Contributed by Harrison
Description: William Mason Looses House at Milton to FireDate: April 23 1909
Newspaper published in: Philadelphia
Page/Column: Sussex County Snapshots
Milton, Del., April 22, 1909:
A house belonging to William Mason burned to the ground in Milton and the occupants barely escaped with their lives. The house was valued at $800 and had no insurance.
William W. Mason, an area farmer, is 51 years of age, his wife, Addie, the former Addie Parker, daughter of local undertaker Samuel Parker and his wife Priscilla Hall Parker, is 50 years old. They were married in 1880 and have five children, Eugene. Mary May, Lawrence, Sam, Jr., and William.