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Benjamin LeMasters
Birth: Jun. 15, 1756
Charles County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1837
Gilboa
Nicholas County
West Virginia, USA

Husband of Rebecca Ann Martin-LeMasters. Son of Isaac and Nancy Anne Scott-LeMasters.

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERAN, Served from 1776 - 1779/80?

Benjamin Lemasters was recuited into the 1st Virginia Regiment by a Lt Culp and took the oath on 1 October 1776. He enlisted for a three month period and joined a company commanded by William S Lewis of Staunton, Virginia. He served at: White Plains, Trenton, Princeton, Morristown (promoted to Sgt and re-enlisted), Brandywine Creek, Germantown, Fort Mifflin, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, Camp Robinson, Bound Brook, and Sandy Hook. Benjamin Lemasters' last muster was recorded on 7 May 1779.

Pension was granted in Nicholas County VA/WV in 1833, Cert # 16923.

Read the following book about the life and family of Benjamin Lemasters:

Benjamin Lemasters of Nicholas County, West Virginia : his ancestry, his war record, his descendants / by Ronald V. Hardway

86 yrs 6 mos 1 day

On stone name spelled LAMASTRES

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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Ann Martin - LeMasters (1758 - 1844)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth LeMaster - Robinson (1780 - 1832)*
  Mary LeMasters Boggs (1782 - 1851)*
  Nancy Annah LeMasters Boggs (1784 - 1870)*
  Jane F. LeMasters - Boggs (1789 - 1869)*
  Rebecca Jane LeMasters Rader (1796 - 1890)*
  Catherine LeMasters - Givens (1799 - 1885)*
  Keziah M. LeMasters Campbell (1802 - 1877)*
  Elvira LeMasters - Rader (1804 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BENJAMIN LAMASTERS
DIED Dec-16-1837
AGED 86y. 6m. &, 10d.

ON PLACK
Revolutionary Soldier
Benjamin Lemasters
Born Died
1756 1837
Borderland Chapter, D.A.R.

 
Burial:
LeMasters Cemetery
Gilboa
Nicholas County
West Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.32721, -80.9259
 
Maintained by: Tommy Temple
Originally Created by: Richard Lemasters
Record added: May 07, 2007
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Also my 5th Gr.Grandfather. Wish you could see all those who are proud to become part of your family. Rest in the peace of all you did for all of us today. Our Stowell family is grateful for you.
- Mary Lou
 Added: Jan. 15, 2017
Thank you for your service to my 7th great grandfather.
- Susan Teter
 Added: Sep. 10, 2016
He is my 5th great-grandfather. I am so proud of his service in the Revolutionary War. It turns out, I was born in Chester County, right in the midst of where he served in Pennsylvania.~Susan Tobelmann Knight
- susan knight
 Added: Sep. 5, 2016
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