Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal great-great grandmother, Mary Keziah Chew.
Mary was born February 13, 1847 in Mt. Holly, Burlington Co., NJ, the daughter of Ezekiel Cooper and Caroline Bishop (Woolston) Chew. Mary married on October 2, 1864 in Versailles, Darke Co., OH, to Luman Walker Lemasters Jr., son of Luman Walker and Nancy (Young) Lemasters Sr. Luman was born October 19, 1842 in Shelby Co., OH., and died November 18, 1931 in Salamonia, Jay Co., IN. Mary died February 22, 1847 in Salamonia, Jay Co., IN. Both are buried in the Salomonia Cemetery.
Children of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (Chew) Lemasters are as follows:
i. Beulah Sarah LeMasters b. September 10, 1866 Jay Co., IN., d. July 16, 1940 m. Lynn Lumas Rockwell
ii. Luman Cooper LeMasters b. May 27, 1867 Jay Co., IN., d. February 10, 1933 Jay Co., IN., m. Barbara Isabelle Wehrly
iii. Philip D. LeMasters b. January 28, 1869 Darke Co., OH., d. May 1, 1869 Darke Co., OH
iv. William Clifford LeMasters b. September 1, 1871 Darke Co., OH., d. July 26, 1922 Colorado, m. Lella Edith Lewis
v. Mary Elsie LeMasters b. April 26, 1872 Darke Co., OH., d. June 5, 1942, m. Matthias J. Atkinson
vi. Bertha Fidelia LeMasters b. May 31, 1874 Darke Co., OH., d. March 16, 1922 Clay Co., IN., m. John Henry Yaeger
vii. Ord Otterbein LeMasters b. January 1, 1876 Jay Co., IN., d. September 19, 1937, m. Emma W.G. Garmhausen
viii. Edith Mabel LeMasters b. September 24, 1879 Jay Co., IN., d. July 29, 1949, m. Henry Meinholtz
ix. Una Maude LeMasters b. April 26, 1884 Jay Co., IN, m. Senator Winfield Phillips
x. Arthur Raymond LeMasters b. December 28, 1885 Jay Co., IN, d. December 16, 1971, m. Maude Gertrude McLaughlin
xi. Vernon Walker LeMasters b. December 4, 1888 Jay Co., IN., d. March 17, 1955, m. Helen Garmhausen.
I descend from Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (Chew) Lemasters through their son Luman.