Hattie Jane Mason

12 March 1888–1978 (Age 89)
Lockwood, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Hattie Jane

When Hattie Jane Mason was born on 12 March 1888, in Lockwood, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, her father, Martin Bibb Mason, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Dorsey, was 23. She married Burl Hansford Ramsey on 1 January 1914, in Zela, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Jefferson District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Falls Magisterial District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died in 1978, in Summersville, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Burl Hansford Ramsey
Hattie Jane Mason
Marriage: 1 January 1914
James Ramsey
Robert Ramsey
Virginia Elizabeth Ramsey

Spouse and Children

1 January 1914
Zela, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States


    James Ramsey


    Virginia Elizabeth Ramsey


    Robert Ramsey


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Hattie Mason in household of Martin B Mason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hatie J Mason in household of Martin B Mason, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hattie M Ramsey in household of Burl H Ramsey, "United States Census, 1930"

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