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Ray S (#46997025)
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I am a direct descendant of James Shasteen and Phoebe Padgett whose children migrated from Amherst & Rockbridge Counties VA circa 1812-1819. Robert, James & John settled in Yellowbud, Ross County OH by 1820 and Edmund & William, in Henry & Defiance Counties OH by 1830.

Confirmed offspring
Robert Shasteen est 1785-1825/27
..married Nancy Casky 7 Feb 1804
James Shasteen est 1785-1828/29
..believe married Martha
William Shasteen est 1786-after 1841
..Wife not known. Moved from
..Ross to Henry/Defiance Co OH 1821-1829
John Shasteen est 1790-1825/1827
..married Hannah Whitten 03 May 1815
Edmund/Edward Shasteen b 1787 d 1851
..married Susana Whitten 03 Jul 1823
..moved from Ross to Henry/Defiance Co.
Elizabeth Shasteen b 1784/1800
Frances Shasteen b 1784/1800
..married Nathaniel Holly 1818

Presumed offspring
Mary A. Shasteen b 1798 d aft 1860
..married Andrew Ewing 23 Jun 1826
Rosanna Shasteen b 1799 d 1869
..believe not married, raped in Indian attack
..produced Andrew Jackson Shasteen

I am particularly interested in connecting together the Shasteen lines that came off not only James and Phoebe, but also those that came off another James and his brother Jesse who were contemporaries of James and Phoebe. Undoubtedly, all three of these men are related to the Pierre Chastain line, but unfortunately, there has yet to be evidence to document how they are related to one another and to the Pierre Chastain line. In the 1780's and before these three men lived in the same part of Amherst Co. VA with an older James Shasteen (various spellings) who would be the key to connecting them together and to the Pierre Chastain line.

Only time will tell, or maybe not. Please feel free to contact me for more information on this line, especially if you stumble across any pertinent 1740-1780 information!
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Frances Beckstrom Helmintoller
RE: Henry Brown Cemetery
Can't be any more specific than the directions I gave on the cemetery description. The jeep trail is overgrown a little on the road and this is where you leave your vehicle and start walking. The walk is no difficult, it's finding the trail that's hard. I went by it several times before I found it by asking a nearby resident (he was a relative) where it was. The cemetery is not kept and very overgrown. Wear shoes, a 5' black racer and I parted company when I nearly put my nose on him.
Added by Frances Beckstrom Helmint... on Jun 29, 2014 6:07 PM
Jean Fremion McKibben
John Yeager 27177394
Am researching John Yeager, Find A Grave #27177394, buried at Pierce Witmer Cemetery in LaGrange County, Indiana. I am searching for his specific military service in the War of 1812 (regiment, etc.) and am having difficulty finding any John Yeager who enlisted from Beaver or Butler counties - as well as there are several John Yeagers! The Veterans' Headstone Project wishes to add a supplemental marker at his grave site highlighting his military service - any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Jean
Added by Jean Fremion McKibben on Feb 16, 2014 11:30 AM
James Shasteen
Do you have documentation showing his middle name as David? Only thing I found was Davis.
Added by JMS on Jan 13, 2014 5:50 PM
James & Anna Shasteen
Both are buried in Greenhill Cemetery. I will go take a photo for you. I walked this cemetery for the Moultrie Country Historical Society & updated their book. I only live a mile away. The Shasteen's are all in my line. You transferred some to me. Send me a note with the ones you want photos of. I may have them on my computer.
Added by JMS on Jan 13, 2014 4:55 PM
I received your request for transfers of several Shasteens. What is your relationship to them? Victor & Pauline are in my family line through Pauline. I will recheck my family notes.
Added by JMS on Jan 10, 2014 1:59 PM
Alicia Woolridge Morgason
Gale Shasteen & Fern Goodwin
I received your request to transfer these two memorials to you. What is your relationship to both individuals, as I am also related to them? If you would like to email me directly, I can be reached at:

Alicia Woolridge Morgason
Added by Alicia Woolridge Morgason on Jan 10, 2014 12:08 PM
Gene Wilt
Bloomingburg Cemetery

Requested Transfer's have been made.

You have my permission to use the photos for personal use.

Glad I could help you out.

Gene Wilt
Washington Court House
Fayette County, Ohio 43160
Added by Gene Wilt on Jan 08, 2014 7:31 AM
Anne Rupert
William P Shasteen 36962886

I just realized that and deleted mine. I have advised Deb Felger to please link Ida to your William P and will go from there.

Added by Anne Rupert on Jan 07, 2014 9:58 AM
Anne Rupert
William P Shasteen 36962886

I just realized that and deleted mine. I have advised Deb Felger to please link Ida to your William P and will go from there.

Added by Anne Rupert on Jan 07, 2014 9:58 AM
Denise Gane
Descendant of Rosanna Shasteen
I have traced my roots on my maternal grandmother's side back to Rosanna Shasteen and hit a stumbling block. Just today I found something that said Andrew Jackson Shasteen's father was an unknown indian and visited Duff cemetery where they are said to be buried and found nothing to confirm this. Any information you may have on Rosanna or Andrew would be helpful.
Thank you!
Added by Denise Gane on Jul 28, 2013 7:34 PM
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