Sumner Mat(t)hews has been a dead end for me for some time. Does anyone know more details than this? Born: 1815 per tombstone but I don't know where. Dies 1885 per tombstome. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Stillwater Maine. Paid poll tax in 1837 in Lincoln, Maine. Married Lucia Rounds on 5 Jul 1845 in Lincoln. Listed on 1850, 60 & 70 census in Lincoln. On 1880 in Aroostook County visiting "family?". Wife still living and listed as married in Lincoln on 1880 census. Who were Sumner's parents? Where was he born. I have exhausted all the Mat(t)hews people I can find and Sumner doesn't fit in anywhere. Family tradition says he came from Sumner, Maine. Yet early histories of the area never mention a Sumner Mathews although there are many Mat(t)hews families in the area.