Michael Matter

John Michael Matter (1763 - 1852)

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John Michael (Michael) Matter
Born in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1787 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Lykens Valley, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Biography

JOHN MICHAEL MATTER was born on 03 Oct 1763 in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He died on 11 Feb 1852 in Lykens Valley, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age: 88). He married Anna Maria Romberger , daughter of Balthasar Romberger and Anna Maria Traut 6thGG, in 1787 in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 12 Jun 1771 in Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She died on 26 Feb 1838 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age: 66).

John Michael Matter and Anna Maria Romberger had the following children:
  1. JOHANNES MATTER[1] was born on 04 Jul 1788 in , Dauphin, Pennsylvania.He died on 16 Feb 1816 in , Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He married AnnaMarie Paul, daughter of Joseph Paul and Anna Maria Matter, in 1810. She was born on 01 Jul 1789 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 18 Mar 1866 in Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
  2. ANNA MARIA MATTER[2] was born on 21 Jan 1790 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 29 Jan 1871 in Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She married Peter Minnich on 21 Feb 1808 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He was born on 17 Sep 1785 in Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 25 Sep 1855 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
  3. JOHN MICHAEL MATTER[3] was born on 29 Mar 1791 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 11 Feb 1838 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He married (1) ANNA KATHARINA KUPPER on 25 Sep 1814 in Killinger, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 17 Oct 1793 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She died on 07 Nov 1824 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He married (2) MARGARET REBECCA KIEHNER on 29 Mar 1825 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 12 Mar 1805 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She died on 07 May 1854 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
  4. JOHAN 'JOHN' GEORGE MATTER[4] was born on 16 Feb 1793 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He died on 11 Feb 1865 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He married Susanna Catherine Riegel in Lykens Valley, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 17 Mar 1793 in Upper Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. She died in Sep 1850 in Madison Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
  5. BALTHASER MATTER[5] was born on 07 Jul 1795 in Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 21 Dec 1871 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age: 76). He married Catharina "Kate" Ritzman, daughter of Peter Ritzman and Catherine Elizabeth Kerns, in 1815. She was born on 12 Feb 1797 in Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 17 Oct 1864 in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age: 67).
  6. JOHAN HEINRICH "HENRY" MATTER[6] was born on 26 Dec 1796 in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 01 Oct 1868 in Washington Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He married Anna Mary Dietrich, daughter of Jacob Dietrich and Anna Magdalena Hammon, in 1816 in Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 15 Mar 1803 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She died on 11 Nov 1865 in Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
  7. ANNA CATHARINA MATTER[7] was born on 14 Feb 1798 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She died on 13 Aug 1852 in Jefferson Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age at Death: 51). She married Johannes "John" Ritzman, son of Peter Ritzman and Catherine Elizabeth Kerns, in Dec 1818. He was born on 08 Sep 1792 in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania. He died on 08 Mar 1860 inDauphin County, Pennsylvania (cause: Inflamation of liver).
  8. ELISABETH MATTER was born on 16 May 1799 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She died on 16 Nov 1837 in Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age at Death: 38). She married Jacob Ritzman, son of Peter Ritzman and Catherine Elizabeth Kerns, on 12 Jul 1818 in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA. He was born on 15 Dec 1794 in Pennsylvania. He died on 06 May 1857 in Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Gratz Union Cemetery).
  9. JONAS MATTER [8] was born on 18 Apr 1801 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He died in 1803.
  10. GEORGE DANIEL MATTER [9] was born on 03 Nov 1803 in Lykens Valley, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 01 Oct 1873 in Beaver Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania. He married (1) ANNA KATHARINA BUFFINGTON on 18 Aug 1824 in Lykens Valley, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 12 Jan 1805 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 25 Sep 1839 in Beaver Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania. He married (2) FRANCES MATTER UNKNOWN MAIDEN NAME) in 1840 in Jefferson Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born in 1821. She died in 1887 in Beaver Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.
  11. JOHANN SOLOMON MATTER was born on 03 Mar 1806 in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 13 May 1877 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He married (1) SUSANNA BAER in 1853. She was born on 10 Apr 1817 in Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 26 Nov 1891 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He married (2) ISABELLA ROWE in 1829 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 30 Apr 1810 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 27 Jan 1852 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
  12. INFANT MATTER was born on 05 Oct 1807 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He died in 1807 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
  13. EVA MATTER [10] was born on 16 Jan 1810 in Mifflin Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died in 1850 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She married JOSEPH BLEISTEIN. He was born in 1798.
  14. ADAM MATTER was born on 01 Apr 1812 in Pennsylvania. He died on 14 Sep 1889 in Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Sally Daupendorf in 1835 in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She was born on 22 Jul 1815 in Pennsylvania. She died on 12 Aug 1900 in Loganton Borough, Clinton, Pennsylvania.
  15. JACOB MATTER [11]was born on 02 Jul 1813 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He died on 12 Feb 1875 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age at Death: 61). He married Elizabeth Lettich about 1832. She was born on 09 Mar 1818 in Washington Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died on 12 Dec 1886 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
  16. SUSANNAH MATTER [12]was born on 25 Sep 1815 in Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.She died on 12 Aug 1903 in Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Age at Death: 87). She married Jacob Ritzman, son of Peter Ritzman and Catherine Elizabeth Kerns, in1837 in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He was born on 15 Dec 1794 in Pennsylvania. He died on 06 May 1857 in Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania (Gratz Union Cemetery).
  17. REGINA MATTER was born on 25 Sep 1815 in Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania. She died in 1852.
Michael and Anna Maria (Romberger) Matter had known children: Johannes, Anna Maria, Johann Michael, Johann George, Heinrich, Anna Catharina, A. Catharina, Jonas, George Daniel, Eva, Jacob, Susanna, and one name unknown, who were all baptized at St. John's. Additional children wer recorded on a genealogical chart of the Matter family located in the manuscript file in the genealogical section of the Pennsylvania State Library, as Balthasar, Elisabeth, Daniel, Solomon, Regina, and Adam. [Entries for children and descendants on pages 368-373].
His Will
Christened on 21 NOV 1763 in the Trinity Evg Luth, New Holland, Lancaster Co., PA
He is buried in the Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery ,Berrysburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania [13]

Census

1800 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania [14]
1820 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania[15]
1840 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania[16]

Sources

  1. Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NN-CTB : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Johannes Matter, 20 Jul 1788; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111.(Indexing Project (Batch) Number:C50445-1. System Origin:Pennsylvania-ODM .Source Film Number:845111.)
  2. Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NF-HPP : accessed 11 Oct 2014), Anna Maria Matter, 14 Feb 1790; Christening, citing SAINT JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH NEAR BERRYSBURG,MIFFLIN TWP,DAUPHIN,PENNSYLVANIA; FHL microfilm 845111.
  3. Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NN-CY4 : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Johann Michael Matter, 25 Apr 1791; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111.
  4. Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NN-CY6 : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Johann Georg Matter, 10 Mar 1793; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111.
  5. Lineages, Inc., comp.. Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Church Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: Transcribed from LDS Family History Library copies of church records for this locality. For more information, see the Family History Library Catalog (FHLC) for FHL 974.818 K2w.
  6. Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NX-TRY : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Henrich Matter, 29 Jan 1797; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111.
  7. Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NF-HPT : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Anna Catharina Matter, 25 Mar 1798; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111.
  8. Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NF-TGY : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Jonas Matter, 09 May 1802; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111.
  9. "Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NF-XBF : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Georg Daniel Matter, 02 Jan 1804; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111..
  10. "Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NX-JMZ : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Eva Matter, 28 Jan 1810; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111..
  11. "Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NF-B3J : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Jacob Matter, 14 Aug 1813; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111..
  12. "Pennsyl vania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NF-432 : accessed 27 Aug 2012), Susana Matter, 23 Oct 1815; citing reference , FHL microfilm 845111..
  13. Find A Grave: Memorial #22687943
  14. Septennial Census Returns, 1779–1863. Box 1026, microfilm, 14 rolls. Records of the House of Representatives. Records of the General Assembly, Record Group 7. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA.
  15. Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. (NARA microfilm publication M33, 142 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  16. Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.


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Does anyone see a connection between this family line and Joseph Matter, WikiTree ID:95? Thanks
posted by Quentin Smith
I am still determining all the children as the records that some share are tangled but I do know he used Michael as his preferred name and his Tombstone says Michael Matter
posted by Jacqueline Clark
Did they really have 18 children ?
posted by Maggie N.

Michael is 41 degrees from Louis Braille, 18 degrees from Greta Moody and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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