Lemon Carpenter Yaw

Lemon Carpenter Yaw was born in Pennsylvania in 1852, the second of three children of Loren Yaw and Elizabeth or Beula Ann Green.

He married Rosalia Ellen Mullan in 1876. The family is listed in the 1880 U.S. census for Elkland, Pennsylvania, which records them as Lemuel or Samuel Yaw (a 28-year-old farmer born in Vermont) and Ellen Yaw (his 28-year-old wife, born in England). With them is their one-year-old daughter Ellen Yaw; they went on to have nine further children, including George Washington Yaw (1883–1966).

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