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Catherine Macomb Mason
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1805
Belleville
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 25, 1885
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

She was the 2nd child of Maj. Gen Alexander Macomb (after whom Macomb County Michigan is named) and his wife Catherine Macomb, daughter of William Macomb and Sarah Dring Macomb.
She married John Mason, Jr. the grandson of George Mason of Gunston Hall,VA on April 5, 1827 in Washington, DC. They had 10 children, 4 of whom died very young and are buried at Arlington Nat'l Cem. with relatives. Her husband John died in 1859 and is buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Alexandria, VA.
The 1880 census shows her in Grosse Ile, Michigan living with her sister Alexandrine Macomb Stanton and her nephew Robert Lee Stanton. Only her last child lived longer than she.

Her third child, John Henry Mason, III, the only child to have issue, is also buried at Woodmere, # 12744677 on Find a Grave.

Findagrave has linked Catherine's husband, but his name is wrong. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alexander Macomb (1782 - 1841)
  Catherine Macomb Macomb (1786 - 1822)
 
 Spouse:
  John T Mason (1797 - 1859)*
 
 Children:
  John Henry Mason (1828 - 1831)*
  Alexander Macomb Mason (1831 - 1835)*
  John Mason (1832 - 1878)*
  Anna Maria Matilda Mason (1834 - 1838)*
  Poinsett Mason (1838 - 1838)*
  Alexander Macomb Mason (1841 - 1897)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Macomb Mason (1805 - 1885)
  Alexandrine Macomb Stanton (1808 - 1889)*
  Anna Matilda Macomb (1812 - 1834)*
  Alexander Saranac Macomb (1814 - 1876)*
  William Henry Macomb (1818 - 1872)*
  Jane Octavia Macomb Miller (1822 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodmere Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section A
 
Created by: Shirley Stanton
Record added: Jan 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17735724
Catherine <i>Macomb</i> Mason
Added by: Shirley Stanton
 
Catherine <i>Macomb</i> Mason
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 Added: Jul. 30, 2010
 
 
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