Jessie Mason


Brief Life History of Jessie

When Jessie Mason was born in 1866, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Mason, was 35 and her mother, Emma Waite, was 28.

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William Mason
Emma Waite
Kate Iley Mason
William Mason
Lizzie Mason
Jessie Mason
George Herbert Mason
Arthur Mason

Sources (5)

  • Jessie Mason in household of William Mason, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Jessie Mason in household of William Mason, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Jessie Mason in household of Emma Mason, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 38

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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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