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The County Durham Branch – the Ancestors of Sarah Mason

The Ancestors of Sarah Dixon MASON

Sarah Dixon Mason is my Maternal Grandmother and her family lived in County Durham, mostly. My full maternal tree can be found on Ancestry.com and is part of the world tree at familysearch.org. The 7 character codes after some names is that person’s Personal Identifier on familysearch.org.

Generation 1

Sarah Dixon MASON, daughter of Thomas Vipond William MASON LCCX-H45 and Margaret DIXON MASON was born on 08 Aug 1882 in Seaham, Durham, England. She died on 04 Sep 1949 in Free Hospital, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Cause of Death: Uraemia and Heart failure). She married Peder PEDERSEN, son of Rasmus Pedersen GSGQ-R2J and Inger Pedersen GSGQ-GYL on 02 Mar 1904 in Middle Hendon, Co Durham, England (St Barnabus Parish Church, Middle Hendon, Co Durham, Age 27, Mariner, son of Rasmus Pedersen, Labourer.). He was born on 21 Dec 1876 in Voer- Estruplund Pastorat, Randers, Arhus, Denmark. He died on 07 May 1953 in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Cause of death: Coronary Thrombosis).

Generation 2

2. Thomas Vipond William MASON LCCX-H45, son of James MASON LCCX-95H and Sarah Vipond Mason LCCY-PSK was born on 18 Jan 1850 in Hartlepool, Durham, England (1851 Census: Seaham Harbour; 1861 Census: Sunderland, 1871, 1881 Census Hartlepool). He died on 03 May 1913 in Seaham Harbour, County Durham, England. He married Margaret DIXON MASON, daughter of George DIXON and Sarah Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne on 29 Jun 1873 in Seaham, Durham, England (Marriages, Easington District – Record Number: 34096.1 Location: Seaham Harbour Church: St. John Denomination: Anglican 29 Jun 1873 Thomas Mason, son of James Mason, married Margaret Dixon, daughter of George Dixon (durhamrecordsonline.com)).

3. Margaret DIXON MASON, daughter of George DIXON and Sarah Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne was born on Jan Qtr 1846 in Easington, Durham, England. She died on 19 Mar 1911 in Seaham, Durham, England.

Generation 3

4. James MASON LCCX-95H, son of John MASON LCCB-CZP and Dorothy Blair BLARE LCCB-ZSM was born on 03 May 1805 in Monkwearmouth, Durham, England. He died on 08 Jan 1877 in Seaham Harbour, Durham, England (Burials, Easington District – Record Number: 25809.2 Location: Seaham Harbour Church: St. John’s Denomination: Anglican 8 Jan 1877 James Mason, age: 71). He married Sarah Vipond Mason LCCY-PSK, daughter of Thomas VIPOND MX82-MPM and Mary DOUGLASS LNQY-WGQ on 08 Jul 1836 in Dalton Le Dale, Durham, England (Marriages, Easington District – Record Number: 159690.1 Location: Dalton-le-Dale Church: St. Andrew’s Denomination: Anglican 8 Jul 1836 James Mason, of this parish married Sarah Vipond, of this parish).

5. Sarah Vipond Mason LCCY-PSK, daughter of Thomas VIPOND MX82-MPM and Mary DOUGLASS LNQY-WGQ was born on 20 Nov 1818 in Sunderland, Durham, England. She died on 15 Aug 1872 in Seaham, Durham, England (Age at Death: 53).

6. George DIXON, son of Robert DIXON and Elizabeth THOMPSON was born in Jan 1808 in Stanhope, Durham, England (1861 census born Whitburn 1851 census born Stanhope). He died on 13 Apr 1861 in Seaham Harbour, Durham, England (Memorial card says aged 57 at time of death). He married Sarah Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne, daughter of John Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne and Mary HEDLEY on 02 Oct 1831 in Whitburn, Durham, England (Marriages, South Shields District – Record#:328302.1 Location: Whitburn Church: St. Mary Religion: Anglican 2 Oct 1831 George Dixon (bachelor), of this parish married Sarah Gaskin (spinster) of this parish. From durhamrecordsonline.com).

7. Sarah Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne, daughter of John Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne and Mary HEDLEY was born on 03 Nov 1808 in South Shields, Durham, England (Baptisms, South Shields District – Record #:823564.0 Location:South Shields St. Hilda Anglican 5 Mar 1809 Sarah Gascoyne, born 3 Nov 1808, 2nd daughter of John Gascoyne (waterman, native of Bent House) by his wife Mary Hedley (native of Whitburn)). She died on 31 Nov 1862 in Seaham, Durham, England (Memorial card says aged 52 at time of death).

Generation 4

8. John MASON LCCB-CZP, son of John MASON and Mary Scorer was born before 26 Feb 1775 in Chester-Le-Street, Durham, England. He died on y. He married Dorothy Blair BLARE LCCB-ZSM, daughter of Mr BLAIR BLARE and Mrs (BLAIR BLARE) on 03 Jun 1800 in St Peter, Monkwearmouth, Durham, England (Marriages, Sunderland District – Record: 411597.1 Location: Monkwearmouth Church: St. Peter’s Denomination: Anglican 3 Jun 1800 John Mason, of this parish married Dorothy Blare, of this parish, by banns Witnesses: Robert Thompson, Elizabeth Blair).

9. Dorothy Blair BLARE LCCB-ZSM, daughter of Mr BLAIR BLARE and Mrs (BLAIR BLARE) was born in 1771 in Rugby Barns. Alnwick, Northumberland.

10. Thomas VIPOND MX82-MPM, son of Thomas Vipond LHVN-71H and Elisabeth Braithwaite or Brathwate was born on 06 Sep 1798 in Sunderland, Durham, England (Baptisms, Sunderland District – Record Number: 189303.0 Location: Sunderland Church: Holy Trinity (Anglican) 16 Dec 1798 Thomas Vipond, born 6-Sep 1798, 2nd son of Thomas Vipond (native of this parish) & Elizabeth formerly Braithwaite (native of Darling). He died on 29 Mar 1882 in Seaham Harbour, Durham, England. He married Mary DOUGLASS LNQY-WGQ on 15 Feb 1818 in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England (Marriages, Sunderland District – Record #: 242874.1 Bishopwearmouth St. Michael & All Angels Anglican 15 Feb 1818 Thomas Vipond of this parish married Mary Douglass of this parish, by banns Witnesses: Thomas Hay, Isabel Oats – durhamrecordsonline.com).

11. Mary DOUGLASS LNQY-WGQ was born in 1795 in Sunderland, Durham, England. She died in Jan 1882 in Seaham Harbour, Durham, England.

12. Robert DIXON, son of George DIXON and Margaret ROBSON or Turner was born on 02 Jun 1768 in ‘Parkside’, Simonburn, Northumberland, England. He died in Mar 1855 in Rodridge, Monk Hesleden, Durham, England. He married Elizabeth THOMPSON on 19 Jan 1795 in Stanhope, Durham, England.

13. Elizabeth THOMPSON was born in 1757 in Stanhope, Durham, England. She died between Oct-Dec 1841 in Rodridge, Monk Hesleden, Durham, England.

14. John Gascoin or Gaskin or Gascoyne, son of Nicholas Gascoin and Mary LOWES was born in 1771 in Westoe, South Shields, Durham, England. He died on Oct Qtr 1852 in Durham, Durham, England. He married Mary HEDLEY, daughter of Joseph HEDLEY and Elizabeth (HEDLEY) on 12 Nov 1802 in Millfield, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England (Marriages, Sunderland District – Record Number: 316534.1 Location: Bishopwearmouth Church: St. Michael’s: Anglican 12 Nov 1802 John Gaskin, of this parish married Mary Hedley, of this parish, by Licence Witnesses: John Locky, Thomas Proctor).

15. Mary HEDLEY, daughter of Joseph HEDLEY and Elizabeth (HEDLEY) was born before 03 Jul 1774 in Whitburn, Durham, England (Baptisms, South Shields District – Record Number: 838458.0 Location: South Shields Church: St. Hilda Denomination: Anglican 3 Jul 1774 Mary Hedley, daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Hedley). She died in 1822 in South Shields, Durham, England.

Generation 5

16. John MASON was born in 1750. He married Mary Scorer on 13 Feb 1768 in Chester Le Street, Durham, England.

17. Mary Scorer She died about 1750 in St Hilda St Shields, Durham, England.

18. Mr BLAIR BLARE He married Mrs (BLAIR BLARE).

19. Mrs (BLAIR BLARE)

20. Thomas Vipond LHVN-71H, son of John VIPOND K2WM-6VY and Margaret ROBINSON VIPOND K2NJ-JGT was born in May 1772 in Sunderland, Durham, England. He died on 14 Mar 1844 in Bishopswearmouth, Durham, England. He met Elisabeth Braithwaite or Brathwate.

21. Elisabeth Braithwaite or Brathwate was born in 1769 in Sunderland, Durham, England. She died on 18 Nov 1840 in Tatham Street, Sunderland, Durham (Burials, Sunderland District – Record Number: 296657.2 Location: Bishopwearmouth, County Durham Church: St. Michael & All Angels Denomination: Anglican 22 Nov 1840 Elizabeth Vipond, of Tatham Street, age: 71).

24. George DIXON, son of Robert Dixon and Dorothy Dodd was born about 1730 in Simonburn, Northumberland, England. He died in 1803 in Billerley, Wark, Northumberland, England. He married Margaret ROBSON or Turner, daughter of Robert Robson and Elizabetha Kitchen on 24 Dec 1767 in Simonburn, Northumberland, England.

25. Margaret ROBSON or Turner, daughter of Robert Robson and Elizabetha Kitchen was born on 25 Mar 1743 in Simonburn, Northumberland, England. She died in 1806 in Billerley, Wark, Northumberland, England.

28. Nicholas Gascoin, son of Mary (GASCOIN) was born about 1736 in Whickham, Durham, England. He died on 03 Jan 1800 in Jarrow, Durham, England (Labourer, native of Whickham). He married Mary LOWES, daughter of John LOWES and Mary (LOWES) on 07 Jun 1766 in Heworth St Marys, Durham, England.

29. Mary LOWES, daughter of John LOWES and Mary (LOWES) was born in 1738 in Heworth, Durham, England. She died in 1809 in South Shields, Durham, England.

30. Joseph HEDLEY He married Elizabeth (HEDLEY).

31. Elizabeth (HEDLEY)

Generation 6

40. John VIPOND K2WM-6VY, son of Thomas VIPOND KCW8-7DW and Margaret WHITE KZVK-XPP was born in 1737. He died in 1823. He married Margaret ROBINSON VIPOND K2NJ-JGT, daughter of Thomas ROBINSON and Elizabeth MITCHINSON on 10 May 1767 in Sunderlaond Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland, Co Durham (Marriages, Sunderland District – Record Number: 272143.1 Location: Sunderland Church: Holy Trinity Denomination: Anglican 10 May 1767 John Vipond, of Sunderland married Margaret Robinson, of this parish, by Banns).

41. Margaret ROBINSON VIPOND K2NJ-JGT, daughter of Thomas ROBINSON and Elizabeth MITCHINSON was born before 24 May 1747 in Sunderland, Durham, England. She died on 24 Feb 1826 in Sunderland, Durham, England.

48. Robert Dixon, son of Edward Dixon and Catherine Wilkinson was born before 15 Dec 1689 in Mollersteads, Whitley, Northumberland, England. He died on 19 May 1775 in Parkside, Simonburn, Northumberland, England (Aged 85 years). He married Dorothy Dodd on 04 Jun 1730 in Simonburn, Northumberland, England (Both of this Parish, Married by license).

49. Dorothy Dodd was born about 1711 in Bellingham, Northumberland, England. She died in 1787 in Parkside Simonburn Northumberland.

50. Robert Robson was born about 1720 in Warden, Northumberland, England. He died on 11 Feb 1762 in Gateshead, Durham, England. He married Elizabetha Kitchen on 14 Feb 1742 in St John Lee, Chollerton, Northumberland, England.

51. Elizabetha Kitchen was born in 1719 in Lee, Northumberland, England. She died about 1756.

57. Mary (GASCOIN) She died in Sep 1789 in Jarrow, Durham, England.

58. John LOWES was born in 1713 in Heworth, Durham, England. He married Mary (LOWES) on 14 May 1733 in Heworth, Durham, England.

59. Mary (LOWES)

Generation 7

80. Thomas VIPOND KCW8-7DW, son of Joseph VIPOND (Quaker) 9DZP-DQ4 and Sarah WALLAS 9DZP-DQH was born in 1705 in Durham, Durham, England (familysearch.org: Person identifier: KCW8-7DW about 1705 of St Nicholas, Durham, Durham, Eng). He died in 1785 in Durham, Durham, England. He married Margaret WHITE KZVK-XPP, daughter of Thomas WHITE on 17 May 1730 in St. Mary South Bailey, Durham, Durham, England (familysearch.org 17 May 1730 St. Mary-the-Less South Bailey, Durham Marriages, Durham City #590548.1 17 May 1730 Thomas Vipond of ye parish of St. Nicholas md Margaret White of the chapelry of St Margaret’s in Durham durhamrecordsonline.com).

81. Margaret WHITE KZVK-XPP, daughter of Thomas WHITE was born on 03 Oct 1708 in of St Margaret, Durham, Durham, Eng (new.familysearch.org Person Identifier KZVK-XPP). She died in 1744 in Durham, Durham, England.

82. Thomas ROBINSON was born in 1720 in Sunderland, Durham, England. He married Elizabeth MITCHINSON on 20 Jun 1742 in Sunderland, Durham, England.

83. Elizabeth MITCHINSON was born in 1720.

96. Edward Dixon, son of Robert Dixon and Susanna Hutchinson was born on 13 Nov 1660 in Whitley, Northumberland, England. He died in 1739 in Mollersteads Farm, Whitley Chapel, Northumberland, England. He married Catherine Wilkinson on 22 Sep 1687 in Hexham, Northumberland, England.

97. Catherine Wilkinson was born in 1663 in Hexham Northumberland. She died in 1698 in Mollersteads, Whitley, Northumberland, England.

Generation 8

160. Joseph VIPOND (Quaker) 9DZP-DQ4, son of Richard (of Cragg) Vipond and Janet VIPOND was born about 1670 in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1743 in Durham, England, United Kingdom. He married Sarah WALLAS 9DZP-DQH.

161. Sarah WALLAS 9DZP-DQH

162. Thomas WHITE

192. Robert Dixon, son of John Dixon was born on 09 Feb 1645 in Hexham Northumberland England. He died in 1672 in Hexham, Northumberland, , England. He married Susanna Hutchinson on 01 Jun 1657 in Hexham Northumberlan

193. Susanna Hutchinson was born about 1636 in Hexham Northumberland. She died on 25 Feb 1675 in de Stonehouse, Hexhamshire, Northumberland

Generation 9

320. Richard (of Cragg) Vipond was born about 1658 in Craggshield, Alston, Cumberland, England. He died in 1694 in Craggshield, Alston, Cumberland, England. He married Janet VIPOND.

321. Janet VIPOND was born in 1650.

384. John Dixon was born about 1618 in of Hexham, Northum., Eng..

 

 

 

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