Elsie Jane Hardisty

26 November 1865–8 March 1950 (Age 84)
Henderson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elsie Jane

When Elsie Jane Hardisty was born on 26 November 1865, in Henderson, Illinois, United States, her father, Adonijah Hardisty, was 24 and her mother, Virginia Penny, was 22. She married George E. Masters on 30 July 1885. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Maryville, Polk Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Polk Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 8 March 1950, in Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George E. Masters
Elsie Jane Hardisty
Marriage: 30 July 1885
Sidney Masters
Grace Masters
Ray Masters
Hazel Masters
Helen Masters
Forest Masters
Byron Masters
Howard Masters
Lucile Masters

Spouse and Children

30 July 1885


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant spelling of Hardesty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Masters in household of Helen Strauch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Hardisty in household of Adonijah Hardisty, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Masters in household of George Masters, "United States Census, 1930"

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