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Matthews Family
 
Contributed by Thomas Matthews 
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Luther Matthews

Lute was Collector for City of Erie in 1871 and possibly 1868-69.

Treasurer may be different position; don’t know if it was a City office or if he won in 1898.

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Luther Matthews is thought to be the man in the center
Cocking & Besse was a Clothing, Boots and Shoes Store


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1922 -- Erie Christian Church
Contributed by Thomas Matthews

My Grandfather and Aunt on the left, Great Grandmother Matthews in the dark dress,

Grandpa’s brother Tine and his daughter on the right.
They were from Chicago, my grandfather probably in Wisconsin.
 


Matthews Civil War Letters
Contributed by Thomas Matthews


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Siblings: Anson Matthews (Furniture Store owner & Undertaker in Erie), Lute Matthews, Carrie Matthews-Gridley


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1913 GAR Reunion in Savanna, Lute Matthews top row, 10th from left.

(Contact Tom Matthews -- tjmatt8@frontier.com -- if you need a larger photo)


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