Robert Mattinson

16 July 1835–6 December 1919 (Age 84)
Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Mattinson was born on 16 July 1835, in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Mattinson III, was 31 and his mother, Ann Shaw, was 23. He married Betsy Charlton Burnhope on 23 August 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1856 and lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 6 December 1919, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Mattinson
Betsy Charlton Burnhope
Marriage: 23 August 1869
Elizabeth Ann Mattinson
Lauretta Shaw Mattinson
Minnie Wallace Mattinson
Annie Frances Mattinson
Robert Franklin Mattinson
Henry Burnhope Mattinson
Effie May Mattinson
Joseph Burnhope Mattinson
Roy Burnhope Mattinson
Veatus Mattinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 7
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letter from Great-granddaughter of memories

    Leta Borup Vernieuw Layton, Utah Dec 1974 I told you I would write you some of the things I remember about our grandparents and what was told to me about our great-grandparents. First, we had th …

    Sources (38)

    • Robert Mattinson in entry for Minnie M Barnett, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Robert Morrison, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Robert Mattison in entry for Enos Wells Simons and Elizabeth A. Nolan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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