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Harriet (Mason) Westcott (abt. 1806 - 1888)

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Harriet (Hattie) Westcott formerly Mason
Born about in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died in Plattsmouth, Cass, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2017
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Categories: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Mason Name Study.


I have a letter that she wrote to her daughter Frances in 1869. It is difficult to read, but my Aunt Frances Fleming had typed the parts that were legible. She addressed it "To my own Dear Child" and she signed it "Mother H. Westcott". She describes herself as very busy with the household and seems eager to get relatives from Cheshire to visit them in Iowa. She said Ann was in poor health with a cough, but was teaching nonetheless, and that Alice was teaching.

Marriage record: "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 April 2016), Stephen Jr. Westcott and Harriet Mason, 15 Jan 1825; citing Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, Town clerks and local churches; FHL microfilm 1,903,037.

"daughter of Joshua Mason and Ann Raymond" per website listed below. Information on Harriet Mason and her husband from website listed below.


  • Notes of Rena Wood Phillips given to Marie Cashin state "Stephen Westcott and Mason, Harriet his wife" are parents of Frances Marion Westcott Bennett.

1880 Census in Iowa: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Hariet Wescott in household of Stephen Wescott, Fairfield, Fayette, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district ED 198, sheet 89A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0339; FHL microfilm 1,254,339. United States Census, 1880

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