|Subject:||Re: Mattatall/Matatall family|
|Post Date:||March 02, 2013 at 06:39:30|
|Forum:||Nova Scotia, Canada Genealogy Forum|
Buried at Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia
John Mattatall, Feb 8, 1845 - 1916
his wife, Maria Cole, March 1, 1849 - June 3, 1942.
Registration Year: 1916 - Book: 41 - Page: 331 - Number: 1346
died May 7, 1916 in Amherst, residence Westchester Station, born Tatamagouche.
Living in Tatamagouche in the 1871 census.
1881 Cumberland County Census
Family # 100, Westchester
MATTATALL JOHN 37 FARMER
MATTATALL MARIA 33
MATTATALL JANE 13
MATTATALL GORDON 10
MATTATALL WATSON 9
MATTATALL DUNCAN 7
MATTATALL CASSIE 5
1891 Cumberland County Census
Family # 155 Westchester
MATTATALL JOHN 48 FARMER
MATTATALL MARIA 40
MATTATALL GORDON 21
MATTATALL WATSON 18
MATTATALL DUNCAN 16
MATTATALL CASSIE 14
MATTATALL NOBLE 10
MATTATALL SPENCER 7
MATTATALL BESSIE 4
MATTATALL LOUISA 2
1901 and 1911 census can be found here.
Registration Year: 1913 - Book: 1811 - Page: 204 - Number: 237
24 September 1913, Westchester, by License
Spencer Luther Matatall, age 28, bachelor, son of John and Maria
Matilda Jane O'Brien, age 30, Spinster, daughter of Thomas and Mary
Mrs. Spencer Mattatall, Truro, died November 1971, obituary published in the Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper on 6 and 8 of November 1971.
Spencer Mattatall, Truro, died February 1973, obituary published in the Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper on 13 February 1973.
Sorry I do not have either obituary.
Truro Museum website,
Robie Street Cemetery, Truro is
Spencer L. Mattatall, 1885 - 1973, Feb 13
Matilda J. Mattatall, 1881 - 1971
Alice Mattatall, 1914 - 1971. (could be the first wife of Logan)
Logan H. Mattatall dies at age 74.
MATTATALL, Logan H. - 74, 97-B Queen St., Truro, died February 25, 1993, in Glenview Lodge, Truro. Born in Westchester Station, Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Spencer L. and Matilda (O'Brien) Mattatall. He was a licensed embalmer and funeral director, owning and operating Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, for many years. He was an honorary and life member of Nova Scotia Licensed Embalmers and Funeral Director's Association; member and former elder of the First United Church, Truro; member and past master of Fellowship Lodge 112 AF and Am G.R.N.S.; 32nd degree Mason of the Scottish Rite Lodge, Valley of Halifax, where he took an active part in the drama program; member of Phoenix Lodge IOOF and charter member of Kinsmen and K-40 Clubs, Truro, where he held various offices. Before his illness, he was active curler and boating enthusiast. He is survived by his wife, the former Eva Brown; son, Spencer, Bible Hill; two daughters, Heather (Mrs. Craig Bowyer), Calgary; Brenda (Mrs. Joe Topshee), Truro; three stepsons, Michael Babineau, Jack Babineau, Stephen Babineau, all of Truro; three sisters, Marion Giddens, Great Village; Margaret Parker, Kentville; Harriet (Mrs. Murray Lavers), Bible Hill; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Alice White. The body is in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, visiting 7-9 p.m. today, where a masonic service will be 7 p.m. today. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday in First United Church, Rev. Chalmers Hatcher officiating, assisted by Rev. Whitney Dalrymple. Burial will be in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, Truro Branch or Parkinsons Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Divison.
From the Halifax Chronicle Herald / Mail Star Newspapers, published 27 February 1993, page D20; or the Halifax Chronicle Herald CD.