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Mary Ruth (Tinney) Masters (1918 - 2004)

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Mary Ruth Masters formerly Tinney
Born in Trion Georgiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Marshall, Alabama, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Prospect Tennesseemap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2015
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Mary Ruth Tinney[1] was born on August 7, 1918, in Trion, Georgia, the child of John Tinney and Mattie Whitehead[2]. She married Eugene Spencer Masters on April 22, 1935[3], in Marshall, Alabama. She died on November 7, 2004[4], in Prospect, Tennessee, at the age of 86, and was buried in her hometown.


  • Marriage record- Last name incorrectly transcribed as Finney.


  1. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 October 2017), Mary Routh Tinney in household of Edward Tinney, Trion, Chattooga, Georgia, United States; citing ED 27, sheet 6A, line 20, family 98, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 242; FHL microfilm 1,820,242.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 October 2017), Mary Ruth Tunney in household of John E Tunney, Militia District 0925, Chattooga, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 5, sheet 9A, line 30, family 167, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 345; FHL microfilm 2,340,080
  3. "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2015), Eugene Spencer Masters and Mary Ruth Finney, 26 Apr 1935; citing Marshall, Alabama, United States, county courthouses, Alabama; FHL microfilm 2,203,877.
  4. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), MARY R MASTERS, 07 Nov 2004; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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