Kate L Wickes

Female29 September 1866–14 November 1937

Brief Life History of Kate L

When Kate L Wickes was born on 29 September 1866, in Chatham, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Oliver G Wickes, was 31 and her mother, Mary A Swift, was 30. She married Erastus Jay Mattoon on 20 July 1899, in St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 14 November 1937, in Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71.

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Erastus Jay Mattoon
Kate L Wickes
Marriage: 20 July 1899
Edward J Mattson

Sources (12)

  • Kate Mattoon in entry for Edward J Mattoon, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Kate L Mattoon in household of Erastus J Mattoon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kate L. Wickes, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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  • Marriage
    20 July 1899St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 1

    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


    Age 20

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wicks . There has been much confusion between this name and Weeks .

    History: In 1638 Richard Wickes (also known as Richard Atwick), of Staines, Middlesex, England, died, leaving a bequest to “my son John Wickes now living in New England.” This John Wickes came from London, England, to Plymouth, MA, in 1635, and subsequently settled at Portsmouth, RI. — Some American bearers of this name are descended from Thomas Weekes, who came to Long Island, NY, in 1635.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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