Mason, Anthony, a native of Connecticut, came into Ridgeway at a very early day, settled on a farm, and died
in Medina, May 16, 1866. His wife died December 7, 1863. Their son, Oliver D., was born in Ridgeway, July 14, 1824.
December 25, 1845, he married Matilda A., daughter of George L. and Betsey Hackney, who was born February 18, 1825.
She survives her husband and resides on the homestead south of the county line, near the station of B., W. &
O. RR. Their children were: Emma, born June 30, 1847, died January 20, 1848; George L., born November 8, 1848;
Theodore F., born September 23, 1850, died November 23, 1874; Newton, born December 25, 1854; Flora E., born July
30, 1857; and Clara, born March 23, 1860, died June 13, 1873. Mr. Mason died May 29, 1889. He was one of the leading
farmers of the town of Yates. George L. Hackney was born in Schenectady, N. Y., in 1798, came to Medina about 1834,
and died May 20, 1855. His wife, Betsey Hackney, died November 25, 1864. Mr. Hackney was a blacksmith by trade
and followed that business in Medina many years. His father, William Hackney, came from Scotland to America and
served in the Revolutionary War, and his widow received a pension until her death.
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894
Orleans County, NY
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