Title:Frank Mattison family papers, 1854-1988
Creator/Contributor:Mattison, Frank, 1860-1920, creator
Creator/Contributor:Proctor, James W.
Creator/Contributor:Keene, Frank Mattison, 1926-1976
Consists of correspondence, clippings and related material concerning Frank Mattison and his father, John Stead Mattison,
including biographical and genealogical material compiled and edited by James W. Proctor. Also includes items and information
on daughters Ruth Mattison and Lila Mattison Keene, Lila's husband Jesse Keene and grandson Frank Mattison Keene.
Mattison, John Stead -- 1823-1890
Mattison, Ruth -- 1892-1912
Keene, Jesse -- d. 1933
Keene, Lila Mattison -- 1887-1957
Keene, Frank Mattison -- 1926-1976
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1984.028--PIC and BANC PIC 1989.049--PIC)
John Stead Mattison was born in Yorkshire, England, ca. 1822. He came to the U.S. at the age of 16, first settling in N.Y.
then Chicago around the age of 21. In May 1849 he went to Calif. by land. After 5 years he moved back east to Michigan City,
where he married Lila Miles in 1859. They returned to Calif. by way of the Isthmus of Panama, settling near Santa Cruz. He
died there on Jan. 26, 1890. He had two sons.
Frank Mattison was born in Santa Cruz Feb. 5, 1860. He worked in farming, as a grocer and eventually became a politician.
He married Carrie A. Peck Nov. 6, 1883. He died at home in Santa Cruz on Jan. 15, 1920. He had two daughters.
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.25 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 84/64 c Box 1
BANC MSS 84/64 c