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Catherine “Kate” MASONAge: 95 years18461941

Name
Catherine “Kate” MASON
Given names
Catherine
Nickname
Kate
Surname
MASON
Birth August 22, 1846 44 29

Citation details: V18461485 48/1846 MASON CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE
Text:

And also this reference:

V18465975 45C/1846 MASON CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE

Quality of data: unreliable evidence
Citation details: Had the entry "Catherine MASON on the 22 August,
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: July, 2000
Birth of a sisterMarion MASON
March 7, 1849 (Age 2 years)

Citation details: V1849131 50/1849 MASON MARION WILLIAM CATHERINE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a sisterHelen MASON
October 14, 1851 (Age 5 years)

Citation details: V1851733 51/1851 MASON HELEN WILLIAM CATHERINE
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There is also this entry: V18516992 45C/1851 MASON HELEN WILLIAM CATHERINE

Quality of data: unreliable evidence
Publication: July, 2000
Death of a fatherWilliam A MASON
May 29, 1856 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: 331/1856 MASON WILLIAM AGE 54 YEARS DIED CHIPPENDALE SYDNEY
Marriage of a siblingAlexander DUBOISMargaret N MASONView this family
1862 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 75/1862 DUBOIS ALEXANDER MASON MARGARET H SYDNEY
Quality of data: unreliable evidence
Publication: July, 2000
Note:
Citation details: 1 September 2005
Text:

Hello Stuart Well everything has kinda settled down now and we've all gotten on with our lives ..and Pat's legacy is the happiness and joy we all had with her for 62 years..I'll miss her greatly in my life but she'll be forever in my heart....now to pass on the information from the memorial at Rookwood Cemetery :

Alexander Dubois died 2/10/1879, aged 39 years born England, died Waterloo Sydney leaving wife and 8 children (Obelisk with encircling wreath) Margaret Dubois, date of death Unk, aged 88 Catherine Mason, b Inverness Scotland. Died at her residence Chippendale Sydney 20 May 1879, aged 62 William Mason died 29 May 1856 Husband of Above. Interred at Devonshire Street Cemetery Catherine Mason died 7 December 1941 aged 96 - "AUNTIE" - Verse-" Farewell Dear Mother". Marion Crow Ada Vera Cox died 15 July 1898, 2 years 10 months Dorothy Willena Cox died 25 July 1898 2 years 1 month Kate Susan Dubois died 23 May 1885 aged 14 Herbert Alexander Dubois died 7 July 1920 aged 58

Hope this information helps Stuart and if you need another name lookup just give me a holler!...regards Elly

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: The details in the letter from Barry Fullagar are unclear. It is NOT certain that Alexander and Margaret married (or even if they knew each other). Circumstantial evidence point to their marrieage and also points to them having the follow ing children.
Marriage of a siblingWilliam ARMSTRONGHelen MASONView this family
1872 (Age 25 years)

Publication: July, 2000
Note: The details in the letter from Barry Fullagar are unclear. It is not certain that William and Ellen …
Death of a motherAdelaide Katherine “Ada” FRASER
May 20, 1879 (Age 32 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 2904/1879 MASON ADELAIDE KATE FRANCIS JAMES LOUISA SYDNEY
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Death of a sisterMarion MASON
about 1884 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 1762/1884 CROW MARON WILLIAM CATHERINE SYDNEY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterMary Anne MASON
about 1894 (Age 47 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9426/1894 MASON MARY A A WILLIAM ADA NEWTOWN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterHelen MASON
March 30, 1916 (Age 69 years)

Publication: July, 2000
Note: These are the only deaths recorded in NSW between 1900 and 1945:
Death of a sisterMargaret N MASON
about 1930 (Age 83 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 16402/1930 DUBOIS MARGARET WILLIAM KATHERINE SYDNEY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: 1 September 2005
Text:

Hello Stuart Well everything has kinda settled down now and we've all gotten on with our lives ..and Pat's legacy is the happiness and joy we all had with her for 62 years..I'll miss her greatly in my life but she'll be forever in my heart....now to pass on the information from the memorial at Rookwood Cemetery :

Alexander Dubois died 2/10/1879, aged 39 years born England, died Waterloo Sydney leaving wife and 8 children (Obelisk with encircling wreath) Margaret Dubois, date of death Unk, aged 88 Catherine Mason, b Inverness Scotland. Died at her residence Chippendale Sydney 20 May 1879, aged 62 William Mason died 29 May 1856 Husband of Above. Interred at Devonshire Street Cemetery Catherine Mason died 7 December 1941 aged 96 - "AUNTIE" - Verse-" Farewell Dear Mother". Marion Crow Ada Vera Cox died 15 July 1898, 2 years 10 months Dorothy Willena Cox died 25 July 1898 2 years 1 month Kate Susan Dubois died 23 May 1885 aged 14 Herbert Alexander Dubois died 7 July 1920 aged 58

Hope this information helps Stuart and if you need another name lookup just give me a holler!...regards Elly

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Number of marriages
0

Note: Never married.
Death December 7, 1941 (Age 95 years)
Citation details: 1 September 2005
Text:

Hello Stuart Well everything has kinda settled down now and we've all gotten on with our lives ..and Pat's legacy is the happiness and joy we all had with her for 62 years..I'll miss her greatly in my life but she'll be forever in my heart....now to pass on the information from the memorial at Rookwood Cemetery :

Alexander Dubois died 2/10/1879, aged 39 years born England, died Waterloo Sydney leaving wife and 8 children (Obelisk with encircling wreath) Margaret Dubois, date of death Unk, aged 88 Catherine Mason, b Inverness Scotland. Died at her residence Chippendale Sydney 20 May 1879, aged 62 William Mason died 29 May 1856 Husband of Above. Interred at Devonshire Street Cemetery Catherine Mason died 7 December 1941 aged 96 - "AUNTIE" - Verse-" Farewell Dear Mother". Marion Crow Ada Vera Cox died 15 July 1898, 2 years 10 months Dorothy Willena Cox died 25 July 1898 2 years 1 month Kate Susan Dubois died 23 May 1885 aged 14 Herbert Alexander Dubois died 7 July 1920 aged 58

Hope this information helps Stuart and if you need another name lookup just give me a holler!...regards Elly

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 28127/1941 MASON CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE BURWOOD
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: July, 2000
Burialyes

Note: The inscription on her headstone reads:
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1843New South Wales, Australia
-1 months
elder sister
14 months
elder sister
3 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: V18461485 48/1846 MASON CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE
Text:

And also this reference:

V18465975 45C/1846 MASON CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE

Quality of data: unreliable evidence
BirthThe Lyric Birthday Book
Citation details: Had the entry "Catherine MASON on the 22 August,
Quality of data: primary evidence
BirthLetter and papers from Barry Fullagar to Stuart Gregory
Publication: July, 2000
DeathEmails - Elly Hill
Citation details: 1 September 2005
Text:

Hello Stuart Well everything has kinda settled down now and we've all gotten on with our lives ..and Pat's legacy is the happiness and joy we all had with her for 62 years..I'll miss her greatly in my life but she'll be forever in my heart....now to pass on the information from the memorial at Rookwood Cemetery :

Alexander Dubois died 2/10/1879, aged 39 years born England, died Waterloo Sydney leaving wife and 8 children (Obelisk with encircling wreath) Margaret Dubois, date of death Unk, aged 88 Catherine Mason, b Inverness Scotland. Died at her residence Chippendale Sydney 20 May 1879, aged 62 William Mason died 29 May 1856 Husband of Above. Interred at Devonshire Street Cemetery Catherine Mason died 7 December 1941 aged 96 - "AUNTIE" - Verse-" Farewell Dear Mother". Marion Crow Ada Vera Cox died 15 July 1898, 2 years 10 months Dorothy Willena Cox died 25 July 1898 2 years 1 month Kate Susan Dubois died 23 May 1885 aged 14 Herbert Alexander Dubois died 7 July 1920 aged 58

Hope this information helps Stuart and if you need another name lookup just give me a holler!...regards Elly

Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 28127/1941 MASON CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE BURWOOD
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathLetter and papers from Barry Fullagar to Stuart Gregory
Publication: July, 2000
SourceJean GREGORY (nee MASON)
SourceLetter and papers from Barry Fullagar to Stuart Gregory
Publication: July, 2000
Note: The letter contains transcripts from various books which were the property of Ella Mason (James)
SourceThe Lyric Birthday Book
Citation details: Entry against August 22 - Catherine Mason born 1846
Quality of data: unreliable evidence
Note: Birthday Book believed to be once owned by Ella May James and then given to her daughter, Jean Marjorie MASON.