My GG grandfather John Mathias was a railroad locomotive engineer in Moberly, MO. In the 1880 census he is 42 years old, married to Martha J. ?, age 27.Children: John E., Annie E., Blanche R., and Arthur E. Mathias.According to the census he was born in France.
My g grandmother Anna E. Mathias married Lee J. Sallee on 4 Jun 1890.Their lst child, Fay Maretta was born in Moberly, MO.Lucille, Ruth A., Lee A., James Edward, Oliver Gentry, Blanche, Georgia Anna and Ellen Sallee were born in St. Louis, Missouri.
John Mathias had passed by the time of the 1900 census.Only Martha, her son John E. & his wife Barbara appeared in the Moberly census.
Blanche R. Mathias married Cecil F. Whitney.They are both buried at Mt. Olive Cemetery in St. Louis.