Sophia Mathews Reals

April 14, 1824–November 12, 1891

Born at Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York; daughter of Elizabeth Burgess and Anson Mathews. Probably died at Valparaiso, Saunders County, Nebraska. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Sturdevant and Mathews Family Collection, 1807–1853, “Family Rekard,” CHL. 1820 U.S. census, Canandaigua, Ontario Co., New York, p. 215, Anson Matthews, NARA. Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1943), 168. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2016), Sophia Mathews L7TL-KDX . 1880 U.S. census, Mason, Taylor Co., Iowa, ED 211, p. 32, Sophia Reels, NARA. Petition of Administrator or Executor for Final Settlement of Account, County Court, Saunders, Nebraska, MerrittC43, scan0026, (, accessed Sept. 2014), Sophiann “Sophia” Mathews. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Mar. 2016), memorial no. 15702117, Sophia Mathews Reals; Memory Cemetery, East River Township, IA.