Euphemie Mason

10 June 1806–8 August 1853 (Age 47)
Maskinongé, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Euphemie

When Euphemie Mason was born on 10 June 1806, in Maskinongé, Quebec, Canada, her father, Joseph Masson, was 26 and her mother, Marie Genevieve Landry, was 37. She married Joseph Allard on 13 February 1832. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 8 August 1853, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Saint Anne, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Allard
1806–1881
Euphemie Mason
1806–1853
Marriage: 13 February 1832
Joseph Allard
1832–1909
Francois Xavier Simon Allard
1834–1834
Marie Euphemie Allard
1835–1911
Adeline Allard
1836–1838
Simon Allard
1837–1837
Adeline Allard
1838–
Marie Philomene Allard
1840–
Simon Allard
1842–1899
Apolline Allard
1843–
Marie Aurelie Allard
1847–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1832
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Masson

    Male1780–Male

    Marie Genevieve Landry

    Female1769–Female

siblings

(8)

    Joseph Masson

    Male1800–1862Male

    Marguerite Maçon

    Female1802–1842Female

    Louis Masson

    Male1803–Male

    Female1806–1853Female

    Pierre Masson

    Male1808–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1818

Age 12

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 13

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Euphemie Mason in entry for Joseph Allard and Matilda Chartier, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Euphemi Masson in entry for Euphemi Chiniquy, "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979 Maskinongé Saint-Joseph

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