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Dr Robert McCheyne Mateer

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Dr Robert McCheyne Mateer

Birth
Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
5 Sep 1921 (aged 68)
Weifang, Shandong, China
Burial
Weifang, Shandong, China
Memorial ID
123334729 View Source

One of the original, pre-internment deaths.

American missionary for the Presbyterian Church who established the Mission Station at Weihsien.

Son of John Mateer and Mary Nelson (Diven) Mateer.

He attended college in Monmouth, Illinois and graduated from Princeton in 1878, and Princeton Theological Seminary in 1881.

Married 1) Sarah Archibald on Mar. 29, 1882. Together they were parents of Jean Archibald (Mateer) Beeman and Addison Alexander Mateer.

Married 2) Dr. Madge Dickson on Jan. 20, 1891 in Chefoo China. Together they were the parents of William Dickson Mateer (1892-1898), Julia Kathleen Mateer (1896-1898), and Robert Adair Mateer (1899-1900).

One of the original, pre-internment deaths.

American missionary for the Presbyterian Church who established the Mission Station at Weihsien.

Son of John Mateer and Mary Nelson (Diven) Mateer.

He attended college in Monmouth, Illinois and graduated from Princeton in 1878, and Princeton Theological Seminary in 1881.

Married 1) Sarah Archibald on Mar. 29, 1882. Together they were parents of Jean Archibald (Mateer) Beeman and Addison Alexander Mateer.

Married 2) Dr. Madge Dickson on Jan. 20, 1891 in Chefoo China. Together they were the parents of William Dickson Mateer (1892-1898), Julia Kathleen Mateer (1896-1898), and Robert Adair Mateer (1899-1900).

Gravesite Details

Information from Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad 1921; US Consular Registration Certificates 1920; US Passport Applications 1918, 1919; Herald and Presbyter, Volume 92, p.5-6.


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