Crews, Mathew John (1824 VA - c1880 IA)

Mathew John Crews

Crews, Mathew John


Father: Mathew Crews
Mother: Susannah Reeves

Birth: 25 Nov 1823, Halifax County, Virginia
Birth Source: Census and Gravestone Inscription, Platte River Cemetery

Death: 9 Jul 1897, Ringgold, Iowa
Death Source: Gravestone Inscription, Platte River Cemetery

Spouse1: Mary B. Banner, m. 7 Mar 1848, Stokes County, North Carolina


Children of Mathew John Crews and Mary Banner are:
  1. Alice Crews, b. 1848
  2. Albert L. Crews, b. 1850
  3. Rachel Crews, b. 1852
  4. Mary Crews, b. 1854
  5. Adelaide Crews, b. 1857
  6. Shubal Crews, b. 1860
  7. Martha Crews, b. 1863
  8. Walter Crews, b. 1865
  9. Catherine Crews, b. 1869
In Yadkin County, North Carolina, Mathew John Crews enlisted in Company B, North Carolina 21st Infantry Regiment on 12 May 1861.Mustered out on 26 Apr 1862, and transferred into Company A, North Carolina 1st Sharp Shooter Battalion of the CSA.

After Mathew returned from service in the Civil War, he moved with his family first to McLean, Illinois where they are recorded in the 1870 census and by 1880 they were found in Ringgold, Iowa. In the 1880 census Mathew was a widower with several of his youngest children still in his household.


1850 Census - Forsyth County, North Carolina
1860 Census - Belews Creek, Forsyth County, North Carolina
1870 Census - Allin, McLean County, Illinois
1880 Census - Grant, Ringgold County, Iowa
1885 - Iowa State Census, Ringgold County

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