MATTISON ANNEX

 

Estella V. (Mattison) Briant Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Mattison/Matteson:”

 

 

Generation

 

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5   Judiah Mattison

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1799 in Vermont.  Employed as a farmer in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1840 US Census: Jediah Mattison, age 40 to 50, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male under age 5; 2 males age 10 to 15; 1 male age 20 to 30; 2 females age 15 to 20; 1 female age 20 to 30; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

1860 U.S. Census: Judiah Mattison, age 61 and employed as a farmer, was head of a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Other members of the household included his wife, Lucinda, age 54; their son, Charles A. Mattison, age 29; Charles' wife, Lois, age 29; and the son of Charles and Lois, Franklin B. Mattison, age 1.  Judiah was born in Vermont; Lucinda, Charles, and Franklin were born in New York; Lois was born in Massachusetts.

 

1870 US Census: Judiah, age 71 and retired, and his wife, Lucinda (age 65), were living in the household of their son, Charles A. Mattison, age 39 and employed as a farmer.

 

2. Wife: Lucinda (?)

 

Born about 1806/05 in New York.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Charles A. Mattison: See generation 4, below.

 

b.

 

4   Charles A. Mattison

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1831 in New York State. 

 

2. Wife: Lois (?)

 

Born about 1831 in Massachusetts.

             

1870 US Census: Charles L., age 39 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Frank Mattison (age 11); Alice Mattison (age 2); Judiah Mattison (male, age 71, b. VT, retired); Lucinda Mattison (age 65, b. NYS); and Sarah Bennett (age 30, b. NYS, employed as a house keeper). 

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Franklin B. Mattison: See generation 3, below.

 

b. Alice Mattison: Born about 1868.

 

c. Charles F. Mattison: Died 3 May 1919.

 

1910 US Census: Charles F. Matteson, age 52, was heading a household on Antwerp Road in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 21 years, Catherine Matteson (age 50).

 

Charles F. Mattison married Catherine “Kate” Rice (b. 22 Jun 1861 in Antwerp Twp., N.Y., d. Sunday, 21 May 1933, age 71, at home in Sterlingville, Jefferson Co., N.Y.; interred Sterlingville Cemetery) about 1889 at Redwood, New York and subsequently resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Of interest, Kate had a sister, Susan Rice, who married (?) Whalen and resided at Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.  Question: Is Kate related to Lillian (Rice) (Smith) Baxter, half-sister of Ida (Kyle) McCallops, para 3.b. of generation 2 of the McCallops Annex?

 

3   Franklin Frank B./H. Mattison (photos)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1859 near Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York and continued to reside there.

 

1860 US Census: Franklin B. Mattison, age 1, resided with his parents in the household headed by his grandfather, Judiah Mattison, age 61, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Frank Mattison, age 11, resided with the household headed by his father in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 U.S. Census: Frank H. Mattison, age 47 and employed as a farmer, was head of a household on LeRaysville Road in LeRay Township, New York.  He had been married to Sarah, age 46, for 22 years.  Sarah had had 7 children, all of whom were still living.  Other members of the household included their daughter, Stella V./J. (sp), age 17 and single; son, James/Jamie F., age 12; son, Elmer, age 10; son, Arthur, age 5; and son, Leon, age 3.  Living next door as a servant in the household of Buel H. Ward was Grace Mattison, age 21 (probably another daughter).  Frank and his parents were born in New York State.  Sarah was born in English speaking Canada, though her parents were born in New York.

 

1920 US Census: Sarah Mattison, age 55 (b. English speaking Canada, parents b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household on Main Street in Sterlingville, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her son, Leon Mattison (age 13); and daughter, Alice Marion Mattison (age 9).

    

2. Wife: Sarah Fountain (photos)

 

Born about 1864 in English Canada to parents born in New York State.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Roy L. Mattison: Born 1890.  Died 1950.  Resided at Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.

   

1930 US Census: Roy Mattison, age 39, single, and employed as a dairy farm laborer, was living in the household headed by William A. Schwartz in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Grace Mary Mattison: (more info) Born 5 July 1888 at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Died about 1970 (age 82) at the Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, Jefferson County, New York; interred Great Bend Cemetery.  Attended LeRaysville and Sterlingville schools.  Was employed in the C. E. Francis Clothing Store in Carthage for 8 years, then at Empsall’s Department Store in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, retiring in 1954.  In 1941 resided at Watertown.  Moved to Great Bend, Jefferson County, New York in 1960.  Member of the Woolworth Memorial Methodist Church in Great Bend.  Never married.

   

1910 US Census: Grace Mattison, age 21 and single, was enumerated in her parents’ household, above, as well as next door in the household of Buel H. Ward (age 76, employed as a farmer on LeRaysville Road, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York), where she was employed as a servant.  The household also included Buel’s wife of 50 years, Roxeal (sp) E. Ward (age 71, had had 7 children, all still alive); and Buel’s son, Brayton J. Ward (age 41, single).

 

1930 US Census: Grace M. Mattison, age 41, single, and employed as a sales lady in a department store, was lodging in the household headed by Allie M Brierton (age 46, widowed, 1st m. age 21) at 947 Franklin Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Alice M. Mattison (age 19, single, employed as a sales lady in a 5 $ 10 cent store); Allie's son, Carlton E. Brierton (age 18, single); and daughter, Erma A. Brierton (age 16, single). 

 

Note: There’ s some confusion here.  The 1910 census indicates Grace was age 21, which means she would have been b. about 1889.  However, a 25 Mar 1962 news article on her death said she was age 48, indicating she was born about 1914.

 

c. Estella Stella V. Mattison: See generation 2, below.

 

d. James “Jamie” F. Mattison: (photos) Born about 1898/97.  Died 1986.  Resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.

 

e. Elmer Mattison: (photos) Born about 1900.  Married Helen (?) and resided in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York before moving to Waterville, Oneida County, New York (south of Utica).  In 1970 resided at Eaugallie, Florida.  Elmer and Helen had at least the following daughter:

 

(1. Eileen Bernice Mattison: (more info) Graduated from Waterville High School, Waterville, Oneida County, New York in 1943.  Subsequently graduated from Morrisville Technical Institute, followed by Cortland College with a degree in Practical Nursing.  Was employed privately as a practical nurse.  Married Charles Henry Sanders of Burwell, Nebraska on Monday, (?) at the First Presbyterian Church, Waterville, Oneida County, New York and subsequently resided at Waterville.  Charles served 4˝ years in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.  He was employed at James Kelly’s garage, Sangerfield, New York.

 

f. Arthur Mattison: Born about 1905.  Resided at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1970 resided at Marcellus, New York.

 

g. Leon Mattison: Born about 1907/06.  Died 1978.  Married Nancy Clemons/Clemens (b. 1915), daughter of Milton Clemons of North Wilna Township, Jefferson county, New York, on Tuesday, 23 November 1937 and resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, where Leon managed a gasoline station.  Later resided at Carthage, New York.  In 1970 resided at Deer River, Jefferson County, New York.

   

1930 US Census: Leon Matteson, age 23 (single) and employed as a sales manager of a gas station, was living alone and heading a household on the Evans Mills to Calcium Road in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

h. Alice Marion Mattison: (photos) Born 16 June 1910.

 

1930 US Census: Alice M. Mattison, age 19, single, and employed as a sales lady in a 5 & 10 cent store, was lodging with her sister, Grace M. Mattison (age 41, single, employed as a sales lady in a department store) in the household headed by Allie M. Brierton (age 46, widowed, m. 1st age 21) at 947 Franklin Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Allie's son, Carlton E. Brierton (age 18, single); and daughter, Erma A. Brierton (age 16, single).

 

Alice Mattison married Landis E. McCallops (killed in action during WWII) (Para. 4.d.(2.(a.(2)(a) of the Almond Drake page) on Sunday, (?) and resided at Champion, Jefferson County, New York.  Before entering the U.S. Army Landis worked for the Great Bend Paper Company, Great Bend, Jefferson County, New York.  Alice and Landis had the following daughters before his death in the War:

 

(1. Joyce Ann McCallops.

 

(2. Carol McCallops.

 

(3. Jerry McCallops.

 

i. Joyce Mattison: Married Ronald Clemons.

 

j. Carol Mattison: Married Wayne Fuller.

 

2   Estella Stella V. Mattison:

 

Born about 1893 at Sterlingville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 30 May 1941, age 48.  Married Louis P. Briant, paragraph 3.b.(1. of generation 2 of the Briant Annex in 1909.

 

 

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Other (still unknown) Mattison-related names:

 

1. Harrison Stanley Matteson “Stan”: (photos) Married “Vi”.

 

2. Jereh (sp) Matison: At the time of the 1840 US Census was age 40 to 50 and heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 2 males age 5 to 10; 1 male age 10 to 15; and 1 female age 15 to 20.

 

3. Frank Matteson: Born December 1859.  Employed as a farmer in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Bessie F. (?) (b. Feb 1871 in NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Frank, age 40 (b. Dec 1859 in NYS, father b. NYS, mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Bessie Matteson (age 29 (b. Feb 1871 in NYS, as were her parents, had had no children).

 

1910 US Census: Frank D. Mattison, age 50 (b. NYS, father b. NYS, mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 15 years, Bessie F. Mattison (age 39, b. NYS, father b. VT, mother b. NYS); and hired man/farm laborer, George Baker (age 25, single).

    

4. Frank Mattison: Born about 1887.  Employed as a postal worker.  Resided in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Frank Mattison, age 33 and employed as a US Mail letter carrier, was heading a household at 527 Hamlin Street in the City of Watertown, Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eva Mattison (age 32); son, John A. Mattison (age 8); and daughter Jean G. Mattison (age 2 years and 4 months).

 

1930 US Census: Frank A. Matteson, age 46 (1st m. age 25, b. NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a mail carrier, was heading a household at 1107 State Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also include his wife, Eva Matteson (age 42, 1st m. age 21, b. English speaking Canada, as were her parents); (perhaps son), Austin Ab. Matteson (age 18, single); (perhaps daughter), Jeanne E. Matteson (age 12); and (perhaps mother-in-law) Harriet Tooley (age 61, widowed).

 

Frank Mattison married Eva (perhaps Tooley) (b. abt 1888 in Canada), perhaps daughter of (?) and Harriet (?) Tooley, about 1909 and had the following children:

 

a. John Austin Mattison “Austin”: Born about 1912.

 

b. Jean G. Mattison: Born about 1917.

      

5. Floyd Mattison: Born about 1882.  Employed as a dairy farmer in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Floyd, age 28 and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, May Brds (sp) Mattison (age 23, had had 1 child, still alive); and son, Richard Mattison (age 2).

 

Floyd Mattison married May Brds (sp) and had the following son:

 

a. Richard Mattison: Born about 1908.

 

6. George Mattison: Born about 1889 in South Dakota.  Employed as a farmer in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Blanche Phillips (b. 1897), daughter of Horace and Ida (?) Mattison.

 

1920 US Census: George, age 31 (b. SD, parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on St. Lawrence Road in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He rented his dwelling.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Mattison (age 23, b. NYS, as were her parents); father-in-law, Horace Phillips (age 67, b. NYS, as were his parents); and mother-in-law, Ida Mattison (age 57, b. NYS, as were her parents).

 

7. Jay D. Mattison: Born about 1862.  Employed as a laborer in a lumber mill.  Resided on Main Street in the Village of Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Jay D. Mattison, age 58 and employed as a laborer in a lumber mill, was heading a household on Main Street in Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Florence L. Mattison (age 33, b. England, as were her parents); son, Raymond J. Mattison (age 4 years and 0 months); and son, Harlo G. Mattison (age 1 year and 11 months).

 

1930 US Census: Jay D. Matteson, age 68 (married 1st age 52), was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Florence L. Matteson (age 43, married 1st age 21); son, Raymond J. Matteson (age 14); and son, Harlon J. Matteson (age 12).

 

Jay D. Mattison married Florence L. (?) (b. abt 1887 in England) and had the following children:

 

a. Raymond J. Mattison: Born about 1916.

 

b. Harlon J. Mattison: Born about 1918.

    

8. Nettie E. Mattison:

 

1920 US Census: Nettie E., age 55, was living alone as head of a household in Sackets Harber, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.

    

9. William W. Matteson: Born about 1863.  Resided in the Village of Sterlingville, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: William W. Matteson, age 57 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in Sterlingville, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his hired girl, Eva Miles, and boarder, George Braton.

 

10. Lorenzo F./C. Mattison: Born about 1848.  Employed as a house painter.  Resided in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Lorenzo F. Mattison, age 72 and employed as a house painter, was heading a household at 214 Winslow Street in the City of Watertown, Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Cora R. Mattison (age 66); daughter, Grace A. Green (age 38?, described as a Deaconess in the Universalist Church); and sister, Celestine Green (age 75).

 

1930 US Census: Lorenzo C. Matteson, age 82 (1st m. age 27), was heading a household at 214 Winslow Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his son-in-law, George B. Jones (age 62, 1st m. age 22, employed as a pharmacist in a drug store); daughter, Grace M. (Matteson) Jones (age 49, 1st m. age 22; employed as a stenographer); and sister-in-law, Florence J. Phelan (age 60, widowed, 1st m. age 25, employed as a dress maker).

 

Lorenzo Mattison married Cora R. (?) (b. abt 1854) and had the following children:

 

a. Grace A./M. Mattison: Born about 1881.  Employed as a stenographer.  Married George B. Jones (b. abt 1868), who was subsequently employed as a pharmacist.

     

11. Clarence F. Matteson: Born about 1886.  Resided in the Village of Antwerp, Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Clarence F. Matteson, age 44 (married 1st age 40), was heading a household on Mechanic Street in the Village of Antwerp, Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Florence E. (?) (Booth) Matteson (age 31, 1st married age 19); step-daughter, Dorothy Booth (age 11); son, Wallace H. Matteson (age 3 years and 1 month); and son, Clarence F. Matteson, Jr. (age 1 year and 9 months).

 

Clarence F. Matteson married, as her (2nd) husband, Florence E. (?) Booth (b. abt 1899), who had the following daughter from her 1st marriage:

 

a. Dorothy Booth: Born about 1919.

 

Clarence and Florence (?) (Booth) Mattison had the following children:

 

b. Wallace H. Matteson: Born about 1927.

 

c. Clarence F. Matteson, Jr.: Born about 1928.

     

12. William L. Mattison: Born about 1878.  Resided in the Village of Glen Park, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Ethel L. (?) (b. abt 1883).

 

1930 US Census: William L. Mattison, age 52, was heading a household in the Village of Glen Park, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ethel L. Mattison (age 47); nephew, Leslie E. Mattison (age 28); and niece, Ella M. Mattison (age 27).

     

13. Charles Fountain: Born about 1880.  Employed as a dairy farmer in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Charles Fountain, age 50 and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Fountain Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Cola Fountain (age 48); and daughter, Laura Fountain (age 24).

 

Charles Fountain married Cola (?) (b. abt 1882) and had the following daughter:

 

a. Laura Fountain: Born about 1906.

                        

 

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