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Simon Peter Mason

Simon Peter Mason
b. 7 March 1834, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Jacob Daniel and Rebecca (Showalter) Mason
d. 3 February 1901, Southeastern Woods County, Oklahoma Territory (now Major County)

m. 28 October 1852, Howard County, Indiana
Elizabeth White
b. 1 March 1834, Hendricks County, Indiana, to Jefferson and Elizabeth (Alder) White
d. 1 February 1888, Sumner County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth White:
• Mary Jane (1853-1919) married James Henry Coy
• Jacob Harvey (1856-1903) married Madora Alice Early
• Sarah Ellen (1857/58-1894) married Samuel Charles Burchfield
• Elizabeth Ann (1861-1899) married (1) William Harrison, (2) Joseph Francis Williams
• Martha Catherine (1863-1927) married Isaac Edward Millsap
• Joseph Howard (1866-1918) married Rhoda Alice Roberts
• Thomas Jefferson (1868-1924) married (1) Elizabeth L. Young, (2) Martha Isabel Gearheart
• James Franklin (1871-1952) married (1) Clara Durfella Coy, (2) Julia Clementine Turley
• Ida Mae (1875-1947) married Alfred Lewis Rice
• Charles Nelson (1878-1956) married Martha Susan Lozier

Simon’s grandparents were born in Pennsylvania and came to Dearborn County, Indiana, in 1818 and 1822. His parents moved to Ervin Township, Howard County, in 1850. In 1879, Simon moved his family to the Oklahoma Territory. He was a true pioneer, having “broke the sod” in both Kansas and the Oklahoma Territory. He made the Great Land Run into the Cherokee Outlet in September 1893 to stake his claim.

Submitted by:
James M. Freed
Delaware OH
E-mail: jmfreed@midohio.net

Clara Rosetta Arnold

b. 15 January 1873, Avilla, Noble County, Indiana, to William and Clarissa (Dosch) Arnold
d. 16 June 1968, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
m. 20 June 1893, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana

Hiram Griswald Coy
b. 3 July 1870, Stark County, Ohio, to Lafayette Waldo and Armintha (Kellogg) Coy
d. 18 June 1942, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Children with Hiram Griswald Coy:

  • Ralph Waldo (1895-1967) married (1) Gladys John, (2) Marie Stuart
  • Hazel Ione (1897-1970) married Harold Owen Drenning
  • Marguerite Leona (1898-1985) married Carl Frederick Melter
  • Hubert Lafayette (1900-1995) married (1) Dorothy Fitzsimmons, (2) Eleanor Cowin, (3) Winifred Samber
  • Chester Vaughn (1904-1993) married (1) Marie Gilbert, (2) Mary Pavlovich
  • Ethleene Lucille (1909-1994) married Clayton William Beach
  • Harry Arnold (b. 1911) married Helen Keichel
  • Helen Eloise (b. 1913) married Jalbert Cramblett

The family lived in Avilla, Noble County; and Elwood and Alexandria in Madison County, Indiana, until they emigrated in 1907.

Submitted by:

Barbara Anderson
Green Valley AZ