|Jay County Granger, Portland, Indiana, February 5, 1874, page 3.|
Green Township Teacher's Institute convened at Union school house No. 8, January 17, 1874.
Superintendent Bell took the Chair, after which Jesse A. Smith was chosen Secretary and A.J. Haynes Critic. Roll called, Teachers present : D.M. Bunch, R.A. Bunch, W.P. Hiatt, A.J. Haynes, T.C. Stephenson, J. Lemaster, and J.A. Smith. The township Trustee, and a goodly number of Patrons was present.
My paternal 2nd-great granduncle, Jacob Lemasters (1845-1922), the son of Rev. Luman Walker and Nancy (Young) Lemasters, was a teacher in Jay County for a number of years before relocating to Valley County, Nebraska.