John Mason, III (c.1673 - 1736)

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Birthplace: Norwich, New London, CT
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
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About John Mason, III

Source: Richard Anson Wheeler, "History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut,From It's First Settlement in 1649 to 1900, With a Genealogical Register of Stonington Families" (New London, Conn., 1900)

Captain John Mason m. (first) his first cousin, Anne Mason [AD: daughter of Major Samuel Mason, son of the Major John Mason of the Pequot War] July 18, 1701. Settled first in Lebanon, Conn., but removed to Stonington about 1703, where she was received into the church February 24, 1706.

Children by Anne MASON:

JOHN b. September 13, 1702, Lebanon

RACHAEL b. May 19, 1706 at Stonington

SAMUEL b. August 30, 1707 at Stonington

JEMIMA b. August 7, 1709 at Stonington

JAMES - b. May 13, 1713, m. Sarah DENISON 1733

ELIJAH - b. June 12, 1715, m. his second cousin, Martha Brown

After Mrs. Anne Mason's death Captain John Mason m. (second) Mrs. Anne SANFORD Noyes, widow of Dr. James Noyes of Stonington, Conn. She was the daughter of Governor Peleg Sanford of Rhode Island and grandaughter of Governor William Coddington of Newport, RI [AD note: she was therefore descended from Mrs. Anne MARBURY Hutchinson of Mass/RI/NY - American martyr to Winthropism - a colonial form of myopia - who was descended from Edward PLANTAGENET (King Edward I) of England] The marriage of Captain John Mason and Anne SANFORD Noyes was on July 15, 1719. Captain John Mason died December [23] 1736 [other sources say of smallpox] in London, England, where he had gone with Mahomet, grandson of Owaneco, to obtain recognition by the Crown to the right of Mahomet to the sachemship of the Mohegans. [AD NOTE: an ironic death for the grandson of Major John Mason]

only child by Anne SANFORD Noyes:

PELEG SANFORD b. April 6, 1720

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John died in London City, England where he had gone with the Moheg an Indian Mahomet, grandson of Owaneco, to obtain recognition by the Crown to the right of Mahomet to be sachemship of the Mohegans -------------------- "Captain John Mason m. (first) his first cousin, Anne Mason July 18, 1701. Settled first in Lebanon, Conn., but removed to Stonington about 1703, where she was received into the church February 24, 1706. After Mrs. Anne Mason's death Captain John Mason m. (second) Mrs. Anne SANFORD Noyes, widow of Dr. James Noyes of Stonington, Conn. She was the daughter of Governor Peleg Sanford of Rhode Island and grandaughter of Governor William Coddington of Newport, RI The marriage of Captain John Mason and Anne SANFORD Noyes was on July 15, 1719. Captain John Mason died December [23] 1736 in London, England, where he had gone with Mahomet, grandson of Owaneco, to obtain recognition by the Crown to the right of Mahomet to the sachemship of the Mohegans."

He may have died of smallpox. (Geoff Bronner -Richard Anson Wheeler, History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from it's first settlement in 1649 to 1900.

With a genealogical register of Stonington families. Printed in New London, Connecticut in 1900.)

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John Mason, III's Timeline

1673
1673
Norwich, New London, CT
1719
July 15, 1719
Age 46
July 15, 1719
Age 46
Stonington, CT
1720
April 6, 1720
Age 47
Stonington, New London, CT
1722
1722
Age 49
1736
December 23, 1736
Age 63
London, Middlesex, England
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