Monday, November 23, 2009

Mary Keziah (Chew) Lemasters (1847-1927)

Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS was my paternal 2nd-great grandmother.  The CHEW surname is of English origin.

The following facts about Mary's life are known:
  • Birth: She was born February 13, 1847 in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, the daughter of Ezekiel Cooper and Caroline Bishop (WOOLSTON) CHEW.
  • Census: 1860 - she appears in the Ezekiel Chew household in Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio.
  • Marriage: She married Luman Walker LEMASTERS Jr. on October 2, 1864 in Versailles, Darke County, Ohio.
  • Census: 1900 - she appears in the Luman LEMASTERS household in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.
  • Census: 1910 - she appears in the Luman LEMASTERS household in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.
  • Census: 1920 - she appears in the Luman LEMASTERS household in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana
  • Death: She died February 22, 1927 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana
  • Burial : She is buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana
  • Obituary: Her obituary appeared in The Commercial-Review of Portland, Indiana on February 22, 1927.
The following facts need further research and/or documentation to complete my research:
  • Census: need to locate her in the 1850 census, should be in the Ezekiel Chew household in New Jersey or Ohio
  • Censusneed to locate her in the 1870 census, should be in the Luman Lemasters household in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana
  • Census: need to locate her in the 1880 census, should be in the Luman Lemasters household in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.
  • Death: Need to locate a copy of her death certificate from the Jay County, Indiana Health Department
Ancestry of Mary Keziah (Chew) LEMASTERS (1847-1927), Ahnentafel # 17 in my ancestry:

Ahnentafel # 34: Dr. Ezekiel Cooper CHEW (1822-1888); Gloucester Co., NJ>St. Joseph's Co., IN

Ahnentafel # 68: Rev. Nathaniel CHEW (1786-1866); Gloucester Co., NJ>Mahaska Co., IA

Ahnentafel # 136: Nathaniel CHEW (1765-1841); Gloucester Co., NJ

Ahnentafel # 272: Rev. Jesse CHEW (1738-1812); Gloucester Co., NJ

Ahnentafel # 544: Jeffrey CHEW (1714-1774); Gloucester Co., NJ

Ahnentafel # 1088: Nathanel CHEW (c1678-1731); Flushing, NY>Gloucester Co., NJ

Ahnentafel # 2176: Richard CHEW (c1655-1726); Flushing, NY>Gloucester Co., NJ

Ahnentafel # 4352: John CHEW (1616-1672); England>Flushing, NYC

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