Arthur Columbus Masterson

22 February 1876–20 January 1914 (Age 37)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Arthur Columbus

When Arthur Columbus Masterson was born on 22 February 1876, in Kansas, United States, his father, John Mosarso Masterson, was 39 and his mother, Mary Catherine Overly, was 33. He married Cora Eliza Shaffer on 13 January 1901, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Johnson Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1901 and Hoover, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 20 January 1914, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Johnson, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Columbus Masterson
1876–1914
Cora Eliza Shaffer
1879–1955
Marriage: 13 January 1901
Wade Clarence Masterson
1902–1977
Delmer Harvey Masterson
1905–1980
Willie Irene Masterson
1907–2004
Dora Grace Masterson
1910–1965
Cora Maxine Masterson
1912–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1901
Washington, Arkansas, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John Mosarso Masterson

    Male1836–1917Male

    Mary Catherine Overly

    Female1842–1920Female

siblings

(8)

    Ida Keturah Masterson

    Female1866–1911Female

    Female1869–1953Female

    George Washington Masterson

    Male1872–1938Male

    Matilda Florence Masterson

    Female1874–1913Female

    Male1876–1914Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 1

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 14

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: patronymic from Master .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Masterson in household of John Masterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur Masterson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur C Masterson in household of John Masterson, "United States Census, 1880"

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