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==Campbell family==
 
==Campbell family==
* Benjamin B. Campbell - co-owner Burns & Campbell
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* Benjamin Boville Campbell (1885-1947) co-owner Burns & Campbell (1885-1947)
* [[Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell]] '''1895'''?-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry
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* [[Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell]] '''1895'''-1911; 1947-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry; in Sun. morn. fellowship at the Petersburg assembly 1911-1947 with her husband, but they used to attend the afternoon Lord's Supper frequently at Matoaca. 
 
** Judge Benjamin Logan Campbell
 
** Judge Benjamin Logan Campbell
  

Revision as of 03:18, 28 October 2020

Matoaca Gospel Hall, Virginia, United States

(OB) 1895-2020+

Leadership

Founding Evangelists 1895

  • Alexander Lamb 1895-1898+
  • W. Beveridge 1895-1898+
  • James Hamilton 1895-1896+ (Scotland)

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; If there is no date of fellowship, it is unknown whether.

Atkinson family

  • Dawsey Linwood Lawson Atkinson +1957 (1874-1957) shoe store salesman
  • Lelia Vernon Kibler Atkinson (d. 1922)
    • Linwood Atkinson (b. 1902)
    • Virginia Hyacinth Atkinson Crowder-Williamson (1905-1957)
    • Margaret Shirley Atkinson Thorp-Johnson-Trainham-Dann (1909-1991)


Bailey family

  • William Thaddeus Bailey, Sr. +1956 (1902-1956)
  • Louise Harrison Bailey +1956+ (1910-1993) remarried Herbert Lee Wilson
    • William Thaddeus Bailey, Jr. (b. 1931 Petersburg, VA - d. 1984 Sacramento, CA)
  • Henry L. Bailey
  • Sarah Jane Butler Bailey +1968 (d. 1968)

Bridgewater family

  • Joseph Emmett Bridgewater +1949 (1872-1949) grocery
  • Minnie Dora Wilson Bridgewater +1949+ (1875-1966)
    • Mary Acre Bridgewater Bowman (1897-1918 Matoaca) died of miscarriage. m. Floyd Moses Bowman, Sr. (1892-1976)
      • Mary Adlena Bowman Woodruff (1913-2000 Petersburg)
      • Floyd Moses Bowman, Jr. (b. 1915 Matoaca, VA - d. 1992 Montgomery, AL)
      • Margaret Christine Bowman Watkins (1916-2002)
      • Helen Christel Bowman Jones (1918-2011)
    • James Hugh Bridgewater (1903-1947 Matoaca) m. Louise Sherman Herzog

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 Boville Campbell (1885-1947) co-owner Burns & Campbell (1885-1947)
  • Cora Mary Brockwell Campbell 1895-1911; 1947-1960 (b. 1886 Matoaca, VA - d. 1960 Petersburg, VA) mgr. @ Burns & Campbell quarry; in Sun. morn. fellowship at the Petersburg assembly 1911-1947 with her husband, but they used to attend the afternoon Lord's Supper frequently at Matoaca.
    • Judge Benjamin Logan Campbell

Edwards family

  • Charles Frank Edwards (b. 1924 Fountain, NC - d. 2007 Petersburg, VA)
  • Annie Chambers Edwards +2012 (1933-2012), dau. of Moss R. Chambers & Bernice Hudgins Chambers; retired Titmus Optical 40 yrs.
    • Charles Franklin Edwards (1953-1972) worked for Moss TV Service;
    • Diana Edwards Denson

Ellison family

  • Samuel McCracken Ellison +1924-1931+, +1968-1980+ (b. 1895 Belfast, Ireland - d. 1982 Longport, NJ)
  • Esther A McEwen Ellison 1905-1931+, +1968-1980+ (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.

Holt family

  • Joseph Arthur Holt (1869-1952)
  • Rose Catherine Johnson Holt (1868-1942)
    • Josie Myrtle Holt +1965 (b. 1906 Matoaca, VA - d. 1965 Atlantic City, NJ)

Humphries family

  • William S. Humphries
  • Alice Jane Fields Humphries +1949 (1878-1949), dau. of Robert & Sarah Lewis Fields
    • Mrs. J.C. Slate
    • Mrs. Robert Ellison
    • Mrs. Thad Gibbs
    • Mrs. L.O. Doyle
    • Mrs. Earl Caffrey
    • Mrs. L.D. Dancey
    • J.W. Humphries
    • Robert Humphries
    • Freddie Humphries
    • James Humphries
    • Wilbur Humphries
    • Willie Humphries

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 +1947 (1909-1947)
        • Samuel W. McEwen +1947+
        • Philip L. McEwen +1947+
        • Charles N. McEwen +1947+
    • 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 Moon 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;

Perkinson family

  • Walter Perkinson (1869-1926 Petersburg)
  • Addie G. Wilson Perkinson +1968 (1873-1968); dau. of John T. Wilson & Rosella Harriett Mann Wilson; lifelong native of Matoaca.

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).

Talley family

  • George Newton Talley (1874-1931)
  • Martha "Patty" Algernon Talley +1961 (1875-1961)

Individuals

  • Annie Maude Butler +1968
  • Paul Hargrave +1954 (ca. 1871-1954)
    • "The oldest and only African-American living in Matoaca"

Possible Alumni

  • Archie G. Andrews 1960?
  • Herbert Bryant 1960?
  • Daisy J. Butler 1968?
  • Susanna F. Cottrell 1900? (b. 1859)
  • India Anna Bailey 1900? (b. 1839 VA)
  • Gordon Clark 1956?
  • Ed Dancy 1961?
  • Robert Hamilton 1968?
  • J.A. Hancock 1968?
  • Carl Hardy 1961?
  • Robert A. Harris +1956-1968+?
  • C. Garland Harvill, Jr. 1961?
  • Esther T. Harvill 1968? (Colonial Heights)
  • Frank J. Harvill 1968?
  • W.E. Harvill 1961?
  • Mark E. Holt +1960+
  • Thomas Kidd 1956?
  • Robert Lancaster 1968?
  • Maggie Lockett 1968? (Petersburg)
  • Ralph Mann, Jr. 1956?
  • John McLeod +1957-1960+?
  • Dr. Dorothy Moore +1960+?
  • Kenneth G. Owen 1960?
  • Curtis E. Pritchett 1968?
  • Edwin W. Savory 1960?
  • George P. Scarborough 1957?
  • Florence Spratley 1968?
  • Mack Seay 1956?
  • Robert Smith 1957?
  • Clagget C. Wells 1956?
  • Rev. C.S. Wilson 1968? (Wartrace, TN)