G.M. Masters The Carter County Herald September 11, 1930 "G. M. Masters, a well known citizen of the west end of Carter County has
retired from work on account of bad health. His health has been bad for the past two years. Mr. Masters was the youngest child of John and Amadilla Masters.
They lived in Noble County Ohio. His father died when he was a small boy. There were five children of this family, Samantha, Isaiah, Rachel, Thomas and
George. In 1867, his mother sold her home in Ohio and came to Kentucky and bought the farm where Mr. Masters now lives on Flat Fork of Tygart in Carter
County. On August 29, 1930, a dinner was given at the home of Mr. Masters, in honor of his 78th birthday anniversary. A large group of his friends and
relatives were present. Surrounding the dinner table were five daughters, one son, three sons-in-law, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one
niece and her daughter, a total of twenty-seven at the table. Mr. Masters is the father of 12 children, of which eleven are living. He has thirty-seven
grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren. All reported a fine time and plenty to eat. Mr. Masters is one of our best citizens and we sincerely
hope he will live for many like occasions during the years to come."
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