Chlista E. Mathews (1868 - 1940)

Chlista Elizabeth Mathews
1868 - 1940
updated June 15, 2020
Chlista E. Mathews, mother to 3 children, was born c. 1868 at Morgan county, Illinois. She was born to David C Mathews and Mary B (Lambert) Mathews. She married Albert Allen Bailey in 1885 and they later divorced in 1897. They gave birth to Owen Timothy Bailey, Clara L (Bailey) Miller, and Mary V (Bailey) Lyon. Chlista died in 1940 at cowley county at 72 years old.

photo taken at Seymour Packing Co in 1918
Winfield Kansas
She died of a stroke in 1940
She had at least 8 kids between 1886 and 1910
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Chlista E. Mathews
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Female
Gender
Chlista
First name
Elizabeth
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Unknown
Maiden name
Mathews
Last name(s)
Chlista Bonesteel, Lizzie
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Chlista Mathews was born at Morgan county, in Illinois
Birth
Chlista Mathews died in at cowley county,
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Chlista Mathews was born at Morgan county, in Illinois
Chlista Mathews died in at cowley county,
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White

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usa

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Unknown. Was Chlista a religious woman?

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unknown

Professions

Seymour Packing Company ~Chicken slaughter house~ Winfield Kansas 1911-1918

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Raising kids some not her own

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Chlista E. Mathews

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1818 - 1897
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Chlista E. Mathews & Albert Allen Bailey

1885 - 1897
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Chlista E. Mathews

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1848 - 1932

Children:

Oct 10, 1888 - August 1979
1886 - Oct 23, 1963
1890 - Unknown

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Danny Bailey
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More photos please . More photos are out there
Dec 28, 2019 · Reply

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Chlista E. Mathews, mother to 3 children, passed away in 1940 at cowley county at age 72. Chlista was born c. 1868 at Morgan county, Illinois. She was born to David C Mathews and Mary B (Lambert) Mathews. She married Albert Allen Bailey in 1885 and they later divorced in 1897. They gave birth to Owen Timothy Bailey, Clara L (Bailey) Miller, and Mary V (Bailey) Lyon.
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In 1868, in the year that Chlista E. Mathews was born, on May 30th, Memorial Day was observed as a day to decorate the graves of Union soldiers with flowers. General John A. Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, had declared the 30th "Decoration Day".

In 1879, when she was just 11 years old, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1892, she was 24 years old when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1904, by the time she was 36 years old, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1940, in the year of Chlista E. Mathews's passing, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

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