Jeanette Mason

13 August 1811–10 August 1893 (Age 81)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jeanette

Jeanette Mason was born on 13 August 1811, in Massachusetts, United States. She married Phillip Armour about 1831, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Nebraska, United States in 1870 and Dakota Township, Dakota, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died on 10 August 1893, in Homer, Dakota, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Homer, Dakota, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Armour
Jeanette Mason
Marriage: about 1831
William W Armour
Dennis Armour

Spouse and Children

about 1831
New York, United States


World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 23

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jennett Annor in household of Dennis Annor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennette Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jennett Robeson, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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