Elizabeth Masterson

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Masterson was born on 11 June 1782, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Masterson, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Wymore, was 16. She died on 20 July 1794, at the age of 12.

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James Masterson
Margaret Wymore
Elizabeth Masterson
Moses Masterson
William Masterson
Sarah Masterson
John C Masterson
James Masterson JR
Mary Masterson
Moray Masterson
Robert Masterson
Richard Masterson
Caleb Masterson
Lovet Masterson
Edward Masterson
Margaret Peggy Masterson
Joseph Masterson

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    World Events (3)

    1783 · A Free America

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1792 · Becomes the 15th State

    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English maister ‘master’ + -son. Compare Master .

    Irish: in Ireland, this is usually the English name in 1 above. However, it was also adopted for Irish Mac an Mháighistir ‘son of the master’, also Anglicized as McMaster .

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

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    James Masterson b.1752- Veteran National Archive and Record

    P.1 Declaration- In order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congreppaped the 7th June 1832. State of Kentucky, Fayette County 3 ss. On this 4th day of February 1833 personally appeared in open cou …

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