Cynthia Mason

24 July 1786–12 January 1871 (Age 84)
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Mason was born on 24 July 1786, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elisha Mason, was 27 and her mother, Lucretia Webster, was 20. She married Isaac Turner on 15 January 1810, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 January 1871, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Northfield, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Isaac Turner
Cynthia Mason
Marriage: 15 January 1810
Lucretia M Turner
Phebe Hopkins Turner
Cynthia Turner
Maria Turner
Elisha Mason Turner
Pierpont C. Turner
John Pierpont Camp Turner

Spouse and Children

15 January 1810
Litchfield, Connecticut, United States



    Phebe Hopkins Turner


    Cynthia Turner


    Maria Turner



+2 More Children

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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 2

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 26

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Cintha Carrington in household of Jonathan Carrington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Turner in entry for Jonathan Carrington, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Cynthia Mason, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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