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John Dalbo Mattson

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Mantua Creek (within present Mantua Township), (Present Gloucester County), New Sweden (within present New Jersey), (Present USA)
Death: 1701 (48-56)
Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Matts Hansson, immigrant; Elizabeth Mattsson and Anna Eriksdotter
Husband of Maria Anderson Mattsson (Lom)
Father of John Matson, Sr.; Anna Jonsson; Matthias Mattson; Måns Mattson; Anders (Andrew) Mattson, Sr. and 3 others
Brother of Peter Mattson and Brita Hendrickson
Half brother of Olof (William) Dalbo; Lars Dalbo; Annicka Dalbo; Lars Lasse Dalbo; Sara King and 2 others

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About John Dalbo Mattson

John Mattson, alias John Dalbo, was born in New Sweden c. 1649. By 1673 he had married Maria Lom, youngest daughter of Måns Svensson Lom, and owned 1/4 of the Moyamensing tract south of Wicaco. He sold his share in 1684 and acquired land on Great Mantua Creek, Gloucester Co., where he died in 1701, survived by 7 children:

Anna Mattson, born c. 1674, died 10 June 1721 in Gloucester Co.; married c. 1692 Staffan Jönsson alias Stephen Jones, son of Anders Jönsson Ekoren, and had 6 known children (Andrew, John, Jonas, Catharina, Joseph & Abraham).

Matthias Mattson, born c. 1676, died unmarried in 1701.

Måns Mattson, born c. 1678, died c. 1706; married c. 1703 Elizabeth (parents not identified) and had 1 child (Maria).

Anders Mattson, born c. 1680, died c. 1734 in lower Greenwich Township, Gloucester Co.; married c. 1712 Maria Culin, daughter of Jacobus van Culin, and had 5 children (Maria, Rebecca, Matthias, Andrew & Peter).

Gertrude Mattson, born c. 1682, died after 1727 in Piles Grove, Salem Co.; married c. 1702 Lawrence Holstein, son of Matthias Claesson Holstein and Helena [?] Cock, and had 9 children (Maria, Matthias, Sarah, Catharine, Andrew, Susanna, John, Lawrence & Elisabeth).

Brigitta Mattson, born c. 1686, died 6 Nov. 1726 at Repaupo Creek, Gloucester Co.; married c. 1706 Eric Steelman, son of Hans Månsson and Ella Stille, and had 7 children (Helena, Brigitta, Eric, Catharina, Maria, Hans & Charles).

Maria Mattson, born c. 1690, died in Lower Penns Neck, Salem Co., after 1745; married William Philpot as his second wife, 27 February 1717, and had 6 children (Nicholas, Thomas, Mary, William, Joseph & Francis).

From Martha's Extended Family page on John Matson:

John Matson[1] M, b. say 1633?

  • Father* Nils Matson
  • Mother* Margaret (?)
  • Birth* John Matson was born say 1633? He was the son of Nils Matson and Margaret (?).
  • Marriage* He married Mary (?) say 1663?.


  • Mary (?)


  • 1. John Matson+ b. s 1673?, d. 2 Mar 1748


  • 1. [S1048] World Family Tree Volume 62, tree 1166.
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John Dalbo Mattson's Timeline

Mantua Creek (within present Mantua Township), (Present Gloucester County), New Sweden (within present New Jersey), (Present USA)
Age 25
Chester, Chester, PA, USA
Age 27
Age 29
December 19, 1680
Age 31
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age 31
Age 33
Age 37
Age 41