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MATTHEWS and FONGER
FAMILY CONNECTIONS

JOHN MATTHEWS2

M3. JOHN MATTHEWS2 was born unknown and died circa 1799 in the vicinity of Hainesburg, Sussex (now Warren) County, New Jersey. He married (F8.) ELIZABETH FONGER3, (Philip Fonger, Sr.2, Unknown Fonger1), the daughter of Philip Fonger of Knowlton Township, Sussex (now Warren) County, New Jersey. She was born unknown and died circa 1810 in the vicinity of Sodom (now Hainesburg), Knowlton Township, Sussex (now Warren) County, New Jersey (Kern 1938).

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CHILDREN OF JOHN MATTHEWS AND ELIZABETH FONGER:

M6. (i.) EUPHEMIA MATTHEWS3, was born 2 March 1796 and died 20 February 1885 in West Auburn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. She married Isaac Smith. He was born 1 August 1791 and died 25 June 1873 (Kern 1938). Children of Euphemia Matthews and Isaac Smith:

M16. (i.) JOHN SMITH4, was born 14 February 1814 and died 17 April 1879 in West Auburn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. He worked in the timber industry in the Hainesburg area of Knowlton Township, Warren County, New Jersey. John married first, Sarah Kitchen, and second Eliza Miles (Kern 1938).

M17. (ii.) ARCHIBALD SMITH4, was born and died unknown (Kern 1938).

M18. (iii.) ANN SMITH4, was born and died unknown. She married Leeds Swisher (Kern 1938).

M19. (iv.) ELIZABETH SMITH4, was born and died unknown. She married John Knowles (Kern 1938).

M20. (v.) CAROLINE SMITH4, was born and died unknown. She married John Garrison (Kern 1938).

M21. (vi.) DANIEL SMITH4, was born and died unknown. According to Kern (1938), he was shot during the Civil War. It is unclear in the Kern manuscript if this means that Daniel was a soldier in the war, or if his wound was fatal.

M22. (vii.) CATHERINE SMITH4, was born 21 August 1831 and died unknown. She married Ryerson Cool. She is buried in West Auburn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (Kern 1938). Child of Catherine Smith and Ryerson Cool:

M25. (i.) IRENE COOL5, was born and died unknown. She married Unknown LaFrance (Kern 1938).

M23. (viii.) LEVINA SMITH4, was born and died unknown. She married George Wagner (Kern 1938). Child of Levina Smith and George Wagner:

M26. (i.) IDA WAGNER5, was born and died unknown. She married Unknown Swisher (Kern 1938).

M24. (ix.) CALVIN SMITH4, was born unknown and died 1914. He never married (Kern 1938).

M7. (ii.) CATHERINE MATTHEWS 3, was born was born 23 December 1799 in New Jersey, although the age on the tombstone gives the date as 21 December 1800. She died on 22 March 1877. She married on 21 July 1819 in Warren County, New Jersey, Isaac Read, III, the son of John Read and Elizabeth Ogden. He was born 1 May 1798 in Sussex (now Warren) County, New Jersey; died 4 August 1865 in Warren County, New Jersey. They are buried in Hainesburg, Knowlton Township, Warren County, New Jersey. To view their children use the link provided with either Catherine or Isaac's name.

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REFERENCES

SECONDARY

Kern, William MacKellar

1938 Kern and Ogden ancestors. Also allied families of Lanterman, Read, Crisman, etc. Manuscript
on file, New York City Public Library.

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