Elizabeth M. Mason was born on 19 December 1831, in Ashland, Ohio, United States as the daughter of Charles Raifsnider Mason and Lydia Alexander. She married Thomas Heifner on 26 October 1850, in Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Oxford Township, Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 7 November 1913, in Oxford, Johnson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Grabin Cemetery, Oxford Township, Johnson, Iowa, 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 .