Matthew AMYX

HAIRSTON.org ID#2993, d. 12 March 1832
Father*Matthew AMYX1 b. 1715, d. 10 Apr 1779
Mother*Mary (surname unknown)
Matthew AMYX was the son of Matthew AMYX and Mary (surname unknown).1 
Marriage*Matthew AMYX married Catherine "Kitteran" HAIRSTON, daughter of Andrew HAIRSTON and Elizabeth (surname unknown), about 1775 in Virginia.2 
Property*1787 Botetourt County - Matthew and wife Katherine transfer land to his brother Samuel. 
MilitaryMatthew started receiving his revolutionary war pension. He was at the battle of Guilford Court House, North Carolina and was shot in his arm that made it "almost useless". 
Census 1810*Matthew AMYX appeared on the census of 1810 in Botetourt County, Virginia, Amix, Mattw Jr - Males: under 10 2, 16-25 1, 26-44 2, 45+ 1, Females: under 10 2, 26-44 1.3

 
Residence*He lived about 1818; Matthew Amyx states in his pension request that he moved to Kentucky about 1818. 
Census 1820*He appeared on the census of 1820 in Barren County, Kentucky, Amyx, Matthew - Males: under 10 3, 10-15 3, 26-44 1, 45+ 1, Females: 10-15 1, 16-25 1, 26-44 2.4

 
Military*1824 - Matthew Amicks pension records were transferred from Virginia to Kentucky 19 Dec. 1824. Pension S 6501. 
Death*He died on 12 March 1832 in Kentucky.5 

Family

Catherine "Kitteran" HAIRSTON
Child
ChartsDescendant Chart
Descendant Chart Box

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S178] Will of Matthew Amyx - 1776 -.
  2. [S247] Greenway, Carl Forrest - letters relating to Hairston genealogy dated 1965-1966 to various people - Carl Greenway (1917-1974) was a Hairston relative and family genealogist, more information about Carl Greenway can be found here: https://www.hairston.org/p4445.htm, Personal Collection - copy.
  3. [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S3254] U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S57] U. S. Revolutionary War Pension Application, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Ancestry.com.
Last Edited2 Apr 2021