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Mason, Ebenezer E., 1829-1910



  • Existence: 1829 - 1910

Bipgraphical Note

Ebenezer Erskine Mason was born August 29, 1829, in Maine. He married Elizabeth Thompson (1825-1913) prior to 1860. Mason later became a local magistrate and a member of the Accotink Home Guard, a company that remained loyal to the Federal Government throughout the Civil War. Notably, Mason served as a delegate to the Second Wheeling Convention and was sergeant of arms to the Senate in 1863. In 1864, Mason served as delegate to the Restored Virginia Government Convention where a new constitution was put in place that abolished slavery and recognized West Virginia as a loyal state. Mason died in 1910 was buried in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, Ebenezer E. Mason, 1864-1865 (Ms2012-063)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2012-063
Dates: 1864-01-01/1865-02-01

Ebenezer E. Mason Diary,

Identifier: Ms-2012-063

The collection includes the diary of Ebenezer E. Mason, a magistrate and delegate, that covers his experiences from January through August 1864 as well as a few entries in February 1865.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

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