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Stacia Matteson
Stacia Matteson
1964 - 1969

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The Benoni Matteson Family

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Benoni Matteson Family Taken at time of Golden Wedding Anniversary
Back: Eunice (Matteson) Waite, Reynolds L. Waite, Dorcas Waite Matteson
Middle: Phebe (Matteson)Tanner, Alice (Barber) Matteson, Benoni Matteson
Front: Mabel Eunice Alice Waite

 

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The Benoni Matteson House

 

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Dorcas W. Matteson is a daughter of Benoni, son of David, son of David, son of Josiah Matteson. Her mother was Alice, daughter of Colonel Edward Barber, of Hopkinton. Her grandmother, Edward Barber's wife, was Phebe (Tillinghast) Barber, daughter of Thomas Tillinghast, a descendant of Elder Pardon Tillinghast. Miss Matteson lives with her father, Benoni, on the farm where her great-great-grandfather, Josiah, first settled. Benoni Matteson was born in 1798 in West Greenwich. He was married in 1829 to Alice Barber, who was born in 1807. They have three daughters: Phebe, who married William Tanner, who died in the war of the rebellion; Eunice, now Mrs. R. L. Waite, of Providence, and Dorcas W.

From: History of Washington and Kent counties, Rhode Island, by Cole, J. R, 1889

Photos courtesy of Leanne Butcher

 

1-Benoni MATTESON
  born: September 6, 1798, West Greenwich, Rhode Island
  died: February 15, 1896, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
  buried: Pine Grove Cemetery, Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island
 +Alice BARBER
  born: November 26, 1807, Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island
  marr: September 20, 1829, Hopkinton, Rhode Island
  died: November 29, 1894, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
  buried: Pine Grove Cemetery, Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island
|--2-Phebe MATTESON
|    born: July 4, 1830, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
|    died: May 19, 1900, Rhode Island
|    buried: WG002 Plain Meeting House Cemetery, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
|   +William M. TANNER
|    born: 1834
|    died: October 21, 1861, Virginia
|    buried: WG002 Plain Meeting House Cemetery, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
|--2-Eunice MATTESON
|    born: October 25, 1831, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
|    died: February 20, 1894, Rhode Island
|    buried: Pine Grove Cemetery, Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island
|   +Reynolds Leroy WAITE
|    born: 1829
|    marr: December 25, 1854
|    died: May 19, 1907
|    buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
|  |--3-Mabel Eunice Alice WAITE
|       born: June 24, 1868
|       died: June 18, 1954
|       buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
|      +William Henry O 'NEIL
|       born: 1862
|       marr: September 18, 1902
|       died: July 11, 1940
|       buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
|--2-Dorcas Waite MATTESON
     born: July 24, 1836, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
     chr: 
     died: April 16, 1902, Rhode Island
     buried: Pine Grove Cemetery, Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island

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