John O. Matthews

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John O. Matthews
John O. Matthews - stipple portrait.jpg
Newspaper portrait of Matthews
Born 20 November 1817(1817-11-20)
Baltimore, Maryland
Died 18 February 1897 (79) [1]
Pennsylvania
Burial Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Affiliations Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain
Known for Founder, AOKMC
Spouse(s) Mary E. [Holcomb] (d. 1891)

John O. Matthews (November 20, 1817 - February 18, 1897) was an American locomotive engineer and fraternalist, hailed as founder of the Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain.

References

  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2J-Y45H : 13 December 2015), John O. Matthews, 1897; Burial, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Charles Evans Cemetery; citing record ID 67845274, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.