Starting Sept. 30, 2014, will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Matheny Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Harrison & Gracie Matheny of Wise County, VA - Year 1920s
Posted by: Linda Matheny (ID *****2522) Date: July 18, 2010 at 14:50:33
  of 1691

Looking for any of my father's (Robert Dee Matheny) family. His father was from Wise County Virginia and his name was Harrison Matheny and his mom's name was Gracie Harvey Matheny. Matheny name may have been spelled as "Mathena". Both his parents passed away when he was a little boy and he was sent to an orphanage in Wise County, VA. His father worked in the coal mines and we think he may have lost one of his legs in some type of accident. My father also had a sister named "Dorey Matheny/Mathena", but we have never been able to find her. I have looked up 1930 census info for Wise County, VA and cannot find any Matheny or Mathena listing. My Father Robert Dee Matheny was born in 1928 and he died in 2002.

If anyone knows anything, would you please email me at

Linda Matheny
Kingsport, TN

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network