Ens Joseph Mason

Ens Joseph Mason

Birth
Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Mar 1806 (aged 57)
Dublin, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 22382514 · View Source
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Joseph Mason, s. of Benjamin Mason and Martha Fairbanks, bapt. versus born (re: Hist. of Dublin, NH) Sept. 11, 1748 at Sherborn, Mass. No vital record of his birth is included in the Sherborn, Mass VRs. He d. Mar. 11, 1806 at Dublin, New Hampshire, Æ 58 (g.s.), and was killed by a falling tree limb.

On Nov. 9, 1769 at Sherborn, Mass., called Joseph of Monadnock No. 3 (incorp. 1771 as Dublin, NH), Joseph m. Anne Prentice (q.v.), dau. of Nathaniel Prentice and Abigail Ware, b. May 10, 1747 at Sherborn. She d. Jan. 3, 1823 at Dublin, NH, Æ 58 (g.s.) They had ten children born at Dublin: Samuel, Hepzibah, an infant who d.y., Nathaniel, Martha, Nancy, Joseph, Hannah, Sarah, and Polly.


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Here lies the remains of
of Ens'n
JOSEPH MASON
who departed this
life March 11, 1806
in the 58 year of
his age.

One fatal limb broke o'er my head
Descending from the lofty tree,
By which I'm number'd with the dead,
Begin my friends to follow me.

Assuming Joseph was baptized shortly after his birth, on the day he died he was 57 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 58.


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  • Added: 22 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22382514
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Joseph Mason (11 Sep 1748–11 Mar 1806), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22382514, citing East Cemetery, Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Ancestry Seeker (contributor 46913946) .