Thomas Mason

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

The Life Summary 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 1831Delaware, Indiana, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    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

    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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Masson
    Machin
    Macon
    Machen
    Meason

    Story Highlight

    Merton Edwin Krug, History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley (Sauk Co., WI)

    "1853--No year in the early annals of pioneering brought more permanent settlers into the Little Baraboo Valley, than this. Many of them were Quakers, and hailed from the aguey lowland of India …

    Sources (14)

    • Thos Mason, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1816: Thomas Mason, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Thomas Mason in entry for Mahala Evangeline Fraser, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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