Mason, Hezekiah, is descended from Sampson Mason the Baptist, a dragoon in Cromwell's army, who came to America.
He married Mary Butterworth and they had thirteen children, one of whom was Isaac Mason, and he married Hannah
----, and they had eleven children, one of whom was Hezekiah Hezekiah married Rebecca Martin and had four children,
one of whom was Hezekiah (second), born 1732, and he married Parnel West. Their son Hezekiah married Sally Rounsville
and they had a son Hezekiah who married Hannah J. Edminster, who are the parents of the subject of our sketch.
Mr. Mason was born on the old homestead, in the town of Freetown, Bristol county, Mass., June 4, 1856, and is one
of four children: Hezekiah, Mary E., Evelyn E., and Sarah J. He has devoted his entire life to agriculture; has
never aspired to political office; and is one of Freetown's honored and respected citizens.
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
Names A to B
Names C to D
Names E to H
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