Maletha F. Massie

22 June 1877–1948 (Age 70)
Mason Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maletha F.

When Maletha F. Massie was born on 22 June 1877, in Mason Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, her father, Jesse Massie, was 35 and her mother, Eliza Jane Haskins, was 31. She married Harmon H Benton on 3 April 1896, in Laclede, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Jasper Township, Dallas, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Brooken Township, Haskell, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in 1948, in Brooken, Haskell, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Brooken Township, Haskell, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Pulse
Maletha F. Massie
Marriage: from 1897 to 1899
Bertha Pulse
Gertie M Pulse
Austin Edgar Pulse
Myrtle Pulse
Annie Pulse
Jessie Pulse

Spouse and Children

from 1897 to 1899
Laclede, Linn, Missouri, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Eliza Jane Haskins




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeen): variant spelling of Massey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malcafa Pulse in household of Willson H Pulse, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maletha Pulse in household of William H Pulse, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maletha Pulse in household of William H Pulse, "United States Census, 1920"

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