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Mathias SLYH, Jr.
Sophia MARTIN
Sarah PATTERSON
Husband:  Mathias SLYH / SLYGH / SLIGH, Jr.
Birth:  ca. 12 Apr 1800, Harper's Ferry, Jefferson Co., VA [now WV]
Death:  13 Jan 1884, Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH
Occupation:  laborer, farmer
Father:  Mathias SLYH
Mother:  Mary DRILL
Marriage-1:  10 Aug 1819, Frederick Co., MD
Wife-1:  Sophia MARTIN
Birth:  Mar 1796, Frederick Co., MD
Death:  7 Oct 1830, Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:  17 Mar 1831, Madison Co., OH
Wife-2:  Sarah "Sally" PATTERSON
Birth:  ca. 21 Oct 1809, LA?
Birth:  21 Dec 1807, VA [now WV]
Death:  3 Aug 1891, Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Robert PATTERSON (c1780-c1851), s/o William PATTERSON & Mary Ann HANCOCK
Mother:  Elizabeth PORTER (c1790-1871), d/o Samuel PORTER
Children with Sophia MARTIN:
born in Jefferson Co., VA [now WV]:
   1.  Phoebe SLYH, b. 25 Jun 1821
   2.  (Son A) SLYH, b. 1820
   3.  John Henry SLYH, b. 24 Jul 1823; d. 6 Oct 1901, Brown Twp., Franklin Co., OH; m. 1851, Lucinda B. HARDIN
   4.  Lydia SLYH, b. 1826/7; m. 17 Mar 1842, Madison Co., OH, Alburtus KNAPP; moved to KS

born in Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH:
  5 .  Rebecca [Jane or Ellen] "Reba" SLYH, b. 24 Jun 1830 {1870: 40, OH}; d. 22 May 1890, Ogle Co., IL; m. 7 Feb 1854, Franklin Co., OH, Francis M. RICHARDS

Children with Sarah PATTERSON born in Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH:
  6.  Isabelle/Isabella SLYH, b. 28 Oct 1832; d. 24 Dec 1896, Franklin Co., OH; m. 31 Jan 1850, Madison Co., OH, Daniel WALKER
  7.  (Son B) SLYH, b. 1830-35; d. by 1850
  8.  Mathias SLYH, b. 1835-40; d. by 1850
  9.  Henry SLYH, b. 29 Apr 1836; d. 11 May 1838, Madison Co, OH
10.  (Son C) SLYH, b. 2 Dec 1837; d. 15 Jul 1838, Madison Co., OH
11.  Elizabeth "Betsey" SLYH, b. 3 Aug 1841; d. 22 Dec 1912, Madison Co., OH; m. 3 Jul 1861, Madison Co., OH, William MILLIKIN
12.  Robert H. SLYH, b. 19 Nov 1843; d. 24 Nov 1928, Madison Co., OH
13.  Mary SLYH, b. 1845/6; m. 10 Jan 1867, Madison Co., OH, William M. WILSON
14.  Charles Mathias SLYH, b. 24 Mar 1848; d. 4 Jul 1918, Madison Co., OH; m. 26 Mar 1874, Madison Co., OH, Eliza Jane KILGORE
15.  Sarah Ann SLYH, b. 4 Aug 1850; d. 15 Mar 1893, Franklin Co., OH
16.  Ruth Alma SLYH, b. 1852; d. 2 Nov 1929, Franklin Co., OH; m. 25 Feb 1874, Isaac William BEACH
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia

Sources:

1a.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Slye, Lydia Knap, Alburtes 17 Mar 1842 Madison Co.
Sly, Isabella Walker, Daniel 31 Jan 1850 Madison Co.

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org):
Elizabeth SLYH
Spouse: William MILLIKIN
Marriage: 3 Jul 1861, Madison, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1810-1967. Ohio. Probate Court (Madison County)
Mary SLYH
Spouse: William M. WILSON
Marriage: 10 Jan 1867, Madison, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1810-1967. Ohio. Probate Court (Madison County)
Charles SLYH
Spouse: Eliza KILGORE
Marriage: 26 Mar 1874, Madison, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1810-1967. Ohio. Probate Court (Madison County)

1c.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index: Ohio, 1851-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-236):  not found, but there are no Madison County marriages on the CD.

2.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 4 missed in the index; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 VA Jefferson Co. Old Furnace p. 94 Mathias Slygh Jr 000100-10100-0-000 Labourer
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 19-25* 1794-1801 = Mathias (b. 1800)
1 female 9 or under 1810-1820 = Phoebe (b. 1820)
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = Sophia (b. 1796)
*In the 1820 Census, the third column is age class 16-18 and the fourth column is age class 16-25; therefore, any individual in column three is duplicated in column four.  By subtracting the number in column three from the number in column four, you can create an age class "19-25."
Listed five lines from Mathias's father, Mathias SLYGH

3.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 9; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 OH Madison Co. Canaan Twp. p. 123 Mathias Slye 101 001 - 201 001
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = John (b. 1829/30)
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = Son A (b. 1820)
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = Mathias (b. 1800)
2 females 4 or under 1825-1830 = Lydia (b. 1826/7)
= Daughter B
1 female 10-14 1815-1820 = Phoebe (b. 1820)
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Sophia (b. 1796)

4.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5-6 of 8; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 OH Madison Co. Canaan Twp. pp. 23A-23B Matthias Slye 111 011 - 011 001 0200000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Mathias (b. 1836)
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = Son B
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = John (b. 1829/30)
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Son A
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = Mathias (b. 1800)
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Isabelle (b. 1832)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Lydia (b. 1826/7)
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Sarah (b. 1809)
2 persons engaged in agriculture

5.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 14):  Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH, p. 273A, 29/29, enumerated 18 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Mathias Slyh 49 M   Farmer 5093 Va
Sally     " 40 F       ?
John      " 20 M   Farmer   ?
Elizabeth "  9 F       O
Robert    "  6 M       O
Mary      "  4 F       O
Charles   "  2 M       O
John is Mathias's son from his first marriage, but as Mathias married Sally in 1831, it's hard to explain the lack of children between John and Elizabeth.

6.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #6 of 18):  West Canaan P.O., Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH, p. 410B, PN 46, 327/338, enumerated 26 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Matthias Sligh 59 M   Farmer 16,000 1,800 Virginia
Sarah      do 50 F         "
Elizabeth  do 19 F         Ohio
Robert     do 17 M   Farm Hand     "
Mary       do 15 F         "
Charles    do 14 M         "
Ann        do 10 F         "
Ruth       do  8 F         "

7.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #11 of 16):  Lafayette P.O., Canaan Twp., Madison Co., OH, p. 601A, PN 11, 75/71, enumerated 10 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Slyh Matthias 70 M W Farmer 22550 3000 Virginia
____ Sarah 61 F W Keeping House     Virginia
____ Charles 22 M W Farm Laborer    300 Ohio
____ Ruth 19 F W At Home     Ohio
Living four households from their daughter, Mary, and her husband, William M. WILSON.

8.  1880

9.  Anon.  1883.  The History of Madison County, Ohio. W.H. Beers & Co., Chicago (online at HeritageQuest/Genealogy.com).  On p. 773:
CANAAN TOWNSHIP...
Mathias Slyh, a native of Virginia, settled on the place where he now lives about 1820.  He buried his first wife and married for his second, Sallie Patterson, with whom he still lives.  By his first wife he had three children -- John, who resides in Franklin County; Lydia married Alburtus Knapp and now resides in Kansas; and Rebecca Jane, who married and resides in Franklin County.  By his present wife he has had Isabel, who married Daniel Walker and resides in Franklin County; Betsey married William Millikin; Ann married Robert Reece and resides in Franklin County; Mary married William Wilson, Jr.; Ruth married Isaac Beach and resides in Plain City; Robert married Sarah Smith; and Charles married Eliza Kilgore.  Mr. Slyh is one of Canaan's good, substantial citizens, is now eighty-three years of age and has been a resident here for more than threescore years.  He is a member of the Baptist Church and is one of the oldest and best esteemed citizens of this community...

10.  Ronald J. Hunter.  Genealogy Report:  Descendants of William Patterson (online at FamilyTreeMaker.Genealogy.com [link died]).

11.  Messages in the Slye Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

12.  Messages in the Sligh Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

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