William Mason

2 December 1872–
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Mason was born on 2 December 1872, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Mason, was 22 and his mother, Janet Gilchrist, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Charles Mason
1850–1880
Janet Gilchrist
1850–1918
William Mason
1872–
Janet Mason
1874–
Agnes Mason
1876–
Helen Elizabeth Mason
1878–
Charles Mason
1880–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1850–1880Male

    Janet Gilchrist

    Female1850–1918Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1872–Male

    Janet Mason

    Female1874–Female

    Agnes Mason

    Female1876–Female

    Helen Elizabeth Mason

    Female1878–Female

    Male1880–Male

World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 (1)

  • William Mason, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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