Looking for info on Lula Masterson possile Cherokee ancestory

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I am looking for info on Lula Masterson maiden name Brown.

We assume her middle name starts with M.

Supposedly one of her daughters(Pearl) did some research in the '60s saying she was half cherokee and half swedish. Also found out where she was buried.

She died in Missouri while the children were young. Her husband Joseph Masterson could not take care of them and they were put in different orphanages. Children: Earl or Earle Hester(Used Hester because disliked her first name, born 1907), Pearl Ester(twin sister to Hester) Older brother Clarence, Johnny(supposedly died as a child) and sister Della.

 

Supposedly Joseph Masterson remarried and had another child. Nothing known about that.

 

Unfortunatly nothing else is known about Lula or Joseph.

 

Thaanks,

Angela
WikiTree profile: Lula M Masterson
in Genealogy Help by Angela Robinson G2G Crew (400 points)

Her name may have been Mary Lulu?  From Familysearch.org

U S Census, 1930 Bald Knob, White, ARK

head  Joe Masterson M 57 MO

son  Clarence Masterson  M 25 MO

son  Lee Masterson M 18 MO

 

US Census, 1920 Scott, MO

self  Joe B Mastson M 47y IL

wife  Mary L Mastson F 37y MO

son  Clancy R Mastson  M 14y MO

dau  Pearley E Mastson F 12y MO

dau  Earl H Mastson F 12y MO (? Earl HESTER)

son  Lee E Mastson M 7y MO

dau  Della M Mastson F 5y MO

dau  Gladys C Mastson F 10m MO

U S Census, 1910 Kelso, Scott, MO

self  Joe Masterson M 36y IL

wife  Lula M Masterson  F 29y MO

son  Clarence Masterson M 5y MO

dau  Earl Masterson F 2y MO

dau  Pearl Masterson F 2y MO

son  John Masterson M y 3m MO

Thank you for the help.

I am really interested in finding her parents and native american connection.

Thanks
Hello,  I am not sure if it is the same Mastersons or not, but there are some Mastersons around Ellington, MO.  They are Cherokee and active or was active in the AR/MO Cherokee tribe.  That is how I met them.  That is how I came to verify my Cherokee lineage.  :)  If you call the courthouse they might connect you to the geneologist in the area and he may have some information for you.  Happy hunting!

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Some of these sites may be helpful in researching American Indian ancestry.

 https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/American_Indian_Genealogy http://www.ncai.org/tribal-directory 

by Sharon Runolfsson G2G5 (5k points)

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