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==Brockwell family==
 
==Brockwell family==
* Edward LeGrande Brockwell '''1895'''?-1936 (b. 1860 - d. 1936 Matoaca, VA) cotton mill  
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* Edward LeGrande Brockwell '''1895'''?-1936 (b. 1860 - d. 1936 Matoaca, VA) cotton mill
* Mary Rebecca Cottrell Brockwell '''1895'''?-1921 (1862-1921)  
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* Mary Rebecca Cottrell Brockwell '''1895'''?-1921 (1862-1921)
 
** Alma Gertrude Brockwell O'Kennon-Eanes '''1895'''?-1897+ (1879-1941)
 
** Alma Gertrude Brockwell O'Kennon-Eanes '''1895'''?-1897+ (1879-1941)
 
** [[Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell]] '''1895'''?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry; m. Benjamin B. Campbell (see Campbell family)
 
** [[Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell]] '''1895'''?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry; m. Benjamin B. Campbell (see Campbell family)
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* Benjamin B. Campbell
 
* Benjamin B. Campbell
 
* [[Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell]] '''1895'''?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry
 
* [[Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell]] '''1895'''?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry
** Benjamin Logan Campbell  
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** Judge Benjamin Logan Campbell
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==Individuals==
 
==Individuals==
* Susanna F. Cottrell +1900+ (b. 1859)
 
* India Anna Bailey (b. 1839 VA)
 
 
* [[Paul Hargrave]] +1954 (ca. 1871-1954)
 
* [[Paul Hargrave]] +1954 (ca. 1871-1954)
 
** "The oldest and only African-American living in Matoaca"
 
** "The oldest and only African-American living in Matoaca"
  
 
==Possible Alumni==
 
==Possible Alumni==
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* Susanna F. Cottrell +1900+ (b. 1859)
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* India Anna Bailey (b. 1839 VA)

Revision as of 10:22, 27 October 2020

Matoaca Gospel Hall, Virginia, United States

(OB) 1895-2020+

Leadership

Correspondents

  • +1927+: Grover Cleveland Skinner (b. 1885 Lunenburg, VA - d. 1958 Pembroke, Petersburg, VA);
  • +1936-1969: Samuel Moody McEwen, Jr., 213 River Rd. +1936-1969 (b. 1903 Matoaca, VA - d. 1976 Petersburg, VA) fellowship 1903-1976; retired "Southside Candy Co."
  • +1970-1974: John Paul Rockey 1970-1975 (b. 1926 Norfolk, VA - d. 2015 Cedar Falls, IA)
  • 1976-1980+: Samuel McCracken Ellison @ Petersburg 1976-1980+ (b. 1895 Belfast, Ireland - d. 1982 Petersburg, VA)
  • +1982-2020+: John Nobles 

Others

  • William Daniel Best 1899 officiated wedding for Samuel McEwen & Annie Johnson at Matoaca Gospel Hall.
  • Samuel McEwen Sr. (b. 1877 NYC, NY; m. 1899 @ Matoaca; d. 1944 Petersburg, VA) fellowship 1899-1944; traveling evangelist;

Visiting Itinerants

Alumni

  • with known years of fellowship and vitals

Brockwell family

  • Edward LeGrande Brockwell 1895?-1936 (b. 1860 - d. 1936 Matoaca, VA) cotton mill
  • Mary Rebecca Cottrell Brockwell 1895?-1921 (1862-1921)
    • Alma Gertrude Brockwell O'Kennon-Eanes 1895?-1897+ (1879-1941)
    • Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell 1895?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry; m. Benjamin B. Campbell (see Campbell family)
    • Mary Aurelia Brockwell Phillips 1895?-1909+ (1891-1947)
      • m. William Allen Phillips (1885-1954)
    • Inez E. Brockwell Mann-Racine 1896?-1914+ (1896- d. 1979 Burbank, CA); m. Aldridge Gernelle Mann (1890-1974)
      • Lucille Rebecca Mann Kidd (1916-2001) m. James Marvin Kidd

Campbell family

  • Benjamin B. Campbell
  • Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell 1895?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry
    • Judge Benjamin Logan Campbell


Ellison family

  • Samuel McCracken Ellison +1924-1931+, +1976-1980+ (b. 1895 Belfast, Ireland - d. 1982 Longport, NJ)
  • Esther A McEwen Ellison 1905-1931+, +1976-1980+ (b. 1905 Matoaca, VA - d. 1996 Longport, NJ)
    • +1934-1940+, Samuel & Esther were living in Washington, D.C., where Samuel was employed as a painter, and in 1940 as a meter reader.

McEwen family

  • Samuel McEwen Sr. 1899-1944 (b. 1877 NYC, New York; m. 1899 @ Matoaca; d. 1944 Petersburg, VA) traveling evangelist; His parents were William R.H. McEwen (b. Dromore, Ireland) & Martha Donelly McEwen (b. Belfast, Ireland).
  • Annie Bell Johnson McEwen +1899-1963 (b. 1877 Matoaca, VA - d. 1963 Petersburg, VA), raised at Matoaca Gospel Hall;
    • Ruth Virginia McEwen 1901-1964 (b. 1901 Ettrick, VA - d. 1988 Longport, NJ)
      • 1964 m. William Waverly Elder (b. 1894 Petersburg, VA - d. 1976 Louisville, KY), a widowed printer of Louisville, KY by Ray McEwen Zander (PB evangelist from Boca Raton, FL), and the couple removed to Louisville. Elder retired in 1956 as safety director @ Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. Later in life, Wm. and Ruth were in fellowship @ Louisville Bible Fellowship. They had three sons and one daughter.
    • Samuel Moody McEwen, Jr. 1903-1976 (b. 1903 Matoaca, VA - d. 1976 Petersburg, VA) retired "Southside Candy Co."
      • m. Myrtle Bolling Williams
    • Esther A McEwen Ellison 1905-1931+, +1976-1980+ (b. 1905 Matoaca, VA - d. 1996 Longport, NJ)
      • m. Samuel McCracken Ellison @ Petersburg +1924-1931+, 1976-1980+ (b. 1895 Belfast, Ireland - d. 1982 Longport, NJ); by 1934, they were living in Washington, D.C., where Samuel was employed as a painter, and in 1940 as a meter reader.
    • John William McEwen 1908-1936? (b. 1908 VA - d. 1994 Petersburg?, VA), salesman.
      • 1936 m. Frances Evelyn Partin (b. 1910 Berwyn, MD - d. 1983 Petersburg, VA), dau. of Lester & Virgie Kitchen Partin; The wedding was officiated by W.C.L. Correll in his home in Ettricks, VA, a Methodist pastor.
    • Naomi Daisy McEwen 1911-1926+ (b. 1911 VA)
      • 1947 @ Newport News m. William Moon II (b. 1894 Belfast, Ireland; div.; d. 1965?); Supt. of Western Union in Atlantic City, NJ); wedding performed by John Millar, Sr. of Newport News Gospel Hall (now Bethany Gospel Chapel). By 1954, Wm. and Naomi resided in Atlantic City. Need to research whether this Wm. Moon is any relation to an elder Wm. Moon from England who developed a ministry among the blind.
    • James Charles McEwen 1915-1930+ (b. 1915 VA - d. 2006 Virginia Beach, VA) Chief Master Sergeant WWII; employed by the American Tobacco Company, starting in Petersburg until 1974, then retired with them in VA Beach. One dau.: Rachel Ann McEwen Cummings of Atlanta, GA;
      • m. @ Baptist church of Richmond: Rachel Etta Smith (b. 1919 Mataoca, VA - d. 2009 Virginia Beach, VA); dental asst. @ Fort Lee, VA during WWII, then homemaker;
    • Dr. Philip Joseph McEwen 1920-1935+ (b. 1920 VA - d. 2004 Petersburg, VA); Sgt. Army Air Corps WWII Pacific; grad. Geo. Wash. Univ. and Doctorate @ Illinois College of Optometry.
      • 1947 m. Jane Elizabeth Collett (1922-2008) @ Rockbridge Methodist; Three sons; Philip & Jane were in fellowship @ First Baptist Church of Petersburg;

Rockey family

  • John Paul Rockey +1970-1974 (b. 1926 Norfolk, VA - d. 2015 Cedar Falls, IA); Seaboard Airline RR, Conrail, & Amtrak; also real estate agent and built homes; Later at Bryn Mahr, PA Cedar Falls Gospel Hall, IA.
  • Vivian Lynds Rockey +1970-1975+ (b. 1928 Lynn, MA - d. 2012 Cedar Falls, IA); Later at Cedar Falls Gospel Hall.
    • Stephen Dale Rockey +1970-1975+ (b. 1958 Richmond, VA - d. 1991) Conestoga High School 
    • Lois Rockey - later West Chester, PA
    • Susan Rockey Stickfort - later Cedar Falls, IA; m. Tom Stickfort;
    • Philip Rockey - later Hartford & Windsor Locks, CT; m. Joanne;

Skinner family

  • Grover Cleveland Skinner +1927+ (b. 1885 Lunenburg, VA - d. 1958 Pembroke, Petersburg, VA)
  • Margaret Boone Skinner +1927+ (b. 1884 Ireland - d. 1968 Colonial Heights, VA)
    • Miriam Irene Skinner Fox +1927+ (b. 1915 - d. 2005 Milford, DE) m. George Larkin Fox, Jr. (1918-1983)
    • Charles Boone Skinner Sr. +1927+ (1921-1993) 1947 m. Lois Ann Carter (1928-2010), div. Lois remarried Raymond Moring, Jr. (d. 2010) in 1974; Raymond & Lois were part of Oakland Baptist @ Prince George; Charles remarried Anna Evelyn Caudle Inge (1921-2013).

Individuals

  • Paul Hargrave +1954 (ca. 1871-1954)
    • "The oldest and only African-American living in Matoaca"

Possible Alumni

  • Susanna F. Cottrell +1900+ (b. 1859)
  • India Anna Bailey (b. 1839 VA)