John Mattson with a family of 11.
Nils Mattson " " " " 3.
A supplemental list of 40 who were born in Sweden and are still living includes: -
(It is interesting to note in this list and the list of "tydables" given above, such names as Matte Ericsson, Matts Hollster, Matts Jacob, Matts Kyu, Mats Martenson, Audres Nilsson, Jonas Nilsson, Michael Nilsson, Mats Rupats, Matts Skrika, Matts Stark, and Matts de Vase.)
See Scharf & Wescott's Hist. of Phila., Vol I p 132.
About 1700 Will of Laurence Anderson of "Nyaweuceu"? mentions John Matson and Elonor Matson.
Will Bk. A, page 150; Philadelphia.
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