Donie Mason Lewis

19 February 1898–22 November 1974 (Age 76)
Marion, Alabama, United States

The Life of Donie

When Donie Mason Lewis was born on 19 February 1898, in Marion, Alabama, United States, her father, James Hathcock, was 43 and her mother, Rebecca Gardner Mason, was 37. She married William Elmer Lewis on 27 August 1918, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pine Springs, Lamar, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 7 Millville, Lamar, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died on 22 November 1974, in Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Elmer Lewis
Donie Mason Lewis
Marriage: 27 August 1918
Marie Lewis
Neva Lewis
William Basil Lewis
Floyd Dean Lewis

Spouse and Children

    William Elmer Lewis



27 August 1918
Marion, Alabama, United States



    Neva Lewis



    Floyd Dean Lewis


Parents and Siblings

    James Hathcock


    Rebecca Gardner Mason




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World Events (8)

1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 9

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 14

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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Sources (3)

  • Dany Mason in household of George W Mason, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Donie Mason in household of George Mason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dona Mason in household of George W Mason, "United States Census, 1910"

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