Bessie Rhoda MASON

Female 1881 - 1941  (60 years)


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  • Name Bessie Rhoda MASON 
    Born 4 Jul 1881  Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Aug 1941 
    Buried Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129345  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2017 

    Father Milton D. MASON,   b. 4 Apr 1854, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1907, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Anna Amelia BEEDY,   b. 27 May 1857, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1924, Monona, Clayton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1875  Monona, Clayton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of Franklin, Allamakee County, Iowa, enumerated 1 June 1880:

      - Mason, Milton, age 27, occupation Farmer, born Wisconsin, both parents born New York.
      - Mason, Anna, age 23, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ireland.
      - Mason, Jerome, age 4, son, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Mason, Maggie, age 2, daughter, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.

    • 1895 state census of Franklin, Allamakee County, Iowa:

      - Mason, Milton, age 41, born Wisconsin, occupation Farming.
      - Mason, Anna, age 38, born Allamakee County, occupation Keeping House.
      - Mason, William, age 18, born Clayton County.
      - Mason, Maggie, age 16, born Clayton County.
      - Mason, Rhoda, age 13, born Allamakee County,
      - Mason, Cora, age 9, born Allamakee County.
      - Mason, Fay, age zero, born Allamakee County.

    • 1900 census of Linton, Allamakee County, Iowa, enumerated 29 June 1900:

      - Mason, Milton D., age 47, married 25 years, born April 1853 in Wisconsin, both parents born New York, occupation Farmer.
      - Mason, Anna A., age 43, wife, married 25 years, mother of 7 children, 7 children still living, born May 1857 in Iowa, father born New York, mother born Michigan.
      - Mason, Maggie M., age 21, daughter, single, born August 1878 in Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Mason, Cora E., age 15, caughter, born May 1885 in Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Mason, Fay A., age 10, daughter, born March 1890 in Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Mason, Clara T., age 8, daughter, born May 1892 in Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Mason, Carrie, age 6, daughter, born February 1894 in Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.

    • 1910 census of Franklin, Allamakee County, Iowa, enumerated 19 April 1910:

      - Mason, Anna A., age 52, widowed, mother of 8 children, 7 children still living, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ohio.
      - Mason, Clara T., age 17, daughter, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Mason, Carrie A., age 16, daughter, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.

    • 1920 census of Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, enumerated 5 January 1920:

      - Paulsen, Martin R., age 44, born Iowa, father born Norway, mother born U.S., occupation Janitor, Public School.
      - Paulsen, Margaret M., age 41, wife, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Paulsen, Reva M., age 17, daughter, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Paulsen, Clarence R., age 13, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Mason, Anna A., age 62, mother-in-law, widowed, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Indiana.
      - Peters, Greggs, age 19, lodger, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa, occupation Salesman, General Store.

    Family ID F42576  Group Sheet

    Family Henry Alvin RUSSELL,   b. 27 Dec 1876, Linton Township, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1902  Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Henry A. Russell and Bessie R. Mason cites the groom's residence Linton Township, Iowa, age 25, second marriage, occupation Farming, born Linton Township, son of Osro Russell and Mary E. Clark. The bride's residence is Volney, Iowa, age 22, first marriage, born Hardin, Iowa, daughter of Milton D. Mason and Anna A. Beedy. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1910 census of Linton, Allamakee County, Iowa, enumerated 26 May 1910:

      - Russell, Alvin H., age 32, married 8 years, born Iowa, both parents born Wisconsin, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Russell, Bessie E., age 28, wife, married 8 years, mother of 4 children, 4 children still living, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, Earl G., age 9, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, Everett G., age 6, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, Clarence W., age 4, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, James D., age 2, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.

    • 1920 census of Utica, Chickasaw County, Iowa, enumerated 7-8 January 1920:

      - Russell, Alvin, age 43, born Iowa, both parents born Wisconsin, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Russell, Bessie, age 37, wife, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa.
      - Russell, Earl, age 19, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa, occupation Farm Laborer, At Home.
      - Russell, Clarence, age 14, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, Donald, age 12, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, Milton, age 9, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.
      - Russell, Arvid, age 10 months, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.

    • 1930 census of Adams, Houghton County, Michigan, enumerated 5 April 1930:

      - Russell, Alvin, age 53, first married age 24, born Iowa, both parents born Wisconsin, occupation Teamster, Lumber Camp.
      - Russell, Bessie, age 48, wife, first married age 18, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Iowa.
      - Russell, Clarence, age 24, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa, occupation Laborer, Sawmill.
      - Russell, Donald, age 22, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa, occupation Laborer, Sawmill.
      - Russell, Milton, age 19, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa, occupation Laborer, Sawmill.
      - Russell, Arvid, age 11, son, born Iowa, both parents born Iowa.

    • 1940 census of Iowa Township, Washington County, Iowa, enumerated 29 April 1940:

      - Russell, Alvin, age 63, owns the home, home value $50, completed 8 years of education, born Iowa, occupation Laborer, Saw Mill.
      - Russell, Bessie, age 58, wife, completed 8 years of education, born Iowa.

      Both persons lived in Muscatine County, Iowa on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Everett James RUSSELL,   b. 7 Nov 1903, Linton Township, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 14 years)
     2. Clarence W. RUSSELL,   b. Abt 1906, Linton Township, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age ~ 25 years)
     3. Donald James RUSSELL,   b. 18 Oct 1907, Linton Township, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1983  (Age 75 years)
     4. Milton Osro RUSSELL,   b. 20 Jun 1910, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1961  (Age 51 years)
     5. Arvid Alvin RUSSELL,   b. 21 Feb 1919, Lawler, Chickasaw County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 2011, Ventura County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F42582  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jul 1881 - Allamakee County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1902 - Allamakee County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Allamakee County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940.