Dorothy P Mason

7 August 1894–20 October 1946 (Age 52)
Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Dorothy P

When Dorothy P Mason was born on 7 August 1894, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Neil Floyd Mason, was 21 and her mother, Lilla Augusta Morrill, was 19. She married Clinton Charles Grandey on 4 June 1920, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States in 1900 and Kennebunk, York, Maine, United States in 1930. She died on 20 October 1946, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Clinton Charles Grandey
Dorothy P Mason
Marriage: 4 June 1920
Carabel Grandy

Spouse and Children

4 June 1920
Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    Carabel Grandy


Parents and Siblings

    Neil Floyd Mason


    Lilla Augusta Morrill





    Morrill Mason


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 4

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 14

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Grandy in household of Clinton Grandy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daratha Mason in household of Neil F Mason, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dorothy Mason, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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