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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Thomas Crary
Mehitable Mason
Marriage: 9 January 1772
Thomas Crary Jr.
Isaac Crary
Mary Crary
Mason Crary
Eunice Crary
Cynthia Crary
Amos Crary
Andrew Crary
Ephraim Crary
Caroline E Crary
Jabez Crary

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)


    Age 21

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


    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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