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Sgt. Gideon Christian Matthews

Sgt. Gideon Christian Matthews

Male 1824 - 1863  (38 years)

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  • Name Gideon Christian Matthews 
    Title Sgt. 
    Born 24 Oct 1824 
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    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 1863  Battery Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 38 years 
    Buried Williston Cemetery, Williston, Barnwell County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Enlisted March 25, 1862 in Barnwell, South Carolina in the Confederate States Army. He was mustered in Company H, 2nd South Carolina Artillery.

      Killed during the Second Battle for Charleston Harbor, at Battery Wagner on Morris Island, Charleston County, South Carolina.
    Person ID I642  Wilson-Maynard Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2020 

    Father William F. Matthews,   b. 1802, Edgefield County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Christian,   b. 1800, Edgefield County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1824, Edgefield County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Family ID F650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Emily Rice,   b. 05 Oct 1832, Barnwell County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1915  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1847 
    Children 
     1. William Christian Matthews,   b. 1848,   d. 1903  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Henrietta Matthews,   b. 02 Feb 1859, Williston, Barnwell County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1901  (Age 42 years)
     3. Gideon Christian Matthews,   b. 1864, Barnwell County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1863 - Battery Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gideon Christian Matthews and wife Ann
    Gideon Christian Matthews and wife Ann