Biographical Sketch of

J. M. Mason

J. M. Mason was born in Vermont, and located in Wisconsin when twenty years of age. He married Margaret Blackburn, who was born in England, and came to America at ten years of age.

In 1863 they came to Mower County and purchased land in LeRoy Township, where they lived until 1876, when they moved to LeRoy village. J. M. Mason died March 5, 1887, and his widow now makes her home in LeRoy Township with her son, Lucian J. There were four children in the Mason family: Lucian J., a farmer of LeRoy Township; Samuel M., of Morgan Hill, Cal.; Elizabeth M., who died in California in December, 1905, and Helen E., now Mrs. W. H. Spencer, of LeRoy.

History of Mower County 1911

Submitted to MnGenWeb by Kathy Pike, Jan. 10, 2007