Jerusha I Mason

1893–1952 (Age 59)
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Jerusha I

When Jerusha I Mason was born in 1893, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William Mason, was 43 and her mother, Aberzene Catherine Dearman, was 22. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Bura Fillmore Brown. She lived in Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 2, Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died in 1952, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Brown Cemetery, Blodgett, Jones, Mississippi, United States.

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Bura Fillmore Brown
Jerusha I Mason
Doris Sello Brown
Louis Leon Brown
Ralph Labert Brown
Robert Earl "Earl" Brown

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop
Age 14
When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 16
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English masoun ‘mason, stone worker, builder in stone’ (Old Central French maçon, masson). A Middle English form machun (derived from Old French machun) gives rise to Machin and its variants. See also Mayson . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.Italian (Veneto): variant of Masone .Altered form of French Masson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (6)

  • Jirusha Brown in household of Mary C Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jerusha Brown in household of William Mason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jerusha Mason Brown - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jerusha Mason Brown

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