Thursday, March 18, 2010

Family Milestones: March 18th

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Rachel LEMASTERS, was married on this date in 1860 in Jay County, Indiana to William E. CUNNINGHAM.  Rachel was the daughter of Luman Walker and Nancy (YOUNG) LEMASTERS Sr. and the older sister of my Luman Walker LEMASTERS Jr.  Rachel was born July 16, 1838 in Shelby County, Ohio.  William was born February 1835 in Indiana, the son of Benjamin and Margaret (CLINE) CUNNINGHAM.  William was a farmer and shoemaker in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  They had 6 children.  William died June 4, 1912.  Rachel died March 12, 1913.  Both are buried at the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

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