Information from Book of Shelby Co. Ohio
Settlers of Shelby County and the lands they entered. They became permanent citizens. The LeMaster & Young families are often mentioned for tax levy, judge list, board of Election officers.
Two Jacob LeMasters - tax, judge, election book
Isaac LeMasters - " "
This was back in 1820, 1824
The family is traced back to first settlers of 1818 in Shelby County - Jacob LeMasters
One of 3 local ministers L. W. Lemasters & a circuit minister or preacher Philip LeMasters were members of Wesley Chapter M.E. Church organized in 1838 & still in use by descendants & others.
Relatives by marriage are the Adam Young Philip Young, T. McVays (Jane LeMasters, daughter of Jacob LeMaster married Thomas McVay (came from Virginia as early settlers) I think grandpa Luman Walker LeMaster's mother was a Young. In an old book I reviewed that belonged to the Sidney News the Jacob LeMaster & Youngs were written about & I am quite sure great grandmother was a Young.
The Young family according to recent surveys were prominent in the 1800s. I haven't read the book I own as yet, only scanned it & looked up the LeMaster, Young, McVay & _____ families listed in the back of the book.
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