Thomas Jefferson Van Matre
- Born: 12 Aug 1809, Highland County, Ohio
- Marriage: Mathilda Ann Matthews on 25 Sep 1834 in Clinton County, Ohio
- Died: Bef 1856, Yuba City, Sutter County, California
Noted events in his life were:
• Note:: History of Stephenson County, 1835. In 1835, Thomas Jefferson and Lewis Davis Van Matre settled one and a half miles west of Oneco, Lewis removing from the lead mines at Galena, and Jefferson coming from Ohio. Morgan Van Matre followed in the footsteps of this brethren a year later, and William Van Matre in 1939, together with Joseph Van Matre.
• Census, 1850, Illinois, Stephenson County, Oneco Township, Roll 129 Book 1, Page 292a. Age 41 yrs.
Thomas married Mathilda Ann Matthews on 25 Sep 1834 in Clinton County, Ohio. (Mathilda Ann Matthews was born on 24 Nov 1817 in Clinton County, Ohio, died on 27 Nov 1896 in Stephenson County, Illinois and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Oneco, Stephenson County, Illinois.)