John Jacob Mater

Male30 July 1901–2 October 1992

Brief Life History of John Jacob

When John Jacob Mater was born on 30 July 1901, in Lowbanks, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Oscar Mater, was 25 and his mother, Martha Jane Neff, was 24. He married Helen Josephine Ready on 29 June 1927, in Wainfleet, Niagara, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Welland, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 2 October 1992, at the age of 91, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Wainfleet, Niagara, Ontario, Canada.

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John Jacob Mater
Helen Josephine Ready
Marriage: 29 June 1927
Lyle Emmett Mater
Clyde Armand Mater
John Charles Mater
Joy Adelaide Mater
Reid Ready Mater
Carolyn Jane Mater
Brenda Sue Mater

Sources (6)

  • John Mater in household of John Mater, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • John Jacob Mater, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • John Jacob Mater, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1927Wainfleet, Niagara, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 5

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 33

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 42

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Matter .

    Irish: variant of Matear, an Ulster Anglicized form of Mac an tSaoir (see McAteer ).

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

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