John Matteson

8 July 1901–August 1985 (Age 84)
Greenbush Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States

The Life of John

When John Matteson was born on 8 July 1901, in Greenbush Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States, his father, John D. Matterson, was 43 and his mother, Carrie Amelia Hicks, was 36. He married Lois Howard on 14 January 1922, in St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died in August 1985, in Crystal, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John Matteson
Lois Howard
Marriage: 14 January 1922
John Howard Matteson

Spouse and Children


    Lois Howard


14 January 1922
St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States


    John Howard Matteson


Parents and Siblings

    John D. Matterson


    Carrie Amelia Hicks




    Jay C Matteson


    Ferdinand Matteson


    Evelyn F Matteson



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 2

Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Mattison .2 Respelling of Swedish Mattesson, a patronymic from the personal name Mattes or Mattis, Swedish forms of Matthew .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Mattison in household of Cary E Mattison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Matteson, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • John Matteson, "Michigan, Births, 1867-1902"

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