Elizabeth Mason

20 November 1816–27 January 1901 (Age 84)
Llanbadarn fawr, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mason was born on 20 November 1816, in Llanbadarn fawr, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Mason, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 22. She married Thomas Mason on 14 March 1844. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Saint Johns, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 27 January 1901, in Pleasantview, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mason
Elizabeth Mason
Marriage: 14 March 1844
Jane Rock Mason
Elizabeth Mason
Thomas Henry Mason
David Mason
Maria Ann Mason
William Mason
Joseph Mason
Dan Mason
Ann Mason
Jane Mason
Mary Mason

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1844
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 15
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    Age 27
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Thomas (1819) and Elizabeth (1816) Mason

    Submitted by Leora Brown a great-granddaughter to the Malad Welsh Society. Taken from the book “Malad Valley History, Early Settlers of Malad Valley pre-1870 Vol. 1” Romance started for Thomas an …

    Sources (44)

    • Elizabeth Mason en la familia de Thomas Mason, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Mason in entry for John Mason and Louisa Townshend, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Elizabeth Mason in entry for Mary Mason Thorpe, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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