Ann Mason

1844–1 August 1857 (Age 13)
Logtown, Hancock, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Ann

Ann Mason was born in 1844, in Logtown, Hancock, Mississippi, United States as the daughter of Biddy Mason. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 1 August 1857, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 13.

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Biddy Mason
Ellen Mason
Ann Mason
Harriet Mason

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World Events (5)

Age 2
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · The California Gold Rush
Age 4
On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
Age 6
California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ann in household of Hannah, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Ann Mason, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Ann mentioned in biography of mother "Biddy" regarding Ann possibly dying of Smallpox.

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