Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday~ Alice Mary Allen 1885~1928

Alice Mary Allen: Prospect Cemetery,Toronto Canada Sec 21 Lot 558S

In Loving Memory Of
Alice Mary Mason
Beloved Wife Of
James R Mason
Died Dec 23 1928
Aged 43 Years
Rest In Peace

Alice Mary Allen Cocklin Mason, my Maternal Great Grandmother  the daughter of William Allen and Mary Ann Christian born in Bromley By Bow, London, England in 1885. Alice left England in 1912 with her first husband Daniel Cocklin and their children to make a new home in Canada and to join Alice's younger sister Jane Matilda Allen Copperthwaite  who had made the journey 2 years earlier with her family. 
Daniel Cocklin died in 1919 from injuries received fighting the war.  Alice married James Richard Mason in 1924, they had one son, Jame Richard Mason Jr.

According the the Office records of Prospect  Cemetery Richard R. Mason (date of death Dec 28 1933) and Henry(Harry) Thomas Cocklin Mason (date of death Aug 29 1936) are also buried in the lot with her.

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