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.|
|Military||Matthew 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|
|Catherine "Kitteran" HAIRSTON|
Descendant Chart Box
- [S178] Will of Matthew Amyx - 1776 -.
- [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.
- [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S3254] U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872, Ancestry.com.
- [S57] U. S. Revolutionary War Pension Application, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Ancestry.com.
|Last Edited||2 Apr 2021|