Any family link to Charles MASON, b Ireland abt. 1830/34. He was listed in Bradford co PA census as follows:
Charles Mason age 40 b- Ireland, occ: DS* I think this is domestic servant?*must have died between 1874-1880 census Tioga co AP wife Ellen is wd. Cannot find obit. for him.Hired Bradford co Historian for death record ,find PA did not have death rec. until after 1900. They did find naturalization papers for him, issued in 1863. Nat. doc. says he arrived to USA May 1853, age 17, native of Ireland, his X mark, and sponsor was a Richard BARRETT. Never could find the ship he arrived on.
Ellen ( wife) age 35 b- Ire.,Have found her maiden name was GRIFFIN*She is wd. by 1880 census Tioga co PA, she died 1899 Tioga co PA
JOhn Mason (son) 16 b- NJ ( abt.1854)*found him 1920 Clearfield co PA wife Emma__?b-Ger.
Catherine Mason(daug) 14 b- PA(abt 1856)She married Patrick Kelly,Tioga co PA
Mary Mason(daug) 11 b- PA(abt 1859)* my link,She married George Dixon/Dickson/Dixson,found them 1880 census Tioga co PA,worked on RR as fireman, with his step-father John BARBER. I find George Dickson in Steuben co NY 1900 with the 4 children, he is listed as wd. but later to find wife Mary Mason Dickson had just up and left him with the kids. I find thru oits MASON siblings Mary is still living in 1925, but cant locate her for sure on census between 1900-1920. I have newspaper articles indicate she was living in Wellsboro Tioga co PA, and Steuben co NY but cant prove its her.There were 2 Mary Dixon/Dickson living in Tioga co PA 1900-1920. Have article of her Mary Dickson of being unfaithful wife on 2 seperate occassions (court), if this is really her?
Ellen Mason(daug) 9, b- NY/PA?(abt 1861) She married John Pervis Herrington
Betsy Mason(daug) 6 b- PA (abt 1864)
Sarah Mason (daug) 4 b- PA(abt 1866)
Charles Mason jr. (son) 1 b- PA(abt 1869)
1880 census Tioga co PA:
Ellen MASON age 40(wd) b- Ireland
John Mason 23 b- NJ*later find him in Clearfield co 1920,coal miner laborer, wife Emma___? b- Ger
EllaMason (daug) 14 b- PA* this must be Sarah
Ralph(son) 7 b-PA (abt1873),He married Rose/Rosetta Horton. Rosetta was first married to __?Walker, Ralph Mason was husb. #2(not proven but have info. that indicates as such. Rlaph and Rosetta had daug. Rose MASON b- 1908, chemung co NY 1910 census
Alice Mason 6 b- PA(abt 1874), She married Mell/Melvin HILL,Madison co NY,Tioga co PA