Keeper Bio: Samuel and Mrs. F. Mathews

Keepers

Date of Service: 1866

1866: Samuel Mathews is named Principal Keeper at Cherrystone Bar Lighthouse, VA., in March. He resigns 8 months later in November. His salary was $400/year.

1866: Mrs. F. Mathews, is named the First Assistant Keeper at Cherrystone Bar Lighthouse, VA., in June. She resigns 5 months later in November. Her salary was $300/year.

Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org

 

 

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