Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday : Arthur R. and Maude G. LeMasters

Source: Salamonia Cemetery (Jay County, Indiana), Arthur R. and Maude G. LeMasters marker, photographed by Travis LeMaster, 26 March 2009.

Arthur Raymond and Maude Gertrude (McLAUGHLIN) LeMASTERS are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Arthur was my paternal great granduncle.

Arthur was born December 28, 1885 in Jay County, Indiana, the son of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS Jr.  

Maude was born September 29, 1888 to unknown parentage.

They were married on April 22, 1906 in Jay County, Indiana.  Though they had no children of their own, they did raise a foster son, John Mathias BISHOFF.

Arthur was a farmer, who also operated a garage in Geneva, Indiana and a grocery in Portland, Indiana.  He later wrote a history of the LeMaster family.

Arthur died December 16, 1971 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  Maude died in 1967.

Tombstone Tuesday – To participate in Tombstone Tuesday simply create a post which includes an image of a gravestone of one or more ancestors and it may also include a brief description of the image or the ancestor. This is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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