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.
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 .