Biography of Charles Mason
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Mason, Charles, was born in Williamson, N. Y., November 13, 1824. He is the eighth of ten children of John and Eleanor Williamson Mason, both natives of New Jersey, who came to Williamson in 1811. Mr. Mason was drowned November 13, 1831, and his wife died July 10 1859. At seven years of age our subject started in life for himself. He has been a cooper and farmer and owns 118 acres of land, following farming and growing small fruits. Mr. Mason has been highway commissioner for six years. March 10, 1847, he married Iantha Gibbs, of Williamson, born December 18, 1829, a daughter of Amass Gibbs, who settled the farm where our subject now resides, and who was also in the war of 1812. Mr. Mason and wife have two daughters and one son; Harriet, at home; Jennie (wife of W. H. Shafer), who has one son; Durfee, elsewhere mentioned in this work. The father of our subject was a carpenter and millwright, and also a cabinet maker. He built the Penfield mills, and the first M. E. Church at Pultneyville. He also built the mill at Marion, owned by Mr. CogswelL

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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