Matthew Alexander Gaston (b. 1813) and Family

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Male: in household Male: out of household
Female: in household Female: out of household
Not yet born Deceased
Data that may be wrong or needs further study
Actual 1850 1860 [1] 1860 [2] 1870 1880
Child # Name Birth Date Name Age Name Age Name Age Name Age Name Age
Husband Matthew Alexander Gaston 08 Jan 1813 Matthew A. 1 35 Mathew 2 46 Mathews 3 46
Wife Caroline Theodosia (née Loren) ca. 1827 Caroline 1 24 Caroline 2 33 Caroline 3 35 Died late 1860s.
1 Benjamin Rush 18 Mar 1844 Benjamin 1 6 B. 2 15 Benjamin 3 16 Benj. Gasten 4 25 R. R. 7 35
2 Timothy Charles 11 Oct 1848 Timothy 1 3 T. 2 12 Timothy 3 14 Timothy Gasten 5 20 T. C. 8 31
3 Lawrence ca. 1848 Lawrence 1 2 Assert he died young, prior to 1860 census (and likely before #6 Cyrus was born in 1854).
4 Louisa Jane ca. 1851 Louisa 1 4/12 L. 2 9 Louisa 3 11 Louisa Hamburger 6 19 Louiza Hamburger 9 29
5 Matthew, Jr. 26 Dec 1852 Mathew, Jr. 2 7 Mathew, Jr. 3 9 Martha 5 16 M. A. 10 25
6 Cyrus Lawrence 11 Aug 1854 S.O. 2
[S.C.?, S.L.?]
5 Lawrence 3 7 Cyrus L. 11 25
7 Susan ca. 1856 R. 2 [male] 4 Renna 3 4 Susan Gasten 5 14
8 Thomas Jefferson 11 Apr 1858 Thomas 2 2 Thomas 3 3 Thomas Gasten 5 10 Thomas 12 19
9 Alvaria (Vadie) 31 Dec 1859 A. 2 7/12 Alvada 3 1 Mary Gasten 5 8 Alvada 9 19
10 Alpheus Bartow 19 Oct 1862 Alphus Gasten 5 6 Alpeus 9 17
11 Caroline ca. 1864 Caroline Gasten 5 4 Caroline 7 16

Census Sources

Note Year State County Precinct Enum. Dist. Series Roll Page Line Dwelling Family Head of Household
1 1850 AL Mobile -- -- M432 11 443B 19 64 64 Matthew A. Gaston
2 1860 AL Mobile Northern Div. -- M653 17 163 40 277 275 Mathew Gaston
3 1860 AL Mobile Mobile Ward 2 -- M653 17 265 6 609 406 Mathews Gaston
4 1870 AL Mobile Beat 3 -- M593 30 302B 37 144 144 Benj. Gasten
5 1870 AL Mobile Beat 3 -- M593 30 310B 29 286 286 John Gasten
6 1870 AL Mobile Beat 3 -- M593 30 309B 22 267 267 Max Hamburger
7 1880 AL Mobile Carvers 115 T9 24 71D 22 32 32 R. R. Gaston
[Benjamin Rush Gaston]
8 1880 AL Mobile Carvers 115 T9 24 71C 35 26 26 T. C. Gaston
9 1880 AL Mobile Whistler 116 T9 24 89D 19 188 194 Max Hamburger
10 1880 MS Yazoo Phoenix 118 T9 669 284B 33 -- 170 M. A. Gaston
11 1880 AL Mobile Whistler 116 T9 24 89C 22 179 185 Cyrus L. Gaston
12 1880 AL Mobile Grand Bay 122 T9 25 151C 14 111 111 John Roberts