Biography of Henry Mason
Monroe County, MI Biographies

HENRY MASON was a native of Monroe county, N. Y. He married Malinda Brighton, by whom he had one son, Wm. H. Mason, now of the township of Ida, Monroe county, Mich. Mr. Mason, the father, came to Michigan in 1835, and located in the township of Bedford, where he took up 80 acres of wild land, afterwards adding 80 acres thereto. He served as a member of the State legislature one term. He held some office most of the time dunng the business part of his life. He died in Bedford in 1867. Wm. H. Mason, his son, was born in Bedford in 1835, and lived there until 1882, then purchased and moved on to the farm of 102 acres in the township of Ida, where he now resides. He married Miss Christina Klinck, of Bedford. They have eight children. He was chosen and elected a magistrate in and for the township of Ida in 1887, but declined to qualify.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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