Some MASON and RICKETTs Descendants of Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH
John MASON b 22 Feb 1753, Frederick Co., VA, s/o Thomas and Mary (NEWTON) MASON; died in Bullskin Twp., Fayette Co., PA and is buried on farm at Green Lick Run. Married Hannah FROST, d/o William and Hannah (DAWSON or TAYLOR?) FROST who was b 23 Dec 1751 Frederick Co., VA and died abt 1840 possibly in Union Borough, Fayette Co., PA.
Their children, all born in Fayette Co., PA:
(see lineage, below)
John MASON b 07 Sep 1784 m ______ MORAN ca 1806
Nancy Ann MASON b 04 May 1787
Mary MASON b 09 May 1789; m Joseph WATSON ca 1810.
Thomas MASON b 18 Jun 1791, died 1864, married Mary Ann (BRINDLE?)
Frances "Frankie" MASON b 20 Jan 1794; died pre 1874 Portsmouth, OH; m Judge William SALTER ca 1815 in Fayette Co., PA.
George MASON b 12 Jan 1796
- Isaac MASON b 20 Nov 1773; died 26 Feb 1845 Greenfield Twp., Fairfield Co., OH; m Rachel CHERRY 1794, Fayette Co., PA
- Elizabeth MASON b 22 Apr 1776; died ?;, m Jeremiah CHERRY 1794 Fayette Co., PA. Jeremiah died 16 Aug 1801 in Fairfield Co., OH.
- Martha MASON b 20 May 1779; m Samuel RANDALL ca 1799.
- Hannah MASON b 01 Jan 1782; m Dorsey MASON
Dorsey MASON (bought a quarter section of land in Bloom Township prior to 1808)B 11 Aug 1776 in Ohio Co., WV or PA, s/o Samuel and Roseanna? (DORSEY) MASON
married 20 Jan 1799 Fayette Co., PA, died 25 Aug 1814 possibly near Carroll, Fairfield Co., OH
Spouse: Hannah MEASON/MASON, d/o John MASON/MEASON and Hannah FROST
B 01 Jan 1782 Bullskin Twp., Fayette Co., PA died 03 Aug 1859 Jackson Twp., Wells Co., IN, Buried: Wright/Tomlinson Cemetery
Hannah m/2 Reason RICKETTS 30 Jul 1817, Fairfield Co., OH
- Samuel F. MASON b 18 Jan 1800, Faytette Co., PA, died 26 Jul 1835 Johnson Co., AR – not married
- John MASON b 10 May 1802, probably Fairfield Co., OH, died 01 May 1819 Fairfield Co., OH – not married
- Rosannah MASON b 11 May 1804 Fairfield Co., OH died 03 June 1866 Wells Co., IN, m/2 John HAW/HOWE on 05 Mar 1840 in Wells Co., IN.
- Harriett MASON b 20 Jun 1806 Fairfield Co., OH; died 1839 Wells Co., IN – not married
- Thomas MASON b 07 Nov 1808 Fairfield Co., OH (near Carroll), died 06 Apr 1883 Wells Co., IN; married Harriet DIXON 06 Apr 1840 in Licking Co., OH
- Dorsey MASON b 13 Jan 1811 Fairfield Co., OH died 05 Nov 1880 Wells Co., IN; married Nancy RICKETTS 20 Jul 1834 Fairfield Co., OH.
- Magnus MASON b 01 Apr 1813 Fairfield Co., OH, died Nov 1885 Greenville, TX; married Martha WRIGHT 20 Sep 1838 Bluffton, Wells Co., IN.
Reason RICKETTS b 1759 d 31 Oct 1834, Fairfield County, OH; m Hannah MASON 25 Aug 1814 Fairfield Co., OH. This was Hannah’s second marriage; her first being that of Dorsey MASON. Their children:
- Hannah RICKETTS b 24 May 1818 d 09 Oct 1894 Ferndale, CA; m Elisha BROWN 09 Oct 1838, Wells Co., IN. They moved to Missouri. In May, 1848, they left St. Joseph, MO for California in a covered wagon.
- Elizabeth RICKETTS b 14 Feb 1820 d 27 Apr 1843 Wells Co., IN
- Irene RICKETTS b 03 Apr 1822 d 1889 Wells Co., IN, buried Batson Cemetery. Married Bowen THARP 12 Jul 1840 Wells Co., IN
- Cyrus RICKETTS b 11 Aug 1824 d 02 Sep 1896 Kirksville, MO. Buried Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Married Sarah SMITH 10 Jan 1850.
- Isaac RICKETTS b 05 Dec 1826 d 05 Apr 1894 Blackford Co., IN. Married Nancy SWAIM 06 Mar 1850 in Wells Co., IN. Resided in Wells and Blackford counties of Indiana.
- Frances RICKETTS b 04 Dec 1830 d 1921 Kirksville, MO. Buried Mt. Carmel Cemetery. M/2 Peter V. HAMMER 23 Nov 1860 in Wells Co., IN. M/2 James McGRAW of Fairfield Co., OH.
Information submitted by Jean M. James, email@example.com , June 1999, to this Bloom Twp., Fairfield County, Ohio website.
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