In 1666/7, Henry immigrated to the British North American Colonies and settled in Rhode Island.
In 1670, Henry married Hannah Parsons, daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth Parsons.
Henry died about 1690 in East Greenwich.
After Henry's death, Hannah married Charles Hazelton.
Ancestry and Descendants of William Curtis of Marcellus, N.Y., by L. E. Steele, page 73-74, 1912 
I. HENRY^1 MATTESON, b. about 1646, said to be of Denmark, d. 1690, East Greenwich, R. I., where he appeared early. He m. Hannah Parsons, dau. of Hugh Parsons and Elizabeth, his wife, wid. of William English. Most of the name[s] in that vicinity are descended from him. No relation is traced between him and Francis Mattison, who, in 1657, June 2, 'was granted accommodation with a house lot among the rest of neighbors at the further end of Ship's Cove, in Providence. It is noticeable, however, that he named one of his sons Francis. In 1678, he took 100 acres that had been granted John Pearce (the mason), the Assembly permitting the transfer.
1682, March 17, he and wife Hannah sold David Shippee 'all my now dwelling house,’ etc., 100 acres.
1684, Oct. 27, he testified, calling himself 38 years old, or thereabouts, that at the house of John Spencer, deceased, some time this last summer, did hear him say that he intended to give unto his son Michael the house and land the said Spencer lived upon.
In 1685, was Deputy.
1693, July 29, Hannah Matteson sold George Vaugn for £4, land that her husband, Henry Matteson, had bought of John Knight carpenter, measuring 10 acres.
1694, Apr. 19, Henry Matteson disclaimed 'any right or title to 10 acres lately sold by my mother Hannah to George Vaughn.’
East Greenwich Deeds, Vol. I, page 1:
This record shows the survival of an old marriage custom by which the husband refuses to become responsible for any debts of his wife before marriage, or those of her former husband, if any.
Children of Henry and Hannah Matteson:
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