Sunday, November 22, 2009

Family Milestones: November 22nd

My paternal granduncle, Gerald Walker LEMASTERS, married Mabel Agnes KANTER on this date in 1919 in Jay County, Indiana. Gerald was the son of Luman Cooper and Barbara Isabel (WEHRLY) LEMASTERS, and the older brother of my Ord Wehrly LEMASTER. Gerald was born January 15, 1896 in Jay County, Indiana. Mabel was born November 9, 1898 in Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Henry and Estella (BROWN) KANTNER. Mabel died January 3, 1927 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Gerald remarried to Pearl Lovina SMITH. Gerald died in March 1987 and is buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Dialtha Adaline SWAFFORD, married John R. KING on this date in 1849 in Monroe County, Indiana. Dialtha was the daughter of Larkin and Nancy (________) SWAFFORD, and the younger sister of my Peter Kirkpatrick SWAFFORD. Dialtha was born circa 1830 in Tennesseee. John was born circa 1825 in Kentucky. They lived in Washington Township, Monroe County, Indiana through the 1870 census. Need to do more research to determine when and where they died.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Eliza Margaret KING, was born on this date in 1857 in Frankton, Madison County, Indiana. Eliza was the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHAW) KING, and the older sister of my Ellen KING. Eliza married James H. DWIGGINS on August 16, 1877 in Madison County, Indiana. They had at least 3 children. Eliza died August 18, 1889 in Orestes, Madison County, Indiana and is buried in the Sigler Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Sarah Ann WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1820 in Brown County, Ohio. Sarah was the daughter of George and Elizabeth (ROBBINS) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my John WRIGHT. Sarah married Allen HENDRIXSON on October 24, 1839 in Brown County, Ohio. Allen was born on May 4, 1817 in Fleming County, Kentucky, the son of Enoch and Nancy Ann (ROE) HENDIXSON. Sarah died February 9, 1858 in Brown County, Ohio. Allen died April 11, 1885 in Brown County, Ohio.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Hannah LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1832 in Shelby County, Ohio. Hannah was the daughter of Jacob and Hannah (________) LEMASTERS, and the older sister of my Luman Walker LEMASTERS. Hannah died November 21, 1838 in Shelby County, Ohio.
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