Joseph Matthews

M, (circa 1851 - )
Father-Biological*James Matthew b. c 1813
Mother-Biological*Amelia Gates b. c 1823
Family Lines
Whelpley Line
Last Edited=15 May 2023
     Joseph Matthews was born circa 1851 at Canada.1,2 He was the son of James Matthew and Amelia Gates. Joseph Matthews immigrated before 1870 to the United States.1 Heappeared on the US Census of 1870 in the household of James Matthew and Amelia Gates at Montpelier, Vermont.1 According to the Federal Census in 1870, Joseph was a day laborer.1

Joseph Matthews married Eliza Pareau, daughter of Joseph Pareau and Esther Salvis, on 16 May 1871 at Montpelier, Vermont. On the marriage record her surname is spelt Paro.3 Joseph and Eliza appeared on the US Census of 1880 at Montpelier, Vermont.2 Joseph was a laborer in the 1880 Census in 1880.2

Children of Joseph Matthews and Jane Elisabeth Pareau


  1. Census Bureau. 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Operations, 2009.
  2. Census Bureau. 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Lehi, Utah: Operations, 2010.
  3. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908. Provo, Utah: Operations, 2013.