Lura D. Masterson

26 February 1893–
Newburgh, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lura D.

When Lura D. Masterson was born on 26 February 1893, in Newburgh, Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, William Thomas Masterson, was 50 and her mother, Nancy Margaret Tooley, was 42. She married George Casper Kreps on 9 July 1913, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

George Casper Kreps
1891–1942
Lura D. Masterson
1893–
Marriage: 9 July 1913
Jean Estelle Kreps
1915–
Ruth Evelyn Kreps
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 July 1913
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

    Jean Estelle Kreps

    Female1915–Female

    Ruth Evelyn Kreps

    Female1920–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1927

Age 34

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Master .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lura Kreps in household of George Kreps, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lura Kreps in household of George Kreps, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lura Kreps in household of George Kreps, "United States Census, 1920"

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