Carol Anna Mattson

13 June 1934–30 July 2003 (Age 69)
Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States

The Life of Carol Anna

When Carol Anna Mattson was born on 13 June 1934, in Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, her father, Irving Oscar Mattson, was 30 and her mother, Leona Bell Ross, was 24. She married Wesley Martin Blacketer Sr on 15 November 1950, in Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1935 and Red Oak Township, Montgomery, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 30 July 2003, in Osage City, Osage, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Osage City, Osage, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Martin Blacketer Sr
Carol Anna Mattson
Marriage: 15 November 1950
Robert Lee Blacketer
Gary Dale Blacketer
Ronald Dean Blacketer

Spouse and Children

15 November 1950
Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Ruth Alice Mattson



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 4

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Mattsson .2 Variant of English Matson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carol Ann Mattson in household of Irving Mattson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carol Anne Mattson in entry for Wesley Blacpeter, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Carol Anne Mattson in entry for Wesley Martin Blacketer, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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