Biography of Herman O. Matthews
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Matthews, Herman O., Keeseville, was born in Moorestown, Vt., and came to Keeseville about 1829 or 1830, where he went into the tin and barter business with his brother, and soon afterward went into the general mercantile business, in which he was very successful. He has also been supervisor and justice of the peace. In the great fire of 1882 Mr. Mathews had sixteen buildings destroyed. Was married in March 1846 to Robalina A. Sampson, daughter of Lester and Elizabeth (Van Tine) Sampson. Children three: Alice (now Mrs. Geo. H. Shattuck), Geo. W., and Fannie H., of Keeseville.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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