Daniel Mason

1728–January 1803 (Age 75)
Bisley, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Mason was born in 1728, in Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, his father, John Mason, was 30 and his mother, Grace Moss, was 26. He married Alice Coates on 27 December 1748, in Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in January 1803, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Daniel Mason
Mary Davis
Marriage: 27 May 1760
Thomas Mason
John Mason
Daniel Mason
Daniel Mason
Henry Mason
Henry Mason
Mary Mason
Betty Mason
Sarah Mason

Spouse and Children

27 May 1760
Bisley, Gloucestershire, England


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World Events (6)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 24

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 26

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 42

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a stonemason, Middle English, Old French mas(s)on. Compare Machen . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.2 Italian (Veneto): from a short form of Masone .3 French: from a regional variant of maison ‘house’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Danl Mason in entry for Sarah Mason, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Daniel Mason in entry for John Mason, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Daniel Mason in entry for Daniel Mason, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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