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Matilda English

Matilda English
b. About 1839, Indiana, to Jonathan E. (1801-1875) and Christiana (Coombs) (1806-aft. 1880) English
d. About 1883, Navarro County, Texas

m. 11 February 1857, Hendricks County, Indiana
James H. Sheets
b. 15 December 1833, Illinois
d. 27 September 1890, Navarro County, Texas

Children with James H. Sheets:

  • Ellen (b. abt. 1857)
  • John Franklin “Frank” (1858-1917)
  • Mollie (b. abt. 1864)
  • Samuel (b. abt. 1865)
  • Emma (b. abt. 1867)
  • Levi S. (1871-1937)
  • Ida M. (b. abt. 1871)
  • Malinda (b. abt. 1874)
  • William W. (b. abt. 1875)
  • Samuel (1882-1882)

Matilda’s family settled in Hendricks County, Indiana, shortly before her birth, having moved from Cumberland County, New Jersey. Matilda and her husband moved to Navarro County, Texas, between 1875 and 1880.

Some of Matilda’s children moved back to the Hendricks County, Indiana, area as adults.

Submitted by:
Meredith Thompson
Avon IN
E-mail: mere@augustmoondesign.com