Sarah Hough

5 April 1763–1 July 1803 (Age 40)
Makefield, Lower Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Hough was born on 5 April 1763, in Makefield, Lower Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Leonard H Huff. She married Abraham Barnes Thomson Mason on 23 December 1787, in Falls Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 July 1803, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Fairfax Friends Cemetery, Waterford, Loudoun, Virginia, United States.

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Abraham Barnes Thomson Mason
Sarah Hough
Marriage: 23 December 1787
Richard Barnes Mason
John Thomson Mason
John Hough Mason
Abram Barnes Thomson Mason
Mary Barnes Mason
George Mason
Sarah Ann Mason

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Barnes Thomson Mason



23 December 1787
Falls Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard H Huff




+6 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 17

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hōh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.2 Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Mason in entry for Elisabeth Mason, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Sarah Hough, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Sarah Hough, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

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