Sylvia Maria Mason

10 July 1879–17 June 1949 (Age 69)
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Sylvia Maria

When Sylvia Maria Mason was born on 10 July 1879, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, George Sterling Mason, was 55 and her mother, Margaret Townsend Bradbury, was 34. She married Orson Pratt Burr on 17 February 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Idaho Falls Election Precinct 2, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 17 June 1949, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Pratt Burr
Sylvia Maria Mason
Marriage: 17 February 1915

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1915Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries 1884: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Jefferson, Idaho, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 19
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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    A History of Orson Pratt Burr and Sylvia Maria Mason

    A History of Orson Pratt Burr and Sylvia Maria Mason* By Orson Pratt Burr and Elaine Fielding *(This history is chapter 35 in A History of the Burr Pioneers, edited by Wesley R. Burr and Ruth J. Bu …

    Sources (29)

    • Silva M. Mason in household of Adelaide E Westerberg, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Sylvia Mason, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Sylvia Mason Burr, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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