17 Oct 1742 - ____
Father: Selah STRONG Jr
- BIRTH: 17 Oct 1742, Brookhaven, Suffolk, Long Island, NY
Mother: Hannah WOODHULL
: James MATTHEWS
- MARRIAGE: 18 Feb 1762, NY
- Vincent MATTHEWS
- Selah MATTHEWS
- +Bridget MATTHEWS
- Peter MATTHEWS
- James MATTHEWS
- Fletcher MATTHEWS
- Nathaniel Strong MATTHEWS
- Catherine MATTHEWS
- Sarah MATTHEWS
- Julia (Juliana) MATTHEWS
- Hannah MATTHEWS
- Elizabeth MATTHEWS
_Thomas STRONG ______+
_Selah STRONG _______|
| |_Rachel HOLTON ______+
_Selah STRONG Jr__|
| | _Thomas TERRY _______
| |_Abigail TERRY ______|
| |_Eliza ______________
| _Richard WOODHULL ___+
| _Nathaniel WOODHULL _|
| | |_Temperance TOPPING _+
|_Hannah WOODHULL _|
| _Richard SMITH ______+
|_Sarah SMITH ________|
|_Hannah TOOKER ______+
"Genealogy of the Matthews Family"
Previously unpublished, undated family memoir
William Fletcher Lowe
Hannah was from a "prominent Connecticut family".
Jesse Smith Lowe, Highland Park, IL (1933)
Blanche Beal Lowe, Newark, OH (1966)
For details of the Strong famlily, see:
Strong Family Association of America
Province of New York - Marriage Licenses
"1762 18 Feb; James Mathews; Hannah Strong"
(also at "New York Marriages, 1600-1784", http://www.ancestry.com/)
"Woodhull Genealogy: The Woodhull Family in England and America",
Mary Gould Woodhull and Frances Bowes Stevens,
Henry T. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1904
"Hannah Strong, born October 17, 1742; married James Mathews."
"The Family of Richard Smith of Smithtown, Long Island"
Frederick Kinsman Smith
Smithtown Historical Society, Smithtown, NY, 1967
"Hannah, b. 17 Oct 1742, m. 18 Feb 1762, James Mathews (General), born 1742, died 1816, son of
Vincent and ----- (Abeel) Mathews. They removed, about 1791, from Mathewsfield to Newtown, now
Elmira, N.Y. Children (Mathews - 6 sons, 6 daughters):
(i) Selah, married his cousin, Mary, daughter of Major Nathaniel and Amy (Brewster) Strong,
(ii) Catharine, married Matthew Carpenter (General),
(iii) Vincent, b. 29 Jne 1766, Orange County, d. 23 Aug 1846, married his cousin, Juliana
Strong, born 1774, died 1849, daughter of Major Nathaniel and Amy (Brewster) Strong,
(iv) Peter removed to Michigan,
(v) Hannah, married Lebbeus Tubbs.
(vi) Fletcher, married 1806, Elizabeth, daughter of James Sayre, of Horseheads, N.Y. Residence,
(vii) Elizabeth, b. 1 Oct 1773, married, 11 Jne 1798, John Garrison Christopher, b. 18 Sep
1770, d. 21 Jan 1840, on Staten Island, son of Joseph and Hester (Garrison) Christopher,
(viii) Juliana Strong, b. 14 Feb 1775, m. 24 Mch 1795, Lazarus Hammond, b. 3 Nov 1777, at New
Canaan, Conn., son of John Hammond. They lived at Dansville and later were among the
principal founders of Hammondsport, N.Y.
(ix) James, married ---- Hammond. Residence, - near Elmira, N.Y.
(x) Sarah, b. 18 May 1779, d. 8 Nov 1830, at Angelica, N.Y., m. 20 Jan 1799, Samuel S. Haight,
b. 17 Sep 1778, died 1864, son of Stephen and Margaret (Cooke) Haight.
(xi) Nathaniel Strong, died at the age of 19 years.
(xii) Bridget, married William Lowe, a lawyer."