16 Mar 1731 - ABT 1789
: Ebenezer MASON
- BIRTH: 16 Mar 1731, Ipswich, Essex, Ma
- DEATH: ABT 1789
- MARRIAGE: 5 Mar 1778, Ashford, Windham, CT
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Ancestry of Zipporah Smith from a GEDCOM at RootsWeb by Helen S. Ullmann [firstname.lastname@example.org].
"Some Descendantsof Robert Mason of Boston, Massachusetts"
George F. Sanborn, Helen Schatvet Ullman
New Hampshire Genealogical Record, v21, pp57-64 (Apr 2004)
"Ebenezer Mason, twin, [of Eliphalet] b. in Woodstock 29 May 1720; d. 28 Jan. 1800; m.
first in Ashford, by T. Tiffany, J.P., 11 May 1748 Mehetebel Holmes, b. in Woodstock 3
Oct. 1725, d. 11 Sept. 1754, aged 30, buried in Ashford, daughter of John and Mary
(Johnson) Holmes; m. second as her second husband in Ashford 5 March 1778 Christian
(Smith) Fitts, b. in Ipswich, Mass., 16 March 1731, daughter of Stephen and Lydia
(Cummings) Smith, and widow of Daniel Fitts whom she had m. in the South Church in Ipswich
17 Jan. 1750/1; m. third as her second husband about 4 Dec. 1789 Zipporah (Smith)
Ingersoll, b. in Needham, Mass., 26 Mar. 1726, d. 20 Feb. 1815, aged 89, bur. with her
first husband Richard Ingersoll in Tolland, whom she had m. about 1743, daughter of Samuel
and Zipporah (Morse) Smith and sister of Ebenezer's brother Solomon's wife Sarah.
Zipporah, wife of Deacon Ebenezer Mason, was admitted to the church in Ashford by letter
from the church in Tolland 28 March 1790. It is said that she "brought domestic affliction
into his house. He [Ebenezer] had been a man of large influence in town and church, but he
became disturbed in his mind in his last days."