Japhet Mason

30 September 1713–after 1790
New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Japhet

When Japhet Mason was born on 30 September 1713, in New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Peter Mason, was 32 and his mother, Mary Hobart, was 28. He married Mary Chapel on 28 February 1735, in New London, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Japhet Mason
1713–1790
Mary Chapel
1717–1820
Marriage: 28 February 1735
Eunice Mason
1736–1820
Amos Mason
1744–
Samuel Mason
1746–1795
Japhet Mason
1742–1787
Naomy Mason
1746–1838
Wealthy Mason
1750–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1735New London, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1776
    Age 63
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 68
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 54197;2007: 116311; 2010: 160213)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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Masson
    Machin
    Macon
    Machen
    Meason

    Sources (5)

    • Japheth Mason, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Japhet Mason, "Connecticut, Marriages, 1630-1997"
    • Japhet Mason, "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955"

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