East of Mattesee Creek is Mattesee, the residence of Charles Cantey. His wife was a daughter of John Drake, and his son, Charles Cantey, married Margaret Evance. His daughter Sarah married James Sinkler, brother of Peter Sinkler of Lifeland, and after her death her sister Margaret became his second wife. Mary married John Peyre; Harriet married Richard Walter; Anne married Rene Peyre, and after his death, Peter Sinkler of Lifeland; Charlotte married Benjamin Walker. Mattesee was afterwards the residence of Charles, only son of John Drake. He married Louisa Lequeux, and was the father of Mrs. Maria Snowden of Townhill. 
Reminiscences of St. Stephen's Parish
Samuel DuBose
Copyright © 1972
Dorothy MacDowell Kelly