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    6th Generation

  • xi. Thomas David Masters (John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 18 May 1847 in Overton Co., TN and Died 20 Aug 1912 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Mt. Gilead Cem., Overton Co., TN.106

    Thomas David served in the Civil War as a private for the Confederacy in Hamilton's Company of Shaw's Tennessee Cavalry which was also known as the 4th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment.  Hamilton's Company was organized in Jackson County, Tennessee on December 21, 1861 primarily to provide local defense of the border counties lying along the Tennessee line.  They were later moved into general service and saw action at Chickamauga as well as several other campaigns.32

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    He married Mary Ethel Mangrum on 28 Feb 1867 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 9 Oct 1850 in Overton Co., TN and Died 3 Jan 1920 in Overton Co., TN.  She is buried in Mt. Gilead Cem., Overton Co., TN.106   Their Children:

      7th Generation

    • i.  John Riley Simon Masters (Thomas D. 6, John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 7 Jan 1868 in Overton Co., TN and Died circa 1945.  Burial in Brainard, Hamilton Co., TN He married, first, Eliza Ann Carmack, daughter of Jesse W. Carmack and Lucy Nolen on 22 Dec 1892 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 27 Dec 1871 and Died 19 Dec 1907.  Burial in Mt. Gilead Cem., Overton Co., TN.196   Their Children: Charlie B., Mabel, Lillian Hazel, Rosa M., Lawrence and Walter Masters.26

      He married, second, Ruth Apple, daughter of William Apple.  Their Children were: Charlie, Rosie, Katie, Walter, J. B., Harold and Roger Masters.197

    • ii.  Judith Alice Masters - Born Nov 1869 and Died circa 1940.  She married, first, Robert Hill on 17 Oct 1892 in Overton Co., TN.  She is shown as a widow in the 1900 Census, living with her father along with her three children.198   Those Children: Bedford C., Mary E. "Stella" and Dewey C. Hill.199

      She married, second, Robert F. Jones on 3 May 1904.  He was Born 13 Dec 1856 and Died 11 Feb 1923 in Ocala, Marion Co., FL.  They had one child, Buford Jones.26

    • iii.  Robert W. Masters - Born Sep 1871 and Died in Missouri.  He married Elizabeth.  Children: Polina Thompson, Elizabeth and Charlotta Masters.197

    • iv.  Isaac M. Masters - Born 30 Jan 1872 and Died 9 Nov 1879.  Burial in John S. Masters Cem., Near Mt. Gilead, Overton Co., TN.107

    • v.  Thomas Porter Masters - Born 18 May 1873 in Overton Co., TN.  Died 22 Mar 1943 in Bloomington Springs, Putnam Co., TN and is Buried at Double Springs Cemetery, Putnam Co., TN.  He married Millie Arcandance Malone, daughter of Chesley Malone and Amanda E. Hooten on 6 Oct 1901.  She was Born 22 Nov 1883 and Died 19 Oct 1968 in Brazoria Co., TX.  Their Children: Flora Malvina, Isaac Homer, Zeb Shipley, William Howard, Ray Charlton and Thelma Louise Masters.A7

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    • vi.  Celina Jane Masters - Born Nov 1876 and Died in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA.  Burial in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA. 26

    • vii.  Monroe Ormel Masters - Born Dec 1877 and Died in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA.  He married Mary Bradden Carmack in Monterey, Putnam Co., TN.26

    • viii.  Laura Ethel Masters - Born 17 May 1880 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN and Died 2 Nov 1971 in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI.  Burial in Old Union Cem., Overton Co., TN.  She married Charlie Burris Belk, son of Jacob Burris Belk and Catherine Norris on 25 Feb 1907.  He was Born 6 Dec 1872 and Died 13 Nov 1950.  Burial in Old Union Cem., Overton Co., TN.  They had 2 sons: Palo Kenneth and Willie Burris Belk.26

    • ix.  James Garfield Masters - Born 1 Jan 1882 and Died 21 May 1960 in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA.   Burial in City Cem., Dawson, Terrell Co., GA.  He married Ollie Bell Nevins, daughter of Ike Nevins and Ellen on 3 Dec 1910 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 30 Oct 1886 and Died 10 Jan 1977 in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA.

      James Garfield raised his family on the John S. Masters farm, which was known in 1989 as the Long farm.  This area is a few hundred yards West of Mt. Gilead Church, Across the blacktop road near the basement home of Cleo Long.  When the old Masters home burned in 1913, Garfield and Ollie lived in the local community until about 1922 when they moved to Dawson, Georgia.

      Their Children: Mary Ellen, Fannie Mae, Thomas Isaac and James Oscar Masters.26

    • x.  William Hilary Masters - Born Feb 1885 in Overton Co., TN and Died 17 Dec 1914 in Cookeville, Putnam Co., TN. He was a Federal Revenue Agent and was shot down on Broad & Cedar Street in Cookeville, TN on 14 Dec 1914.  He was killed by Alfred Smith over an argument concerning a load of stove wood.

      He married Maude Etta Apple, daughter of William Apple on Nov 1908 in Putnam Co., TN.  She was Born circa 1891.197   Their Children were:  John Leslie,26 William Monroe197 and Edward D. Masters.30

    • xi.  Mary Elizabeth Masters - Born Oct 1886 and Died Nov 1922.  She married Rastus Sparks 1912 in Cookeville, TN.  Their Children:  Charles Estel and Reva Maurine Sparks.197

    • xii.  Ella Elane Masters - Born 13 Jul 1889 in Overton Co., TN and Died 3 Dec 1972 in W. Plains, Howell Co., MO.  She married Charles Walter Sherrill, son of Jesse Allen Sherrill and Sarah Elizabeth Ashlock on 7 Jul 1907.  He was Born 2 Mar 1882 in Clay Co., TN and Died 2 Oct 1954 in Willow Springs, Howell Co., MO.  Their Children: James Arthur, Velma Elizabeth, Johnny Ray and Mary Lucille Sherrill.26, 331

    • xiii.  Perry Moses Masters - Born 4 Sep 1891 and Died 9 Aug 1979.  Burial in City Cem., Seville, Wilcox Co., GA.  He married Susan Amelia Steinwinder on 4 Oct 1913.  She was Born 18 Aug 1895 and Died 16 Apr 1965.  Burial in City Cem., Seville, Wilcox Co., GA  Their Children: Monroe Arthur, Alice Lucille, Lillian Elizabeth, Rosa Faye and Perry Morris Masters.26

    6th Generation

  • xii. Isaac Bird Masters (John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 4 Jul 1849 in Overton Co., TN and Died 18 Nov 1923 in Middletown, Logan Co., IL.  Burial in Irish Grove Cem., Near Middletown, Logan Co., IL.19

    When Isaac Bird came North in 1867 (age 18) he never told a soul that he had enlisted with the South in the Civil War at age 12 1/2.  When his grandson, Dale Rayburn, became a young man he was told - It was a well kept family secret for many years.  Isaac Bird Masters was with Shaw's Battalion of Mounted Infantrymen under Oliver Hamilton.4

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    He married Mary Ellen Goodpasture on 26 Nov 1873 in Lincoln, Logan Co., IL.19   Their Children:

      7th Generation

    • i.  Laura Ethel Masters (Isaac B. 6, John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 25 Feb 1875 in Croft, Menard Co., IL and Died 20 Nov 1928 in Middletown, Logan Co., IL.  Burial in Irish Grove Cem., Near Middletown, Logan Co., IL.  She married Deo J. Rayburn on 25 Dec 1894 in Menard Co., IL.  He was Born 19 Jan 1871 and Died 17 May 1962 in Middletown, Logan Co., IL.  Their Children:  Essie Fern and Carroll Dale Masters Rayburn.109

    • ii.  Oscar Isaac Masters - Born 12 Feb 1879 in Menard Co., IL and Died 6 May 1944 in Lincoln, Logan Co., IL.  Burial in Irish Grove Cem., Near Middletown, Logan Co., IL.  He married, first, Pearl Adams.  He married, second, Callie Boozenbarker.109

    • iii.  Walter Bird Masters - Born 11 Mar 1881 in Croft, Menard Co., IL and Died 16 Dec 1945 in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL.  Burial in Union Cem., Lincoln, Logan Co., IL.  He married Susan Olive Mowry daughter of William Green Mowry and Elizabeth Evans on 5 May 1909 in Middletown, Logan Co., IL.  She was Born 5 Jan 1888 in Beason, Logan Co., IL and Died 3 Jun 1877 in Bloomington, Monroe Co., IN.  Burial in Union Cem., Lincoln, Logan Co., IL.19   Their Children: Margaret Elizabeth,4 Lelia Evaline and Loren Walter Masters.109

    6th Generation

  • xiii. Robert Simon Masters (John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 1 Jan 1851 in Overton Co., TN and Died 19 Dec 1940 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  He married Elizabeth Ann Carmack, daughter of John J. Carmack and Mary Polly Elam on 2 Nov 1871 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 20 Aug 1853 in Overton Co., TN and Died 24 Nov 1919 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  Cause of death as noted on her death certificate was "Lukamia".110     View a Masters Family Topics article on Robert S. Masters.

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    Robert & Elizabeth's Children:

      7th Generation

    • i.  Rosa Louella Masters (Robert S. 6, John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 26 Jun 1873 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN.  Died 9 Sep 1952 with Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  She married Joe Maxwell son of John Maxwell and Ann Davis on 22 Dec 1887 in Overton Co., TN.  He was Born 12 Apr 1871 and Died 28 May 1956.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.201 Their Children: John Robert, Anna Ruth, Stanley Burr, J. P. "Jay", Fannie Essie "Fern", Stella Mae and Robert Austin Maxwell.26

    • ii.  Maniza Ethel Masters - Born 17 Jul 1875 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN.  Died 14 Jun 1929 in Overton Co., TN with Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  She married  Marion Sidney Eldridge son of William Dillard Eldridge and Nancy Qualls on 1 Sep 1895 in Overton Co., TN.  He was Born 1 Sep 1870 in Overton Co., TN and Died 9 May 1959 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.201   The family bought a rocky hillside farm about six miles west of Livingston, in the Old Union Community.  There he farmed, did carpentry work and raised his family.  When Maniza's mother passed away her father, Robert Simon Masters requested that Sidney and Maniza move into the house with him.  Marion sold his farm and moved his family to the Masters place in the Campground Community.105 Their Children: Naomi Cora, Ridley Oscar, Robert Lafayette, Lillie May, Lura Dean, Florry Ruth, John Dillard "J.D." and Pearl Ester Eldridge.201

    • iii.  Albert Ridley Masters - Born 8 Mar 1877 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN.  Died 5 Sep 1973 in Livingston, Overton Co., TN with Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  He married, first, Millie Naomi Vance daughter of Newt Vance and Patsy Harp on 15 Nov 1896 in Overton Co., TN. She was Born 7 Apr 1874 in Overton Co., TN and Died 13 July 1940.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.202   Their Children: Robert Basil, Marion Gaskell, Lou Myrtle and Sibbie Maude Masters.26

      He married, second, Effie Setser, 26 daughter of M. J. Setser & Lou Copeland, A21 on 19 Jul 1941 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 2 Jul 1882 and Died 8 Jan 1966 with Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.26

    • iv.  John Riley Masters - Born 20 Nov 1879 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN.  Died 9 Nov 1978 in Livingston, Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.201

      John Riley Masters fathered a son with Millie E. Wright. They never married and Carson Wright, taking his mother's maiden name, was born 18 Dec 1902.  John Riley's children considered Carson as an "older brother" and they loved and respected him as a true brother.  Carson married, first, Mildred Lee Willeford on 24 Dec 1932.  After her death on 21 Mar 1973 he married Minnie Lee Myers Powell.  Carson died 31 Dec 1988 in Livingston, Overton Co., TN and was buried at Livingston Memorial Gardens, Livingston, Overton Co., TN.26

      John Riley Masters married, first Clora Alice Garrett daughter of John W. Garrett and Susan Frances Price on 1 Apr 1906 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 13 Aug 1877 in Overton Co., TN and Died 28 Dec 1958 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.201   Their Children: Roy Tilson, Exie Edrie,26 Ilah Veachel, Atwell Chatt,201 Vorda Howard,30 Robert Letcher,317 John Audley and Harrell Glen Masters.26

      John Riley Masters married, second,  Era Gore Gray, daughter of Overton Gore and Deliliah Poston on 21 Apr 1962 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 26 Sep 1896 and Died 4 Mar 1984.  Burial in Good Hope Cem., Overton Co., TN.26

    • v.  James Austin Masters - Born 18 Oct 1881 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN.  Died 30 May 1965 in Livingston, Overton Co., TN. Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  He married Ransie Lou Qualls, daughter of Isham Qualls and Annie Hooks on 17 Nov 1918 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 20 Oct 1896 in Overton Co., TN and Died 20 Jan 1951 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.201   Their Children: Victor Floyd,318 Willie D., Maude Agnes and Elizabeth Ann Masters.26

    • vi.  Sarah Amelia "Sallie" Masters - Born 4 Aug 1884 in Hilham, Overton Co., TN.  Died 30 Mar 1966 with Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  She married Samuel Lafayette "Fate"Brown on 26 Aug 1905 in Overton Co., TN.  He was Born 7 Mar 1883 in Overton Co., TN and Died 24 Feb 1976 in Overton Co., TN. Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  Their Children: Verdie Vella,26 Ella Mae,319 John Lester, Pearlie Inez, Robert Marion "Clyde", Eva Dee, Albert Leo, Velma B. and Thelma C. Brown.26

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    • vii.  Grover Lee Masters - Born 29 Apr 1887 in Overton Co., TN.  Died 16 Dec 1971 with Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.  He married Myrtie McCoy Flatt daughter of Samuel Amos Flatt and Mary Leann Smith on 7 Apr 1912 in Overton Co., TN.  She was Born 1 Nov 1894 in Overton Co., TN and Died 1 May 1972 in Overton Co., TN.  Burial in Campground Cem., Overton Co., TN.203   Their son's: Carl Lennox,320 Joseph Raymond,321 Fred Kenneth322 and Doak Dean Masters.26

    • viii.  Joseph Lurley "Joe" Masters - Born 27 Apr 1890 in Overton Co., TN.  Died 28 Oct 1967 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN.  Burial in Good Hope Cem., Overton Co., TN.  He married Mae Agnes Edens, daughter of  E. C. Edens Rev. and Barbara Ellen Jolly on 12 Nov 1927 in Overton  Co., TN.  She was Born 24 Apr 1899 and Died 15 Jul 1988 in Overton Co., TN.204   Their Children:  Glen Howard, Lurley Doyle, Ralph Waldon323 and Earl Wayne Masters.205 , 206

    6th Generation

  • xiv. Judith S. Masters (John S. 5, Hillery 4, Robert 3, William W.2, Robert 1) - Born 22 Mar 1853 in Overton Co., TN and Died 11 Nov 1857 in Overton Co., TN.4  Burial in John S. Masters Cem., Near Mt. Gilead, Overton Co., TN.26

 


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