Mason County (Ky.)


Mason County (Ky.)
Located in northeastern Kentucky along the Ohio River and the boundary with Ohio, the county is 50 miles northeast Lexington,and the county seat is Maysville. One of the original counties that predated statehood, it was named for George Mason (1725-1792), who wrote the Declaration of Independence.
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USGS GNIS ID: 516924
U.S. Census code: 99161
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Dover (Ky.) Location
Mays Lick (Ky.) Location
Maysville (Ky.) Location
Washington (Ky.) Location
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1831--Squire Nelson Escapes to Canada Event
1843--Ad For Seven Runaway Slaves Event
1844--Violence After Slaves' Capture Event
1848--Group of Freedomseekers near Maysville Event
1848--Large-scale Escape Event
1848--Mass Escape of Fifteen to Twenty Freedom Seekers Event
1849--Escape Attempt Across River Event
1849--Henry Young Escapes Event
1851--Woman and Children Self-Emancipate Event
1852--Eight Slaves Escape Event
1852--Father Helps Children Escape Event
1853--Five Slaves Escape Event
1853--Reward Ad For Emily Event
1855--Escape on Steamer Event
1856--John Price Escapes Event
1858--Juliet Miles Caught Event
1866--Alexander and Sleet Families Assaulted and Intimidated Event
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Bacon, John G. Person
Botts, John [1] Person
Crosby, Susannah Person
Cushman, Thomas Person