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We will list all Families, by Earliest Ancestor and Line Leader who wish to be listed.  We hope that eventually, all families will be listed on this page.   We also hope to eventually locate descendants of each family and to arrange their participation in the DNA project. (Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but we will indicate families who have a man representing them in the DNA Project .)

Lester

  • Robert Lester b unknown d unknown - darious [robert AT otihistory.com]
    • Jacob Lester b probably in VA d unknown m Lewis?
      • Lewis Lester Sr. b 1755 VA d 1823 Oglethorpe Co., GA m Rhoda Russell
        • Lewis Lester Jr. b 1790 Chesterfield Co., VA d 1868 Clarke Co., GA, m Elizabeth Patman
          • Patman Lester b 1828 Oglethorpe Co., GA d 1908 Jackson Co., GA m Susannah Daniell
            • William Patman Lester b 1850 Clarke Co., GA d 1889 Clarke Co., GA m Emma Jean Wood
              • Tolbert Newton Lester b 1883 Clarke Co., GA d 1972 Hall Co., GA m Ada E. McDonald
                • Donald Patman Lester b 1912 Jackson Co., GA d 1995 Hall Co., GA m E. I. Wade
  • Jacob Lester b c1720 d 1793 m Martha Lewis - pdlester [pdlester AT sbcglobal.net]
    • Lewis Lester b 1755 VA d 3 Jan 1823 Oglethorpe Co., GA m Rhoda Russell
      • Isham Lester b 1799 Chesterfield Co VA d aft 1860 Alcorn Co., MS or Giles Co., TN m M. McDonald
        • Lewis John Lester b 1831 Giles Co MS d 1906 Denton Co., TX, m Julia Ann Moody
          • John Lewis Lester b 4/19/1862 Tippah Co., MS d 8/8/1924 Dalton (?), OK m Mildred M. Padgett
            • William Lewis Lester b 8/27/1910 Young Co., TX d 11/27/1991 Travis Co., TX L-6 92118
  • John Lester Sr. b 11 Jan 1752 Bucks Co., PA d 29 Jan 1825 VA m C. Plickenstalver - Bob Lester [rflester53 AT yahoo.com]
    • Hulen Lester b 6 May 1795 Mongomery Co., VA d 27 Jun 1888 VA m Eleanor Simmons
      • John Floyd Lester b 25 Aug 1828 Montgomery Co., VA d 21 Dec 1899 Floyd Co., VA m Susan Chaffin
        • Hulen Berdine Lester b 28 Nov 1856 Floyd Co., VA d 18 May 1940 Floyd Co., VA m Nanzella Duncan
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          • Wilmer Hulen Lester b 4 May 1891 Floyd Co., VA d 9 Apr 1953 Mongomery Co., VA m Juanita Iris Lester - Jerry Curtis Lester [jandbrare AT yahoo.com]
      • Charles David Lester b 29 Dec 1838 d 14 Nov 1911 m Mary Ellen Wright
        • Joseph Letcher Lester b 15 Mar 1869 Floyd Co., VA d 16 Nov 1930 Harrisonburg, VA m Hetta Abigail Howell
          • Lathie Windot Lester b 1 Nov 1893 Floyd Co., VA d 20 Nov 1977 Chester Co., PA m Isa Ellen Lester
  • Jesse Lester b c1771 d 1819 Tazewell Co., VA m Nancy Drake (or Turner) - Deborah Kazazis [dbkazazi AT otenet.gr]
    • James Henry Lester b 1812 d 1887 Tazewell Co., VA m Jershua Jane Asbury - JackLester [jacklester79 AT hotmail.com]
      • James Henry Lester b 1856 d 1931 Tazewell Co., VA m Eliza Whitten Deskins
        • Benjamin Harrison Lester b 1888 d 1933 Tazewell Co., VA m Myrtle Bell Horne N72000
    • Isaac Lester b 1818 m Nancy (Jane Deskins) Blankenship
      • Reece Lester b c1847 m Josephine Shreve (Shrieves)
        • Sylvester Lester b 1888 m Sadie Lee Morrow
  • William Lester b 12 Sep 1772 NC d 20 Aug 1863 Hanover, WV m Dorcas Duncan - pluto [pluto9 AT truvista.net]
    • Joseph b 15 Jan 1801 NC d 28 Sep 1863 Hanover, WV m Dicie Bailey
      • Matthew J. b 10 Jun 1846 Logan Co., VA d 12 Jan 1931 Wyoming Co., WV m Arminta Wilson
        • Alexander b 7 Jun 1873 Wyoming Co., WV d 19 Feb 1941 Justice, WV m Lena T. Browning
          • Jesse Wayne b 23 Mar 1909 Gilbert, WV d 5 Nov 1982 Huntington, WV m Myrtle A. Brown 144212
  • Jacob Lester b c 1773 VA d Bef 1840 GA m Lucy Jarrell - Stan Bevers [scbevers AT comcast.net]
    • James W. Lester b 28 Nov 1829 GA d 5 May 1873 m Elizabeth Hawkins Bullock
      • James A. Lester b 22 Dec 1856 GA d 26 Aug 1936 GA m Hollie Monia G. Kidd
        • Hattie Bishop Lester b 1 Nov 1879 Clarke Co, GA d 31 Oct 1968 GA m James Robert Bevers 132470
  • Henry Lester (Buddy Hence) m1 Elvira m2 ? - Shad [smusail AT yahoo.com]
    • Peyton Lester
    • Phillip Lester
    • Josephine Lester m1? Jackson m2 Albert Simington
      • Melvina Elizabeth 10/10/1889
      • Ollie Simington 1891
      • Viola Josephine 1894
      • Mary Love Irealia 2/3/1896
    • Ella Lester
    • Clyde Lester, m Felix Chapman
    • Carrie Lester
    • Emma Lester
    • Laura
    • Ida
    • Julia
    • Sarah
    • Mary
    • Henry
    • Bautch
    • Sheperd
  • Barnet Lester b 1794 VA d c1836 TN m Jane Vaughan - Gaye Stanga [glstanga AT bellsouth.net]
    • Benjamin Lewis Lester b c1820 VA d 1868 LA m Mary Clark Polk
      • George Robert Lester b 1853 LA d 1918 OK m Valdivian Callaway
        • James Thomas Lester b 1888 OK d 1965 OK m Martha Townsend L-9 129606
  • William A. Lester b 1816 Edgefield Dist., SC d 1873 Seale Station, Russell Co., AL m Elizabeth Ann Day - William [jwj8085 AT fastmail.fm]
    • John H. Lester b 1843 Seale Station, Russell Co., AL d Hatcheechubbee, Russell Co., AL m Ellen L. Vann
      • Joseph H. Lester b 5 Apr 1872 Seale Station, Russell Co., AL d 11 May 1941 Woodlawn, Jefferson Co., AL m Loet Lopez
      • Wiliam Archibald Lester b 5 Apr 1872 Hatchechubbee, Russell Co., AL d 16 Oct 1953 Bessemer, Jefferson Co., AL m Rada Annia Martin
        • Leila Luellen Lester b 18 Sep 1899 Seale, Russell Co., AL d 28 Dec 1989 Clanton, Chilton Co., AL m Gid Jones
        • Annie Will Lester b 1903 Seale, Russell Co., AL d c1968 Fairhope, Baldwin Co., AL m1 C. F. Williams m2 Walter M. Copp
        • Mildred Inez Lester b c1906 Seale, Russell Co., AL d c2000 Franklin, TN m Floyd Whittle Lacey
        • Johnna Gertrude Lester b 13 Sep 1910 Woodlawn, Jefferson Co.,  AL d 24 May 1971 Montevallo, Shelby Co., AL m John Hardy
      • John Lester b Sep 1875 Hatchechubbee, Russell Co., AL
      • Mary Lester b 1877 Hatchechubbee, Russell Co., AL
      • Willie Agness Lester b 1879 Hatchechubbee, Russell Co., AL
      • Frances Ford Lester b 1880 Hatchechubbee, Russell Co., AL 88386
  • John Lester b 1821 NC d Patoka, IL m Elizabeth - slester [slester AT partners.org]
    • Godfrey Nelson Lester b 12/20/1872 NC d 10/2/1930 Dalton City, IL  m Norma Mae Hollingshead
      • Glen Ruby Lester b 10/15/1898 IL d 2/14/1927 Chicago, IL  m Edna Clark L-4 89458
  • Henry Alexander Lester b 1856 d 1924 Gwinnett Co., GA m Rachel Elizabeth Dutton - Tammy Atkinson Morgan [ta_mor AT msn.com]
    • Viranice Louise Lester b 1886 GA d 1958 Gwinnett Co., GA m John Frank Hughes
  • Edward Mathias Lester b 1894 d 1974 - Doris Lester Ritter [dritter_1 AT charter.net]

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