Contributed by Betty Matteson
born 1775 died May 10, 1858. Asa was the son of John Matteson/Mathewson who
served in the French War from 1756 - 1763
Will of Asa Matteson - filed in Otsego County, NY:
In the name of God Amen, I, Asa Matteson, of the town of Exeter, in the County
of Otsego, and State of New York, of the age of eighty two years, being of sound
mind and memory, do make, publish, and declare this my last will and testament in
manner following, that is to say;
First, I give and bequeath to my wife, Elizabeth, her support to be provided for by
Second, I give and bequeath to my son John S. Matteson, the sum of three hundred
dollars to be paid one half in one year after my decease, and the other half in two
years after my decease.
Third, I give and bequeath to my son Clark R. Matteson, the sum of three hundred
dollars, including a note of one hundred and fifty dollars, which I now hold against
him, which balance is to be paid in one year after my decease.
Fourth, I give and bequeath unto my son Adam A. Matteson, the sum of two hundred
dollars, payable in one year after my decease.
Fifth, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Roxana Dickey one dollar.
Sixth, I give and bequeath unto John R. Dickey, the sum of ten dollars. Also the
sum of ten dollars to Clark Dickey, and also the sum of ten dollars to Elizabeth Mott,
wife of Lodowick Mott, which legacies are to paid in one year after my decease, the
above legacies to be paid by my executor;
And lastly I give and bequeath unto my son Asa Matteson Jr all the rest of my real
and personal estate of whatsoever name, or wherever the same may be found and I do
hereby appoint him sole executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking
all former wills by me made. In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 30th day of
April 1857 - Asa Matteson
Asa Matteson is the 3rd great grandfather of Betty Matteson Rhodes Asa>John S.>Joel>John Wm>Rodney>Betty
Contributed by Betty Matteson Rhodes
Mattesons in the USA