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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Samuel Lester: Birth: 2 APR 1836 in Virginia. Death: 26 OCT 1861

  2. Mildred "Milly" Lester: Birth: 15 JUN 1837 in Virginia. Death: 20 MAR 1914 in Center, Greene County, Missouri

  3. Job Lester: Birth: 8 SEP 1839. Death: 1911

  4. Lochona Lester: Birth: 24 JAN 1840 in Floyd County, Virginia.

  5. Perry Lester: Birth: 26 APR 1841 in Floyd County, Virginia.

  6. Paris P. Lester: Birth: 13 NOV 1842 in Floyd COunty, Virginia.

  7. Tamar A. Lester: Birth: 24 APR 1844 in Floyd County, Virginia.

  8. Daniel Lester: Birth: 30 MAR 1846 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 28 AUG 1866

  9. Rebecca Lester: Birth: 7 NOV 1847 in Floyd County, Virginia.

  10. Victorine Lester: Birth: 2 JUL 1849 in Floyd County, Virginia.

  11. Gordon Lester: Birth: 1 NOV 1850 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 1 MAY 1935 in Montgomery County, Virginia

  12. Elevia Ellen Lester: Birth: 3 MAY 1852 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 15 AUG 1925 in Montgomery County, Virginia

  13. Champ Lester: Birth: 27 JAN 1854 in Floyd County, Virginia. Death: 17 APR 1859 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia

  14. Rachel Isabella Lester: Birth: 14 DEC 1855 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia.

  15. William Lester: Birth: 25 DEC 1858 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia. Death: 19 APR 1859 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia

  16. Virginia Lester: Birth: 15 MAY 1860 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia. Death: 20 MAY 1860 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia


Sources
1. Title:   The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery County Virginia
Author:   Marguerite Tise, comp.
Publication:   Copyright 1996 Marguerite Tise, P.O. Box 343, Floyd, VA 24091-0343

Notes
a. Note:   1831 Personal Property Tax List Floyd County, Virginia Lester, Champ 1 thithes, 1 horse, tax .06 [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 Champ Lester pg 174 2 males 0-4 yo (Samuel and Job) 1 male 30-39 yo (Champ) 2 females 0-4 yo (Milly and Lochona) 1 female 20-29 yo (Rachel) (in file)
  1850 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia HH #684 Champ Lester, 42 yo w/m farmer, b. Floyd, $2,300, HOH Rachel 34 yo w/f, b. Patrick, can not read or write Samuel 14 yo w/m, b. Patrick, laborer Milly 13 yo w/f, b. Floyd John 10 yo w/m, b. Floyd Lockany 9 yo w/, b. Floyd Perry 6 yo w/m, b. Floyd Paris 4 yo w/m, b. Floyd Tamer 3 yo w/, b. Floyd Daniel 2 yo w/m, b. Floyd Victorcy 1 yo w/, b. Floyd (check image)
  1850 Slave Schedule
  1860 U.S. Federal Census Raleigh County, (West) Virginia The Neighborhood of Shockley Coal River Marshes Sheet No. 964 HH #259-236 Champ Lester 49 Rachel Lester 43 Samuel Lester 24 Job Lester 21 Loch o Lester 20 Perry Lester 19 Pearis Lester 17 Thamer Lester 16 Daniel Lester 14 Rebecca Lester 12 Victoria Lester 10 Gordon Lester 9 Alethia Lester 7 Issabella Lester 4 (2 in file)
  1870 U.S. Federal Census Raleigh, West Virginia Trap Hill Lester, Champ 60 Lester, Rachel 54 Lester, Parris 25 Lester, Rebecca 21 Lester, Virtorrine 19 Lester, Jordon 18 Lester, Levi E. 16 Lester, Rachel I. 13 Medley, Jas. J. 9 (9 in file) directly following is Elijah Peters and wife Tamar, daughter of Champ.
  1880 U.S. Federal Census Raleigh, West Virginia Trap Hill, 194B Lester, Champ Self M Male W 70 VA Farmer VA VA Lester, Rachel Wife M Female W 68 VA Keeping Hou Lester, Victorine Dau S Female W 30 VA House Keeping VA VA (check image)
  Burial: Find A Grave Lester Town Cemetery Raleigh County, West Virginia [Source: online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=lester&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=41&CRid=196060&pt=Lester%20Town%20Cemetery&]


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