Name: James MATSON
Given Name: James
Birth: 1746 in VA
Death: 29 Jun 1826 in Bourbon Co., KY
Name: James MATSON
* Given Name: James
* Surname: Matson
* Sex: M
* Birth: 1746 in ,,VA.
* Death: 29 JUN 1826 in ,Bourbon,Ky.
* Reference Number: 124
!Tax Records: 1787, 1788, 1789, 1790, 1791, 1793, 1795, 1796,
1797, 1799 for James Matson of Bourbon Co., Ky,
!Census Records: 1810 Bourbon Co., Ky census records for Jas Matson.
1820 Bourbon Co., Ky census records for Jas Matson.
!Wills: Will of Jas Matson written 14 Jul 1825 and recorded
Bourbon Co., Ky 03 Jul 1826.
Will of Timothy Peyton written 05 Sep 1782.
!Land Grants: #s 2698, 13839, 2704, 199, 201 to James Matson of
Bourbon Co., Ky.
Reference Sources: "Abraham Lincoln - The Prairie Years", vol I,
chapter 69, by Carl Sandberg.
"Regular KY Historical Society", Introduction of
Imported Cattle to Ky.
Correspondants & Jean Kay RR 1, Box 289 Payson, IL 62360-3853
Researchers: Dorothey Burditt
!Marriages: #2 to Rachel Trundle 21 Jun 1804 from Bourbon Co.,Ky
#3 to Sytheah Peyton Marshall 18 Jun 1824 from
Bourbon Co., Ky marriage records.
!Birth/death: Information from his obituary in the Ky Gazette
newspaper, 17 Jul 1826, "Deaths" On the third ult,
Mr. James Matson of said county, age upwards of 80.
!Prince William Co.: 26 Nov 1773 was issued a warrent for 50 acres of
land in PW Co very near Occoquan on Piney and Cooper
Branches adj Joseph Flourence, Charles Grimes, Henry
Hattley, William Davis, Jr and ______Hughes/ Chain
carriers were James Matson and ____Grimes. Survey
was done 23 Mar 1774.
Below citations by Sparacio, Va County Court Recds,
Deed Abstracts of PW Co., Va
Apr 1782 Timothy Peyton of PW Co appoints James
Matson his friend as his attorney to act in his ab-
Aug 1782 Tim Peyton gives his b/i/l James Matson of
PW Co right/title to a Negro man.
Dec 1782 James Matson pur a Negro man from William
Tebbs of PW Co.
Nov 1783 James Matson claim against US for items
furnished during the Rev War.
May 1784 James Matson rents a mill site from Thomas
Thornton of PW Co., Va.
Aug 1784 James Matson transfers his right to mill
site to Robert Brown.
Nov 1786 Commonwealth of Va to Sheriff of Bourbon
Co. If you find William Thomas he is to answer to a
charge of trespas by James Matson
* Change Date: 17 MAR 2001 at 18:32:32
Father: Abraham MATSON b: in ,,,Scotland
Marriage 1 Mary "Molly" PEYTON b: 1756 in ,,VA.
* Married: in probaby Prince William Co.,VA
* Note: James Matson was married to Mary, d/o Henry and Anne
[Thornton] Peyton of Prince William Co., Va. From the following book
by Franklin, Bourbon Co., Ky Will abstracts 1786-1816 is found the
will of Timothy Peyton, brother of Mary, which reads Will Book A pge
17, Will of Timothy Peyton, of Prince William Co., Va date Set 5 1782
recorded 16 jan 1788. Wife Sarah Peyton, daughter Sitha Ann Peyton,
Ann Thornton, Frances Elizabeth Peyton, ; son Valentine Smallwood
Peyton, brother Valentine Peyton,; brother in law James Matson, exe
John McMullian, wits: Jesse Davis, John Davis, George Jackson, and
1. Thomas MATSON b: 13 OCT 1778 in ,,VA.
2. Enoch MATSON b: 9 JAN 1787 in ,Bourbon,Ky.
3. Richard MATSON b: ABT 1794
4. Peyton MATSON b: 1784/1794 in ,Bourbon,Ky.
5. James MATSON
6. Robert MATSON b: JAN 1796 in ,Bourbon,Ky.
Marriage 2 Rachel TRUNDLE b: 1747
* Married: 21 JUN 1801 in ,Bourbon,Ky.
Marriage 3 Sytheah Ann PEYTON b: 17 SEP 1772
* Married: 18 JUN 1824 in ,Bourbon,Ky.
Father: Abraham MATSON b: in Scotland
Mary "Molly" PEYTON b: 1756 in Virginia
- Capt. Thomas MATSON b: 13 Oct 1778 in Chester Co., PA