Benjamin Lemaster

18 October 1803–17 December 1886 (Age 83)
Kanawha, Virginia, United States

The Life of Benjamin

Benjamin Lemaster was born on 18 October 1803, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States as the son of Thomas E. Lemaster and Catharine Thornton. He married Jane H Greer on 4 April 1826. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mason, Mason, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 17 December 1886, in Mason, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Lemaster
1803–1886
Jane H Greer
1808–1835
Marriage: 4 April 1826
Jane C Lemaster
1828–1900
Thomas W Lemaster
1830–1861
Margaret L Lemaster
1832–
John G. Lemaster
1835–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1826
children

(4)

    Jane C Lemaster

    Female1828–1900Female

    Thomas W Lemaster

    Male1830–1861Male

    Margaret L Lemaster

    Female1832–Female

    John G. Lemaster

    Male1835–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Female1775–1848Female

    Isaac Lemaster

    Male1795–1876Male

    George Lemaster

    Male1797–1873Male

    Mary LeMaster

    Female1800–1843Female

    Nancy LeMaster

    Female1801–1891Female

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World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Lemestre ( see Lemaitre ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Lemaster, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benj. Lemaster in entry for Thomas W. Lemaster, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Benjamin LeMaster, "Find A Grave Index"

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