Norman Samuel Mason

2 August 1894–7 June 1972 (Age 77)
Ohaupo, Waipa, Waikato, New Zealand

The Life of Norman Samuel

When Norman Samuel Mason was born on 2 August 1894, in Ohaupo, Waipa, Waikato, New Zealand, his father, Samuel Mason, was 38 and his mother, Catherine McDonald, was 29. He married Myra Phyllis Going in 1926, in Towai, Auckland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States for about 7 years. He died on 7 June 1972, in Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Norman Samuel Mason
Myra Phyllis Going
Marriage: 1926
Norma Irene Mason
Donald Colin Mason
Muriel Gertrude Mason

Spouse and Children

Towai, Auckland, New Zealand


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Mason


    Catherine McDonald




World Events (8)

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 2

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 2

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 21

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

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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Story Highlight

Myra Going Mason bio sketch

Book: History of Captain John Going his Ancestors and Descendants. (Page 97)& (117) Myra was married to Norman S Mason a farmer and butcher in Maromaku and later also operating a butcher's shop in Ka …

Sources (3)

  • Norman Samuel Mason, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Norman Samuel Mason, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Norman Samuel Mason, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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