MATTER, Balthaser
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MATTER, Balthaser

Matter, Balthaser, farmer, Berrysburg, Pa., was born in Mifflin township, April 22, 1864. He is a son of Balthaser and Magdelina (Littick) Matter. The father was engaged in farming in Mifflin township. He married Miss Magdelina Gesemen. Their children are: William, Benjamin, George, Daniel, John, Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth and four who are deceased. He married, secondly, Miss Littick, by whom he had one child, Balthaser. He was a member of the Lutheran church, and politically was a Democrat. His death occurred in 1869, and his widow has since married Peter Botololf. Balthaser received his education in the public schools and the Berrysburg Academy. He has been engaged in farming continuously since that time. He married, in 1887, Miss Sarah Sebold, by whom he had five children, viz: Aaron J., Warren B., Beulah, Charles H., and Verna. He is a Republican and a member of the Reformed church.


Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Michael W. Gerberick,, for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transciption Project -

Date of Transcription: February 15, 2001

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(Note: Magdalena Lettich is the daughter of William Lettich and Magdalena Bechtel, for additional info contact Robert L. Maley)