Sarah Olive Mason

Brief Life History of Sarah Olive

When Sarah Olive Mason was born on 25 September 1881, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, George Sterling Mason, was 57 and her mother, Margaret Townsend Bradbury, was 37. She married Lorenzo William Anderson Sr. on 6 December 1907, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 17 February 1936, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Lorenzo William Anderson Sr.
Sarah Olive Mason
Marriage: 6 December 1907
George Nephi Anderson
Marie Townsend Anderson
Lorenzo William Anderson Jr.

Sources (40)

  • Olive S. Mason in household of Adelaide E Westerberg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Olive Mason, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Sarah Olive Mason Anderson, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

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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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