Ouseppachan, the first child of K.J Mathew and Elizabeth, was born on 6/10/1941 and was married to Thankamma the eldest daughter of late Thomas and Pennamma Kalaayil, Payyippad, Changanasserry on 27th April 1959.  They lived in and around Thondiyil, Mavadi, Kunithala and finally settled at Edathotty.

Ouseppachan was an artist, he had a drama troupe which he directed and was also an actor.  He was popularly known as Malabar Jose.  He owned a photo studio and also was actively involved in politics.  He suffered from lung cancer and died on 27/5/1998.

Thankamma was a teacher and retired from St. John’s UP School, Thondiyil. She suffered for many years due to ill health and died on 20/1/2015.