Silas Mason & Sarah Ella Albright

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Family Group Report

Husband

Silas Mason

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 15 Feb 1856 Marshall, West Virginia  (birth-date from death-certificate, birth-county from marriage-register)
Marriage 25 Jun1880 Wetzel, West Virginia  [ register-of-marriages, page 41, line 86 ]
Death 13 Feb 1923 Bebee, Proctor District, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Thomas Mason, born in Pennsylvania
his Mother Ruth Lemons, born in Pennsylvania
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Arterial Schlerosis  (age 66y-11m-28d)
Wife

Sarah Ella E. Albright

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 12 Nov 1865 Pleasants, Ritchie, West Virginia  [ birth-register, page 42, line 2 ]
Death 1958 (death-year from tombstone)
Burial Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Samuel Albright  (1830-1924)  [ death-certificate ]
her Mother Frances - - -
Notes about Wife:
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Frances Ruth Mason
"Fannie"; "Ruth"
b 12 May 1881 Wetzel, WV  (birth-date from death-certificate) [ sp. d.c. 1879-1960 ]
m 26 Dec 1914 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 462 ] Thomas J. Halbert
d 20 Dec 1954 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Mannington Mem.
2 F Melvina M. Mason b Apr 1883    
m      
d      
3 F Mary Etta Mason b 27 Apr 1886 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register page 90, 1st line ] (sp. 1885-1977)
m 26 Nov 1908 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 13 ] Frank Postlethwait
d 12 Jul 1972 Wetzel, WV  (death-date from tombstone) bur: Northview Cemetery
4 F Sarah M. Mason b 1 Jan 1889 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register page 90, 6th line ]  
m      
d      
5 M Samuel E. Mason b 3 Oct 1893 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register page 90-a, 5th line ] (sp. 1904-1998)
m 28 Feb 1921 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 371 ] Blanche E. Palmer
d 23 Aug 1983 (death date from tombstone) bur: Creast Haven Mem.
6 F Blanche L. Mason b 14 Mar 1903 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register page 90-c, 3rd line ] (sp. 1898-1972)
m 2 Aug 1924 Glendale, Ohio Co., WV  [ marriage-license pg 328 ] Alfred Isaac Heinzman
d 13 Sep 1986 Manatee, FL (Florida Death Index)  
7 M Muriel Mason b 16 May 1909 Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register page 90-d, 4th line ]  
m      
d      
Notes about Children: According to the 1910 census, two of the 1st five children died between 1900 and 1910. That would be Melvina and Sarah. I haven't found their death-records.

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Silas Mason Spouse: Sarah E. E. Albright
Date / Place of Birth: 1856 / Marshall, WV Date / Place of Birth: c1865 / Pleasants, Ritchie, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1923 / Wetzel, WV Date / Place of Death: 1958 /
Marriage Date / Place: 1880 / Wetzel, WV
1870 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
(Haven't found Silas Mason in the 1870 census)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Kaclspm Twp Grant Township Pg# no. 37
4-year-old Sarah Allbrite is with her parents, Samuel Allbrite (age 40, Blacksmith, PA) & Frances (age 41, PA)
Siblings: Melvina (age 17) and Arthur E. (age 15).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:104; Proctor District Pg# no. 27
22-year-old Silas Mason (single, Farm Laborer, Va-Va-Va) is living in the Ephraim & Nancy Palmer household.
Ephraim Palmer (age 56), Nancy (age 49) and their two sons, Friend (10) and Jason (7).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:104; Proctor District Pg# no. 25
15-year-old Sarah E. Albright is with her parents, Samuel Albright (age 50, Farmer, PA-PA-PA) & Francis (age 50, PA-PA-PA)
Other household member: Jessie Albright (age 7, niece of Samuel, WV-Va-Va)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:102; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 7B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Mason, Silas (head) 41 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1858; married-19-years; Farmer
", Sarah E. (wife) 34 WV PA-PA; born Nov 1865; married-19-years; 5-children-born / 5-children-living
", Fannie R. (dau) 19 WV WV-WV; born May 1881; single; Teacher
", Melvina M. (dau) 17 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1883
", Etta M. (dau) 14 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1886; attended school 5 months during the year
", Sarah M. (dau) 11 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1889; attended school 5 months during the year
", Samuel E. (son) 6 WV WV-WV; born Sept 1893; attended school 1 month during the year
Lines 64-70; Enum-Dwelling #119; Enum-Family #119; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedul# 106
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:158; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Mason, Silas B. (head) 52 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-30-years; Farmer; Gen Farm; Emp.
", Sarah E. (wife) 44 WV PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-30-years; 7-children-born / 5-children-living
", Ruth F. (dau) 28 WV WV-WV; single; Teacher, Public School
", Sarah W. (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Samuel E. (son) 16 WV WV-WV; Farm Laborer; Home Farm; attended school during the year
", Blanche L. (dau) 7 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Muriel (son) 1 WV WV-WV
Albright, Samuel (f-in-law) 79 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-59-years; Retired, Own Income
", Frances (m-in-law) 80 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-59-years; 6-children-born / 2-children-living
Lines 78-86; Enum-Dwelling #54; Enum-Family #55; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 45
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:149; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 3A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Mason, Silas (head) 63 WV unknown-unknown; Farmer, General Farm; O.A.
", Sarah E. (wife) 54 WV PA-PA; none
", Sarah N. (dau) 31 WV WV-WV; Dressmaking, At home; W.
", Samuel E. (son) 26 WV WV-WV; Farmer, Home farm; W.
", Blanche L. (dau) 16 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Muriel (son) 10 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Brock, Charles H.(adpt son) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Albright, Samuel (f-in-law) 89 WV* WV*-WV*  (*note: birthplaces as recorded)
Lines 20-27; Enum-Dwelling #47; Enum-Family #50; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 40;
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:29; Mannington District Pg# Sheet 11B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Halbert, Thomas J. (head) 53 WV WV-WV; married-at-age-34; Mail carrier, U.S. Mail
", Ruth (wife) 49 WV WV-WV; married-at-age-30
", Roberta J. (dau) 14 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Mason, Ella (m-in-law) 64 WV PA-PA; widow
Lines 44-47; Enum-Dwelling #238; Enum-Family #238; Owns-farm; Farm-Schedule# 97
1940 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:25-44A; Mannington District Pg#  7A & 7B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School-Grade; Residence-in-1935; Additional Information
Halbert, Thomas J.(head)(x) 60 WV married; 3; Rural-Marion WV; Maril-Carrier, Government; GW
", Francis R. (wife) 59 WV married; 3; Rural-Marion WV
Mason, Sarra E. (m-in-law) 74 WV widow; 5; Rural-Marion WV
Lines 40 & 41-42; Household #122; Farm-Schedule# 82

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