Thomas Matteson

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Thomas Matteson, son of Henry Matteson and Hannah Parsons, was born at East Greenwich, Kent Co., Rhode Island, in 1672.1,2 He died at East Greenwich, 19 January 1739/40.3,4

Thomas married Martha Shippee, daughter of David Shippee and Margaret Scranton, at East Greenwich 14 November 1695.5,3,2,4,6


Martha Shippee b. 1667
  • Deliverance Matteson3,7 b. 20 Aug 1696
  • Elizabeth Matteson+3,7 b. 9 Oct 1700
  • Thomas Matteson3,7 b. 1703
  • Joseph Matteson3,7 b. 1 Jul 1705
  • Henry Matteson3,7 b. 28 Apr 1707
  • Mercy Matteson3,7 b. 28 Apr 1707
  • Mary Matteson7 b. 19 Apr 1709
This person was last edited on19 Jan 2017


  1. [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."
  2. [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.
  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, 132. 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. [S807] Matteson, "Mattesons", 3.
  5. [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), 1:2:47,64, town record 1:4, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island.
  6. [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).
  7. [S807] Matteson, "Mattesons", 20-26.