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      The Descendants of William Minter Mathis

 

 First Generation

1.  William Minter Mathis was born about 1807 in North Carolina.  He died on 24 Sep
1887 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia about age 79.  He was buried at
Minter Mathis Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.

William married Elizabeth Davis, daughter of Milton Davis and Rebecca Burnett,
on 9 Aug 1835 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  Elizabeth was
born about 1815 in South Carolina.

Children from this marriage were:

2    M     i.

 James Matthews was born 1 May 1836 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died

   2 Mar 1910 in Floyd County, Georgia.  He is buried at Morrow Cemetery in Floyd County, Georgia.
   
   James married Frances Kell.  Frances was born Jun 1852 in Georgia.
   
3    M    ii.  John Erwin Mathis was born about 1 Apr 1838 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died 9 Feb 1888
   in Dekalb County, Alabama.  He is buried at Bailey's Chapel in Dekalb County, Alabama.
   
 

 John married Rhoda A. Evans on 25 Feb 1866 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.   Rhoda was born

   10 May 1848 in Georgia.  She died 15 Nov 1898 in Chattooga County, Georgia.  She is buried in Trion
   Cemetery in Chattooga County, Georgia.
   
4    F    iv.

 Rebecca Ann Mathis was born in 1840 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died

   15 Jan 1891 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 51.  She is buried at New Liberty Baptist
   Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Rebecca married William Roland Bearden.  Roland was born in 1837.  He died in 15 Aug 1897
   in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 60.  He is buried at New Liberty Baptist Church in
   Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
5    M    v.

 William Fletcher Matthews was born 4 Mar 1842 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died

   7 Dec 1927 in Bartow County, Georgia.  He is buried at Cassville Cemetery in Bartow
   County, Georgia.
   
   William married Amanda Davis.  Amanda was born Aug 1841 in North Carolina.
   
6    F   vi.  Frances Elizabeth Mathis was born in May 1844 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died in
   16 Sep 1923 at age 79.  She was buried at New Liberty Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Frances married John Lumpkin Stover.  John was born 23 Sep 1838 in Georgia.  He died in
   12 Mar 1927 at age 88.  He was buried at New Liberty Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
7    F   vii.

 Mary Mathis was born about 1846.  She died Sep 1912 in Dekalb County, Alabama.  She is buried

   at Robertson Methodist Chapel in Dekalb County, Alabama.
   
   Mary married William L. Griffith.  William was born in 1842 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died in
   1881 in Dekalb County, Alabama.  He is buried at Robertson Methodist Chapel in Dekalb County,
   Alabama.
   
   Mary next married W. J. Bell on 26 Feb 1884 in Dekalb County, Alabama.
   
8    M  viii.

 Milton C. Mathis was born 5 Dec 1848 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.

   
 9    M    ix.  Sarah J. Mathis was born 5 May 1850 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 10 Jan 1922 in
   Baldwin County, Georgia.
   
     10     M   ix.
 Robert Daniel Mathis was born on 15 Aug 1852 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on
 

 20 Jan 1924 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 71.  He is buried at New Liberty Church

 

 Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Second Generation

10.   Robert Daniel Mathis was born on 15 Aug 1852
in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 20 Jan 1924 in Ellijay, 
Gilmer County, Georgia at age 71.  He is buried at New Liberty
Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia. 

Robert married Sarah E. Garrett, daughter of Robert Garrett and 
Nancy Emeline Brookshire, on 17 Aug 1873 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  Sarah was
born 11 Jan 1856 in Georgia.  She died 23 Feb 1933 at age 77.  She is buried at
New Liberty Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

11   F       xi.

 Mary A. Mathis was born 31 Aug 1874 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.

   
12   M      xii.

 William Fletcher Mathis was born in 7 Apr 1876 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on

   3 Nov 1948 in Paulding County, Georgia.  He is buried at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in
   Paulding County, Georgia.
   
   William Fletcher married Martha _________.  Martha was born on 14 Dec 1889 in
   Georgia.  She died 20 Sep 1937 in Fulton County, Georgia.  She is buried at Mt. Olivet
   Baptist Church in Paulding County, Georgia.
   
13   M     xiii.  James Quill Mathis was born in 1 Feb 1878 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on
   12 Jul 1964 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia at age 86.  He is buried at New Liberty
   Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   James married Lizzie Stover on 11 Oct 1900 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  Lizzie was
   born 7 Jan 1878.  She died 6 Dec 1968 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 90.  She was buried
   in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
14   F    xiv.  Rosalie Mathis was born in 29 May 1880 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died
   13 Mar 1963 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  She is buried at Tickanteley Baptist Church Cemetery
   in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Rosalie married James Henry Merida Weaver on 9 Dec 1900 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia. 
   Merida Weaver was born 30 Sep 1865.  He died 22 Apr 1949 in Gilmer County,  
   Georgia.  He is Buried at Tickanteley Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
15   M    xv.  Barney Monroe Mathis was born on 9 Jan 1883 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died
   25 Nov 1967 in Murray County, Georgia at age 84.
   
   Barney married Lizzie Long on 2 Aug 1903 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Lizzie was born
   Apr 1887 in Georgia.  Her date of death is unknown.
   
16   F    xvi.  Mandy Mathis was born on 27 Nov 1886 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died
   19 Jan 1976 in Union County, Georgia at age 89.  She is buried at New Liberty Baptist
   Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Mandy married Jacob Wheeler Stover on 28 Dec 1902 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.
   Wheeler was born 4 Dec 1880 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died 12 Aug 1969 in Gilmer
   County, Georgia at age 88.  He is buried at New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer
   County, Georgia.
   
17   F   xvii.  Webster Mathis was born on 27 Nov 1886 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died in
   childhood and is buried New Liberty Baptist Church in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
18   F   xviii.  Josie Mathis was born in 16 Feb 1890 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 4 Nov 1956
 in Gilmer County, Georgia at age 66   She is buried at Pisgah Church of Christ Cemetery in
   Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Josie married John Everett Burnett on 1 Mar 1908 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  John was
   born 28 May 1886 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 1 Jun 1975 in Gilmer County,
   Georgia at age 89.  She is buried at Pisgah Church of Christ Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
19   F   ixx.  Roxie Mathis was born in 9 Feb 1896 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died 23 Aug 1968
   at age 72.  She is buried at New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
   Roxie married Joseph Lester Ellis on 20 Dec 1914 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  Lester was
   born on 18 Feb 1895 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died 16 Aug 1983 in Fannin County, Georgia
   at age 88.  He is buried at New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County, Georgia.
   
     20   F    xx.  
 Carrie Etta Mathews was born on 7 Sep 1898 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  She died on
   15 Feb 1987 in Cobb County, Georgia at age 88.  She was buried at Shiloh Methodist Church
   Cemetery in Cobb County, Georgia.

Third Generation

20.
  Carrie Etta Mathews was born on 7 Sep 1898 in Ellijay, Gilmer County,
Georgia.  She died on 15 Feb 1987 in Cobb County, Georgia at age 88.  She was
buried at Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery in Cobb County, Georgia.

Carrie married Harley Maxwell Bates,
son of John James Bates and Rutha
Elizabeth Stover, on 9 Sep 1917 in Gilmer County, Georgia.  Harley was
born on 28 Aug 1896 in Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.  He died on 25 Dec
1989 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia at age 93.  He was buried at 
Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery in Cobb County, Georgia.  The cause of his
death was Cancer in the Esophagus.

 

 

                 
 

               


 

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