Elizabeth A. Mason

6 November 1893–12 September 1983 (Age 89)
Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Elizabeth A.

When Elizabeth A. Mason was born on 6 November 1893, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Dallas Mason, was 33 and her mother, Anna Williams, was 28. She married Grant A. Bristol on 12 February 1912. She lived in Lava Hot Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 September 1983, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89.

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James Lawrence Gatrell
Elizabeth A. Mason
Marriage: 28 May 1929

Spouse and Children

28 May 1929
Bannock, Power, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Elizabeth Bristol in household of Grant A Bristol, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth A Gatrell in household of James L Gatrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth A Gatrell in household of James L Gatrell, "United States Census, 1940"

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