John Matson, Sr.

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John Matson, Sr.

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Radnor, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Dalbo Mattson; Johann Nils Matson; Maria Anderson Mattsson (Lom); Marguerite // Marguerite and Maria Lom
Husband of Margaret Matson and Hanna Matson
Father of Daniel Matson; Peter Matson; Morris Matson; Hannah Matson Davis; Catherine Matson and 2 others
Brother of Anna Mattson; Matthias Mattson; Måns Mattson; Anders (Andrew) Mattson, Sr.; Gertrude Mattson and 2 others

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About John Matson, Sr.

John Matson (1686-1753) lived in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA. There is some question as to whether our Mattsons are of Swedish or Welsh origin. John Matson is buried in the Friends Cemetery of the Merion Meetinghouse, an area settled by Welsh Quakers.

From Martha's Extended Family page on John Matson:

John Matson[1]

  • M, b. say 1673?, d. 2 March 1748

Father* John Matson b. s 1633?

Mother* Mary (?)

Birth* John Matson was born say 1673? He was the son of John Matson and Mary (?).

Marriage* He married Hanna (?) say 1703?.

Death* John died on 2 March 1748 in Chester County, Pennsylvania, .[2]


  • Hanna (?)


  • 1. Hannah Matson+ b. s 1713, d. 1812


1. [S186] Eleanor M. Davis, Davis: A Quaker Family, Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from there to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants, p. 11, 881.

2. [S1048] World Family Tree Volume 62, tree 1166.

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John Matson, Sr.'s Timeline

December 19, 1680
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age 31
Upper Merion, Montgomery, PA, USA
Age 31
Upper Merion, PA, USA
June 5, 1714
Age 33
Concord, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 35
Chester, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania
February 3, 1748
Age 67
Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)