McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Pleasant Bailey Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 104.
Nancy Miller is also listed in his household. This maybe his sister if she
married (_________) Miller. Yes see Ref 2.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, William Lester Article, page 134.
Pleasant first married Lucinda Miller, second Hannah Williams.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Head of household.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, Family 3
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 727.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Pleasant Lester, age 58, head of household, a farmer.
Wife, Hannah, age 40, and two younger children are listed here also.
6. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1883.
Harrison and Harriett Lester were born in 1883, no date listed, at Huff Creek
to Pleasant and Hannah Lester.
7. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", page 7.
Pleasant Lester, age 51, married Hannah Osborn, age 33, on 10 Mar 1874.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
He was born in Lawrence Co, OH; she in Johnson Co, TN.
No parents were listed. Both were widowed.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #87.
Listed as Pleasant Lester, age 78, born in OH, head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Pleasant Lester born 1824; died 21 Jul 1879 in Wyoming Co, WV.


Lucinda Miller

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 104.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of husband, Pleasant Lester.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, Family 3
Not listed in this census. Must have died.


Dicey Lester

2. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1856.
Twin of Isabelle Lester. Must have died prior to 1860 census.


Jefferson D. Lester

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, Family 3


Pleasant Bailey Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 104.
Nancy Miller is also listed in his household. This maybe his sister if she
married (_________) Miller. Yes see Ref 2.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, William Lester Article, page 134.
Pleasant first married Lucinda Miller, second Hannah Williams.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Head of household.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, Family 3
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 727.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Pleasant Lester, age 58, head of household, a farmer.
Wife, Hannah, age 40, and two younger children are listed here also.
6. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1883.
Harrison and Harriett Lester were born in 1883, no date listed, at Huff Creek
to Pleasant and Hannah Lester.
7. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", page 7.
Pleasant Lester, age 51, married Hannah Osborn, age 33, on 10 Mar 1874.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
He was born in Lawrence Co, OH; she in Johnson Co, TN.
No parents were listed. Both were widowed.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #87.
Listed as Pleasant Lester, age 78, born in OH, head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Pleasant Lester born 1824; died 21 Jul 1879 in Wyoming Co, WV.


Hannah Williams

1. 1850 Census, Ashe Co, NC; taken on 16? Nov 1850; Page 315B; Family #1124.
Listed as Hannah Williams; age 10; born in TN; in household of father, John Williams.
2. NC Marriages, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
John S. Osborne married on 6 Sep 1855 in Ashe Co, NC; Hannah Williams.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #63.
Listed as Hannah Osborn, age 29, in household of Lydia Williams.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", page 7.
Pleasant Lester, age 51, married Hannah Osborn, age 33, on 10 Mar 1874.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
He was born in Lawrence Co, OH; she in Johnson Co, TN.
No parents were listed. Both were widowed.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
Pleasant first married Lucinda Miller, second Hannah Williams.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 727.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Hannah Lester, age 40, in household of husband, Pleasant Lester.
6. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1883.
Harrison and Harriett Lester were born in 1883, no date listed, at Huff Creek
to Pleasant and Hannah Lester.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #87.
Listed as Hannah Lester, age 60, born in TN, in household of husband,
Pleasant Lester.
8. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Hannah Williams Lester born 1840; died 1909.


Harriett Lester

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1883.
Harrison and Harriett Lester were born in 1883, no date listed, at Huff Creek
to Pleasant and Hannah Lester.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #87.
Listed as Harriet Lester, age 15, in household of father, Pleasant Lester.


Joseph H. Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 211B; Family #105.
Listed as Joseph Lester; age 48; born in VA, farmer; head of household.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 131.
Son of William and Dorcus Duncan Lester.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Sunhill PO; taken on 2 Aug 1860; Page 7__; Family #416.
Listed as Joseph Luster; age 58; born in NC; farmer; head of household.
5. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga. "From first bond book"...
Pleasant Lester, Isaac Lester and Archibald Lester were named administrators on 15 May 1866.
6. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Roger Neil Lester Article, page 134.
Joseph Lester, b 1802, married Dicey Bailey, b 16 Dec 1804.
7. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Joseph Lester born 15 Jan 1801; died (___) Sept 1863 at Matheny, WV.


Dicey Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 211B; Family #105.
Listed as Dicy Lester; age 45; born in VA, in household of husband, Joseph Lester.
2. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 1, page 12.
Lists parents as Archibald and Nancy (_______).
Died of old age. Age 74 yr, 0 mo, 5 days.
Birth date calaulated from death date and age.
Listed as a Mid-wife.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 131.
Daughter of Archibal and Anges Nancy Godfrey Bailey.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
5. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Sunhill PO; taken on 2 Aug 1860; Page 7__; Family #416.
Listed as Dicy Luster; age 55; born in VA; in household of husband, Joseph Lester.
6. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Sunhill PO; taken on 10 Aug 1870; Page 582B;
Family #23.
Listed as Dicy Lester; age 67; born in VA; in household of daughter, Elizabeth Lester Godfrey
and son-in-law, Oscar P. Godfrey.
7. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
8. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Roger Neil Lester Article, page 134.
Joseph Lester, b 1802, married Dicey Bailey, b 16 Dec 1804.
9. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Dicey Bailey Lester born 17 Dec 1804; died 21 Dec 1878 at Matheny, WV.


Lewis Bailey Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 104.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Pleasant Lester.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, Family 3
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
Lewis B. Lester married Chloe L. Johnson on 30 Mar 1871.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Lewis B. Lester, age 32, head of household, a farmer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #91.
Listed as Lewis B. Lester, age 52, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 250A, Family #1
Listed as Lewis B. Lester, age 62, born in WV, widowed, head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Register; Book #___(1910); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Lewis Lester; age 63; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Pleasant and
Lucinda Lester; married on 3 Oct 1910 at residence of Lurana Toler, Uno, Wyoming Co, WV;
Lurana Toler; age 63; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of John and
Elizabeth Toler.


Chloe L. Johnston

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, George Johnson.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 4.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
Lewis B. Lester married Chloe L. Johnson on 30 Mar 1871.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Chloe Lester, age 24, in household of husband, Lewis B. Lester.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #91.
Listed as Chloe L. Lester, age 49, in household of husband, Lewis B. Lester.


Thedoshia Lester

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Thedoshia Lester, age 8, in household of father, Lewis B. Lester.


Sarah E. Lester

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Sarah E. Lester, age 12 days, in household of father, Lewis B.
Lester.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #91.
Listed as Sarah E. Lester, age 20, in household of father, Lewis B. Lester.


French B. Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #91.
Listed as French B. Lester, age 16, in household of father, Lewis B. Lester.


Hannah B. Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #91.
Listed as Hannah B. Lester, age 14, in household of father, Lewis B. Lester.


Unnamed Lester

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Haga, 1890.
Unnamed male Lester died in 1890, age eight months, of burns, son of Lewis
and Chloe Lester.


Golda Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #91.
Listed as Goldy Lester, age 9, in household of father, Lewis B. Lester.


Armor Lawson Godfrey Sr

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 124.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 110.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 393.
Married Rebecca Lester.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
5. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Armor L. Godfrey" article, page 109.
Son of Absolem and Mary Bailey Godfrey.
Absolem was son of Thomas Godfrey.
6. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 22.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 715.
Huff Creek Township, page 011.
Listed as A.L.Godfrey, age 53, head of household, a farmer.
8. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Armour Lawson Godfrey born 25 Mar 1827; died 23 Jan 1902.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 8 Jun 1900, page 260A, Family #81.
Listed as Lawson Godfrey, age 73, born in WV, in Mar 1827, married 49 yrs, farmer, head of
household.


Rebecca Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 211B; Family #105.
Listed as Rebecca Lester; age 22; born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lester.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 106.
Married Armor L. Godfrey, son of Absalom and Mary Baily Godfrey.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 393.
5. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of husband, Armor L. Godfrey.
6. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 22.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 715.
Huff Creek Township, page 011.
Listed as Rebecca Godfrey, age 52, in household of husband, A.L. Godfrey.
8. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Rebecca Lester born 1829; died 26 Aug 1908 in Hanover, WV; married Armour
Lawson Godfrey.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 8 Jun 1900, page 260A, Family #81.
Listed as Rebecca Godfrey, age 72, born in WV, in Aug 1827, married 49 yrs, 12 children, 7 living, in
household of husband, Armor Lawson Godfrey, Sr.
10. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 251B;
Family #23/27.
Listed as Rebecca Godfrey; age 82; born in WV; widow; 12 children, 7 living; in household of
son-in-law, Evermont W. Hatfield.


Mary Godfrey

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1855.
2. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Armor L. Godfrey" article, page 110.
"...Armor and Rebecca's children were Lewis B. and Dicey...". "Their other
children were Polly, James, Cosbi, David, Armor L., Rebecca, Varina, John
Crockett, Margie and Rosa."


Oscar Paris Godfrey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 124.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 393.
Married Elizabeth Lester.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Sunhill PO; taken on 10 Aug 1870; Page 582B;
Family #23.
Listed as Oscar P. Godfrey; age 39; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 715.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Oscar P. Godfrey, age 49, head of household, a farmer.
6. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Paris Godfrey born 19 Apr 1831; died 21 Dec 1882.


Elizabeth Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 211B; Family #105.
Listed as Elizabeth Lester; age 18; born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lester..
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
Married Ausker Godfrey.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of husband, Oscar P. Godfrey.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Sunhill PO; taken on 10 Aug 1870; Page 582B;
Family #23.
Listed as Elizabeth Godfrey; age 39; born in VA; in household of husband, Oscar P. Godfrey.
6. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 393.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 715.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Elizabeth Godfrey, age 48, in household of husband, Oscar P.
Godfrey.
8. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Elizabeth Lester born 18 Dec 1831; died 26 Jun 1924.
9. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 221B,
Family #97.
Listed as Elizabeth Godfrey, age 88, born in WV, widow, in household of son-in-law, Jesse A, Davis.


Pleasant Godfrey

1. "Deaths, Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, Year 1854.
Son of Oscar P. and Elizabeth Godfrey.


Mahala Godfrey

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Oscar P. Godfrey.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Sunhill PO; taken on 10 Aug 1870; Page 582B;
Family #23.
Listed as Mahala Godfrey; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Oscar P. Godfrey.
3. "Deaths Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1875. Died at age 17 on 18 Mar 1875 of
dropsy.


Isaac B. Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 211B; Family #105.
Listed as Isaac B. Lester; age 16; born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lester..
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
Married Mary Godfrey.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Head of household.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 14.
6. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 393.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Isaac Lester, age 47, head of household, a farmer.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #11.
Listed as Isaiah (sic Isaac) Lester, age 66, as head of household.
9. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Roger Neil Lester Article, page 134.
Isaac Lester, b 24 Sep 1833, married Mary Ellen "Polly" Godfrey, b 7 Jun
1833.
10. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Isaac B. Lester born 1834; died 18 Mar 1889 in Lane Hollow, Little Cub
Creek, WV.


Mary Ellen "Polly" Godfrey

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household ofhusband, Isaac B. Lester.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 14.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 393.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Mary Lester, age 47, in household of husband, Isaac Lester.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #11.
Listed as Mary E. Lester, age 66, in household of husband, Isaac B. Lester.
7. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Roger Neil Lester Article, page 134.
Isaac Lester, b 24 Sep 1833, married Mary Ellen "Polly" Godfrey, b 7 Jun
1833.
8. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Mary E. Godfrey born 7 Jun 1833; died 14 Jul 1926.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #10372; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary C. Lester; age 94 yrs, 1 mon, 7 days; born on 7 Jun 1832 in Wyoming Co, WV; widow;
daughter of Absolom and Mary Bailey Godfrey; died on 14 Jul 1926 at North Spring, Huff Creek
District, Wyoming Co, WV; buried on 15 Jul 1926 in Cub Creek Cemetery; informant, L.J. Lester,
North Spring.


Matilda Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Isaac B. Lester.


Lena E. Lester

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 14.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 393.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Leanza E. Lester, age 15, in household of father, Isaac Lester.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #11.
Listed as Leanza E. Lester, age 34, in household of father, Isaac B. Lester.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73A, Family #29/29.
Listed as Leanzy Lester; age 65; born in WV; widow; married at 35; in household of sister, Virginia
(Lester) Hatfield.


David Bailey Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 212A; Family #105.
Listed as David B. Lester; age 6; born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lester.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
Married first Sally Harvey, second Celia Miller and third Lannie Stanley.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Sunhill PO; taken on 2 Aug 1860; Page 7__; Family #416.
Listed as David B. Luster; age 23; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Lester.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
David B. Lester, widowed, married Celia C. Miller on 25 Jun 1872.
David B. Lester, age 34, born in Wyoming Co, WV married Emma Z. L. Stanley,
age 15, on 2 Jan 1880.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as David B. Lester, age 36, in household of brother, Amos Lester.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 260B; Family #90.
Listed as David Lester, age 56, born in WV in Jan 1844; married 20 yrs; farm laborer; head of
household.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 257B;
Family #133.
Listed as David Lester; age 66; born in WV; married 3 times; last time for 30 yrs; odd jobs laborer;
head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
David B. Lester born 1844; died 1917; buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Hanover,
WV; married Sallie Harvey, first; Celia B. Miller, second; and Emma Z.L.
Stanley, third.
10. Ancestry.com Web Site; David and Emma Lanie Stanley Lester Family information submitted
by Linda Butz; last updated 31 Dec 2003.


Celia C. Miller

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Sunhill PO; taken on 2 Aug 1860; Page 7??(Image 60)
Listed as Celia C. Miller; age 5; born in VA; in household of step-father, James Adams with mother,
Hettie A. Miller.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek Township; Sunhill PO; taken on 6 Aug 1870; Page 581A;
Family #6/6.
Listed as Selia K. Adams (sic, Miller); age 14; born in VA; in household of step-father, James Adams.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
David B. Lester married Celia C. Miller, daughter of Hollis and Ann (sic, Hettie Ann , not Hollis and Ann)
Miller on 25 Jun 1872.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek Township; taken on 2 Jun 1880; Page 518A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Celia C. Miller; age 25; born in WV; divorced; in household of brother, James Miller.


David Bailey Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 212A; Family #105.
Listed as David B. Lester; age 6; born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lester.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
Married first Sally Harvey, second Celia Miller and third Lannie Stanley.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Sunhill PO; taken on 2 Aug 1860; Page 7__; Family #416.
Listed as David B. Luster; age 23; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Lester.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
David B. Lester, widowed, married Celia C. Miller on 25 Jun 1872.
David B. Lester, age 34, born in Wyoming Co, WV married Emma Z. L. Stanley,
age 15, on 2 Jan 1880.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as David B. Lester, age 36, in household of brother, Amos Lester.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 260B; Family #90.
Listed as David Lester, age 56, born in WV in Jan 1844; married 20 yrs; farm laborer; head of
household.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 257B;
Family #133.
Listed as David Lester; age 66; born in WV; married 3 times; last time for 30 yrs; odd jobs laborer;
head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
David B. Lester born 1844; died 1917; buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Hanover,
WV; married Sallie Harvey, first; Celia B. Miller, second; and Emma Z.L.
Stanley, third.
10. Ancestry.com Web Site; David and Emma Lanie Stanley Lester Family information submitted
by Linda Butz; last updated 31 Dec 2003.


Laney Emmazetta Stanley

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 5, Family #31.
Listed as Lana Stanley, age 7, in household of father, Richard Stanley.
2. E-mail 19 Mar 2005 from Kathryn Sanders reading from Rebecca Lester Stanley ( wife of Hiram)
Bible.
Lanny Stanley; born (Hiram and Lanny birth dates are confused per Kathryn)
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
David Lester married first Sally Harvey, second Celia Miller and third Lannie Stanley.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
David B. Lester, widowed, married Celia C. Miller on 25 Jun 1872.
David B. Lester, age 34, born in Wyoming Co, WV married Emma Z. L. Stanley, age 15,
on 2 Jan 1880.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Laney E. Lester, age 15, in household of brother-in-law, Amos Lester.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 260B; Family #90.
Listed as Lana E. Lester, age 35, born in KY in Jul 1864; 10 children, 9 living; in household of
husband, David B. Lester.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 257B;
Family #133.
Listed as Laney Lester; age 45; born in WV; married once for 30 yrs; 12 children, 10 living; in
household of husband, David B. Lester.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Twin Branch; taken on 19 Jan 1920;
Page 259A; Family #598.
Listed as Laney Lester; age 54; born in WV; widow; in household of son, Pulaski M. Lester.
9. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 48A; Family #217.
Listed as Lanie Lester; age 66; born in WV; widow for 14 yrs; in household of son, Pulaska M.
Lester.
10. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
David B. Lester born 1844; died 1917; buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Hanover,
WV; married Sallie Harvey, first; Celia B. Miller, second; and Emma Z.L.
Stanley, third. Emma died on 5 Jan 1936.
11. Ancestry.com Web Site; David and Emma Lanie Stanley Lester Family information submitted
by Linda Butz; last updated 31 Dec 1003.


Matthew J. Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850; 212A; Family #105.
Listed as Matthew J. Lester; age 4; born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lester.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 134.
Married Arminta Wilson.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Sunhill PO; taken on 2 Aug 1860; Page 7__; Family #416.
Listed as Matthew Luster; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Lester.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 15.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
Matthew Lester, age 20, son of Joseph and Dicey Lester married Arminta
Wilson, age 20, born in Pike Co, KY, daughter of Thomas and Barbara
Wilson.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Matthew Lester, age 33, head of household, a farmer.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huffs Creek District, Family #140.
Listed as Matthew Lester, age 52, head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Matthew Lester born 1846; died 12 Jan 1931 in Matheny, WV.


Arminta D. Wilson

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 50.
Matthew Lester, age 20, son of Joseph and Dicey Lester married Arminta
Wilson, age 20, born in Pike Co, KY, daughter of Thomas and Barbara
Wilson.
Per Kozee, page 177. Thomas M. Wilson married Barbara McColley on 20 July
1838 in Pike Co, KY.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 15.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Arminta Lester, age 34, in household of husband, Matthew Lester..
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huffs Creek District, Family #140.
Listed as Arminta Lester, age 54, in household of husband, Matthew Lester.
5. Wyoming Co, WV web page, "Family of Joseph Lester", April 29, 2000
Arminta Wilson born 1846; died 16 Dec 1915.


Albert Lester

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Albert Lester was born on 1 Jul 1878 to Matthew J. and Arminta Lester.


Rebecca Lester

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Rebecca Lester, age 4, in household of father, Matthew Lester.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huffs Creek District, Family #140.
Listed as Rebecca Lester, age 23, in household of father, Matthew Lester.