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Volnia "Volney" Tilden Mason

Male 1895 - 1967  (72 years)


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  • Name Volnia "Volney" Tilden Mason  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Nickname Volney 
    Born 13 Aug 1895  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1967  Jasper, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Fairmount Cemetery, Yellowpine, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Name Volhia (sic) Tildren (sic) Mason
      Event Type Death
      Event Date 13 Aug 1967
      Event Place Jasper, Sabine, Texas, United States
      Gender Male
      Marital Status Married
      Birth Date 13 Aug 1895
      Birthplace Sabine, Texas
      Father's Name Sam Mason
      Mother's Name Dora Lowe
      Certificate Number 54568
      GS Film number 2138676
      Digital Folder Number 005164804
      Image Number 03218

      Citing this Record:
      "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3F3-5LP : accessed 22 Nov 2013), Volhia Tildren Mason, 13 Aug 1967; citing certificate number 54568, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2138676.

      Obituary (from FindAGrave)

      V. T. MASON, 72 DIES OF SEIZURE
      Jasper Residents' Rites Will Be Tuesday At 10

      JASPER (Spl) \endash  Funeral services for V. T. Mason, 72, of Jasper will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in J. O. Stringer Funeral Home. Masonic graveside services will be held at Fairmount Cemetery in Hemphill.

      Mason died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday of an apparent heart attack while attending the Friendship Baptist Church homecoming in Hemphill.

      Mason was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jasper and the Littletown Fowler Masonic Lodge in Hemphill. He was also a former member of the Jasper Lions Club, the Jasper Fire Department and the Chamber of Commerce. He taught school in Sabine County and at one time was the manager and co-owner of Mason Furniture Co. in Jasper.

      Mason retired from the Texas Employment Commission in 1961 after 25 years.

      Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Effie Mason; his mother, Mrs. Dora Mason of Dallas, and six brothers, Carvy and Loy Mason, both of Dallas, Eldon and Herman Mason, both of Center and Rufus and William A. Mason, both of Fort Worth.
    Person ID I35725  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Samuel "Sam" Tilden Mason,   b. 2 Nov 1876, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1963, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Dora Amanda Low,   b. 18 Mar 1877, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1968, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Abt 1895  [5
    • Robert Cecil McDaniel wrote that the Sam Mason family, who lived near his family in the Six Mile Community, had severn boys.
    Family ID F11162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Aug 1895 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1967 - Jasper, Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairmount Cemetery, Yellowpine, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 7 Enumerated 7 Jun 1900 SD 8 ED 69 Sheet 8B 130-130 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S33] FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, (http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 13666586 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    5. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Texas, Sabine County, Pr 7 Enumerated 28 Apr 1910 SD 2 ED 132 Sheet 8B 138-138 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 7 Enumerated 9 Jan 1920 SD 326 ED 169 Sheets 6B and 7A 121-121 (Reliability: 3).