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Alvessa Emma Mason

Alvessa Mason was born January 19, 1849 in Lafayette, Indiana.

Her parents were James Mason and Lucinda Pennell. She was the second child of four.

Alvessa married Christopher Columbus Brown on January 8, 1867 in Industry, McDonough County, Illinois. They had six children: Elmer Mason (November 29, 1867 to November 20, 1939); Jesse Oscar (March 18, 1869 to ?); Charles Leslie (April 29, 1870 to May 7, 1961); William Egbert (December 19, 1874 to March 3, 1901); Estella Maud Mason (November 16, 1878 to February 21, 1938); and Daniel Thomas (February 10, 1880 to July 10, 1969).

Alvessa died March 13, 1939 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 90 years, 1 month, 22 days. She is buried in Riverview Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.

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