Alice Mason

24 June 1594–20 May 1664 (Age 69)
Wiltshire, England

The Life of Alice

When Alice Mason was born on 24 June 1594, in Wiltshire, England, her father, Nycholas Masone, was 24 and her mother, Eydeth Jones, was 22. She married Allen Willey on 15 May 1628, in Alford, Lincolnshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 20 May 1664, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Willey
Alice Mason
Marriage: 15 May 1628
Thomas Willey
Joanna Willie
Sarah Willey
Frances Willey
Ichabod Willey

Spouse and Children

15 May 1628
Alford, Lincolnshire, England


    Thomas Willey


    Joanna Willie




    Ichabod Willey


Parents and Siblings



    Robart Masson


    Thomas Masson



    Barbara Masson


    John Masson


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World Events (3)

1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 6

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.
1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 26

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

Age 48

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

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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Story Highlight

Birth: unknown, England Death: May 20, 1664 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Allen Willey married at Saleby, Lincolnshire, 15 May 1628 Alice Mason. They had 4-5 children: 1. SARAH WILLEY, bp …

Sources (3)

  • Alce in entry for Ichabod Willey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alice Mason, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alice Mason, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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