When Mary Mason was born on 22 March 1760, in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Moses Mason, was 31 and her mother, Lydia Sybil Knapp, was 29. She married Nathaniel Greenwood on 24 June 1782, in Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 February 1825, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Skillingston Cemetery, Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.
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 .
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