| May/June 1967

  • Jesse C. Mattix

  • Jesse C. Mattix

SETH JONATHAN DIBBLE, of 61 Covington St., Perry, New York passed away December 15, 1966 at the Wyoming Community Hospital. Seth was a miller, farmer, and thresher. He was married to the former Jennie Mocier. Interment was in the Byron, New York Cemetery. This was sent to us by Seth Arnold, Orlando, Florida.

Jesse C. Mattix, 74, died early Wednesday morning at his rural route one home.

Born Sept. 8, 1892, in Mahaska county, he was the son of Aaron and Mary Louise Flanders Mattix. A life-long resident of this community, he worked for Mahaska county for several years, and was engaged in the oil business in Oskaloosa.

Mr. Mattix was an active member of the Mahaska. County Historical Society, serving as president in 1958 and of the Mid-west Threshers association with headquarters in Mt. Pleasant. He was also a member of the Midwest Fife and Drum Corps which performs at special events.

Surviving are his wife, Velma; one daughter, Mrs. Tony (Nellie) Van Helton of Eddyville; one son, Harold of Oskaloosa; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles of Fremont and Fred of Oskaloosa.

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