Mary Ann Francis Ellington was born in 1829, in Johnson, Georgia, United States as the daughter of John T Ellington and Mary Elizabeth Hightower. She married Madison Hodges Mason on 18 April 1848, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States in 1850. She died in 1889, in Wrightsville, Johnson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 60.
English: habitational name from any of several places called Ellington (Hampshire, Kent, North Yorkshire, and Northumberland), named either from Old English æl, ēl ‘eel’ or from the Old English personal name Ella or Eli (a short form of various compound names with the first element ælf ‘elf’) + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead’. However, Ellington in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda ‘old’.
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