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Mystery of the Missing Mattson Brother – Part II

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First let me say the Chester County Archives are full of incredible records and the archivist and all the staff were extremely helpful.  I spent a day and a half there and felt that I was able to cull the best they had to offer because of how active they were in my research goals. I even got a great recommendation for dinner in West Chester from one of the staff.

So, of course one of the first things I asked to look at was the Orphan records – 22 pages of pure gold!

And here is what they said on May 11, 1865:

“ To the Honorable Judges of the Orphans Court of Chester County. The petition of Franklin P. Mattson, Salinda A Mattson and Jones P Mattson, minor children of Anthony W. Mattson deceased late of the Township of Schuylkill County of Chester by their grandmother Mary B. Mattson

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