Obituary Record

George Washington (SGT) Matteson
Died on 10/4/1908
Buried in Blair Cemetery

7 Oct., 1908 - The Pilot - George Matteson - Civil War Veteran

George Matteson died Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Hoosack in Ft. Calhoun, and the remains were brought here yesterday for interment beside his wife who died about three years ago. Mr. Matteson was a resident of this city for many years, and had served the city both as councilman and as one of the county supervisors. He was born in New York state in 1841 and served in Co. E 7th Ia. practically all through the Civil War. He came to this state in 1867. Four sons and four daughters survive him.

~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~

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Printed in the Blair Pilot on 10/7/1908