Masson, Mary Ann Frances

Birth Name Masson, Mary Ann Frances
Gender female
Age at Death 86 years, 8 months


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth June 1861 New Brunswick, Canada    
Death February 1, 1948 New Jersey, United States    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Masson, William Smith18371916
Mother Abbott, AnnMay 29, 18411923
         Masson, Mary Ann Frances June 1861 February 1, 1948
    Sister     Masson, Jessie Evelyn about 1870 1945
    Sister     Masson, Emma Charity 1866 1923
    Sister     Masson, Alberta Bertie February 11, 1870 August 8, 1890
    Brother     Masson September 1, 1872
    Brother     Masson, Frank Abbott November 22, 1874 1924
    Brother     Masson, Albro Allan December 29, 1879 1947


    Family of Gedney Gidney, John S. and Masson, Mary Ann Frances
Married Husband Gedney Gidney, John S. ( * + September 8, 1946 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 30, 1884      
Name Birth Date Death Date
Gedney, Mabel MargueriteSeptember 18861975
Gedney, William S.April 1887
Gedney, Coleridge NorthrupNovember 26, 1889April 1972
Gedney, Arthur JohnDecember 29, 1891February 27, 1981
Gedney, Florence AdelaideDecember 23, 1895January 24, 1972



Name John Gidney
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 30 Jun 1884
Event Place Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Age 26
Marital Status Single
Birthplace Newburgh, New York
Father's Name Zopheniah
Mother's Name Charlotte Savois
Spouse's Name Mary Mason
Spouse's Age 23
Spouse's Marital Status Single
Spouse's Birthplace New Brunswick, Canada
Spouse's Father's Name Wm. S.
Spouse's Mother's Name Annie Abbott
Citing this Record "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 October 2015), Annie Abbott in entry for John Gidney and Mary Mason, 30 Jun 1884; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,570,288.
New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940
Reference ID cn 34056 GS Film Number 1570288



1900 US census New York

Gidney Head M 42 New York
Mary Gidney Wife F 37 Canada
Mable Gidney Daughter F 14 New York
Willia S Gidney Son M 13 New York
Coleridge Gidney Son M 11 New York
Arther Gidney Son M 8 New York
Florence Gidney Daughter F 4 New York

Mrs Mary Frences Gedney, 85, of 411 First St. widow of John Sarvis Gedney died at Mountainside Hospital, Montclar, NY on 1 Feb 1948 after a brief illness. Born in New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of the late Wlliam and Ann Abbott Mason she lived in Newburgh for 70 years and was a member of the Salvation Army for more than 60 years.
Survivors are three sons, Arthur John Gedney of New Haven, Conn
Coleridge N Gedney of Nutley, NY
William S Gedney of Rochester, NY
three daughters
Mrs Mabel M Winant of Staten Island
Mrs Florence Brown of Nutley, NJ
Mrs Anita Denney of Newburgh with whom she made her home
10 grandchildren
Newburgh NY News 1948, from Postcards of Fulton NY website


  1. Masson, William Smith
    1. Abbott, Ann
      1. Masson, Mary Ann Frances
        1. Gedney Gidney, John S.
          1. Gedney, Mabel Marguerite
          2. Gedney, William S.
          3. Gedney, Coleridge Northrup
          4. Gedney, Arthur John
          5. Gedney, Florence Adelaide
      2. Masson, Jessie Evelyn
      3. Masson, Emma Charity
      4. Masson, Alberta Bertie
      5. Masson
      6. Masson, Frank Abbott
      7. Masson, Albro Allan