Elizabeth Mason

1751–1805 (Age 54)
Surry, Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mason was born in 1751, in Surry, Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Christopher Mason, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Briggs Chappell, was 19. She married Hezekiah Short about 1774. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1805, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Marable Cemetery, Aberdeen Park, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Short
1750–1803
Elizabeth Mason
1751–1805
Marriage: about 1774
James Short I
1776–1836

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1774
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1775

Age 24

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 30

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Mason - Published information: birth: about 1746; Virginia, United States

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