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  • ID: I5008
  • Name: Henry MASON
  • Given Name: Henry
  • Surname: Mason 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1801 in Georgia 1 2 3 6
  • Death: Mar 1867 in Johnson County, Georgia 4
  • Burial: Johnson County, Georgia
  • Event: Land 1821
  • Note:
    Henry successfully drew land in the 1821 Goergia Land Lottery as follows:

    Mason, Henry Washington Eckles 77/6 Houston
    7
  • Event: Tax Digest 1825 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: Henry Mason was listed on the 1825 Tax Digest on page 64, the same page on which his father, George Mason, and brother Raiford Mason, were listed. 8
  • Event: Public Service 13 Feb 1826 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: Henry was commissioned as Justice of the Peace for Mason's 91st Militia District (Tucker being the militia captain). 9
  • Event: Census Report 1830
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Emanuel;  Dist: 56 GMD;
    Enumerator: John S. Raiford;
    Roll: M19_17;  Image: 0343;  Line: 10;  Page: 169
    ===================================
    Head of Household:
    ….White Males: 1 (20-30);
    White Females:  1 (0-5), 1 (10-15), 1 (20-30);

    …Slaves: 0
    1
  • Event: Tax Digest 1848
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Washington; 
    ===================================
    Surname.........First name.....District......# Slaves.......Tax
    Mason…….…Sarah &
    Mason…….…Henry…….....34th…………7……….3.26 - 82 mills

    [Henry Mason, son of George, and Sarah Mason were appointed trustees for Sarah Mason, widow of George.]
    10
  • Event: Census Report 1850 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Washington  ;  Div: 91 Dist.; PO: not stated
    Enumerated 5 Nov 1850 by S.A.H. Jones, Asst. Marshal;  Roll: M432-87
    LN 3-14,  HN 697,  FN 697,  Page: 250;  Image: 0097
    ===================================
    Mason...Henry..........49...M...W...Planter...$800...GA
    Mason...Elizabeth......43...F....W...........................GA
    Mason...Raiford........52...M...W...Planter.............GA*
    Mason...John M........17...M...W...Planter.............GA
    Mason...Sarah Ann...13...F....W...........................GA
    Mason...Elizabeth......11...F....W...........................GA
    Mason...Joel...............9...M...W...........................GA
    Mason...Alla J............7...F....W...........................GA
    Mason...George R......5...M...W...........................GA
    Mason...Henry C........3...M...W...........................GA
    Mason...Winafred.......2...F....W...........................GA
    Mason...Nancy M.......1...F....W...........................GA

    * Raiford Mason was Henry Mason's unmarried older brother.
    2
  • Event: Slave Schedule Census Report 1850
  • Note:
    Schedule 2.— Slave Inhabitants in
    State: GA;  County: Washington;  Div: 91st Dist.;
    Enumerated 21 Nov 1850 by S. A. H. Jones, Asst. Marshal
    LN 2-5, right column,  Page: 633;  Image: 0335;  Roll: M432-96
    ===================================
    Slave Owner(s):  Henry Mason

    Slave Description:
    1....38....Female....Black
    1......8....Female....Black
    1......5....Female....Black
    1......3....Female....Black
    11
  • Event: Census Report 1860
  • Note:
    State: GA;  County: Johnson;  Dist: not stated; PO: Wrightsville
    Enumerated 10 July 1860 by W. T. McVay, Asst. Marshal;  Roll: M653-128
    LN 36-40 & 1-6,  HN 268,  FN 251,  Page: 483-84;  Image: 0482-83;
    ===================================
    Mason...Henry.........59...M...W...Farmer................$1,140...$300...GA
    Mason...Elizabeth.....55...F....W...Domestick [sic]..........................GA
    Mason...John M.......27...M...W...Farmer......................................GA
    Mason...Sarah A......21...F....W...Domestick ................................GA
    Mason...Jane A.......19...F....W...Domestick ................................GA
    Mason...Joel G........19...M...W....................................................GA
    Mason...George R...17...M...W....................................................GA
    Mason...Henry C....15...M...W....................................................GA
    Mason...Wineford...12...F....W....................................................GA
    Mason...Nancy.......10...F....W....................................................GA
    Mason...Melton C.....8...M...W....................................................GA
    3
  • Event: Court 27 Mar 1867 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper on Mar 27, 1867:

    "Johnson County: J. C. Smith files for letters of adm. on the estate of Henry Mason, deceased."
    12
  • Change Date: 15 Jul 2011 at 22:45



    Father: George MASON b: Bet 1760 and 1770
    Mother: Sarah --?-- b: Bet 1770 and 1780

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth CULPEPPER b: 1807 in Georgia
    • Married: 14 Jan 1828 in Laurens County, Georgia 13
    • Change Date: 11 Dec 2008
    Children
    1. Has No Children Unnamed Daughter MASON b: Bet 1828 and 1830 in Georgia
    2. Has No Children John M. MASON b: 1833 in Washington County, Georgia
    3. Has Children Sarah Ann MASON b: 1837 in Washington County, Georgia
    4. Has Children Elizabeth MASON b: 1839 in Washington County, Georgia
    5. Has No Children Joel G. MASON b: 1841 in Washington County, Georgia
    6. Has No Children Alla Jane MASON b: 1843 in Washington County, Georgia
    7. Has Children George Raiford MASON b: 5 Dec 1845 in Washington County, Georgia
    8. Has No Children Henry C. MASON b: 1847 in Washington County, Georgia
    9. Has No Children Winafred MASON b: 1848 in Washington County, Georgia
    10. Has No Children Nancy MASON b: 1849 in Washington County, Georgia
    11. Has No Children Melton C. MASON b: 1852 in Washington County, Georgia

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1830 Emanuel County, Georgia Census [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Swainsboro, Georgia, 1830. [Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 1 Dec 2008
      Page: Roll: M19_17;  Image: 0343;  Line: 10;  Page: 169
    2. Title: 1850 Washington County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1850
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: LN 3-14,  HN 697,  FN 697,  Page: 250
    3. Title: 1860 Johnson County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Wrightsville, Georgia, 1860
      Date: 18 Jun 2001
      Page: LN 36-40 & 1-6,  HN 268,  FN 251,  Page: 483-84
    4. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. II 1867-1880
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, GA: Tad Evans, Publisher, Apr 14, 1994
      Date: 11 Sep 2003
      Page: p 8
    5. Title: Mason Family Notes and Records
      Author: Mason, Mrs. William Gray, Compiler
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Handwritten notes and records of the Mason family collected by a family historian and now in the possession of her granddaughter, Alice Mason. 2000 amason@tntech.edu
    6. Title: Mason Family Research Files
      Author: Mason, Alice, Compiler
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] amason@tntech.edu
    7. Title: The Forth or 1821 Land Lottery of Georgia
      Author: Lucas, Silas Emmett, Jr., compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Easly, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1986
      Date: 16 Oct 2003
      Page: p 146
    8. Title: 1825 Washington County, Georgia Tax Digest
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1825 [Records on file at the Washington County courthouse.]
      Date: 10 Oct 2008
      Page: p 64
    9. Title: Georgia Justice of the Peace Commissions 1825-1828 (original book)
      Publication: [primary source] Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Department of Archives and History. Original records on microfilm.
      Date: 27 Nov 2008
      Page: p 91
    10. Title: 1848 Washington County, Georgia Tax Digest
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1848 [Records on file at the Washington County courthouse.]
      Date: 10 Oct 2008
    11. Title: 1850 Washington County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1850
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Schedule 2, Slave Schedule.  LN 2-5, right column,  Page: 633;  Image: 0335;  Roll: M432-96
    12. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. II 1867-1880
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, GA: Tad Evans, Publisher, Apr 14, 1994
      Date: 11 Sep 2003
      Page: notice dated Mar 27, 1867, p 8
    13. Title: Laurens County, Georgia, Marriage Book G, 1809-1855
      Publication: Primarysource] Dublin, Georgia: Laurens County Court of Ordinary for County Purposes.
      Date: 7 Dec 2008
      Page: p 157.  [Book G marked as "copy" of earlier records.  This marriage was originally recorded in Marriage Book B, p 77.]
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