When Cyrus Mason was born on 24 May 1791, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Peter Mason, was 38 and his mother, Elisheba Farnham, was 36. He married Mary Brown on 19 August 1829, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. He died on 15 October 1828, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Chapinville Cemetery, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.
English: occupational name from Middle English masoun ‘mason, stone worker, builder in stone’ (Old Central French maçon, masson). A Middle English form machun (derived from Old French machun) gives rise to Machin and its variants. See also Mayson . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.
Italian (Veneto): variant of Masone .
Altered form of French Masson .
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