Gathen, Matthew

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Born 1 Jan 1800 Ireland


He was a farmer

Marriage and Children

In 1832, Matthew married Sophia, a daughter of Jacob Resue and Alida Wilday, who was born on January 14, 1804. Their children were:

  • Michael Gathen
  • John Gathen
  • Eleanor (Ellen) Gathen
  • Mathew Harvey Gathen
  • Sarah Catherine Gathen
  • David Gathen
  • Peter Gathen
  • Jane Gathen
  • Martha Gathen
  • Anna Maria Gathen


Sophia died on August 24, 1881. Matthew died on August 24, 1889. Both are buried at the Episcopal Church cemetery in Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY


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