Mattson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Mattson migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mattson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Nils Mattson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627 [1]
  • Brita Mattson, who arrived in Delaware in 1641 [1]
  • Hendrick Mattson, who landed in Delaware in 1641 [1]
  • Andrew Mattson, who landed in Maryland in 1673 [1]
  • Anderous Mattson, aged 18, who arrived in Barbados in 1683 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Mattson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Amid Mattson, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 [1]
  • Robert Mattson, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 [1]
  • Orlof O Mattson, who arrived in California in 1875 [1]

Mattson migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Mattson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • M. Mattson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1883

Contemporary Notables of the name Mattson (post 1700)

  • Jacqueline "Jackie" Mattson (1928-2016), American All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player who played from 1950 to 1951
  • Robert E. Mattson, American politician, Representative from Delaware at-large, 1996; Natural Law Candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 2000, 2002 [2]
  • Leroy Mattson, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Gogebic County, 1942 [2]
  • Ivan Mattson, American politician, Mayor of Kearney, Nebraska, 1940 [2]
  • Hans Mattson, American politician, Secretary of State of Minnesota, 1870-72, 1887-91 [2]
  • H. M. Mattson, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 18th District, 1872 [2]
  • G. H. Mattson, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 63rd District, 1909-10 [2]
  • Edna O'Neill Mattson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Member of Democratic National Committee from Rhode Island, 2004-08 [2]
  • Charles Mattson, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Colebrook; Elected 1926 [2]
  • Carvel Mattson, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1952 [2]
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Mattson family

Empress of Ireland
  • Mrs. Ida Mattson (b. 2014), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors,, Finland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [3]
  • Master Sulo Mattson (b. 2014), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors,, Finland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [3]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
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