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FrancisMattesonLine (#47326405)
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Bio Photo Avid Matteson researcher. I belong to the line of Mattesons descended from FRANCIS MATTESON and SARAH NICHOLS, some of whom changed their name to Mathewson: John and Mary (Arnold) Mathewson and their descendants of Scituate RI.

Thus my user handle is "FrancisMattesonLine" for privacy and security purposes.

Other associated names: Arnold of Plymouth MA, Arnold of RI, Ballard, Brown, Comstock, Connery, Dwyer, Elliot, Finnerty, Garvin, Hoye, McCaffrey, Mowry, Nichols,Tobin.

My sister and I have been working on documenting our family's history for 14 years and we enjoy working with the many volunteers here.

Corrections, questions:

Please contact me using the SAC method (Suggestions And Corrections tab on the memorial) if you have any questions, updates, corrections, or transfer requests on a particular memorial I have added here. Please use the memorial you have the question about.

30 days is the FAG time limit to respond, and since we all have other roles in life, let's adhere to this and be patient while corrections are being worked out, (and not leave untoward public messages when we don't get "instant action".)

Thanks so much and let's all work together in a kind and cooperative manner to memorialize our ancestors!

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Ed M
RE: 133333274 Wanton Nichols
I'll be honest with you, I don't delve into the genealogy at all; I simply post memorials/markers with whatever information I can get from the inscription. This is a memorial that I added and I did not list FANNY NICHOLS as a spouse; it is a CALCULATED relationship that was added by Find A Grave as default. I believe based on the inscription on the marker that the calculated relationship is incorrect. Unfortunately, I don't see a way to remove it.
The other thing that is contrary to this association is not only the apparent date of death, but also the inscription appears to read "in the 22 year of HER age". My first thought when I viewed the marker and saw WANTON was a 'he', but the inscription in this case looks to refer to this Wanton as a 'she'.
My guess is that this is a 'mystery' Wanton Nichols as you suggested.
Added by Ed M on Aug 18, 2014 9:01 AM
Uncle Bill Dwyer
Ellen--can you have your friend add the tombstone for Uncle Bill to mem#134265173. He is on the same stone as Eleanor and Tom.

Added by DJ on Aug 12, 2014 7:49 PM
Fry updates
I updated the Fry relationships you sent.
Added by amwm on Aug 11, 2014 4:45 PM
Carolyn [Lee] Kelly
Dutemple, Fry & Wilcox
Believe I got them all squared away now.. Thank you for all the added info, to help future searchers..
Regards, Carol
Added by Carolyn [Lee] Kelly on Aug 11, 2014 10:13 AM

Please send all your links and edits through the F A G edit options an the memorials. We are traveling and not at home right now the email is iffy at times and difficult to work from.
Added by Scout on Aug 10, 2014 6:43 AM
Neil F.
Olive Bailey Ellis

Corrections have been made for Olive.

Neil F.
Added by Neil F. on Aug 07, 2014 4:10 AM
Jo-Ann Croft
John Nickerson in Oak Grove, Pawt. RI
I have removed all information from the page except for the inscription itself.

1. Yes there were two John Nickerson's in the 5th RIHA - one yours and the other from Yarmouth.

2. Newly available information shows that the Yarmouth John Nickerson is buried at Beaufort, SC.

3. Do you know which John Nickerson should be linked to this marker?
Added by Jo-Ann Croft on Jun 08, 2014 1:54 PM
Jo-Ann Croft
John Nickerson
Would be happy to work with you on this. My email address is in my profile.
Added by Jo-Ann Croft on Jun 08, 2014 10:42 AM
Jane Smith
RE: Charles Walker Jr
Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge of the cemeteries as well as the stones
Added by Jane Smith on Jun 05, 2014 4:13 PM
Randel Mott Cobb
Ellen Florence Mathewson Bentley
Thanks for the updates to the Ellen Florence Mathewson Bentley page!
Added by Randel Mott Cobb on Apr 22, 2014 3:27 PM
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