James Owen Mason

1830–14 April 1897 (Age 67)
Charlotte, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Owen

When James Owen Mason was born in 1830, in Charlotte, Virginia, United States, his father, Claiborne Booker Mason, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" McDearmon, was 45. He lived in Marysville, Charlotte, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Roanoke District, Charlotte, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 April 1897, at the age of 67, and was buried in County Line Cross Roads, Charlotte, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claiborne Booker Mason
1785–1839
Elizabeth "Betsy" McDearmon
1785–1862
Embro W Mason
1810–1881
Thomas Watkins Mason
1815–1888
LaFayette Hale Mason Sr
1818–1890
Floyd P. Mason
1819–
Claiborn B. Mason
1813–1879
Mary Elizabeth Mason
1821–1883
John S Mason
1827–1892
Susan A. Mason
1828–1860
James Owen Mason
1830–1897
Nancy C. Mason
1836–1864

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Name change

Age 6

Name changed from Daltonburgh to Marysville.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 31

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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)

  • Owen Mason in household of Robert Cunningham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James A Mason in household of Elizabeth Mason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas O Mason in household of Eliza Mason, "United States Census, 1860"

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