McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals


Lewis Lester [Parents] was born in Mar 1900 in McDowell Co,WV. He married Ida Hensley on 8 May 1919 in Panther, McDowell Co,WV.

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Ida Hensley [Parents] was born in 1902 in Buchanan Co, VA. She married Lewis Lester on 8 May 1919 in Panther, McDowell Co,WV.

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They had the following children:

  M i Henry Cecil Lester Sr. was born on 1 Apr 1925. He died on 29 Feb 1964.

Zack Vincel Absher was born in 1878 in Tazewell Co, VA. He married Mariah Rakes on 15 Aug 1950 in War, McDowell Co, WV.

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Mariah Rakes [Parents] was born on 17 Mar 1874 in Wayne Co, WV. She died on 1 Feb 1960 in McDowell Co, WV. She was buried on 4 Feb 1960 in Big Creek Cemetery, Big Creek, McDowell Co, WV. She married Zack Vincel Absher on 15 Aug 1950 in War, McDowell Co, WV.

Other marriages:
Stewart, William
Lester, Gardner Iverson

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John Clayburn Parsons [Parents] was born on 10 Jul 1913 in Whitewood, Buchanan Co, VA. He died on 13 Oct 1953 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV. He was buried on 16 Oct 1953 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. He married Blanche Newberry on 17 Jan 1936 in Avondale, McDowell Co, WV.

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Blanche Newberry [Parents] was born in 1920 in McDowell Co, WV. She married John Clayburn Parsons on 17 Jan 1936 in Avondale, McDowell Co, WV.

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They had the following children:

  F i Gloria Clayburn "Bootie" Parsons was born on 20 Jan 1938. She died on 15 Dec 2005.
  M ii James Howard Parsons was born on 26 Aug 1939. He died on 30 May 1966.

Robert Lee "Bob" Lester [Parents] was born in 1894 in McDowell Co, WV. He married Hannah Mae Collins on 16 Apr 1921 in Panther, McDowell Co,WV. The marriage ended in divorce.

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Hannah Mae Collins [Parents] was born on 7 May 1906 in McDowell Co, WV. She died on 22 Nov 1966 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, McDowell Co, WV. She was buried on 24 Nov 1966 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. She married Robert Lee "Bob" Lester on 16 Apr 1921 in Panther, McDowell Co,WV. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
Brown, Ray

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They had the following children:

  M i Edward Lee Lester was born on 20 May 1922. He died on 21 Jan 1964.
  F ii Lillian Lester.
  F iii Emma Jane Lester.

Anthony D. Riffe [Parents] was born on 19 Aug 1960. He married Cynthia Silcox.

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Cynthia Silcox was born on 25 Jun 1958. She married Anthony D. Riffe.

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Arlie L. Riffe [Parents] was born on 9 Jun 1957. He married Mary Ann.

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Mary Ann.Mary married Arlie L. Riffe.


Arthur Sellers [Parents] was born on 14 Jan 1899 in NC. He died on 11 Oct 1926 in Welch Hospital #1, Welch, McDowell Co, WV. He was buried on 13 Oct 1926 in Hensley, McDowell Co, WV. He married Lola Rachel Richards on 9 Mar 1925 in Twin Branch, McDowell Co, WV.

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Lola Rachel Richards [Parents] was born on 6 Jan 1908 in McDowell Co, WV. She died on 22 Aug 1993 in Princeton, Mercer Co, WV. She was buried in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. She married Arthur Sellers on 9 Mar 1925 in Twin Branch, McDowell Co, WV.

Other marriages:
Lester, Benjamin David "Bennie"

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Benjamin David "Bennie" Lester [Parents] was born on 27 Nov 1901 in Pocahontas Co, WV. He died on 17 Mar 1958 in Hensley, McDowell Co, WV. He was buried on 20 Mar 1958 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. He married Lola Rachel Richards on 22 Dec 1927 in Welch, McDowell Co, WV.

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Lola Rachel Richards [Parents] was born on 6 Jan 1908 in McDowell Co, WV. She died on 22 Aug 1993 in Princeton, Mercer Co, WV. She was buried in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. She married Benjamin David "Bennie" Lester on 22 Dec 1927 in Welch, McDowell Co, WV.

Other marriages:
Sellers, Arthur

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They had the following children:

  F i Selma Lester was born in 1929 in McDowell Co, WV. [Notes]
  M ii Loris J. Lester Sr was born on 19 Mar 1930. He died on 30 Sep 2001.
  M iii Arlie Lester was born in 1932.
  M iv Elzie Lester was born on 31 Oct 1935 in McDowell Co, WV. He died on 16 Aug 2000 in Hensley, McDowell Co, WV. [Notes]
  F v Pauline Lester was born in 1938 in McDowell Co, WV. [Notes]
  F vi Opal Lester was born in 1940 in McDowell Co, WV. [Notes]

Dave Lester.Dave married Rhoda Moran.

Rhoda Moran.Rhoda married Dave Lester.

They had the following children:

  M i Benjamin David "Bennie" Lester was born on 27 Nov 1901. He died on 17 Mar 1958.

Bradford Lester [Parents] was born on 7 Jul 1886 in Panther, McDowell Co,WV. He died on 22 May 1959 in Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV. He was buried on 24 May 1959 in Justice Cemetery, Panther, McDowell Co, WV.. He married Zola about 1924.

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Zola was born in 1908 in WV. She married Bradford Lester about 1924.

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They had the following children:

  M i Audra Demis Lester Sr was born on 19 Jul 1923. He died on 10 Mar 1974.
  F ii Tressie Lester was born in 1926 in WV. [Notes]

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