Japhet Mason, Jr.

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Japhet Mason, Jr.

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Death: Died
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Son of Japhet Mason, Sr. and Mary Mason
Husband of Patience Mason
Father of Mary Mason; Daniel Mason; Amos Mason; John Mason; Sarah Hempstead and 3 others

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About Japhet Mason, Jr.

Japhet Mason a house carpenter living on what is now called Old Fort Road New London hearing the alarm took his gun from its hooks and entered Fort Trumbull as a volunteer From there he crossed the river to Fort Griswold with his brother in law Stephen Hempstead near whom he was standing at the time of the killing of Ledyard and saw it as described Seeing there was no quarter to be expected he fled and escaped He afterward moved to Stephentown New York State where he died March 4 1787 after which his family returned to New London

source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...

By William Wallace Harris  p. 222
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Japhet Mason, Jr.'s Timeline

1742
August 19, 1742
1767
August 2, 1767
Age 24
1768
May 31, 1768
Age 25
1771
June 18, 1771
Age 28
1774
May 5, 1774
Age 31
1776
April 2, 1776
Age 33
1778
May 30, 1778
Age 35
1782
July 25, 1782
Age 39
1784
July 29, 1784
Age 41
1786
April 3, 1786
Age 43