Deborah Mason

Female4 September 1754–

Brief Life History 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

Sources (8)

  • Deboar Mason, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Deborah Mason, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Deboar Mason, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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  • Marriage
    11 October 1787Swansea, 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.

    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

    Age 22

    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

    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

    English: occupational name from Middle English masoun ‘mason, stone worker, builder in stone’ (Old Central French maçon, masson). A Middle English form machun (derived from Old French machun) gives rise to Machin and its variants. See also Mayson . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.

    Italian (Veneto): variant of Masone .

    Altered form of French Masson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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