Did you know that Matthew filed for naturalization July 19, 1865, Northern District Court of CA, Book 8, p. 2675. Source: U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes 1794-1995.
He was naturalized 19 July 1866 in the U.S. District Court, San Francisco.
Witnesses=A. M. Rose & F. Cody.
Source: Volume 8, Cert #P-2670, U. S. Naturalization Record Indexes 1791-1992, World Archives Project.
While looking for more information on his wife Mary, I did find the family in 1870 in San Francisco Ward 7, San Francisco Co.
Mary A. Rawl, b. PA, 48, keeps cigar store.
Bernard, b. CA, 16, clerk store.
Agnes, b. CA, 11.
Matthew, b. MO, 22, iron molder.
Annie, b. MO, 18.
There are several people who will help with research in Amador Co. who are listed at Random Acts Genealogical Kindness. Go to raogk.org, choose California and choose Amador Co.
There is also a person listed on the California GenWeb who does research in Amador Co. Go to cagenweb.com/cpl/ca-socty.htm and scroll down to you find Amador Co.
Access Genealogy has a list of cemeteries in the county. Go to accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/california/amador_county.htm.
There is a Historical Society in Amador County, amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/ .
I was looking for more information on Matthew's wife Mary which I didn't find. However, I did find the following.
A Matthew Rawll and family in 1880 were living in Township 1, Amador Co., CA.
Matthew Rawll, b. MO, 31, molder.
Alace, wife, b. NY, 19.
Matthew L., b. CA, 1.
In 1900 Matthew and family were living in Santa Cruz Ward 3, Santa Cruz Co.
Matt Rawle, b. MO, Jan 1848, marr 23 yrs, chief police.
May, b. ME, Dec 1860, had given birth to eight children and all alive in 1900.
Lee M., son, b. CA Nov 1878, single, dry good clerk.
James E., b. CA Nov 1880, single, dry good clerk.
Wm. H., b. CA Sept. 1882.
Alice E., b. CA, April 1887.
Grace N., b. CA Nov 1888.
Helen S., b. CA Nov 1890.
Eda S., dau, b. CA Aug 1892.
Nelson M., b. CA Jan 1898.
In 1910 Matthew and family were living in San Jose Ward 2, Santa Clara Co.
Matthew Rawle, b. MO, 62, marr 33 yrs, night watchman hotel.
Alice M., b. NY, 49, gave birth to nine children but eight alive in 1910.
Grace N., b. CA, 23, cashier candy store.
Hellen P., b. CA, 20.
Eda S., b. CA, 18.
Nelson M., b. CA, 11.
Stanly M., b. CA, 9.
Marian, dau, b. CA, 3.
A Bernard A. Rawle, carpenter & foreman Engine No. 10, S. F. Fire Dept., residence 5 Beale Place. Source: 1882-1884 San Francisco Directory.
A Bernard Rawle member State Assembly, Session #25.
Source: "California Blue Book or State Roster, 1899, Sacramento CA, State Printing Office.
A Bernard A. Rawle member State Assembly, San Francisco. Source: "California Blue Book or State Roster 1909", Sacramento, State Printing Office, 1909.
A Bernard A. Rawle member Assembly, San Francisco. Source: "California Blue Book or State Roster 1911", Sacramento, State Printing Office, 1911, p. 283.
Maybe there was two Bernard Rawle's?
In 1910 a Bernard Rawle was living in the Calaveras Co. Alms House & Hospital, San Andreas, Calaveras Co., CA.
Bernard Rawle, b. CA 1848, father born-Ireland, mother born-PA, single, no occupation. Successful Searching!