Jess Olcult Mason

31 May 1917–8 April 1996 (Age 78)
Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Jess Olcult

When Jess Olcult Mason was born on 31 May 1917, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Crosby Mason, was 43 and his mother, Lena Chapin Beckwith, was 43. He married Antoinette Theresa D'Ambrosio on 17 July 1943, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 8 April 1996, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Jess Olcult Mason
Antoinette Theresa D'Ambrosio
Marriage: 17 July 1943

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17 July 1943
Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Jen C Mason in household of William C Mason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jess A Mason in household of William C Mason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jess Olcult Mason, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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