Matilda Mason

3 August 1802–1 May 1808 (Age 5)
Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Mason was born on 3 August 1802, in Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Simon Harding Mason, was 28 and her mother, Betsey Leland, was 25. She died on 1 May 1808, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

Simon Harding Mason
1774–1860
Betsey Leland
1777–1865
Horatio Mason
1798–1868
Larkin Mason
1800–1803
Matilda Mason
1802–1808
Mary Ann Mason
1805–1886
Emeline Mason
1809–1883
Matilda G Mason
1813–1896

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1804

Age 2

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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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  • Matilda Mason, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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