Thursday, May 27, 2010

Family Milestones: May 27th

My paternal great-grandfather, Luman Cooper LeMASTERS, was born on this date in 1867 in Jay County, Indiana.  Luman was the son of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS Jr.  Luman married November 13, 1886 in Jay County, Indiana to Barbara Isabel WEHRLY, daughter of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY.  Barbara was born March 14, 1869 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  They had 13 children and lived in Valley County, Nebraska and Jay County, Indiana.  Barbara died February 6, 1930 in Union City, Randolph County, Indiana.  Luman died February 10, 1933 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My paternal 4th-great grandaunt, Elizabeth KALTREIDER, was born on this date in 1769.  Elisabeth was the daughter of Duvald and Elizabeth Catherine (________) KALTREIDER, and the younger sister of my Maria Catharina KALTREIDER.  Nothing further is known at this time.


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