Mehitable Mason

Female25 March 1755–21 May 1832

Brief Life History of Mehitable

When Mehitable Mason was born on 25 March 1755, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Andrew Mason, was 25 and her mother, Mary Gallup, was 18. She married Thomas Crary on 9 January 1772, in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 21 May 1832, in Knox, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Crary
1744–1834
Mehitable Mason
1755–1832
Marriage: 9 January 1772
Thomas Crary Jr.
1775–1851
Isaac Crary
Mary Crary
1777–1851
Mason Crary
1779–1855
Eunice Crary
1782–1869
Cynthia Crary
1786–1861
Amos Crary
1788–1869
Andrew Crary
1790–1852
Ephraim Crary
1793–1830
Caroline E Crary
1793–1816
Jabez Crary
1796–1872

Sources (14)

  • Mehetibell Mason, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Mehitable Mason Crary, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mehetable Mason, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1772Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)

    1776

    Age 21

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776

    Age 21

    New York is the 11th state.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 42

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    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.

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