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John Mason

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John Mason
Born about in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Husband of — married in MIddlesex Co., Massachusetts
Died about in Hyde Prect, North Carolina, USA
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Biography

Capt. HUGH MASON, a tanner by trade was one of the very first settlers of Watertown. He d. October 10, 1678 aged 73; wife ESTHER d. May 1, 1692. Children: John b. Jan. 1, 1644-,5 d. about 1730; m. Elizabeth Hammond, she d. Nov. 13, 1715.[1]

John Mason was born at Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, either 1 January 1642 or 1 January 1644-45, the son of Hugh Mason and Esther or Hester Wells. He died about 1730, at Hyde Prect, North Carolina. He married Elizabeth Hammond (born at Watertown, 6 May 1655; died at Newto,n 13 November 1715), daughter of Lieut. John and Abigail (Slater) Hammond. [2]

Children all born at Lexington:[3][4]

# John b. 22 Jan 1676-77. # Elizabeth b. 10 Nov 1678; m. Thomas Brown. # Abigail b. 16 Dec, 1679; d. young. # Samuel b. 22 Jan. 1688; d. young. # Hannah b. 26 Jan. 1694-5; m 7 July 1721, Joseph Sabin of Rehoboth. # Daniel b. Nov. 1698:10;
  • m. 1st 31 Jan. 1716, Experience Newcomb who d. at Charlestown 18 Nov 1733;
  • m. 2nd 14 Mar 1736 Ama/Anna/Amey Allen of Weston;
  • Eame Mason wife of Daniel d. 23 May 1750 in her 44th.

Watertown Births

MASON, John, s. Hugh and Ester, Jan. 1, 1644. [5]

HAMOND, Elizabeth, d. John and Abigail, May 6, 1655. [6][7]

Newton Births [8]

Children: MASON

Abigail, ch. John and Elizabeth, Dec. 16, 1679.† Elizabeth, d. John and Elizabeth, Nov. 10, 1678.† Hanah [dup. Hannah], d. John and Elizabath [dup. Elizabeth], Jan. 26, 1694-5. John, ch. John and Elizabeth, Jan. 22, 1676.† Samuell [dup. Samuel], s. John and Elizabeth, Jan. 22, 1688-9.[9]

Lexington Births [10]

Children: MASON

John, s. of John & Elizabeth, b. Feb. 22, 1676. John Jr. s. of John & Elizabeth of Newton, b. Jan. 22, 1677. Elizabeth, d. of John & Elizabeth, b. Nov. 10, 1678. Abigail, d. of John & Elizabeth, b. Dec. 16, 1679.[11]

Newton Deaths

MASON, Mrs. Oct. 14, 1714. PR1[12]


(Note:MIlitary Service noted on Findagrave appears to actually be that of John Mason 1600-1670, not this John.) [13]

Sources

  1. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston: by Henry Bond, Horatio Gates Jones New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1860. (p. 356)
  2. (p. 411)
  3. (p. 411)
  4. History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Geneologies by Charles Hudson, Lexington, Massachusetts Historical Society Houghton Mifflin, 1913
  5. (p. 28)
  6. (p. 18)
  7. Vital Records of Watertown Massachusetts to the Year 1850
  8. (p. 134)
  9. Vital Records of Newton Massachusetts to the Year 1850
  10. (p. 45)
  11. Vital Records of Lexington Massachusetts to the Year 1850
  12. Vital Records of Newton Massachusetts to the Year 1850
  13. Entered by Chris Hoyt, 27 January 2014.
  • Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston: by Henry Bond, Horatio Gates Jones New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1860.
  • History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Geneologies by Charles Hudson, Lexington, Massachusetts Historical Society Houghton Mifflin, 1913.
  • Vital Records of Watertown Massachusetts to the Year 1850.
  • Vital Records of Lexington Massachusetts to the Year 1850.

Notes

Note 1: John Mason was a soldier in King Philip's War, 1675, and served in the first or Mt. Hope Campaign under Capt. Prentice, also served under Capt. Thomas Brattle, and in November 1675 and January 1676 was at the Garrison, Wrentham, Mass. He was also active in Town affairs being one of the Signers of the Secession Petition of 1678, Highway Surveyor and Hogreeve, 1678, Constable at Cambridge Village, 1679, selectman, 1689, 1690, 1691, 1692, 1293, bore title of Lieutenant in the Massachusetts Militia, made freeman, 1690, and one of a committee "to see if it be necessary to have a highway to Concord Road," 1704. He was a tanner and settled at Cambridge Village, now Newton, Mass. (This information from merged profile, but no reference was provided. [Possibly this information through Harriott web site on MyHeritage, but this is uncertain and still doesn't provide the origin of the information.] This information needs to be confirmed. Lloyd-391 16:12, 23 April 2015 (EDT))
Source S303
Record ID Number: MH:S303
User ID: 5DF5ADF2-5BC7-4C54-B393-BA97F7461BF8
Author: Joannine Herriott
Title: Herriott Web Site
Text: MyHeritage.com family tree
Family site: Herriott Web Site
Family tree: Herriott_Crump
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Type: Smart Matching
Note 2: Documents cited need correct citation forms. Also, it isn't clear which of the sources were being noted in the various page references, so this will need to be cleaned up.
Note 3: A mention of a record at FindAGrave is mentioned, but the memorial number is not included.

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Ken McIsaac for creating WikiTree profile Mason-4242 through the import of McIsaac Heritage_2012-03-03_2013-12-14 C_2013-12-18_2013-12-18.ged on Dec 18, 2013.

This person was merged with another created through the import of Holmes.ged on 20 May 2011.

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