Mary Mason

Female25 April 1791–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Mason was christened on 25 April 1791, in Hursley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Mason, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Taylor, was 29.

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John Mason
Elizabeth Taylor
Humphrey Mason
John Mason
Richard Mason
Mary Mason
William Mason

Sources (2)

  • Mary Masson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Masson, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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