Niagara County

1897 Biography - John C. Mason

Mason, John C., was born September 28, 1859, at La Salle, N. Y., and is a son of the late John Mason. John C. Mason received his education in the public schools of his native town, and at sixteen years of age went to work on his father's farm. He has followed the calling of farmer since that time, is a man of thrift and enterprise, and has been successful in the management of his farm. He devotes almost his entire time to the cultivation of small fruit. Upon his father's decease, and the settlement of the estate, he received as his dowry twenty-three acres of land, the larger portion of which he sold at an advanced price during the boom of 1891. In 1879 Mr. Mason was married to Miss Laura O., daughter of Jackson Angevine, of La Salle, and they have a family of seven children, three sons and four daughters.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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