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Pleasant View Cemetery of Mason, NH

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Pleasant View Cemetery
Located just south of the Congregational Church on the west side of Valley Road in the center of Mason. Voted by the Town committee in 1770 to have but one town cemetery. Enlarged in 1869-70 with a gift from the Rev. Ebenezer Hill estate, the cemetery was improved. Some of the families buried there include Lawrence, Swallow, Flagg, Hildreth, Boynton, Hill, Cathern, Wilson, and Chickering.
Below are photos of some of the stones in Pleasant View Cemetery
Click on underlined names to see these folks in the biography section. To see a larger view of the tombstone click on the photo.

Pleasant View Cemetery

 

 

 

 

photo by
Patricia Verrill


Josiah Flagg
died Dec. 5, 1863 ae 78 yrs.

Jefts Tombstones
JEFTS tombstones - photo by Particia Verrill, Oct. 2014

John Jefts TombstoneJohn Jefts tombstone

Sacred
to the
memory of
Mr. John Jefts
who died
Dec 10  1809
agd 70

Twas from thy hand my God I came
And seventy years I lived see
Now to thy hand return again
From this world of pure mis'ry

John Jefts (1739-1809) was
the son of Henry Jefts & Mary Geary.
He was married to
Lois Lawrence (1746-1817)

   photo by Patricia Verrill


 Mary Jefts stone 

In Memory of
Mrs Mary Jefts wife
of Mr. Henry Jefts
who departed
this life Oct. 29th
1777
Aged 67
years

Mary Geary
was the wife of Henry Jefts.
She was born about 1710
probably in Stonehame, MA.

 

  photo by Patricia Verrill

Andrew Jackson FlaggAndrew J. FLAGG,
d. 10-28-1876,
ae. 41 yrs. 8 mos. 12 dys -

Buried in
Pleasant View Cemetery,
Mason, NH

son of
John FLAGG
(1805-1887)
and
Mary ELLIOT
(1808-1885)

Eliab Flagg tombstoneEliab Flagg
died
Jan. 27, 1890
ag 77 yrs

Born 1815

Eliab was the
son of
Ebenezer FLAGG
and
Rebecca
SHELDON

Mary Elizabeth (HILL) Flagg tombstoneMary E.
(Elizabeth HILL)
Flagg
wife of
Eliab Flagg
died
July 12, 1897
ae 75 yrs

Mary was the
daughter of
Daniel HILL
and
Elizabeth AUSTIN


If you are planning a trip to Mason to check out these cemeteries, it is recommended that you stop by the Selectman's office to pick up a map of the roads of Mason. There are many roads and it can be confusing. Also remember to respect the fragility of these old stones. Take photos, not rubbings.

Go to the Mason Cemetery Inscriptions Page
to read a list of some of the inscriptions from the stones.
To view Old Pratt Cemetery andAnnex Records click here.

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This page was updated October 2014