John Calvin Mast

20 August 1860–4 April 1945 (Age 84)
Laurel Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Calvin

When John Calvin Mast was born on 20 August 1860, in Laurel Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, his father, Eli J Mast, was 46 and his mother, Celia Callie Dugger, was 35. He married Martha Evelyn Trivette in 1883, in Oregon, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 4 April 1945, in Laurel Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mast Cemetery, Rominger, Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Mast
1860–1945
Martha Evelyn Trivette
1864–1933
Marriage: 1883
Nettie Belle Mast
1885–1957
Mary Ellen Mast
1888–1925
Ida Elizabeth Mast
1891–1973
Emma Mae Mast
1896–1952
Birdie Ann Mast
1899–1940
Charlie William Mast
1901–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1883
Oregon, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 2

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname for a tall, lanky man, from Middle Dutch mast ‘(ship's) mast’.2 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle Dutch mast ‘mast’, ‘swine fodder’ (the same word as the English word for beechnuts).3 Dutch (van de(r) Mast): topographic name for someone from a place rich in animal fodder, for example acorns.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John C Mast in household of Eli J Mast, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Mast, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C Mart, "United States Census, 1920"

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