Portrait of Nicholas Shelton Masters
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
September 12, 1796
Tamar Taylor Masters (1786)
Nicholas Shelton Masters, (1759-1796) was born in Washington, CT the son of James and Eunice (Rogers) Masters. He graduated from Yale in 1779, studied law with Daniel Orcutt, admitted to the bar in 1785, and became a lawyer in New Milford. He represented New Milford in the General Assembly from 1792-94. He married Hannah Starr (1760-1781) who died while giving birth to their son, William Starr Masters (1781-1804). He married for a second time to Tamar Taylor (1758-1842) and had a daughter, Susan Masters (1793-1849).
Graduated from Yale in 1779
Lawyer; Political Office
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