Charles L. McMasters, dealer in grain, coal and seeds, and a popular young man of Tuscola, was born on a farm three miles northwest of Tuscola, in Tuscola township, March 26, 1867, and is a son of S. L. and Hannah ( Maris) Maris)McMasters, who were natives of Parke County, Indiana. In 1869 his father sold, his farm and removed to Sand Springs, Kansas, where he followed farming and stock raising until his death in Mary, 1870, after which his mother, with three children, two sons and one daughter-Charles being the younger-removed to Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, where she resided
Union, Union County, Oregon Samuel McMasters, an old citizen of Union, was found dead in his bed Monday morning last, and an examination by physicians demonstrated that he had died a natural death of heart failure. He was 57 years, 4 months and 29 days of age and leaves three children-two sons and one daughter, Mrs. J. F. Sheets, of Joseph, Oregon. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon from his late residence in South Union, and was largely attended. Undated news item Contributed by: Larry Rader
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.