Lester Ancestors

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Table of Contents

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CASSADAY, FLAUGHER, LESTER, MULLINS

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CASSADAY Family

First Generation

1. Daniel1 Cassaday was born in VA 1780.

He married Jenny Mullins in Halifax County, VA, November 18, 1800. She was the daughter of ? Mullins and Mary Toombs.

Daniel Cassaday and Jenny Mullins had the following children:

child 2 i. Martha2 Cassaday.

child 3 ii. Parthenia Cassaday was born in VA July 9, 1811. Parthenia died February 1, 1905 in Tuscola, IL, at 93 years of age. She married Sigler Heiss Lester in Paris, IL, May 14, 1833. Sigler was born in VA October 29, 1804. He was the son of John Lester and Mary Ziegler. Sigler died May 22, 1864 in Garrett, IL, at 59 years of age. His body was interred 1864 in Tuscola, IL, Upper Lester Cemetery. (See Sigler Heiss Lester for the continuation of this line.)

FLAUGHER Family

First Generation

1. Christopher1 Flaugher birth date unknown.

He married Elizabeth Banfield.

Christopher Flaugher and Elizabeth Banfield had the following child:

child 2 i. Sydny K.2 Flaugher was born in Greenup County, KY August 3, 1812. Sydny died January 27, 1882 in IL, at 69 years of age. Her body was interred 1882 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery. She married Samuel Lester in Greenup County, KY, December 8, 1829. Samuel was born in Blair Creek, Floyd County, KY March 6, 1806. He was the son of John Lester and Mary Ziegler. Samuel died September 22, 1860 in Douglas County, IL, at 54 years of age. His body was interred 1860 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery. (See Samuel Lester for the continuation of this line.)

LESTER Family

First Generation

1. John1 Lester was born in Tug Creek, WV June 9, 1780. John died October 22, 1852 in Tuscola, IL, at 72 years of age.

He married Mary Ziegler. Mary was born in KY March 1, 1785. Mary died 1835 in Tuscola, IL.

John Lester and Mary Ziegler had the following children:

child + 2 i. Sigler Heiss2 Lester was born October 29, 1804.

child + 3 ii. Samuel Lester was born March 6, 1806.

child 4 iii. Katie Lester was born in KY 1811.

child 5 iv. Martha Lester was born in KY 1813.

child 6 v. Elizabeth Lester was born in KY 1817.

child 7 vi. Harvey Lester was born in KY 1820.

child 8 vii. Stephen Lester was born in KY 1822.

Second Generation

2. Sigler Heiss2 Lester (John1) was born in VA October 29, 1804. Sigler died May 22, 1864 in Garrett, IL, at 59 years of age. His body was interred 1864 in Tuscola, IL, Upper Lester Cemetery.

He married Parthenia Cassaday in Paris, IL, May 14, 1833. Parthenia was born in VA July 9, 1811. She was the daughter of Daniel Cassaday and Jenny Mullins. Parthenia died February 1, 1905 in Tuscola, IL, at 93 years of age.

Sigler Heiss Lester and Parthenia Cassaday had the following children:

child 9 i. Harriett Ann3 Lester was born in Garrett Twp, IL May 26, 1835. Harriett died May 12, 1915 in Tuscola, IL, at 79 years of age. She married William Howe in IL, November 23, 1853. William was born in Bourbon County, KY November 23, 1829. William died January 27, 1892 in Douglas County, IL, at 62 years of age.

child 10 ii. Eliza Jane Lester was born in Garrett Twp, IL May 26, 1835. Eliza died January 23, 1918 at 82 years of age. She married James Harvey Howe in Charleston, IL, February 27, 1857. James was born in Bourbon County, KY June 1, 1832. James died March 24, 1895 at 62 years of age.

child 11 iii. Almeta Juliet Lester was born in IL February 9, 1839. Almeta died January 27, 1892 at 52 years of age. She married Elbert S. Crowley in Coles County, IL, February 4, 1858.

child 12 iv. John Daniel Lester was born in IL December 5, 1840. John died April 10, 1904 in Tuscola, IL, at 63 years of age. His body was interred 1904 in Tuscola, IL. He married Anna E. Edwards in Douglas County, IL, December 27, 1866.

child 13 v. Louisa Emily Angeline Lester was born in Coles County, IL December 28, 1842. Louisa died September 1, 1897 in Clinton, IN, at 54 years of age. She married Daniel C. Johnson in Douglas County, IL, April 1866.

child 14 vi. Mary Elizabeth Lester was born in IL November 28, 1844. Mary died November 6, 1845 in IL, at less than one year of age. Her body was interred 1845 in Tuscola, IL, Upper Lester Cemetery.

child 15 vii. Orlando B. Lester was born in IL January 19, 1847. Orlando died November 30, 1915 in Washington, DC, at 68 years of age. He married Alice Wyndham.

Orlando's occupation: US Patent Office in Washington DC.

child + 16 viii. Lemuel P. Oelonzo Lester was born July 7, 1849.

child 17 ix. Mary Katherine Lester was born in IL October 1, 1852. Mary died April 25, 1855 in Douglas County, IL, at 2 years of age.

child 18 x. Margaret N. Lester was born in IL 1861. Margaret died April 25, 1865 in IL. Her body was interred 1865 in Douglas County, IL, Upper Lester Cemetery.

3. Samuel2 Lester (John1) was born in Blair Creek, Floyd County, KY March 6, 1806. Samuel died September 22, 1860 in Douglas County, IL, at 54 years of age. His body was interred 1860 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery.

He married Sydny K. Flaugher in Greenup County, KY, December 8, 1829. Sydny was born in Greenup County, KY August 3, 1812. She was the daughter of Christopher Flaugher and Elizabeth Banfield. Sydny died January 27, 1882 in IL, at 69 years of age. Her body was interred 1882 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery.

Samuel Lester and Sydny K. Flaugher had the following children:

child 19 i. Cirrilda3 Lester was born in Greenup County, KY December 22, 1829. Cirrilda died March 7, 1860 in IL, at 30 years of age. Her body was interred 1860 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery. She married John Quincy Adams in IL, November 4, 1849.

child 20 ii. Juliana Lester was born in IL June 21, 1831. Juliana died June 23, 1873 at 42 years of age. Her body was interred 1873 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery. She married Benjamin F. Beavers in IL, April 24, 1849.

child 21 iii. Perry Lester was born in IL August 17, 1833. Perry died January 23, 1883 at 49 years of age. His body was interred 1883 in Douglas County, IL, Cartwright Cemetery. He married Elvira Randolph in Douglas County, IL, March 27, 1862.

child 22 iv. Stephen M. Lester was born in IL October 7, 1836. He married Arlena J. Gillum December 20, 1860.

Stephen served in the military in Douglas County, IL. Illinios 79th Infantry, Company B.

child 23 v. Thomas G. Lester was born in IL September 2, 1838. Thomas died March 7, 1863 in Murfreesboro, TN, at 24 years of age. His body was interred 1863 in Douglas County, IL, Lower Lester Cemetery. Thomas served in the military in Douglas County, IL. Illinois 79th Infantry, Company B.

child 24 vi. George W. Lester was born in IL September 24, 1840. He married Carilda Edwards in Douglas County, IL, July 27, 1870.

George served in the military in Douglas County, IL. Illinois 54th Infantry, Company B.

child 25 vii. Virgil A. Lester was born in IL March 4, 1842. He married Mary Jane Carroll in Douglas County, IL, February 4, 1864.

Virgil served in the military in Douglas County, IL. Illinois 79th Infantry, Company B.

child 26 viii. Sidney K. Lester was born in IL March 30, 1843. She married John O. Wharton November 7, 1867.

child 27 ix. Abram F. Lester was born in IL January 25, 1845. He married Mary J. Kingery in Douglas County, IL, September 1871.

child 28 x. Franklin Lester was born in IL May 11, 1847. He married Clara Louise Heath March 11, 1872.

child 29 xi. Andrew J. Lester was born in IL July 17, 1849. He married Ida L. McCrabb in Douglas County, IL, October 1872.

child 30 xii. Mary Elizabeth Lester was born in IL May 1, 1851. Mary died November 11, 1937 in Pine Bluff, NC, at 86 years of age. She married Charles Akins September 18, 1871.

child 31 xiii. John M. Lester was born in IL January 20, 1855.

child 32 xiv. Nancy A. Lester was born in IL 1857.

Third Generation

16. Lemuel P. Oelonzo3 Lester (Sigler Heiss2, John1) was born in Coles County, IL July 7, 1849. Lemuel died December 23, 1918 in Tuscola, IL, at 69 years of age. His body was interred 1918 in Tuscola, IL, Upper Lester Cemetery.

He married Luvina A. Rice in Douglas County, IL, February 27, 1872. Luvina was born in KY May 3, 1848. Luvina died August 5, 1948 in Tuscola, IL, at 100 years of age. Her body was interred 1948 in Tuscola, IL, Upper Lester Cemetery.

Lemuel P. Oelonzo Lester and Luvina A. Rice had the following children:

child 33 i. Bert4 Lester.

child 34 ii. Martin Lester.

child 35 iii. Perl D. Lester was born in Douglas County, IL 1873.

child 36 iv. Orwell Lester was born in Douglas County, IL 1876. Orwell died 1882 in Douglas County, IL.

child 37 v. Paul Lester was born in Douglas County, IL 1877.

child 38 vi. Otto Wallace Lester was born in Douglas County, IL July 7, 1883. Otto died 1959 in Tuscola, IL. His body was interred 1959 in Tuscola, IL, Tuscola Cemetery. He married Earnesteen S. Davis in Charleston, IL, February 15, 1908. Earnesteen was born in Tuscola, IL August 16, 1891. Earnesteen died March 8, 1983 in Mitchellville, IA, at 91 years of age. Her body was interred 1983 in Tuscola, IL, Tuscola Cemetery.

child 39 vii. Gertrude Lester was born in Douglas County, IL 1886.

MULLINS Family

First Generation

1. ?1 Mullins birth date unknown.

He married Mary Toombs.

? Mullins and Mary Toombs had the following child:

child 2 i. Jenny2 Mullins. She married Daniel Cassaday in Halifax County, VA, November 18, 1800. Daniel was born in VA 1780. (See Daniel Cassaday for the continuation of this line.)

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Index

CASSADAY

Cassaday, Daniel (i5), b.1780-d.
Cassaday, Martha (i32), b.-d.
Cassaday, Parthenia (i3), b.1811-d.1905

FLAUGHER

Flaugher, Christopher (i67), b.-d.
Flaugher, Sydny K. (i33), b.1812-d.1882

LESTER

Lester, Abram F. (i49), b.1845-d.
Lester, Almeta Juliet (i10), b.1839-d.1892
Lester, Andrew J. (i53), b.1849-d.
Lester, Bert (i21), b.-d.
Lester, Cirrilda (i34), b.1829-d.1860
Lester, Eliza Jane (i8), b.1835-d.1918
Lester, Elizabeth (i61), b.1817-d.
Lester, Franklin (i51), b.1847-d.
Lester, George W. (i43), b.1840-d.
Lester, Gertrude (i24), b.1886-d.
Lester, Harriett Ann (i1), b.1835-d.1915
Lester, Harvey (i62), b.1820-d.
Lester, John (i6), b.1780-d.1852
Lester, John Daniel (i12), b.1840-d.1904
Lester, John M. (i57), b.1855-d.
Lester, Juliana (i36), b.1831-d.1873
Lester, Katie (i59), b.1811-d.
Lester, Lemuel P. Oelonzo (i16), b.1849-d.1918
Lester, Louisa Emily Angeline (i13), b.1842-d.1897
Lester, Margaret N. (i66), b.1861-d.1865
Lester, Martha (i60), b.1813-d.
Lester, Martin (i25), b.-d.
Lester, Mary Elizabeth (i17), b.1844-d.1845
Lester, Mary Elizabeth (i55), b.1851-d.1937
Lester, Mary Katherine (i18), b.1852-d.1855
Lester, Nancy A. (i58), b.1857-d.
Lester, Orlando B. (i15), b.1847-d.1915
Lester, Orwell (i26), b.1876-d.1882
Lester, Otto Wallace (i23), b.1883-d.1959
Lester, Paul (i22), b.1877-d.
Lester, Perl D. (i20), b.1873-d.
Lester, Perry (i38), b.1833-d.1883
Lester, Samuel (i31), b.1806-d.1860
Lester, Sidney K. (i47), b.1843-d.
Lester, Sigler Heiss (i2), b.1804-d.1864
Lester, Stephen (i63), b.1822-d.
Lester, Stephen M. (i40), b.1836-d.
Lester, Thomas G. (i42), b.1838-d.1863
Lester, Virgil A. (i45), b.1842-d.

MULLINS

Mullins, ? (i29), b.-d.
Mullins, Jenny (i28), b.-d.

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Last updated on September 17, 1999 by Henry McDonald

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