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William George Masters Sr. (1861 - 1932)

William George Masters Sr.
Born in Benton, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Biography

William George Masters was born April 29, 1861 in Benton, Pennsylvania to Parvin Masters and Deborah E. Warner.[1][2]

In 1870, William - 9, was living with his father, Parvin and siblings, Matilda - 15, Mary L. - 13, James - 11 in Muncy Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. They are living next door to Thomas Mendenhall, father of Parvin's first wife, Narcissa.[3]

In 1880, William, age 20, was living in Camden City, Camden, New Jersey, USA with his father, Parvin and stepmother, Mary. Also living with them are: Mary age 22, Arthur, age 7 and Narcissa age 3.[4]

William married Hettie Graw, daughter of Jacob B. Gaw and Isabella Stilwell, on 11 December 1884 in Camden, New Jersey.[5][1][2]

William and Hettie had the following children:

  1. Florence Isabel Masters b 12 Oct 1885 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[6][7]
  2. Ralph Masters b Nov 1887 New Jersey[7]
  3. William George Masters, Jr. b 22 Nov 1890, d 11 Nov 1896 [8]
  4. Louise Masters b Dec 1892 New Jersey[7]

In 1900, William, Hettie and their children were living with Hettie's parents in Precinct 3 Camden city Ward 9, Camden, New Jersey, United States.[7]

In 1930, William and Hettie were living in Haddonfield, Camden, New Jersey, United States.[9]

William, a widower, passed away on 26 January 1932 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.[1]

William is buried in the Central Section, Row-577, Grave #1, Monument Cemetery. Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA.[10]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ancestry. Subscription. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967 Certificate Number: 1410 His wife's name is indexed wrong as Mettie Grams.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gilbert Cope Genealogy of the descendants of John Kirk (Higginson Book Co., 1913) Volume 2, page 421
  3. Family Search. United States Census, 1870 Parvin Master, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 2, family 22, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,869.
  4. Family Search. United States Census, 1880' citing enumeration district ED 45, sheet 163B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0773; FHL microfilm 1,254,773.
  5. year only [Handwritten Documentation for the David Masters Family] - passed down in the Lippincott Family.
  6. Family Search. Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950 William G Masters in entry for Florence Isabel Masters, 12 Oct 1885; Birth, citing Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2,200,933. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Family Search. United States Census, 1900 Jacob B Gran, Precinct 3 Camden city Ward 9, Camden, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 77, sheet 13A, family 305, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,959.
  8. Sister Sonya. Find a Grave Memorial for William George Masters, Jr. #93863544
  9. Family Search. United States Census, 1930 William G Masters, Haddonfield, Camden, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 134, sheet 6A, line 34, family 151, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1324; FHL microfilm 2,341,059.
  10. Sister Sonya. Find a Grave Memorial for William George Masters, Sr. # 93863332
  • Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls : a genealogy (Houston, Tex.: unknown, 1969,). page 219.


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