Deborah Mason

4 September 1754–
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Mason was born on 4 September 1754, in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Mason, was 29 and her mother, Deborah Boomer, was 31. She married Peleg Kingsley on 14 August 1787, in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States for about 9 years.

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Peleg Kingsley
Deborah Mason
Marriage: 11 October 1787

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11 October 1787
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 22

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 32

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Deboar Mason, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Deborah Mason, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Deborah Mason, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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