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us: Mathew, Theobald, 1790-1856

  • [Individual was an abolitionist.]
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    • us: Mathew, Tobias, 1790-1856
    • us: Mathew, Theobald, Father, 1790-1856
    • us: Mathew, Theobold, 1790-1856
    • us: Mathew, Father, 1790-1856
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    • Associated Local

        (naf) Ireland
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tipperary (Ireland : County)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cobh (Ireland)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Capuchins
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Temperance
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          (lcsh) Civic leaders
            (lcsh) Clergy
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        • Earlier Established Forms

          • Mathew, Theobald, Father, 1790-1856
        • Sources

          • found: Lysaght, M. Fr. Theobald Mathew, OFM Cap, c1983: t.p. (Fr. Theobald Mathew, OFM Cap) p. 13, etc. (b. 10/10/1790; named Tobias Mathew; ordained 4/17/1813; d. 12/8/1856)
          • found: LC data base, 7-16-84 (hdg.: Mathew, Theobald, Father, 1790-1856; usage: Very Reverend Theobald Mathew)
          • found: NUCMC data from Essex Institute for Father Mathew Total Abstinence Society. Records, 1785-1930 (Rev. Theobold Mathew; Father Mathew; apostle of temperance, of Cork, Ireland)
          • found: Life of the Very Reverend Theobold Mathew, the great apostle of temperance, 1844.
          • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed February 21, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mathew, Theobald; temperance movement leader, clergy, abolitionist; born 10 October 1790 in County Tipperary, Ireland; ordained a Franciscan friar of the Capuchin Order and assigned to a mission church in the city of Cork, became popular for aid of the Catholic poor (1814); joined the temperance movement (1838); traveled around Ireland and to Irish communities in Scotland, England, and America; supported abolition, signing an antislavery petition addressed to Irish Americans (1841); died 08 December 1856 in Queenstown, Ireland)
        • General Notes

          • [Individual was an abolitionist.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1984-07-26: new
          • 2015-07-26: revised
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