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John Cameron Mason
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Birth: May 7, 1815
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1855
Nebraska, USA

* Cenotaph. John C. Mason was in the military and was one of four troopers killed in the Battle of Blue Water Creek, a fight with the Brulé Lakota Sioux, in Nebraska on September 4, 1855. He is said to have been buried at Ft. Leavenworth Kansas (No FAG for him extant at that location).

Abstracts of Wills and Administrations, 1841-1867 (Dade County Missouri), pg 39: Mason John C., - will dated 9 June 1855. Wife, Martha Susan Mason. Sons, William F. and Lemuel T. to be educated. Dau., Susannah Baker, and all my children (others not named). Exrx., Martha S. Mason. Wit: Nelson McDowell and W.G. McDowell. Nathan S. McCluer says John C. Mason died 4 Sept 1855 at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas Terr., and he saw him buried. Willed proved by Nelson McDowell, who says he believes W.G. McDowell to be in Tenn., now. (W 94-97) Exrx., Martha S. Mason, 5 Oct 1855. (A-117).
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John Cameron and Martha Susan (née Clopton) Mason were the parents of eight children. Several are linked via FAG webpage. They are in birth order:

Sissaniah, m. Bob Bill Baker
Eppanetus
Aramentus
William Farrington, m. Mary Gaunt
Lemuel Lorenzo, m. Mary Virginia McCan
Mary Frances, m. James Hamilton Dunaway
Martha Rosamund, m. DeWitt Clinton Rexford
Magdalena, m. 1) Samuel Dunaway, m. 2) Claiborne Wilson 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Susan Clopton Mason (1818 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Sissaniah Mason Baker (1836 - 1923)*
  William Farrington Mason (1841 - 1897)*
  Lemuel Lorenzo Mason (1843 - 1906)*
  Magdeline K. Mason Wilson (1850 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chico Cemetery
Chico
Butte County
California, USA
Plot: Sec 8,A Lot 38 sp 4
 
Maintained by: Adriana
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
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John Cameron Mason
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John Cameron Mason
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