Hello cousin Lucien. We are of the same generation in the Matte lineage, although I am slightly younger than you. I will be 71 this December and I understand you are 81.
My biggest problem with the lineage is determining who were the parents of Gedeon and Sinai. The 'net' provides lots of info on the first Mattes in North America, but I can't trace Nicola down to Gideon and Sinai.
I would appreciate anything you could provide for that connection. I have been communicating with a cousin in Estevan Sask., but he also doesn't have the connection.
Our prayers and concern are with you since Sept 11th. We must get to the culprits as quickly as possible. Regards 'Dick' Matte