Date of Birth: August 12, 1880
Place of Birth: Factoryville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Death: October 7, 1925
Place of Death: Saranac Lake, New York, U.S.
Christy Mathewson was a Major League Baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher. He played 17 seasons with the New York Giants. He was nicknamed “Big Six,” “The Christian Gentleman,” “Matty,” and “The Gentleman’s Hurler.”
Christy was the son of Minerva Isabella (Capwell) and Gilbert Bailey Mathewson. His brother was professional baseball player Henry Mathewson. He was married to Jane, with whom he had a son. Christy was a devout Christian.
Christy’s paternal grandfather was named Henry Mathewson.
Christy’s paternal grandmother was named Jeanette.
Christy’s maternal grandfather was George Capwell (the son of Stephen Capwell and Hannah Whitford).
Christy’s maternal grandmother was named Christiana/Christine Smead.
Sources: Genealogy of Christy Mathewson – http://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Christy Mathewson (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com