Flora Belle Davis Schaffner (June 5, 1905 - January 28, 2009)
Mother, Grandmother, Educator.
John Mather (1780-1858) built a powder mill at Manchester, Conn. in 1808. which operated
for over 20 years. A man of many talents, he was a merchant, a glass blower, a manufacturer of gun powder and cotton cloth, and a farmer. He also wrote a genealogy of the Mather family
This picture of his business card was sent by Erik Quist, a descendant. Thanks, Erik!
Calista Ellsworth Davis and Sarah Jane Ellsworth Stout "Aunt Jane"
Circa 1947 - Greenville, Illinois
Home of John Cotton Mather in Guyton, Georgia as it appeared in December of 1985. Built about 1861, the house had been completely restored, but then burned down in 1988. Photo courtesy of Jennifer May who grew up in the house.
The Prettyman Merry house in Covington, Kentucky.
Flora Schaffner's 100th Birthday!
A Canadian Christmas circa 1900.
Regina, Maggie, and Millie Morre
Cora Mather's coverlet
circa 1905, discovered recently by Jean Hawkins.
2004 Mather Reunion
Sweet little Hazel Sweet, daughter of Maria Mather who was able to meet Susan B. Anthony & get her autograph in 1877.
Lucy Mather Brown (1802-1884) Wife of the colorful, infamous & legendary counterfeiter, James Brown of Akron, Ohio.
Clifford Ira Mather - The Midwest - 1930's.
Timothy Clark Mather and Marguerite Mather Rivera, children of Roy Hayward Mather. Separated as children, they hadn't seen each other in over 70 years.
Asa Thaddeus Mather (1855-1928) with daughter, Lena, granddaughter, Bernice, and great grandchildren, Betty and Bobby.
Stephen Tyng Mather 1867-1930 First Director of the National Park Service 1916
Dan Spindler and Barney Schaffner circa 1890.
Henry with son Chester Henke 1910.
An original copy of the Mather genealogy written by Horace Mather in 1890.
2001 Mather Family Reunion - Detroit, Michigan
Horatio Nelson Mather & family, 1905.
Bertha Henke Schaffner - Life on an Illinois farm in the early 1900's.
The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth, first church of Rev. Richard Mather.