Posted By:Eileen Wilson
Subject:Re: Max Arthur Richard Matthews, b-1868, im to Chicago-abt 1882
Post Date:March 18, 2013 at 07:15:22
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In the 1900 US Census in Chicago, Max seems to be living as a boarder in the home of John C. Rice, working as a hardware salesman. In the same home are a Henry & Lizzie Matthews, aged 70 and 52 respectively, both born in Germany, both having immigrated in 1879 (the same year as Max). Henry is a retired grocer.

Max was naturalized in the Cook County Superior Court in 1892, indicating he was a minor of 9 years of age when he arrived in the US.

From the Cook County Death Index at

Name: Henry W. Matthews
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Event Date: 14 Oct 1900
Event Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Male
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Age (Formatted): 68y
Birth Year (Estimated): 1832
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Birthplace: Germany
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Cemetery: Oak Ridge
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Burial Date: 17 Oct 1900