Friday, April 16, 2010

Family Milestones: April 16th

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Henrietta KING, was born on this date in 1851 in Madison County, Indiana.  Henrietta was the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHAW) KING, and the older sister of my Ellen KING.  Henrietta died May 3, 1851 in Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal 2nd-great granduncle, Jacob LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1845 in Port Jefferson, Shelby County, Ohio.  Jacob was the son of Luman Walker and Nancy (YOUNG) LEMASTERS, and the younger brother of my Luman Walker LEMASTERS Jr.  Jacob married December 26, 1867 in Jay County, Indiana to Sarah Ann HALFHILL.  Sarah was born November 26, 1844 in Gallia County, Ohio, the daughter of John and Nancy (DARST) HALFHILL.  They moved from Jay County, Indiana to Ord, Valley County, Nebraska and raised 10 children.  Jacob was a teacher and farmer.  Sarah died June 18, 1920 in Ord, Valley County, Nebraska.  Jacob died December 15, 1922 in Ord, Valley County, Nebraska.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Phebe Jane LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1847 in Shelby County, Ohio.  Phebe was the daughter of Luman Walker and Nancy (YOUNG) LEMASTERS, and the younger sister of my Luman Walker LEMASTERS Jr.  Phebe married November 13, 1873 in Jay County, Indiana to William R. WILSON.  William was born circa 1847.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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