- Birth Date
- 4 May 1843
- Death Date
- 6 May 1927
Samuel sailed to America with his parents William and Elizabeth and brothers George and Timothy in 1850 on the ship James Pennell. His mother Elizabeth died at sea.
He was a teamster for Mr. Godbe in 1855. His family traveled in 1855 Unknown Company. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company his family traveled with.
- Age at Departure: 11
- 1860 Utah Census, Tooele County.
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Eastern Idaho Death Records Database.
- Find a Grave
- Matthews, Leonard, e-mail communication, 4 Oct. 2011.
- Matthews, Samuel, “Life of Samuel Matthews,” 2.