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Berdie Dora Mason Rustin
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1898
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1974
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

The birth date shown on her death certificate is
Apr 20 1895.
Social Security Death Index has her born 27 Apr 1896 instead. I concluded earlier she and Ida Nora were twins. Birth dates match too except the year. One census has them both 14 so 1896 seemed right. Ida Nora's marker says 1898.

Her death certificate says Birdie, Cecil's birth certificate says Berdie, which is probably right, so I've changed it.

She married DW Rustin 20 Apr 1919 in Stone County,
according to online records.
She may have remarried to someone last name Wade, who also died young.

1930 census she is in Laurel named Birdie Wade, widowed,
with 10 year old son Cecil Rustin.
1940 census has her in Ovett, also as Birdie Wade.
Later photos of her and Cecil are at house in Jackson where she died. 
Family links: 
  William Mason (1850 - ____)
  Anegene Catherine Dearman Mason (1872 - ____)
  Daniel Washington Rustin (1892 - 1922)
  Cecil Webster Rustin (1920 - 1981)*
  Jerusha Mason Brown (1893 - 1952)*
  Berdie Dora Mason Rustin (1898 - 1974)
  Ida Nora Mason Dedeaux (1898 - 1957)*
  Pearl Mason Cochran (1899 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakewood Memorial Park
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Michael Brown
Record added: Sep 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117069802
Berdie Dora <i>Mason</i> Rustin
Added by: Michael Brown
Berdie Dora <i>Mason</i> Rustin
Added by: Michael Brown
Berdie Dora <i>Mason</i> Rustin
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- Karen Sanford Ingle
 Added: Jul. 9, 2014

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