Monday, February 17, 2014

Death Certificate : Luman Walker LeMasters Sr. (1808-1888), Jay County, Indiana

L.W. LeMasters, death certificate Book H1 page 71 (1888), Jay County Health Department, Portland, Indiana

This certifies, that according to the records of the Jay County Board of Health Department

Name L.W. LeMasters Sr.

Died on April 15, 1888 at ___ C.S.T. at Jay County, Indiana

Sex M Color White  Married Age 80

Primary cause of death given was Uraeumic Poison

Certified by D.S. Skinner, M.D. Salamonia, Indiana

Place of burial or removal not given

Date of burial not given

Record was filed May 16, 1888 Book H1 Page No. 71

E.M. Gillum, M.D. Local Heath Officer

Issued on September 1, 1976

He was the son of Jacob LeMasters.  This is all I have.


The death certificate of my paternal 3rd-great grandfather, Luman Walker LeMasters Sr. (1808-1888) was recorded in Jay County, Indiana.  It has been a part of my research collection for many years, and was part of my father's research back in 1976 when the record was requested.

Luman is buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Salamonia, Indiana.

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