Josiah Mason

14 July 1849–
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Josiah

When Josiah Mason was born on 14 July 1849, in Missouri, United States, his father, Elijah Mason, was 47 and his mother, Mary Gardner, was 36. He lived in St. Francois, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1850 and St. Francois Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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Elijah Mason
Mary Gardner
Catherine Jane Mason
John C Mason
Meekie Ann Mason
Alfred J Mason
Josiah Mason
Daniel Jinkerson Mason
Robert L. Mason

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World Events (8)

Age 11
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 32
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (3)

  • Josiah Mason in household of Elijah Mason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josias Mason in household of Elijah Mason, "United States Census, 1860"

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