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County History
Mathews County was established out of a part of Gloucester County in 1791.  It's named after Brigadier General Thomas Mathews, the Speaker of the House of Delegates of the General Assembly of Virginia.


Online Data


Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Newspaper Data


School Records

Wills/Probate Records

County Updates
Sept 2014
Montague Bio

Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

Sept 2013
Lane Bio

Nov 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - Piankitank District
1890 Veteran's Census - Unnamed
1890 Veteran's Census - Westville District


Jun 2012
Bayse - Carter Marriage
Shreve - Shepard Marriage

May 2012
WWII Honor List of Dead and Missing

Apr 2012
Cemetery List

Dec 2011
Colonel John B. Cary Biography



Surrounding Counties

| Northampton | Middlesex | Gloucester |


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