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Marriage: Children:
  1. Chandler Camden "Champ" Lester: Birth: 3 NOV 1809 in Montgomery County, Virginia. Death: 9 NOV 1888 in Lester, Raleigh County, West Virginia

  2. Charles S. Lester: Birth: 3 MAY 1811. Death: 23 MAY 1897 in Raleigh County, West Virginia

  3. Byer Lester: Birth: 17 MAR 1813 in Montgomery County, Virginia. Death: 1878 in Patrick County, Virginia

  4. Susannah Jane Lester: Birth: 14 DEC 1814 in Montgomery County, Virginia. Death: 15 FEB 1888 in Brown County, Indiana

  5. John Simmons Lester: Birth: 30 NOV 1816 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 27 DEC 1882 in Raleigh County, West Virginia

  6. James Patterson Preston Lester: Birth: 3 NOV 1818 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 23 NOV 1903 in Wayne County, West Virginia

  7. Delilah Lester: Birth: 11 NOV 1820 in Montgomery County, Virginia. Death: OCT 1888 in Floyd County, Virginia

  8. Boston Lester: Birth: 25 DEC 1822 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 1900 in Floyd County, Virginia

  9. Gordon C. Lester: Birth: 23 MAR 1825. Death: 8 JAN 1853 in Floyd County, Virginia

  10. Ballard Lester: Birth: 21 MAR 1827. Death: in young years

  11. Rebecca Lester: Birth: 31 MAY 1829 in Floyd County, Virginia.

  12. William S. Lester: Birth: 23 JAN 1832 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: JAN 1916 in Bristow, Oklahoma


Sources
1. Title:   The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery County Virginia
Page:   pg. 79
Author:   Marguerite Tise, comp.
Publication:   Copyright 1996 Marguerite Tise, P.O. Box 343, Floyd, VA 24091-0343
2. Title:   "Virginia, Marriages 1740-1850," (index-only)
Publication:   <i>Ancestry</i>, citing Dodd, Jordan R., et al., <i>Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850</i>, Precision Indexing Publishers, Bountiful, Utah

Notes
a. Note:   Co., Virginia. Research. Reed Land Deeds - Montgomery County, VA from LDS films 0032611, 0032612, 0032613 read & transcribed by: Susan M. Jurban April, 2001. Online <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/Reed%20County%20Land%20Deeds.htm> 14 October 2001.
  DB F, pages 211-212 - 7 January 1816 betw. Humphrey Reed and Permelia his wife to William Lester, said Humphrey Reed and Melia his wife for $100, a tract of land containing 63 acres and a half and fifteen poles on the waters of Little River bounded by . . . the corner of William Lesters plantation . . . witnesses: Mathew Cox, David Slusher, Peter Reed signed: Humphrey Reed, Permelia (her x mark) Reed recorded: September Court 1816
  DB A, page 47 - 17 March 1832 between Andrew E. Reed of FCV and William Lester of FCV for $15 for a small parcel of land containing ten acres on a branch intersecting in the Gap fork branch a branch of Little River and bounded . . . joining George Reeds land . . . near a spring . . . joining Chap Lester line signed: And. E. Reed recorded: Floyd March Court 1832
  DB B, page 176 - 13 July 1838 between Andrew E. Reed of FCV and William Lester of FCV for $450 land containing 150 acres near Willis Ridge on the gap fork & waters of Little River bounded . . . on a line of Martins survey on Willis ridge, thence north with a waggon road to the head of a hollow . . . on a line of Emmery Altizer . . . on a conditional line of Champ Lester . . . to Martins survey signed: Andrew E. Reed recorded: Floyd August Court 1838
  1810 U.S. Federal Census Montgomery County, Virginia Page No. 660 William Lester 1 male under 10 yo 1 male 16 & under 25 yo 1 female 16 & under 25 yo (43 in file)
  1820 U.S. Federal Census Montgomery County, Virginia Christiansburg, Page No. 177A William Lester (2 in file)
  1830 U.S. Federal Census Montgomery County, Virginia 2 males 5 & under 10 yo 2 males 10 & under 15 yo 2 males 15 & under 20 yo 1 males 40 & under 50 yo 1 female under 5 yo 1 female 5 & under 10 yo 2 females 15 & under 20 yo 1 female 40 & under 50 yo 12 persons in houshold (63 & 64 in file)
  1831 Personal Property Tax List Floyd County, Virginia Lester, William 2 thithes, 4 horses, tax .24 [Source: Jeffrey C. Weaver, transcribed July 2, 1998; Floyd County, Virginia, Personal Property Tax List 1831; online http://ls.net/~newriver/va/floy1831.htm]
  1840 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia William Lester (3 in file)
  1. Lester, William S. b. 10-7-1785 MCVA, d. 1865 FCVA, s/o John Lester & Catherine Plickenstalver. William Lester m. Rebecca Simmons 1-10-1809 MCVA. 1840 FCVA pg 168: William Lester, 1 male & 1 female 50-59 yo, 1 male 20-29 yo, 2 males & 1 female 15-19 yo, 1 female 10-14 yo, 1 male 5-9 yo. 1850 FCVA H710: William Lester, 65 yo w/m farmer, b. Montgomery, $2000, can not read or write, HOH. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H791: William Lester Sr, 74 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1500/1565, HOH. + Lester, Rebecca b. 3-5-1790 FCVA, d. c1861, d/o ?. 1850 FCVA H710: Rebecca 63 yo w/f, b. Floyd. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H791: Rebecca 69 yo w/f, b. VA. ...2. Lester, Boston b. c1822 FCVA. Boston Lester, 32 yo single w/m farmer, b. FCVA, s/o Wm & Rebecca, m. 4/18/1854 FCVA Leathy Weeks, 40 yo single w/f, b. Bedford Co., d/o Joseph & Mary Weeks. 1850 FCVA H710: Boston 28 yo w/m, b. Floyd, laborer. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H777: Boston Lester, 37 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $800/485, HOH. 1870 FCVA JT H85: Boston Lester, 48 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $800/350, HOH. 1880 FCVA JT JT H379: Boston Lester, 56 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, HOH. 1890 FCVA JD: Boston Lester, 68 yo HOH. ......+ Lester, Leatha T. b. c1815 Bedford Co., VA, d. 12-18-1893 FCVA of liver complaint, 80y, d/o Joseph Weeks & Mary ___. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H777: Leatha T. 40 yo w/f, b. VA. 1870 FCVA JT H85: Elitha 56 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house. 1880 FCVA JT JT H379: Lethe 66 yo wife, b. VA. 1890 FCVA JD: Lethia 66 yo. ......3. Lester, female infant b. dead 5-20-1856 FCVA. ...... Whitlock, Sarah E. b. c1859 VA. 1870 FCVA JT H85: Sarah E. Whitlock, 11 yo w/f, b. VA, Boston Lester HOH. ...2. Lester, Gordon C. b. 12-23-1825 FCVA. 1850 FCVA H710: Gordon C. 24 yo w/m, b. Floyd, laborer. ...2. Lester, Rebecca b. 5-31-1829 FCVA. Rebecca m. Mahlon Turman 3-17-1855 FCVA lic, s/o Mathew Turman & Sarah Cox. 1850 FCVA H710: Rebecca 17 yo w/f, b. Floyd. ...2. Lester, William S. b. 1-23-1832 FCVA. William S. Lester m. Rebecca Cooper, d/o Jno. Cooper 3-13-1856 MCVA bond. 1850 FCVA H710: William. 17 yo w/m, b. Floyd, laborer. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H791: William S. Lester, 27 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $0/350-married but with parents. 1870 FCVA AR 106/103: William S. 38 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, $1,300/580, HOH. ......+ Lester, Rebecca b. c1836 VA, d/o John Cooper & Mary Thompson of MCVA. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H791: Rebecca 23 yo w/f, b. VA. ?1870 FCVA AR 106/103: Frances R. 35 yo w/f, b. VA, keeping house. ......3. Lester, John William Robert b. c1857 VA. John m. Nancy R. ____. 1860 FCVA FCH PO H791: Robert 3 yo w/m, b. VA. 1870 FCVA AR 106/103: John Wm Robert 13 yo w/m, b. VA, at home. 1880 FCVA AR 234/234: John W. Lester, 22 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, HOH. .........+ Lester, Nancy R. b. c1860 VA. 1880 FCVA AR 234/234: Nancy R. 20 yo wife, b. VA. .........4. Lester, Mary S. b. c1877 VA. 1880 FCVA AR 234/234: Mary S. 3 yo dau, b. VA. .........4. Lester, Becca A. b. 10-1880 VA. 1880 FCVA AR 234/234: Becca A. 7/12 dau, b. October VA. .........?4. Lester, Charles b. 12-16-1882 FCVA, s/o Robert & Rachel. ......3. Lester, Shelton b. 1861 FCVA. 1870 FCVA AR 106/103: Shelton 8 yo w/m, b. VA, at home. ......3. Lester, Frances Cora b. c1864 VA. 1870 FCVA AR 106/103: Frances Cora 6 yo w/f, b. VA, at home. ......3. Lester, Kurgless (male) b. c1867 VA. 1870 FCVA AR 106/103: Kurgless 3 yo w/m, b. VA, at home. ......3. Lester, Mahlon b. c1869 VA. 1870 FCVA AR 106/103: Mahlon 1 yo w/m, b. VA, at home.
Note:   Source: Reininger, Barbara. Camery Family Connections. Families of Floyd


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