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Oliver Mason
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1706
Swansea
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1787
Swansea
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Oliver Mason, son of Deacon Isaac Mason and Susanna "Hannah" Myles, was born on 20 Aug 1706 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA, and died on 11 Dec 1787 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA at age 81, and was buried on 11 Dec 1787 in Mason Cemetery Near Hortonville, Massachuetts.

Oliver Mason was a carpenter by trade. He was concerned in the riot which resulted in the breaking open of the jail at Bristol and the release of prisoners, and for his participation in the affair was fined and imprisoned.

Oliver married Martha Cole on 19 Dec 1728 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

1. Martha Mason was born on 15 May 1729 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA and died on 8 Feb 1796 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA at age 66. Martha
married Caleb Mason on 6 Apr 1748 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.

2. Peleg Mason was born on 26 Jul 1732 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA and died on 4 Dec 1816 at age 84. Peleg married someone on 30 Dec 1752. Peleg married Roberta Simmons on 30 Dec 1758 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.

3. Simeon Mason was born on 14 Mar 1735 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA and died on 15 Jan 1809 in Massachusetts, USA at age 73. Simeon married Hannah Thomas on 17 Mar 1754 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.

4. Oliver Mason was born on 21 Feb 1738 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA and died on 1 July 1798 in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, USA. Oliver married Mary
Thurber on 25 Apr 1765 in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA. Oliver next married Pheobe Martin on 20 Apr 1758 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.

5. Corporal Benjamin Mason was born on 3 Aug 1740 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA and died on 9 Sep 1782 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA at age 42. Benjamin married Mary Stacy on 28 Jun 1770 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.

6. Isaac Mason was born on 24 May 1743 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA and died on 11 Sep 1826 in Brookfield, Madison, New York, USA at age 83. Isaac married Tabitha Martin on 24 May 1762 in 1762.

7. Sarah Mason was born on 1 Mar 1745 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA. Sarah married someone about 1766.

8. Anne Mason was born on 23 Jul 1748 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA.


Oliver Mason lived on the north side of Swansea, Massachusetts in the house bequeathed to him by his father and still in existence.

Oliver Mason's Will reads in part:

In the name of God, Amen. This third day of April, A.D. 1787, I, Oliver Mason of Swansea, in the county of Bristol and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, yeoman, being in health in body and of a well disposing mind and memory, for which I thank God, and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament; and first of all I commend my soul to God and my body I commit to the earth to be buried decently by my executor hereafter named and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose to my beloved wife Martha the use and improvements of my great room and the bedroom adjoining the great room and a privilege in the chambers and in the kitchen to wash and bake and in the cellar and well and one of my cows kept for her by my son Isaac, summer and winter during her being my widow, and also firewood cut and brought to her door, fit for her fire, and my said son Isaac shall provide for her ten bushels of corn and four bushels of rye every year and deliver it to her yearly, and 1oo weight of pork and seventy weight of beef and ten pounds of flax and ten pounds of wool and two barrels of cyder and ten bushels of winter apples, and apples to use in the summer, and five bushels of potatoes and two bushels of turnips and four gallons of molasses and ten pounds of sugar, all to be delivered to my said wife yearly, so long as she remains my widow.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Mason (1667 - 1742)
  Hannah Myles Mason (1673 - 1741)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Cole Mason (1709 - 1787)
 
 Children:
  Oliver Mason (1737 - 1798)*
 
 Sibling:
  Nathan Mason (1705 - 1758)*
  Oliver Mason (1706 - 1787)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mason-Horton Cemetery
Swansea
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: CW
Record added: Dec 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45752574
Oliver Mason
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