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Thomas Mason

Thomas Mason
b. about 1792, North Carolina, to Thomas and Elizabeth Mason
d. 21 September 1865, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

m/1. 22 may 1815, Wayne County, Indiana
Griselda “Grizzel” Elliott
b. 1796, North Carolina, to Job and Orpha (Griffin) Elliott
d. 1830-31 in Indiana

m/2. 12 August 1831, Delaware County, Indiana
Mahala Puckett
b. about 1807, Surry County, North Carolina
d. Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Children with Griselda Elliott:
• Malinda (1825-1876) married Meredith Beeson
• Elihu married Elizabeth Collins
• Elliott (Eliot) married Gincy Jackson
• Edith married William Bates and/or Isaac Macy
• Mary married Thomas Addington

Children with Mahala Puckett:
• Nathan (1832-1912) married Elizabeth Weeks
• Gilla (b. 1834) married Will Bundy
• Thomas Elwood (1837-1914) married Martha Ann Bundy
• Clarinda (b. 1840)
• Isom (b. 1844) married Margaret Thomas
• James (b. 1846-died during Sherman’s march to the sea)
• Falitha (Talitha) (b. 1849) married George W. Ganfield
• Mahala (1851-1930) married John Fraser

Thomas came to Wayne County, Indiana, about 1814- 1815. They resided in Chester, Wayne County; Mississinewa Township; Delaware County; Pleasant Township; and Grant, Elkhart, and Randolph counties. He left the state in 1853 from Grant or Howard County. Thomas and Mahala were among the founding families of the Quaker settlement at Baraboo, Wisconsin. He was a minister.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA
E-mail: lahope@jps.net

James Henry Horine

James Henry Horine
b. 20 March 1827, Jessamine County, Kentucky, to Dr. Jefferson Napoleon and Mary (Dean) Horine
d. 1896, Newell, Iowa

m. 24 February 1848, Grant County, Indiana
Rachel Davis
b. 19 July 1827, Henry County, Indiana, to Mark and Rebecca (Osborne) Davis
d. 21 June 1901, Newell, Iowa

Children with Rachel Davis:
• Mary Ann (b. 1849) married (1) [–?–] Thomas, (2) Nelson Sickles
• Ruth Ellen (b. 1851) married J.V. Mullenix
• Enoch M. (b. 1853) married Clementine Harvey
• Nancy E. (b. 1856) married William J. Mann
• George L. (b. 1858)
• Stephen David (1858-1931) married Lillie Mae Beeson
• Thomas Jefferson (b. 1861) married Etta Green
• John Mark (b. 1863) married Jennie Elizabeth Fyfe
• Rebecca Elizabeth (1866-1936) married (1) Willis Rockwell, (2) Marion Lawson Kinnamon
• Julie May (b. 1868)

James came to Delaware County, Indiana, with his parents in 1837. Next they lived near Kokomo in
Howard County. In 1852, the family moved to Friendswood, Sauk County, Wisconsin, where he was a farmer and owned a lime kiln and a quarry. In 1894, they moved to Newell, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA
E-mail: lahope@jps.net

Ellis Bond

b. 11 February 1814, Webster, Wayne County, Indiana, to Samuel and Charity (Beeson) Bond
d. 16 February 1859, Clinton, Douglas County, Kansas

m. 18 February 1835, Wayne County, Indiana
Elizabeth Bakehorn
b. 26 May 1811, New Jersey
d. 3 May 1893, Clinton, Douglas County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth Bakehorn:

  • Silas S. (b. 1835)
  • Enos (b. 1838)
  • Louiza (b. 1839)
  • Sylvanus (b. 1842)
  • Letitia (b. 1845)
  • Thomas (b. 1848)

Ellis lived in New Garden Township, Wayne County, Indiana, and emigrated from there in 1854.

Submitted by:
David Mason
Indianapolis IN

William Meredith Beeson

b. 23 July 1824, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Jonathan L. and Miriam (Hinshaw) Beeson
d. 1 September 1887, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

m. 26 December 1844, Henry County, Indiana
Melinda Mason
b. 21 May 1825, Wayne or Delaware County,
d. 30 January 1879, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Children with Melinda Mason:

  • William Francis (b. 1854)
  • John Lewis
  • Jonathan F.
  • Martin Oliver (b. 1863)
  • Lillie Mae (b. 1866)

The family arrived in Indiana about 1826; this was when William’s mother and two brothers were granted a certificate to the Springfield Monthly Meeting. The family lived in Green Township, Howard County. William and Melinda arrived at the Little Baraboo Valley Quaker Settlement (Wisconsin) in 1854.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA