Lucretia Webster

14 February 1766–11 February 1853 (Age 86)
Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Lucretia

When Lucretia Webster was born on 14 February 1766, in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Benjamin Peck Webster, was 29 and her mother, Lucretia Buell, was 23. She married Elisha Mason on 8 January 1785, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 11 February 1853, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Mason
1759–1858
Lucretia Webster
1766–1853
Marriage: 8 January 1785
Cynthia Mason
1786–1871
Elisha Mason
1789–1790
Stephen Mason I
1787–1787
Rev Stephen Mason II
1788–1870
Lucretia Mason
1790–1874
Caroline Mason
1792–1836
Elisha Mason
1795–1817
Elijah Mason
1797–1798
Elijah Mason
1799–1857
Joseph William Mason
1801–1886
Edwin Mason
1803–1901
Benjamin Mason
1805–1888
Joshua Mason
1807–1832

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1785
Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 15

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1789

Age 23

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucretia Mason in household of Jonathan Carrington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucretia in entry for Elijah Mason, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lucretia in entry for Stephen Mason, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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