Date of Death: 2 Feb 1902
Subject: Mary F. (Ballard) Matteson
Source: AndrewCounty Democrat, 7 Feb 1902

The subject of this sketch Mary F. Ballard-Matteson was born one mile east of Savannah, July 1st 1848. Was united in married to F. C. Matteson March 3rd, 1868, on the same farm where she was born. Of this union there were six children born, two dead and four living, Carl, Fred, and Mary, of Kansas City, and Earl, of Greenville, S. C. She with her husband removed to St. Joseph in 1880, where she resided at the time of her death, Feb. 2, 1902 at 4 p.m. She united with the Baptist church 20 years ago of which she was a member at the time of her death.