George Albert Mason

21 September 1850–1 April 1910 (Age 59)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George Albert

When George Albert Mason was born on 21 September 1850, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, George Mason, was 24 and his mother, Mary Ann Beard, was 24. He married Rachel Lydia Scoville on 13 June 1868, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. His occupation is listed as farming-construction in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 1 April 1910, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Albert Mason
1850–1910
Rachel Lydia Scoville
1851–1921
Marriage: 13 June 1868
Mary Alice Mason
1869–1946
Lydia Ann Mason
1870–1946
George William Mason
1873–1916
Lucius N Mason
1873–1873
Minnie Belle Mason
1877–1947
James Mason
1879–1879
Lura Marcelle Mason
1880–1948
Lucia Etta Mason
1883–1937
Albert Earl Mason
1885–1940
Leo Mason
1887–1887
Rolla Nelson Mason
1891–1975
Lynn Wells Mason
1894–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1868Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 16
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Masson
    Machin
    Macon
    Machen
    Meason

    Story Highlight

    The Mason Family(Chicken) Paragraph 18

    The Mason family has been very devoted to each other, they worked as well as played together. When grandfather was a little fellow he had a little friend come to play one day his mother killed a chick …

    Sources (28)

    • Geo Mason in household of Geo Mason, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Geo. ... Mason in entry for Rolla Niels Mason and Mary Garn, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Geirge A. Mason in entry for Albert Earl Mason, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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