Saturday, June 26, 2010

Family Milestones: June 26th

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Nelson J. LAMBERTSON, married on this date in 1858 in Reilly Township, Butler County, Ohio to Eliza Jane JOHNSON.  Nelson was the son of John and Sarah A. (WILLSON) LAMBERTSON, and the older brother of my Carey W. LAMBERTSON.  Eliza's parentage is unknown.  Nelson was born April 4, 1838 in Stillwell Corner, Butler County, New Jersey.  Eliza was born December 1837 in Ohio.  They had 5 children and lived in Darke and Butler County, Ohio.  Eliza died July 6, 1899.  Nelson died October 3, 1929 at the National Military Home, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

My paternal grandaunt, Bertha Alberta LeMASTER, was born on this date in 1892 in Jay County, Indiana.  Bertha was the daughter of Luman Cooper and Barbara Isabel (WEHRLY) LeMASTERS, and the older sister of my Ord Wehrly LeMASTER. Bertha married June 10, 1911 in Jay County, Indiana to Russell J. HERCULES, son of James Bolton and Martha J. (MULLENUX) HERCULES.  Russell was born January 28, 1890 in Burkettsville, Ohio.  They raised 4 children in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.  Russell died April 30, 1966 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.  Bertha died December 31, 1961 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Catherine E. LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1840 in Shelby County, Ohio.  Catherine was the daughter of Luman Walker and Nancy (YOUNG) LEMASTERS, and the older sister of my Luman Walker LEMASTERS Jr.  Catherine married February 3, 1861 in Jay County, Indiana to John P. WEHRLY, son of Johannes and Barbara (PETRY) WEHRLY.  John was born 1838 in Preble County, Ohio.  They raised 8 children in Jay County, Indiana.  John died 1910 in Jay County, Indiana.  Catherine died 1911 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

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