Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Wilson Masker, 6 South 43 West

Benjamin Wright Masker
Birth: May 26, 1836 New Jersey Death: Sep. 28, 1913 Green Co, Iowa
Veteran Civil War - Co. I, 82nd Ohio Inf.
Benjamin was the son of Daniel J. Masker and Eliza Runyon. He married Mary Ann Cole on 11 Dec 1859 in Poweshiek Co., Iowa. They were the parents of Elijah, David, Delia, and Ora.,

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Wilson, 45, born in Ohio, single, is farming alone. He's on the same census page as the Bonny/Boling/Broadsword families.
Wilson proved up a quarter in 10, 6 South, 43W in 1912.

He might be the E.W. Masker in Greene County Iowa in 1915, laborer, born in Ohio, single.

Bedford Times-Press Thursday August 6, 1959 [p. 1]

E. W. Masker Died At Gravity Thursday
E. W. Masker of Gravity died at his home there Thursday, July 30. Funeral services were held at the Gravity Methodist church Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Frank L. Greenwood, pastor of the church. Burial in Gravity cemetery. Elijah Wilson Masker, son of Benjamin W. [right] and Mary [Ann] Cole Masker, was born in Morrow County, Ohio, June 30, 1861, and passed away at the age of 98 years and one month. After the Civil War he came with his parents to eastern Iowa and his family later moved to Carroll County, Iowa, where he grew to manhood.
Mr. Masker moved to a farm in Taylor County in 1921 and in 1936 to Gravity, where he resided until his death.
Mr. Masker had two sisters and two brothers. One sister and two brothers preceded him in death.
He leaves one sister, Miss Orra [Ora Leota] Masker of Gravity, several nephews and nieces.

E.Wilson Masker and Orra L. Masker share a stone in Gravity, Iowa, per # 48839019.

In 1937 Macon, Missouri "Jesse Beall, son of William and Mary Thomas Beall vas born near Clarence, Mo., November 21st, 1874, and passed away at his farm home south of this city on Sunday, May 10 at the age of 62 years, 5 months and 25 days. He suffered a heart attack several weeks prior to his death from which he never recovered. His early life was spent at his birthplace and he came to Iowa in 1899 and worked on farms in the vicinity of Belle Plaine. On January 10, 1901 he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Masker, of this city. To this union was born two daughters, Mrs. Wilma Smith of Hartwiek and Mrs. Leona Klenk of Chelsea. For 15 years Mr. and Mrs. Beall lived in this city while he was in the employ of the C. & N. W. railway. He and his family then moved to the farm and seven years ago moved to the home immediately south of this city. Mr. Beall was industrious and an honest and conscientious man. In the home he was a good husband and father and a true friend. Besides the bereaved wife and daughters, there are two grandchildren, namely Lyle and Marjorie Smith of Hartwiek and three sisters and two brothers surviving him. The sisters are: Mrs. Maggie Burkhart, of Macon, Mo.; Mrs. Agnes Davies of Britton, S. D.; and Mrs. Emma Im-pecoven of Mahnomen, Minn., and two brothers, James Beall of Kansas City, Kas., and John Beall of Hardin, Mo. Besides these there are a number of other relatives and friends.
Among the relatives from Outside the city attending the funeral services were: Mr. and Mrs. William Burkhart and son, W. H. Burkhart of Macon, Missouri; Mr. John Beall of Hardin, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Kollman of Mason City; Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Masker, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Masker and family of Reinbeck; Mrs. Joe Chalupsky and Wilma of Waterloo; Mr. and Mrs. Evcrctk Walker and family 'and Mrs. Minnie Decker of Victor; Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Cronbaugh and family and Mrs. Flossie Cronin and son Edwin, of Koszta. "

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