Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Family Milestones: June 30th

My paternal great-granduncle, Vernon Walker LeMASTERS, married on this date in 1917 to Helene GARMHAUSEN.  Vernon was the son of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LeMASTERS Jr., and the younger brother of my Luman Cooper LeMASTERS.  Vernon was born December 4, 1888 in Jay County, Indiana.  Helene was born April 20, 1893 in New Bremen, Ohio.  They had 2 children.  Vernon was a physician and served in World War I.  Vernon died March 17, 1955 and is buried in Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio.

My maternal 4th-great grandmother, Elizabeth JACOBS, was born on this date in 1811 in Adams County, Ohio.  Elizabeth was the daughter of James Thomas and Isabella (FEILY) JACOBS.  Elizabeth married July 2, 1829 in Brown County, Ohio to James R. HEATON, son of Thomas and Susan (TAYLOR) HEATON.  James was born 1805 in Loudon County, Virginia.  They raised 11 children in Brown County, Ohio and Schuyler County, Missouri.  James died April 9, 1885 in Schuyler County, Missouri.  Elizabeth died January 29, 1889 in Schuyler County, Missouri.  Both are buried in the Darby Cemetery, Schuyler County, Missouri.

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