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Rhoda Carroll Matthews was born 16 March 1818 in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States to James Carroll (1765-1834) and Rhoda Stephenson (1777-1861) and died 12 May 1896 in Pima, Graham County, Arizona, United States of unspecified causes. She married Joseph Lazarus Matthews (1809-1886) 14 July 1832 in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States.


Willard Richards 1848 Pioneer Company

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Numbered amoung the participants in the Willard Richards 1848 Pioneer Company, a early Mormon pioneer wagon train that left with about 526 individuals when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. This company was divided into two sections, Willard Richards (1804-1854) section and Amasa Lyman Section. The Lyman section left the outfitting post on 1 July and the Richards section left on 3 July. Members of the company arrived in Salt Lake City from 10-19 October 1848.

The Matthews family followed John Brown (1820-1896) and William Crosby (1808-1880) and a small group of Mississippi Saints upto Winters Quarters where they joined this caravan.



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Offspring of Joseph Lazarus Matthews and Rhoda Carroll (1818-1896)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mahalia Ann Rebecca Matthews (1833-1916) 30 April 1833 Neshaba, Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States 14 March 1916 Santaquin, Utah County, Utah, United States John Daniel Holladay (1826-1909)

George Augustus Matthews (1835-1835) 8 May 1835 Neshaba, Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States September 1835 Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States
Julia Antoinette Matthews (1836-1913) 18 September 1836 Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States 5 January 1913 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States Archibald Sullivan (1818-1898)

Ann Holton Matthews (1838-1923) 15 December 1838 Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States 10 January 1923 Pima, Graham County, Arizona, United States Francis Marion Perkins (1833-1857)
Thomas Wiley Middleton Holladay (1836-1921)

Anson Matthews (1840-1840) 1840 Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States 1840 Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States
Joseph Lazarus Matthews (1850-1904) 11 June 1850 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 3 December 1904 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States Alice Johnson (1858-1958)

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