Henry Matteson

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Henry Matteson, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at England, 27 October 1646.1,2 He died at West Greenwich, Kent Co., Rhode Island, 1690.1

Henry married Hannah Parsons, daughter of Hugh Parsons, at East Greenwich, Kent Co., Rhode Island, say 1670.1,3,4


Hannah Parsons b. abt. 1651, d. aft. 1694
  • Henry Matteson5,1 b. 24 Jun 1670, d. 18 Apr 1752
  • Thomas Matteson+6,1,5 b. 1672, d. 19 Jan 1739/40
  • Joseph Matteson5,1 b. 1678, d. 1758
  • Francis Matteson5,1 b. 15 Mar 1680, d. 1750
  • Hannah Matteson5,1 b. say 1682
  • Hezekiah Matteson5,1 b. 1684, d. 1752
  • Josiah Matteson1 b. 1685, d. 1754
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  1. [S768] W. M. Bollenbach Jr., The New England Ancestry of Alice Everett Johnson, 1899-1986, Memoirs, and Bollenbach Genealogy (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2003), 250-253, further cited as Bollenbach, Johnson.
  2. [S602] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850: First Series: Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People, 21 vols. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing, 1891-1912), 1:2:131, town record 1:19, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island.
  3. [S913] John Osborne Austin, The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising Three Generations of Settlers Who Came Before 1690 (With Many Families Carried to the Fourth Generation). Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887, 144. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Rhode Island Dictionary.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1013, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 132.
  6. [S807] Porter Matteson, "Mattesons In America: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Henry Matteson, the Emigrant (1646-1690)": 1948, microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #962159 Item 17, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2-8, further cited as "Mattesons."