Hallie Mae Masters Willis

30 August 1899–18 August 1986 (Age 87)
Jessamine, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hallie Mae

When Hallie Mae Masters Willis was born on 30 August 1899, in Jessamine, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States, her father, Nathan Masters, was 31 and her mother, Leona Kines, was 30. She married Jesse James Willis on 24 October 1917, in Jessamine, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States for about 59 years. She died on 18 August 1986, in Jessamine, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Jesse James Willis
Hallie Mae Masters Willis
Marriage: 24 October 1917
Rosa Lee Willis
Mable Frances Willis
Baby Boy Willis
Stillborn Willis

Spouse and Children

24 October 1917
Jessamine, Kentucky, United States


    Rosa Lee Willis


    Mable Frances Willis


    Baby Boy Willis


    Stillborn Willis


Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Masters


    Leona Kines




    Eddie William Masters


    Mary A Masters



    George Masters


    Myrtle Masters


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 1

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Master . Reaney notes the medieval example atte Maysters ( 1327 ), and suggests this might have denoted someone who lived at a master's house, a master's servant or perhaps an apprentice.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hallie Masters in household of Nathan Masters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hallie Willis in household of Jess Willis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Hallie Willis in entry for William Edward Masters, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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