Isabel Mason (1895 - 1976)

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Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Myrtle Bessie Croft Mason

Myrtle Bessie Croft Mason

Barbara Ann Mason

Barbara Ann Mason

Mamie Mason

Mamie Mason

Armament Shop, Milne Bay

Armament Shop, Milne Bay

Stanley Urbanski

Stanley Urbanski

David W Mason

David W Mason

David MASON and Ida SWANSON

David MASON and Ida SWANSON

Kathleen Margaret Shortman

Kathleen Margaret Shortman

Bruno Mason

Bruno Mason

Hope R. Mason

Hope R. Mason

Verna Kinter

Verna Kinter

Clement Eugene Mason

Clement Eugene Mason

Tamra Ann Mason

Tamra Ann Mason

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Jack Mason family Myrtle Bessie Croft Mason Barbara Ann Mason Mamie Mason

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1895 - In the year that Isabel Mason was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

1918 - At the age of 23 years old, Isabel was alive when in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

1931 - Isabel was 36 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1946 - By the time she was 51 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1976 - In the year of Isabel Mason's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Isabel Mason died in February 1976 at age 80. There is no listed cause of death for Isabel. She was born on November 17, 1895. We are unaware of information about Isabel's immediate family. We know that Isabel Mason had been residing in Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina.

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