Martha May Masterson

26 April 1928–8 May 1995 (Age 67)
Decatur Township, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha May

When Martha May Masterson was born on 26 April 1928, in Decatur Township, Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, Basil Joseph Masterson Sr, was 36 and her mother, Retta Dean, was 30. She died on 8 May 1995, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Dorman Jack Griffith
Martha May Masterson

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings



    James D Masterson



    Basil Joseph Masterson


    Mary Sue Masterson


World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Master .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Martha Masterson in household of Basal Masterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Masterson in household of Bassil J Masterson, "United States Census, 1940"

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