Biography of Hugh Mason
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HUGH MASON, a native of Frederick County, Va., was born September 11, 1833. His parents were natives of Virginia and of German and Scotch lineage, his father, William, born October 8, 1799; his mother, Mary M. (Cameron) November 5, 1799. They came to Seneca County, Ohio, in 1834 and resided there till the death of the father, February 11. 1841. The mother died December 16, 1878. Hugh. the second son of the above parents, was left an orphan at eight years of age and was compelled to labor diligently for many years to aid in supporting himself and mother. He was married December 31, 1857, to Miss Jane E. McLain, daughter of Abraham and Mary (Neff) McLain, born August 25, 1835. They have no children. In 1864, Mr. Mason enlisted in Company A, One Hundred and. Forty fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and joined the Army of the Potomac. On account of physical disability be was not placed in active service, and on leaving the hospital at Washington was discharged. In 1874, he moved upon his farm of forty four acres in this county, having purchased the land in 1872. This farm he has placed in good condition, having earned all that it now contains or promises by bard, honest toil.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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