Friday, November 27, 2009

Family Milestones: November 27th

My paternal great-grandaunt, Beulah Sarah LEMASTERS, married Lynn Lumas ROCKWELL on this date in 1888 in Jay County, Indiana. Beulah was the daughter of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS, and the older sister of my Luman Cooper LEMASTERS.  Beulah was born September 9, 1866 in Jay County, Indiana.  Lynn was born September 15, 1865 in Pennsylvania. They lived in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana and had 4 children.  Lynn died December 25, 1949 in Jay County, Indiana and Beulah died July 16, 1940 in Ft. Recovery, Mercer County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Grand View section of Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Lucinda PIERCE, married Thomas WELCH on this date in 1788.  Lucinda was the daughter of Seth and Bethia (FIELD) PIERCE, and the older sister of my Gordon PIERCE. They raised 11 children. Lucinda was born September 14, 1769.  Thomas was born February 17, 1757.  Lucinda died January 25, 1854 in Enfield, Connecticut. Thomas died March 20, 1832. Nothing further is known.

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Elizabeth WARDLAW was born on this date in 1818 in Brown County, Ohio.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (NESBIT) WARDLAW, and the younger sister of my Anna WARDLAW.  Elizabeth married John R. BOYD on February 14, 1838 in Brown County, Ohio.  Elizabeth died in Iowa.  Nothing further is known.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Ethel Mabel BEALS was born on this date in 1885 in Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska.  Ethel was the daughter of Nathan Thomas and Elizabeth Caroline (POE) BEALS, and the younger sister of my Pearl May BEALS.  Ethel died February 11, 1900 in Hamilton County, Indiana.
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