Blickensderfer and related families - Person Sheet
Blickensderfer and related families - Person Sheet
NameJohn H. LESTER Jr
Birth7 Mar 1776, Montgomery County, Virginia
Death21 Sep 1851, Floyd County, Virginia
BurialLester Cemetery #5, Rt. 8, Floyd Co, VA
FatherJohn LESTER Sr (1752-1825)
MotherCatherine PLICK (1759-1833)
Spouses
ChildrenHewline (~1803-)
Birthca 1780, Floyd County, Virginia
Death14 Feb 1862
Marriage5 Oct 1802, Montgomery County, Virginia
ChildrenMalinda (1803-)
 Matilda (1805-)
 Hewline (1806-1880)
 John (1808-1852)
 Bird William (1810-)
 Jacob Hiley (1812-~1845)
 Katherine Jane (1814-)
 Amos (1816-)
 William Terry (1818-1890)
 Paradine (1819-)
 Hiley (1820-1884)
Notes for John H. LESTER Jr
"After John married Mary Ann Terry and settled five miles northwest of the town of Jacksonville. He was a successful farmer and prominent citizen, a large taxpayer with some social distinction as an owner of slaves, as was accorded in his day. He served his community as justice of the peace; as such was a member of the county court, commissioned by the Governor of Virginia." (text obtained from "Floyd Co.: A History of It's People & Places" By: Amos D. Wood)

In 1820, he bought the large home tract of Charles Simmons and moved to present Floyd Co. He lived about six miles north of the present town of Floyd. The house stood some distance behind the white frame house of George Simmons which was built years later and is now seen on the hill on present Route 8. Lester Cemetery #5 was on his place. It has since been destroyed. (text obtained from the Craig Lester FT)

Will probated Oct 1851, Floyd Co, VA (text obtained from Jerry Curtis Lester - Nov 1996)

In 1840, John was living in Floyd Co, VA with the following family members:
- son age 0 - 5 yrs old
- son age 15 - 19 yrs old
- son age 20 - 29 yrs old
- daughter age 10 - 14 yrs old
- daughter age 15 - 19 yrs old
- wife? age 50 - 59 yrs old

In 1850, John and Mary were farming in Dist. #15, Floyd Co, VA and their real estate value was $2,300.
Notes for John H. LESTER Jr
"After John married Mary Ann Terry and settled five miles northwest of the town of Jacksonville. He was a successful farmer and prominent citizen, a large taxpayer with some social distinction as an owner of slaves, as was accorded in his day. He served his community as justice of the peace; as such was a member of the county court, commissioned by the Governor of Virginia." (text obtained from "Floyd Co.: A History of It's People & Places" By: Amos D. Wood)

In 1820, he bought the large home tract of Charles Simmons and moved to present Floyd Co. He lived about six miles north of the present town of Floyd. The house stood some distance behind the white frame house of George Simmons which was built years later and is now seen on the hill on present Route 8. Lester Cemetery #5 was on his place. It has since been destroyed. (text obtained from the Craig Lester FT)

Will probated Oct 1851, Floyd Co, VA (text obtained from Jerry Curtis Lester - Nov 1996)

In 1840, John was living in Floyd Co, VA with the following family members:
- son age 0 - 5 yrs old
- son age 15 - 19 yrs old
- son age 20 - 29 yrs old
- daughter age 10 - 14 yrs old
- daughter age 15 - 19 yrs old
- wife? age 50 - 59 yrs old
In 1850, John and Mary were farming in Dist. #15, Floyd Co, VA and their real estate value was $2,300.
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