Mateer, Joseph, Dd
Mateer, Joseph, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Hill Head parish, County Down, Ireland. He graduated from Belfast College, and after removing to the United States entered Princeton Theological Seminary, remaining one year, and then went to the Western Theological Seminary, where he graduated in 1854. He was ordained, and installed pastor of the church of Leatherwood, Pa., and also of the Licking Church. After twenty-one years of successful labor he was released, and installed over Sligo Church, from whence he was transferred to New Bethlehem, where he remained till 1881. He died in Bethlehem, October 1, 1883. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1884, page 38.