Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather1,2,3,4,5

M, b. 17 July 1875, d. 1946
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           Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather was born on 17 July 1875 at England..6,7,8,9,5 He immigrated in 1890 to the United States.1,10,11
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather married Margaret Ruth Smith, daughter of Seth Smith and Hannah Mary Rigg, circa 1903. Bernice Healey said that Margaret married Arthur when Ernest's step-brother, Harold, was one year old. The 1910 census says that they had been married for two years which meant that they were married in 1908..12,2,3,13,5 Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith were living at New Bedford, Massachusetts, when they first got married. Art's cousin owned a mill there..13
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 34, appears as head of household in the census of 19 April 1910 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Margaret Ruth Smith, Harold H. Mather and Ernest Arthur Taylor.1
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in April 1910 at 117 Butler Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Arthur's son, Harold, and Margaret's son, Ernest.1
     With no end in sight for World War I, the United States instituted its third and final registration. It included all men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. This added younger men than the previous registration, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather filled out a draft card on 12 September 1918 at New Bedford, Massachusetts.14
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in September 1918 at 242 Purchase, New Bedford, Massachusetts.15
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 44, appears as head of household in the census of 3 January 1920 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Margaret Ruth Smith, Harold H. Mather and Ernest Arthur Taylor.2
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in January 1920 at 44 Allen, New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Arthur's son, Harold, and Margaret's son, Ernest Taylor.2
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1926 at 691 Maplewood, Bridgeport, Connecticut.16
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1930 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Margaret Ruth Smith and Ernest Arthur Taylor.3
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided on 8 April 1930 at 49 Carleton Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Margaret's son, Ernest Taylor.3,17
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1935 at 49 Carleton, Bridgeport, Connecticut.18,19
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1937 at 49 Carleton, Bridgeport, Connecticut.20,21
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1939 at 616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, with their son, Ernest.22,23
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1940 at 616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut.24
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 64, appears as head of household in the census of 3 April 1940 in 616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Margaret Ruth Smith and Ernest Arthur Taylor.4 Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1942 at 279 Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Margaret's brother, Bromley, was also living with them.25,26 Arthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1944 at 279 Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut.27
     Arthur (Hallon or Halton) died in 1946.5 He was buried in 1946 at Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut. He shares a headstone with his wife.5

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Margaret Ruth Smith b. 4 Jan 1881, d. 23 Mar 1950

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1910New Bedford, MassachusettsArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 34, appears as head of household in the census of 19 April 1910 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Margaret Ruth Smith, Harold H. Mather and Ernest Arthur Taylor.1
1920New Bedford, MassachusettsArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 44, appears as head of household in the census of 3 January 1920 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Margaret Ruth Smith, Harold H. Mather and Ernest Arthur Taylor.2
1930Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 8 April 1930 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Margaret Ruth Smith and Ernest Arthur Taylor.3
1940616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather, age 64, appears as head of household in the census of 3 April 1940 in 616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Margaret Ruth Smith and Ernest Arthur Taylor.4

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
April 1910117 Butler Street, New Bedford, MassachusettsArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in April 1910 at 117 Butler Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Arthur's son, Harold, and Margaret's son, Ernest.1
September 1918242 Purchase, New Bedford, MassachusettsArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in September 1918 at 242 Purchase, New Bedford, Massachusetts.15
January 192044 Allen, New Bedford, MassachusettsArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in January 1920 at 44 Allen, New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Arthur's son, Harold, and Margaret's son, Ernest Taylor.2
1926691 Maplewood, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1926 at 691 Maplewood, Bridgeport, Connecticut.16
8 April 193049 Carleton Avenue, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided on 8 April 1930 at 49 Carleton Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Margaret's son, Ernest Taylor.3,17
193549 Carleton, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1935 at 49 Carleton, Bridgeport, Connecticut.18,19
193749 Carleton, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1937 at 49 Carleton, Bridgeport, Connecticut.20,21
1939616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1939 at 616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut, with their son, Ernest.22,23
1940616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1940 at 616 Colorado Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut.24
1942279 Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1942 at 279 Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Margaret's brother, Bromley, was also living with them.25,26
1944279 Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, ConnecticutArthur (Hallon or Halton) Mather and Margaret Ruth Smith resided in 1944 at 279 Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut.27

Citations

  1. [S834] Arthur Mather household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 209, sheet 5B, dwelling 75, family 94.
  2. [S835] Arthur Mather household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 149, sheet 2A, dwelling 34, family 42.
  3. [S751] Arthur Mather household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Fairfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 28, sheet 9A, dwelling 80, family 125.
  4. [S1313] Arthur Mather household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 9-44, sheet 2A, number of household 42.
  5. [S319] Arthur H. Mather Tombstone, Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut, 1875-1946.
  6. [S834] Arthur Mather household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 209, sheet 5B, dwelling 75, family 94, shows age 34 and birthplace as England.
  7. [S835] Arthur Mather household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 149, sheet 2A, dwelling 34, family 42, shows age 44 and birthplace as England.
  8. [S751] Arthur Mather household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Fairfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 28, sheet 9A, dwelling 80, family 125, shows age 54 and England as birthplace.
  9. [S1313] Arthur Mather household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 9-44, sheet 2A, number of household 42,shows age 64 and birthplace as England.
  10. [S835] Arthur Mather household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 149, sheet 2A, dwelling 34, family 42, shows 1890.
  11. [S751] Arthur Mather household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Fairfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Bridgeport, ED 28, sheet 9A, dwelling 80, family 125, shows 1890.
  12. [S834] Arthur Mather household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 209, sheet 5B, dwelling 75, family 94, shows that they were married for two years.
  13. [S320] Interview, Bernice Mahony Healey, 10 December 1996.
  14. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Arthur Hallon Mather.
  15. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Arthur Hallon Mather-shows his residence as 242 Purchase, New Bedford, Bristol, Mass. His nearest relative is Margaret Mather at the same address.
  16. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Arthur H. Mather (Margaret R.),1926; Bridgeport Directory; Section T, Page 522.
  17. [S614] Interview, Bernice Mahony Healey, 5 November 1994, Bernice stated that Ernest lived in Bridgeport.
  18. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Arthur H. Mather (Margaret R.),1935; Bridgeport Directory; Section T, Page 384.
  19. [S236] The Waterbury Republican-American, 18 Mar 1935, shows one of her surviving daughters as Mrs. A. H. Mather of Bridgeport.
  20. [S164] Connecticut City Directories, Arthur H. Mather (Margaret R.),1937; Bridgeport Directory; Section T, Page 499.
  21. [S320] Interview, Bernice Mahony Healey, 10 December 1996, Bernice Healey said that Auntie Margaret lived in Bridgeport.
  22. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Arthur (Margaret R.) Mathers, 1939.
  23. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Ernest Mathers, 1939.
  24. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Arthur H. (Margaret R.) Mathers, 1940.
  25. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Arthur A. (Margaret R.) Mather, 1942-1943.
  26. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", John Bromley Smith; Roll: WW2_2283531; Local Board: Fairfield; shows that the nearest living relative was his sister Margaret living at the same address that he gave, 279 Laurel Avenue in Bridgeport, CT.
  27. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, Arthur (Margaret R.) Mather, 1944.
  28. [S834] Arthur Mather household, 1910 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 209, sheet 5B, dwelling 75, family 94, shows the son of Arthur Mather as Harold Mather.
  29. [S835] Arthur Mather household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, New Bedford, ED 149, sheet 2A, dwelling 34, family 42, shows the son of Arthur Mather as Harold Mather.