Rufus Evans Matthews

Rufus Evans Matthews
February 13, 1842 – May 25, 1910

Alternate Spelling: R. E. Mathews, Rufus Matthews, Rufus Mathews, Ruffus E. Mathis, Rufus Matthis, Rufus E. Matthews, Rufus E. Mathews
1860 Residence: Owensville, Sampson County, NC

Rufus Evans Matthews

Rufus Evans Matthews

Military Record
June 10, 1861 – Enlisted at Sampson County, NC
20th North Carolina Regiment, Company I
Rank:  Private
June 27, 1862 – Wounded in the right side at Gaines Mill, VA
July 1, 1863 – Captured at Gettysburg, PA
Confined at Fort Delaware, DE
October 15-18, 1863 – Transferred to Point Lookout, MD
February 18, 1865 – Paroled at Point Lookout, MD
February 20-21, 1865 – Received for exchange at Cox’s Wharf, James River, VAFebruary 28, 1865 – Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged Prisoners at Camp Lee, VA

Parents
Frederic J. Matthews 1800 – 1890
Mary Jackson 1816 – 1877

Siblings
Blackman Mathews 1837 – 1919        10th NC Co D
Cherry Matilda Matthews 1839 – 1910
Joel Matthews 1840
Chellie Matthews 1843 – 1882
Mary Jane Matthews 1847 – 1897
Kenyon Matthews 1849 – 1924
Wiley B. Mathis 1850 – 1912
Adolphus Matthews 1851 – 1922
James Thomas Lee Matthews 1854 – 1911
Marshall Love Matthews 1859 – 1937

Wife
Apsillie Lewis 1844 – 1888

Children
Alfred Iverson Matthews 1866 – 1950
Louana Mathews 1868 – 1937
Edmond B. Matthews 1871 – 1933
Rowena Matthews 1875 – 1934
Anson D. Matthews 1875 – 1958
O. C. Matthews 1880 – 1939
Honnester Lela Mathews 1884 – 1943

Burial
Maxwell Cemetery
Sampson County, NC