REGINA
NOONAN.

Children of PATRICIA HENDERSON and JAMES LONDON are:
    i.  JAMES T. LONDON7 JR, b. October 22, 1968.
    ii. SARA ELIZABETH LONDON, b. July 22, 1970.
    iii.    CATHERINE ALICIA LONDON, b. June 10, 1975.

18.  GEORGE EDWARD6 HENDERSON (JAMES HENRY5, SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES
HENRY2, KEMP1) was born September 19, 1960 in Henderson, NC, Vance County.  He married CYNTHIA
LONGMIRE in Oxford, North Carolina.

Children of GEORGE HENDERSON and CYNTHIA LONGMIRE are:
    i.  CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM7 HENDERSON, b. May 27, 1981.
    ii. JENNIFER NICOLE HENDERSON, b. December 18, 1983.
    iii.    PATRICIA MARIE HENDERSON, b. December 18, 1983.

19.  RHONDA6 COTTEN (DOROTHY ESTELLE5 HENDERSON, SALLIE VIRGINIA4 MATHEWS, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES
HENRY2, KEMP1) was born 1957 in Fuquay Varina, Wake County, NC.  She married ROBERT UNION
O'NEAL III in North Carolina.

Children of RHONDA COTTEN and ROBERT O'NEAL are:
    i.  RENNO ALEXANDER7 O'NEAL, b. March 19, 1989.
    ii. MARTALEIGH COTTEN O'NEAL, b. March 18, 1995.

20.  CARL6 FISHER (VIRGINIA5 MATHEWS, JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2, KEMP1) was born
April 18, 1953 in Henderson, NC.  He married BONNIE TWISDALE July 31, 1971 in Henderson, NC.

Children of CARL FISHER and BONNIE TWISDALE are:
25. i.  KEVIN ANDREW7 FISHER, b. February 03, 1972, Vance County North Carolina.
    ii. JODI FISHER, b. September 12, 1976, Vance County North Carolina; m. EDWARD ALLAN PULLEY,
March 29, 1997, Vance County, North Carolina.

21.  ROBERT WAYNE6 MORGAN (MARGARET5 MATHEWS, JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2,
KEMP1) was born May 10, 1959 in Vance County North Carolina.  He married ANNA DEAL February 20,
1982 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Children of ROBERT MORGAN and ANNA DEAL are:
    i.  CATHERINE7 MORGAN, b. January 18, 1987.
    ii. WILLIAM ROBERT MORGAN II, b. September 28, 1989.

22.  GLENN JUNIUS6 MORGAN (MARGARET5 MATHEWS, JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2,
KEMP1) was born September 05, 1961 in Vance County North Carolina.  He married PATRICIA BROWN July
14, 1990 in Vance County, North Carolina, daughter of PATRICK BROWN and LOUISE BROWN.

Children of GLENN MORGAN and PATRICIA BROWN are:
    i.  OLIVIA JADE7 MORGAN, b. February 01, 1992, Virginia Beach, Va..
    ii. ABIGAIL CELESTE MORGAN, b. August 01, 1996, Idaho Falls, Idaho Bonneville Co..

23.  WILLIAM ARNOLD6 MATTHEWS (WILLIAM5 MATHEWS, JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2,
KEMP1) was born November 15, 1963 in Vance County North Carolina.  He married MARIELLA BRACK
September 07, 1990 in Vance County, North Carolina.

Children of WILLIAM MATTHEWS and MARIELLA BRACK are:
    i.  WILLIAM ARNOLD7 MATTHEWS,JR, b. January 10, 1991.
    ii. GABRIELLA VINCENZA GRAY MATTHEWS, b. November 30, 1994.

24.  DONNA JOYCE6 MATTHEWS (WILLIAM5 MATHEWS, JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2,
KEMP1) was born May 04, 1966 in Vance County North Carolina.  She married AMGAD MONES SAAD April
04, 1994 in Wake County, North Carolina.

Child of DONNA MATTHEWS and AMGAD SAAD is:
    i.  SUNNIE JOYCE7 SAAD, b. June 30, 1997.


Generation No. 7

25.  KEVIN ANDREW7 FISHER (CARL6, VIRGINIA5 MATHEWS, JOHN JUNIOUS4, JOHN HENRY3, JAMES HENRY2,
KEMP1) was born February 03, 1972 in Vance County North Carolina.  He married MELISSA SILLS June 07,
1995 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Child of KEVIN FISHER and MELISSA SILLS is:
    i.  KALEB ANDREW8 FISHER, b. October 29, 1996.