Aaron Matthews (1935 - 1980)

A photo of Aaron Matthews
Aaron Matthews
1935 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Aaron Matthews was born on June 13, 1935. He died in March 1980 at age 44. We know that Aaron Matthews had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39202.


Aaron Matthews Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Aaron Matthews, honor his ancestry & genealogy, and his immediate Matthews family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Aaron Matthews

First name


Middle name


Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases




Aaron Matthews was born on


Aaron Matthews died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Aaron.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Aaron Matthews?



Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Aaron's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived



Unknown. Was Aaron a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39202


Did Aaron finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Aaron attend?


Share what Aaron did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Aaron's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Aaron serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Aaron Matthews?
View other bios of people named Aaron Matthewses
Back to Top

Aaron Matthews Family Tree

Aaron's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Matthews family tree.

Aaron's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Aaron Matthews
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling


Click to add friends & family.

Share Memories about Aaron

What do you remember about Aaron Matthews? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Aaron is remembered.

Aaron Matthews Obituary

This obit of Aaron Matthews is maintained by Aaron's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Aaron Matthews died in March 1980 at 44 years old. He was born on June 13, 1935. There is no information about Aaron's surviving family. We know that Aaron Matthews had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39202.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Aaron Matthews

1935 - 1980 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Aaron's lifetime

In 1935, in the year that Aaron Matthews was born, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1945, he was merely 10 years old when on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1967, Aaron was 32 years old when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1972, Aaron was 37 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1980, in the year of Aaron Matthews's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

Other Biographies

Other Aaron Matthewses

Aaron Matthews
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Aaron Matthews
Born: around 1926
United States
Aaron B. Matthews
Born: around 1919
Aaron H. Matthews
Born: around 1946
Aaron H. Matthews
Born: around 1945
Aaron M. Matthews
Born: around 1988
Aaron M. Matthews
Born: around 1977
Aaron E. Matthews
Born: around 1980
Aaron W. Matthews
Born: around 1978
Aaron J. Matthews
Born: around 1987
Aaron R. Matthews
Born: around 1978
Aaron C. Matthews
Born: around 1980
Aaron E Matthews
Sep 14, 1930 - Dec 19, 1995
Roseburg, OR
Aaron Matthews
Oct 14, 1969 - May 1987
Oakland, California
Aaron Matthews
Sep 11, 1961 - October 1986
Aaron Matthews
May 28, 1945 - April 1983
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Aaron Matthews
Oct 6, 1920 - Apr 15, 1996
Richmond, VA
Aaron H Matthews
Jan 25, 1940 - Jun 23, 2004
Anderson, CA
Aaron Matthews
Apr 22, 1929 - September 1974
Aaron Matthews
Jul 6, 1928 - Sep 30, 1994
Akron, OH

Other Matthewses

Earnest Matthews
Sep 8, 1945 - February 1970
David Matthews
Oct 30, 1946 - April 1967
George Matthews
Jan 18, 1902 - March 1984
Wesson, Mississippi
Tony Matthews
Jul 24, 1946 - Apr 8, 1989
Fulton, MS
Alice Matthews
Aug 8, 1902 - August 1977
Magee, Mississippi
Stanley J Matthews
Jan 6, 1945 - Feb 19, 2011
Laurel, MS
Sherry A Matthews
Dec 4, 1948 - Jan 31, 2007
Brandon, MS
K Matthews
Mar 21, 1949 - Mar 15, 1995
Chicago, IL
Justin Matthews
Nov 8, 1901 - January 1969
Little Rock, Arkansas
John Matthews
Aug 7, 1889 - January 1972
Little Rock, Arkansas
John Matthews
Jan 26, 1895 - December 1966
Mabelvale, Arkansas
O Matthews
Sep 8, 1907 - August 1981
Dallas, Texas
John L Matthews
Jan 15, 1910 - Jul 17, 1998
Little Rock, AR
Keller E Matthews
Jan 22, 1952 - Feb 2, 1995
Elb Matthews
Jan 30, 1952 - Jul 24, 1997
Ethel Matthews
Feb 29, 1908 - November 1976
Magnolia, Arkansas
Ella Matthews
Jun 17, 1894 - April 1984
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Edwin Matthews
Dec 27, 1912 - June 1985
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Horace Matthews
Aug 1, 1899 - March 1966
Texarkana, Texas
Paul Matthews
Jul 24, 1913 - Mar 17, 1995
West Memphis, AR

Other Bios

Marion Woods
Oct 16, 1900 - April 1977
Saint Louis, Missouri
Robert West
Jan 27, 1893 - March 1966
Bolton, Mississippi
Minnie Hodgins
Nov 28, 1900 - August 1974
Carthage, Mississippi
Victor Mcdaniel
Nov 8, 1894 - May 1978
Marietta, Georgia
William Brown
Apr 30, 1920 - Mar 3, 1996
Benton, MS
Solomon Hooper
Jan 15, 1901 - May 15, 1999
Yazoo City, MS
James H Carter
Aug 5, 1945 - Sep 10, 2001
Houston, MS
Owens Conley
Apr 1, 1914 - Jul 5, 1984
Learine Bryant
Sep 5, 1945 - Nov 26, 1997
Flint, MI
Rachel L Williams
Dec 19, 1950 - Apr 24, 1992
Joe Cockroft
Apr 22, 1904 - Oct 1, 1997
Carthage, MS
Tommie J Williams
Dec 17, 1939 - Aug 14, 2006
Florence, MS
Flora J Murray
May 22, 1924 - May 27, 2002
Shreveport, LA
Lorenzo Smith
Aug 14, 1945 - Nov 27, 1992
Gretchen H Beall
Nov 24, 1940 - Jun 6, 2011
Avon, Indiana
Justina Bridges
Apr 8, 1941 - Dec 25, 2005
Hazlehurst, MS
Jereline Miner
Jan 26, 1944 - September 1974
Mary L Hines
Mar 19, 1942 - May 27, 2001
Braxton, MS
James Thames
Feb 22, 1945 - Jun 2, 2008
Florence, MS
Mary York
Aug 19, 1908 - September 1973
Jackson, Mississippi
Success Stories from Biographies like Aaron Matthews
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.