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Re: Glascock - Lemert - OH - Licking Co
Posted by: J McAfee Date: February 14, 2001 at 23:01:37
In Reply to: Glascock - Lemert - OH - Licking Co by Norma of 81

Elizabeth is the daughter of Peter Glascock
and Elizabeth Hinds. Peter Glascock, the son of Gregory Glascock & Elizabeth Elder.
Peter Glascock remarried to Anna Glascock, daughter of John Glascock Sr. & Mary Hendren.
Elizabeth was born in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia abt. 1775. She died either in
Licking or Muskingham Co, Ohio on 08/25/1834.

Here are some notes that I have in my gedcom file on Elizabeth (Glascock) Lemert and sources. No other info, sorry.
More info available from:
Gloria Albinak
GALBINAK@aol.com
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Kathy E. Mulvihill
REKMUL@aol.com
Licking County Ohio USGenWeb Registry Page
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohlickin/index.html
April, 1997
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Maud Bauer Miller Letter

I have been going through many old letters and journals that belonged
to my g-grandmother, Maud Bauer Miller who lived in Perryton, Perry
Township,
Licking County and is buried with her husband Lebbeus Dunn Miller, son of
Joseph Miller and Elizabeth Custer, in the Perryton Cemetery. I came
across
her notes that she had written for a presentation at the Frazeysburg
Homecoming
in 1936. Thought you or someone might find it interesting.

This is a portion that she had written. "IN 1817, ELIZABETH GLASCOCK
LEMERT, THE WIDOW OF LEWIS LEMERT,EMIGRATED TO PERRY TOWNSHIP, LICKING
COUNTY,
OHIO. SHE WAS THE OWNER OF A LARGE TRACT OF LAND HERE, AND WITH HER SIX
SONS, BEVERLEY, LABAN, LEROY, THADDEUS, ABNER AND FERDINAND AND HER ONLY
DAUGHTER MINERVA (WHO LATER MARRIED WM. BROWN) AND SEVERAL OF THEIR
FRIENDS
EMIGRATED FROM THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY IN VA. THEY TRAVELED IN COVERED
WAGONS
OVER THE SHENANDOAH TRAIL. PASSED THROUGH THE FERTILE VALLEYS TO THE
RIGHT,
WHERE THE MENDENHALLS AND BLIZZARDS HAD ALREADY CLAIMED LARGE GRANTS OF
LAND, OVER THE ROCKY BALD HILLS UNTIL THEY REACHED THE UPLAND VALLEYS,
WATERED
BY BRUSHY FORK AND WAPATOMICA CREEKS. HERE THE 42 YEAR OLD WIDOW LEMERT
LAID OUT IN OLD VA. STYLE ELIZABETHTOWN, NOW PERRYTON. ONE LONG STREET 24
- QUARTER ACRE LOTS ON EACH SIDE, DIVIDED BY INTERVENING ALLEYS INTO
BLOCKS
OF 4 LOTS EACH, AND LONG ALLEYS RUNNING THE WHOLE LENGTH OF THE STREET AT
THE BACK OF EACH OF THE TWO ROWS OF LOTS. SHE DONATED AN ACRE ABOVE THE
NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE TOWN PLOT FOR A SCHOOL SITE, BUILT A LOG DISCIPLE
CHURCH ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF HER OWN BLOCK OF LOTS. ALSO ESTABLISHED
A BURYING GROUND ABOVE THE SCHOOL SITE, AND GAVE IT TO THE TOWN FOR "AYE".
HER OWN YOUNG SON THADDEUS WAS THE FIRST ONE BURIED THERE. SHE BUILT THE
OLD YELLOW BRICK STILL OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY HER GREAT GRANDSON, DR. WM.
SEWARD. ANOTHER GREAT GRANDSON DR. IRA SEWARD RESIDES ON THE OLD
LEMERT-BROWN
SEWARD FARM A GREAT GRAND-DAUGHTER OF ELIZABETH LEMERT, MRS. HATTIE SEWARD
SCHOOLER HAS MADE FRAZEYSBURG HER HOME FOR MANY YEARS AND HER BUSY LIFE
OF DEVOTION TO HER TOWN AND FAMILY IS TYPICAL TO THAT OF HER MATERNAL
ANCESTOR.
ELIZABETHTOWN WAS ALL SETTLED UP IN 1817 AND HAS NEVER GROWN ANY LARGER."

Another exerpt read....HORACE FAIRALL, FATHER OF HYATT, GRAFTON,AND WESLEY
FAIRALL , WAS ONE OF THE EARLIEST PIONEERS TO THIS AREA. GRAFTON FAIRALL
MARRIED HANNAH CUSTER, DAUGHTER OF JACOB CUSTER AND ELIZABETH "BETSY"
LEATHERMAN. JACOB CUSTER WHO SETTLED NEAR ELIZABETHTOWN ON THE SHENANDOAH
TRAIL ABOUT 1820 WAS KILLED BY HIS HORSES RUNNING AWAY ON THE OLD
KILPATRICK
ROAD. HE OWNED A LARGE TRACT OF LAND BOTH IN MUSKINGUM AND LICKING COUNTY
ON THE "RIM".

My g-g grandfather Joseph Miller went to Elizabethtown in 1827 - died
there in 1891. The Custers were there too. I have tried for over two years
to locate information on my family. If you ever come across any of these
names I would love to hear from you. Many thanks. It is written in my
g-grandmother's
handwriting for her speech to those in attendance at the Frazeysburg
Homecoming
Festivities, Frazeysburg, Muskingum County, Ohio. It is dated August 27,
28, and 29, 1936.
Kathy E. Mulvihill, Email: REKMUL@aol.com
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LDS has info too at:
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

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