Date of Death: 20 Mar 1902
Subject: Thomas W. Matteson
Source: Savannah Reporter, 28 Mar 1902
Thomas W. Matteson was born in New York, Feb. 12, 1820, and was married to Miss Laura Rich in 1843. There were six children born to them, all of whom are dead except one, Mrs. James Strock, of St. Joseph, formerly of Cosby, in this county. Mrs. Matteson died in 1894. Mr. Matteson came to Andrew county in 1864, and lived south of Savannah for a number of years, and afterward lived in the city. He died on Thursday, March 20, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Strock, in St. Joseph. His remains were brought to Savannah Saturday afternoon, March 22, and interred in the cemetery here. He was known to many old citizens of the county, who will regret to learn of his demise.
Source: The St. Joseph Gazette Herald, 21 Mar 1902, p. 2
Thomas W. Matteson, eighty-two years old, died at 8:30 o'clock Thursday night at the resident of his daughter, Mrs. J. M. Strock, 2611 Seneca street. Death was due to extreme age. The body will be sent to Savannah, Saturday, for burial.