Eleazer “Ealy” Lemaster

Eleazer “Ealy” Lemaster

Amherst, Amherst County, Virginia, USA
Death 1857 (aged 96–97)
Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 32767844 · View Source
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Eleazer & Rachel are my 5th great grandparents. He was a son of John Lemaster & Sarah Vest
Eleazor was in Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1790, then moved to Lee County, Virginia and later to Knox County, Kentucky. Listed in Floyd County census for 1810, 1820, and 1830. In 1824 he patented 150 acres on Mudlick in the present Johnson County, KY. The 1850 census of Johnson County shows him age 90, living with his daughter Elizabeth.

Eleazer & John Lemaster moved to Spartenburg, SC ca 1789 & stayed abt 5 years - reported there by 1790 census (as was a John Tackett). Next report was 1797 - 1800 tax lists of Lee Co., VA, the 1802 - 1810 tax rolls of Knox Co., KY, reporting land on the Cumberland River (area now in a part of Harlan Co. which is adj to Lee Co, VA.

4 Sep 1786, Eleazer Lemaster m. in Amherst Co., VA, Miss Machell Tackett, Security: John Lemaster. During their 7 to 8 years of marriage Machell bore 3 sons and a daughter Elizabeth who would later marry Jesse Osburn. Within 2 years of Machell's death, Eleazer m. (2) Rachel Ramey who bore him 9 children.

1786 Virginia, Marriages-Amhurst
Name: Eleazer Lemaster
Spouse: Machell Tacket
Marriage Date: 4 Sep 1786
Marriage Location: Amherst County, Va

1790 United States Federal Census
Name: Eliazer Lemaster [Eleazer Lemaster]
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Spartanburg, SC
Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females: 2
Number of Household Members: 4

1854 Kentucky, Land Grants
Grantee: Eleazer Lemaster
Number of Acres: 15
Survey Date: 28 Nov 1854
County: Johnson
Watercourse: Blair Cr
Book Number: 49

Eleazer Lemaster's stone can be found in the Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville but he's actually buried on a hill not far away. According to Johnson Co. Ky. federal census in 1850, Eleazer was 90 years old and born in North Carolina. This puts his date of birth around 1760. He was 97 years old when he died.

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  • Added: 8 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32767844
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleazer “Ealy” Lemaster (1760–1857), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32767844, citing Johnson County Memorial Cemetery, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Timeless (contributor 47075095) .