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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Lloyd Steele Leeson

11930 U.S. Census, FHF 2339917 roll 182 pg 5A, 8 Apr 1930. "Leeson, Lloyd S. Head MW 36 M 26 Minnesota Canada Tennessee Broker Real Estate
------, Margret G. Wife FW 29 M 19 Oklahoma Illinois Kentucky
------, Richard L. Son MW 8 S California Minnesota Oklahoma
------, Sally R. Daughter FW 0/12 S California Minnesota Oklahoma
Mason, Mary P. Sister-in-law FW 20 S Arizona Illinois Kentucky."

21940 U.S. Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K94J-5ZQ. "Name: Lloyd Leeson
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Ward 7, Riverside, Riverside Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 45
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Minnesota
Birth Year (Estimated): 1895
Last Place of Residence: Same House
District: 33-62A
Family Number: 156
Sheet Number and Letter: 7A
Line Number: 23
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 278
Digital Folder Number: 005456343
Image Number: 00701

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Lloyd Leeson Head M 45 Minnesota
Margaret Leeson Wife F 38 Oklahoma
Richard Leeson Son M 18 California
Sally Leeson Daughter F 10 California." Image.


Margaret Gex Mason

1California, Death Index, 1940-1997, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP25-1ZG. Image.


Philip Gray Mason

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Philip Mason
SSN: 564-18-3290  
Last Residence: 90029  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Born: 12 Feb 1904
Died: Sep 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: California (Before 1951)
Source Citation: Number: 564-18-3290;
Issue State: California;
Issue Date: Before 1951."

2California, Death Index, 1940-1997, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG1F-L88. "Name: Philip G Mason
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 04 Sep 1984
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date: 12 Feb 1904
Birthplace: Texas
Gender: Male

Citing this Record:
"California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG1F-L88 : 26 November 2014), Philip G Mason, 04 Sep 1984; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento." Image.


Philip Gray Mason

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Philip Mason
SSN: 564-18-3290  
Last Residence: 90029  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Born: 12 Feb 1904
Died: Sep 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: California (Before 1951)
Source Citation: Number: 564-18-3290;
Issue State: California;
Issue Date: Before 1951."

2California, Death Index, 1940-1997, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG1F-L88. "Name: Philip G Mason
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 04 Sep 1984
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date: 12 Feb 1904
Birthplace: Texas
Gender: Male

Citing this Record:
"California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG1F-L88 : 26 November 2014), Philip G Mason, 04 Sep 1984; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento." Image.


Katharine Wheelock Dumas

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "SSN: 564-30-3497
Last Residence: 73072 Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States of America
Born: 26 Dec 1914
Died: 31 Jul 2000 State (Year)
SSN issued: California (Before 1951 )."


James Dumas Mason

1California, Death Index, 1940-1997, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPH1-FXP. Image.


Emma Drury Mason

1California Death Index, 1940-1997, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGPP-K3R. Image.


Harold Leslie Herrmann

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "SSN: 526-01-4347
Last Residence: 85006 Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States of America
Born: 5 Jan 1891
Died: Feb 1960 State (Year)
SSN issued: Arizona (Before 1951 )."

21930 U.S. Census, Roll 57 pg 2B, 3 Apr 1930. "Herrmann, Leslie  Head M W 39 S New Mexico Illinois Iowa  bookkeeper copper concentration
--------, Belle  Mother F W 62 Wid Iowa Indiana Indiana."


Colonel James Mason

1Copied by Mrs. Hazel Mason (Carl) Boyd, Mason Bible - owned by John Mason, Kentucky Bible Records, Vol II pg 43-44, 976.9 V29d.

2Mason- James Family Bible, 1816, sfb-1-deaths, Elise Browne. "James Mason her husband was born 29th September 1769 and died March 1855 in Clark Co. Kentucky at the home of his daughter Caroline Wheeler. Was buried in Mt Sterling Cemetery." Image.

3FindaGrave.com, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84949034. Image.

4Mason- James Family Bible, sfb-1-marriages. "James Mason and Elizabeth Fishback were married the 11th day March 1799." Image.


Elizabeth Ann Fishback

1Kemper, Willis Miller, Fishback family in America, Genealogy of the descendants of John Fishback the emigrant, with historical sketch  1714-1914, New York: Thomas Madison Taylor 1914, p.119, FHL Book 929.273 F527. Indicates marriage was 8 Jan 1799.

2Mason- James Family Bible, 1816, SFB-1-deaths, Elise Browne. "My wife Elizabeth Mason Departed this life July 11th - 15 minutes after 6 oClock A.M. 1841.
She was at her death 62 years and four months old." Image.

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84949031. Image.

4Mason- James Family Bible, sfb-1-marriages. "James Mason and Elizabeth Fishback were married the 11th day March 1799." Image.


Joseph Lee Downing

1Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Downing Family of England, Maryland and Virginia, The, 1908, p.275. 6: 67 (KHS 8-80). "Extract: The article says that Joseph Lee Downing's farm later became part of McGrathiana Farm.  (It later became part of Coldstream Farm, now owned by the University of Kentucky.)  The 1838 Lexington City Directory listed farms in rural Fayette County and gave the acreage and location (which I pinpointed on an 1881 map of Fayette County).  Perrin, op. cit., p. 120 and 186, on the cow and bull and p. 135 on "principal turfman".  Article reports that most of Joseph and Molly."

2Bell, Annie W. B. (Annie Walker Burns) , b. 1894 (Main Author), Kentucky, Fayette County Marriages 1803 - 1851, 851645 Item 6. "Bondsmen: Field. Bradford, M. Richardson."

31860 U.S. Census, M653_365 pg 0, 20 Jul 1860. "Richard Downing 36 M Farmer Kentucky
Kate Downing 30 F Kentucky
Joseph Downing 75 M Retired Kentucky
William Dismukis 17 M Farm hand Kentucky." Note that Samuel Downing, a 1st cousin 1 time removed is living on the farm next door.


Molly Ann Richardson

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=99748712. Image.

2Bell, Annie W. B. (Annie Walker Burns) , b. 1894 (Main Author), Kentucky, Fayette County Marriages 1803 - 1851, 851645 Item 6. "Bondsmen: Field. Bradford, M. Richardson."


Isabella Downing

1Harold N. Downing, Book of Downing, The, 1960, p. I. Copy in possession of Bradley Canon, Univ. of Kentucky.


John Gex Mason

1New Mexico Dept of Health, New Mexico Certificate, Death # 1977, 14 May 1937. "State of New Mexico - Bureau of Public Health.  County of Dona Ana; School District of La Union. Resident of 12 years. Full name: John Gex Mason, resident: La Union N.M.; Male, White, Married. DoB: March 11, 1862. Age: 75 y. 2 m, 3 days;  Farmer.  Last worked 1933.   10 years spent in this occupation.  Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky.  Father: Lewis Lunsford Mason, bp Mt Sterling, Ky.  Mother: Elizabeth Downing, bp. Mt. Sterling, Ky. Informant: Mrs. John Gex Mason, La Union.  Burial: El Paso, Texas May, 17, 1937, Kaster & Maxon Undertaker." Record found Thomas Brenigan Library, Las Cruces, N.M. New Mexico Death Records Roll # 27.

21880 U.S. Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNWV-MHW. "Name: John G Mason
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Searcy, Phillips, Arkansas, United States
District: ED 234
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Laboring
Relationship to Head of Household: Brother
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Brother
Birth Year (Estimated): 1862
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Note:
Sheet Letter: B
Sheet Number: 299
Sheet Number and Letter: 299B
Household ID: 11673085
Person Number: 4
Volume: 1
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0053
GS Film Number: 1254053
Digital Folder Number: 005157271
Image Number: 00388

Household      Role    Sex Age Birthplace
L L Mason      Self    M 27 Kentucky, United States
Elizabeth Mason Mother F 57 Kentucky, United States
Mollie Ann Mason Sister F 29 Kentucky, United States
Marcus Mason   Brother M 24 Kentucky, United States
John G Mason   Brother M 18 Kentucky, United States
Richard L Mason Brother M 13 Kentucky, United States
Robt Diamond    Other   M 17 Arkansas, United States

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNWV-MHW : 26 August 2017), John G Mason in household of L L Mason, Searcy, Phillips, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 234, sheet 299B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0053; FHL microfilm 1,254,053." Image.

31930 U.S. Census, T626 Roll 1394 pg 16A, 19 Apr 1930. "Mason, John G. Head MW 65 M 31 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Farmer
-----, Edith Wife FW 53 M 19 Texas Illinois Texas."


Charles Andrew Mc Coy

11900 U.S. Census, T623_1701 pg 20A, 23 Jun 1900. "McCoy, Chas Head WM May 1855 45 M 5 West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia Farmer
-----, Sarah Wife WF Jan 1873 26 M 5 Virginia Virginia West Virginia
-----, Loula May Daughter WF Oct 1895 4 S Virginia West Virginia Virginia
-----, Margie Daughter WF Dec 1897 S Virginia West Virginia Virginia."