|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1854|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 1935|
Samuel C. Mason, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Mason, was born February 9, 1854, in Bicknell, Indiana and died at his home near Howard, Kansas, December 2, 1935, age 81 years, 9 months and 23 days.
In the spring of 1880 he came to Kansas and in November of the same year he was united in marriage to Mattie Jane Highsmith of Howard, KS, who preceded him in death in 1904. To this union was born eleven children, five boys and six girls, Arthur of Howard, Kansas, Ben of a Veterans hospital in Colorado, Frank of Marmarth, N.D., and Hobart of Council Grove, KS, Randall who died infancy; Nellie, who died in 1903, Rosa of Fletcher, Oklahoma, Nora of Elmdale, KS, Ora of Howard, KS, and Mamie Goldie and Ina who died in infancy.
Besides his children he leaves to mourn his departure one brother. W. T. S. Mason of Bicknell, Indiana, Mary Wampled of Bicknell, Indiana, thirty grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. The deceased had been in failing health for several years.
He was a kind husband, a loving father and a friend to all who knew him and will be greatly missed by all.
Funeral services were held at Salem Free Baptist Church of Paw Paw; Rev. J. S. Bunch of Baptist Church of Howard officiating. Mr. Mason was a faithful member of this church since it was organized. Interment was at Cresco Cemetery.
CARD OF THANKS
Wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their kindness in helping to care for our dear father during his illness and death. Also for the beautiful floral offerings.--The children
THE CITIZEN, HOWARD, ELK COUNTY, KANSAS, 11 DEC. 1935, P.1, C.4
NOTE: It is assumed that Mary Wampled is a sister.
James Harrison Mason (1823 - 1915)
Lucinda Mills Mason (1829 - 1889)
Martha Jane Highsmith Mason (1860 - 1905)
James Arthur Mason (1882 - 1949)*
Nellie E. Mason May (1883 - 1902)*
Rosa Mae Mason May (1885 - 1952)*
Benjamin H. Mason (1888 - 1967)*
Charles Franklin Mason (1890 - 1969)*
Nora Ann Oliver (1892 - 1983)*
Ora A. Mason Walker (1892 - 1966)*
Mamie G. Mason (1895 - 1895)*
William Hobert Mason (1897 - 1986)*
Randall B Mason (1901 - 1901)*
Ina/Ida Mason (1902 - 1903)*
Alexander Harrison Mason (1852 - 1905)*
Samuel Cartwright Mason (1854 - 1935)
Charles Prontice Mason (1857 - 1918)*
William Tecumseh Sherman Mason (1867 - 1946)*
Rose Nye Mason (1869 - 1871)*
Plot: Sec/Row/Site B-19-03
Maintained by: Betty Rose M.
Originally Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Sep 26, 2006
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