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Diana, Goddess of the Hunt — for Ancestors!
 
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Kin of My Father:  Arthur Robert "Bob" MATTHIESEN (1918-2006)
Pedigree Chart of Bob's Father, Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN
Pedigree Chart of Bob's Mother, Anna California ROSE
Ancestors of Arthur Robert "Bob" MATTHIESEN
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Immigrants
    Richard & Joan (FOWLE) BORDEN, England to Rhode Island, 1637/8 
    Cornelis MELYN, Netherlands to New Netherlands (NY) on The Arms of Norway, 1638 
    Henry LYON, England to Connecticut, bef. 1639 
    Richard CLARKE, England to Connecticut, bef. 1660 
    William WINTER, England to New Jersey, bef. 1688 
    Thomas HENDRY, Scotland to Boston, bef. 1710 
    Daniel McCRAY, Scotland to Maryland, bef. 1768 
    Andreas MATHIESEN, Denmark to California, 1886 
    Christine Mommine Jessine SØRENSEN, Denmark to California, 1889
California Pioneers
    Thomas THOMPSON, Missouri to Gold Run, Placer Co., by wagon train, 1849 (settled 1851 in Santa Clara)
    George Washington THOMPSON, with Thomas THOMPSON, 1849 
    William Jefferson & Margaret Elizabeth (GIBSON) ROSE, Arkansas to El Dorado Co. by wagon train, 1856 
    George Clinton & Elizabeth L. (WILLIAMS) McCRAY, Missouri to Solano Co. by wagon train, 1864 
    Delilah Ann McCRAY, with George & Elizabeth McCRAY, 1864 
    Delilah Sampson (GAULDING) WILLIAMS, with George & Elizabeth McCRAY, 1864 
    Joseph GIBSON, with a family party of 30 from Arkansas to Monterey Co. by chartered railroad car, 1884
Founders / Entrepreneurs
    Cornelis MELYN, Patroon of Staten Island 
    Henry LYON, a founder and the first Treasurer of Newark, NJ, 1667 
    James GROVER, built (or had built) the first iron-works in the Province of New Jersey, bef. 1674 
    Thomas THOMPSON, founder of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in northern California
Soldiers
    Capt. Ebenezer Lyon, Albany Expedition of 1698 
    Col. Henry CLARK, Cherokee Expedition, Revolutionary War 
    Daniel McCRAY, Revolutionary War 
    Samuel BURNEY, Revolutionary War 
    Jacob GAULDING, War of 1812 
    Sgt. William McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennesee Militia, Capt. Henry McCRAY's Company 
    Sgt. Bennett ROSE, War of 1812, Tennessee Volunteer Infantry 
    Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN, 1916 Punitive Expedition to Mexico, California National Guard
    T/Sgt. Arthur Robert MATTHIESEN, World War II (European Theater), U.S. Army, 1944-46
Weddings of Note
    Thomas HENDRY & Ann THOMAS, married in Boston's Old North Church by Rev. Cotton Mather, 1710 
    Bennett ROSE & Nancy BURNEY, first recorded marriage in the history of Lauderdale Co., Alabama, 1819
Other Kin (aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, etc.), both near and distant...
Entrepreneurs
    Gail BORDEN, inventor of canned milk, founder of Borden Foods 
First Ladies
    Frances C. FOLSOM, wife of Grover Cleveland, 22nd /24th U.S. President
Other Firsts
    Matthew BORDEN, first European born in Rhode Island, 1638 
    Rebecca (BRYAN) BOONE, first European woman to settle in Kentucky, 1775 
    Michael Dillingham CLARK, first European born in Hopkinsville, KY, 1798/9
Frontiersmen
    Daniel BOONE, blazed the Wilderness Road into Kentucky, 1775 (first there 1767)
Founders
    Roger WILLIAMS, founder of Rhode Island
Infamous
    Lizzie BORDEN, who took an ax… 
    Alexander GAULDING, hanged as a highwayman in Williamsburg, VA, 1752
Politicians
    Sir Winston CHURCHILL, K.G., Prime Minister of Great Britain 
    Sir Anthony EDEN, K.G., Earl of Avon, Prime Minister of Great Britain 
    Robert Laird BORDEN, 8th Prime Minister of Canada 
    Hon. Thomas Henry LAINE, California State Senator, framer of California Constitution 
    Hon. Ephraim CLARK, Nevada State Legislator
Signers
    Abraham CLARK, Declaration of Independence
Soldiers in Time of War
    Capt. Henry McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Col. Ewin Allison's Rgmt. 
    Ens. Thomas Daniel McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Capt. Henry McCray's Co.
    Lt. Elisha McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Capt. John Hampton's Co. 
    Sgt. Phillip McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Capt. Henry McCray's Co. 
    Daniel McCRAY (1837/8-1863), Civil War, died in a Confederate hospital 
    William Monroe WILLIAMS (1840-186_), Civil War (Union soldier), died Saline Co., MO 
    Boone WYATT (1841/2-186_), died in Civil War 
    Col. David A. WILLIAMS, Civil War 
    Frank Sherman WILLIAMS, Civil War, Co. K, 39th Rgmt., Vol. Infantry
    William Jennings RADY (1894-1970), World War I 
    PFC Lester Parker THOMPSON (1899-1965), World War I, MG Co., 159th Infantry, 40th Div.
    Charles Fayne SPICKARD, Jr. (c1918-1941), World War II, shot down over Italy
Survivors
    Lavinia GRAVES, Donner Party, 1846

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