Category Archives: Matson

Ancestor Sketch – Lars Mattson (b. 1859)

Matson ProjectMatson/Mattson LineBy Don Taylor When Lars Mattson was born in 1859 in Järna, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Lars, was 35 and his mother, Margareta, was 28. He married Christine Ericson on February 4, 1881. They had 13 children in … Continue reading

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Matson in the 1950 Census

Matson Project – Update October 2022. Census Sunday By Don Taylor As part of my regular updates and “Do Over” process, I thought I’d take a quick look at the Matson clan in the 1950 Census. I found my stepfather … Continue reading

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Ancestor Sketch – Edgar Jerome Matson

UPDATED 12 October 2022 (in green) Matson Line By Don Taylor My stepfather Edgar, known as “Bud,” and I had a difficult past. Our failure to coexist resulted in my living in a foster home for a couple of years. … Continue reading

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Update: Edward William Matson’s Siblings

Matson Project By Don Taylor                                                                       … Continue reading

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Edward William Mattson – Education

Mattson Project By Don Taylor According to the 1940 US Census, Edward “Eddie” Mattson completed eight years of school. Pursuing what his educational experience might have been, I began researching his likely school environment. In looking at schools in French … Continue reading

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