Ruth Mason

8 August 1925–23 February 2010 (Age 84)
Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Mason was born on 8 August 1925, in Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ulysses S. Mason, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Alice Carroll, was 21. She lived in Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 5, Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 2010, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sebring, Mahoning, Ohio, United States.

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Ulysses S. Mason
Sarah Alice Carroll
Bethel Mason
Charles Dewitt Mason
Ruth Mason
John Thomas Mason
Juanita Mason
Charles A Mason
Lee Edward Mason

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Alice Carroll




    Bethel Mason


    Charles Dewitt Mason



    John Thomas Mason



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World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 1

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Ruth Mason in household of Ulys Mason, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Mason in household of Ulys Mason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Elizabeth Layne in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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