Thursday, July 19, 2012

Matteson, Mary 1856-1931 Morris Obituary

Matteson, Mary 1856-1931 Morris Obituary

Funeral of Mrs. Matteson
To Be Held at Morris Today

Morris, Sept. 9---Mrs. Mary Matteson died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. H. McWilliams, Tuesday morning about 7 o'clock after a 10-days' illness.
Mrs. Matteson, whose maiden name was Mary Carrick, was born May 31, 1856, in Colden, Erie county, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Wilson Carrick. In early life she came to Morris, where the remainder of her life was spent. She married Markus Matteson, who died about 21 years ago. To them were born six children, two of whom are deceased. Their names were William and Mabel. Those who survive them are : Mrs. G. H. McWilliams, Mrs. Lee Williams of Morris, Jessie A. Matteson of New Rochelle, and Melvin A Matteson of Buffalo.
Mrs. Matteson was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for many years. She was a domestic nurse.
Those surviving besides those mentioned above are one brother, Amos Carrick of Morris, also eight grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon with prayer at the house at 1:30 o'clock at the church, Rev. C. E. Vermilya officiating.

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