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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Arthur Columbus Masterson
Cora Eliza Shaffer
Marriage: 13 January 1901
Wade Clarence Masterson
Delmer Harvey Masterson
Willie Irene Masterson
Dora Grace Masterson
Cora Maxine Masterson

Spouse and Children

13 January 1901
Washington, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Mosarso Masterson


    Mary Catherine Overly




    Ida Keturah Masterson



    George Washington Masterson


    Matilda Florence Masterson



+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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