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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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Dave & Joyce Humphrey
Thank you for moving the Shasteens to Grove Hill. I appreciate your efforts on FindAGrave!
Added by Dave & Joyce Humphrey on Jan 12, 2015 6:59 AM
Genie Lady
Olla Odell Chasteen Carter
I will have to look for the Oak Ridge Cemetery book which is packed away in a box in my basement.
Since I listed her burial spot in the cemetery I'm assuming that is where I got the information. But am aware of how people buy burial spots and then children bury them somewhere else. Will look for the book.
Added by Genie Lady on Jan 09, 2015 2:02 PM
tania thompson
RE: Lord
Hi Ray, Thank you for letting me know. Merry Christmas and Happy New Years! Take care,Tania
Added by tania thompson on Dec 18, 2014 9:40 AM
tania thompson
I meant response :)
Added by tania thompson on Dec 18, 2014 7:14 AM
tania thompson
RE: Nimrod
#7810677. # 7810679 I have the links for Nimrods parents and a few siblings. I've went to edit to add birthplace and to add family links. I know I should wait 30 days. I've tried much longer than that. Even private email. I've contacted findagrave for assistance. I've noticed on that creators wall you've had contact four yrs ago. Have you had any respinse? Thanks! Tania
Added by tania thompson on Dec 18, 2014 7:13 AM
tania thompson
Nimrod and Nancy Lord
Hey Ray, Do you know why that person who created that memorial won't link my family links? Is she inactive??
Added by tania thompson on Dec 17, 2014 8:51 PM
Linda Dukes
RE: William Joseph Lord
info from Missouri Death Certificate
Added by Linda Dukes on Oct 26, 2014 9:02 AM
Judy Stroman Kumm
John Yeager #27177394
I am a descendant of John and Elizabeth Duke Yeager (#25949324).
I appreciate your Find A Grave write up on my 3x grandmother and her husband, John.
You have all their children listed on John's page so that is what I'm writing about.
I am wondering where you found a listing of all of their children? Do you have more info on this family that you could share with me? I have Elizabeth's family info if you're interested in adding to it or if you'd like to transfer her to me, that would be wonderful. I understand that Elizabeth Shasteen was his second wife and your lineage surely follows that line, but Elizabeth's doesn't.
I'm also looking for more info on their daughter, Catherine Yeager, that you have listed. Any idea who she married? Needing more info on her.
My 2x great grandmother is Mary Yeager Bower and then my great grandmother is Catherine Lucretia Bower Stroman, mother of my grandfather, Burr Ray Stroman.
Any more info you'd have on John and Elizabeth's family, I would appreciate. You can contact me directly if you would like.
Judy Stroman Kumm #47747203
Thank you!!!!
Added by Judy Stroman Kumm on Sep 24, 2014 10:33 PM
A Miller
wedding anniversary
I'd first like to state I am not a member of this family. But I was wondering in what year did Amber Shasteen and her husband get married?
Added by A Miller on Aug 23, 2014 7:07 PM
Chris F
William Shasteen
My mistake William's middle name is Franklin. I had never heard of him called Saw though. Curious if anyone knows how that came about. Thanks!
Added by Chris F on Aug 22, 2014 7:04 PM
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