Thomas Mason

10 March 1792–21 September 1863 (Age 71)
Guilford College, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Mason was born on 10 March 1792, in Guilford College, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Mason, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Louise Scally, was 22. He married Griselda Elliott on 22 May 1816, in Wayne, Webster Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1831 and Jackson Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 21 September 1863, in Ironton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ironton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mason
1792–1863
Mahala Puckett
1809–1875
Marriage: 11 August 1831
Nathan Mason
1832–1912
James Mason
1846–1864
Gilla Clarissa Mason
1834–1898
Thomas Elwood Mason
1837–1914
Clarinda Mason
1841–1888
Isom Puckett Mason
1842–1918
Talitha Mason
1849–1918
Mahala E. Mason
1851–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1831
Delaware, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Male1832–1912Male

    Gilla Clarissa Mason

    Female1834–1898Female

    Male1837–1914Male

    Clarinda Mason

    Female1841–1888Female

    Isom Puckett Mason

    Male1842–1918Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1760–1828Male

    Elizabeth Louise Scally

    Female1770–1849Female

siblings

(4)

    Elizabeth Mason

    Female1787–1849Female

    Male1792–1863Male

    Richard Mason

    Male1795–1839Male

    James Mason

    Male1799–1872Male

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 7

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1812

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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’.

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

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Story Highlight

Excerpt from Sauk County local history

"Town of Woodland: The town possesses four buildings used exclusively as churches. The first church established was that of the "Ironton Monthly Meeting of Friends." The society was organized on the 1 …

Sources (3)

  • Thos Mason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Mason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Mason in entry for Nathan Mason, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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