Early Southside Virginia Families



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Jack Dempsey Lemons and Mary Angeline Meeks




Husband Jack Dempsey Lemons

         Born: Aug 2, 1935 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 3, 2021 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Dec 8, 2021 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Almon Lemons (1891-1975)
       Mother: Mary Louise Turner (1907-1994)


     Marriage: 



Wife Mary Angeline Meeks (details suppressed for this person)

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 Other Spouse: Raymond Luther Bowers


Children
1 F Misty Gail Lemons (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: James Arthur Inman (living)



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Jack Lenford Lemons and Marion Lorine McGuire




Husband Jack Lenford Lemons

         Born: Jul 20, 1926 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Aug 18, 2005
       Buried:  - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC
     Marriage: Mar 10, 1947 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Marion Lorine McGuire

         Born: Aug 9, 1928 - Irisburg, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 18, 1989 - Walter Reid Army Med. Ctr., Washington, DC
       Buried:  - Overlook Cem., Eden, NC


       Father: Jesse James McGuire (1903-1980)
       Mother: Hattie May Land (1903-1982)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Their license was dated June 8, they were married by Joe H. Gray, Jr., in Leaksville, and witnesses were: Jack B. Ferguson and Mrs. Billy Redmond.
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Jefferson Lemons and Elizabeth Unknown




Husband Jefferson Lemons

         Born: Oct 11, 1800 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 17, 1864 - Gasconade Co., MO
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     Marriage: Abt 1852 - MO

 Other Spouse: Zerena Barker (1802-Bef 1860) - Apr 9, 1821 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Elizabeth Unknown

         Born: 1830 - TN
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Children

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Larnie Odell Lemons and Nannie Kate Woodall




Husband Larnie Odell Lemons

         Born: Mar 26, 1909 - Guilford Co., NC
         Died: Apr 8, 1971 - Annie Penn Mem. Hosp., Reidsville, NC
       Buried:  - Reidlawn Cem., Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
     Marriage: Aug 12, 1933 - Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Nannie Kate Woodall

         Born: May 13, 1905 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jun 2, 1942 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Jun 4, 1942 - Shiloh PBC Cem., Rockingham Co., NC


       Father: William Nashville Woodall (1852-1917)
       Mother: Mary Alice Hankins (1868-1919)



 Other Spouse: Tracie F. Tucker (1905-1928) - Mar 16, 1924 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC


Children
1 F Nancy Jane Lemons

         Born: Apr 11, 1942 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Nov 26, 2019 - Moses Cone Mem. Hosp., Greensboro, NC
       Buried:  - New Garden Friends Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC
       Spouse: Charles Floyd Coltrane (1934-2007)
         Marr: Bef 1963



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Thomas R. Lemons and Maggie Lemons




Husband Thomas R. Lemons

          AKA: Tom
         Born: 1847 - NC
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     Marriage: Sep 21, 1877 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Maggie Lemons

         Born: 1852
         Died: Bef Feb 5, 1920
       Buried: 


Children
1 M Thomas Marvin Lemons

         Born: Sep 28, 1888 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Oct 14, 1967 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Lucy Elizabeth Gauldin (1895-1955)
         Marr: Dec 27, 1914 - Henry Co., VA


2 M Frank Boaz Lemons

         Born: May 12, 1895 - NC
         Died: Oct 21, 1974 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Oct 23, 1974 - Overlook Cem. Maus., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Lillian Rivers Gatewood (1901-      )
         Marr: May 20, 1917 - Rockingham Co., NC



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Robert David Lemons Jr. and Frankie Anne Whitlow




Husband Robert David Lemons Jr.

         Born: Nov 2, 1951 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 18, 2023 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Aug 21, 2023 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Robert David Lemons Sr. (1928-2010)
       Mother: Violet Jean Cobler (1932-2016)


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Maria Elizabeth Hauger



Wife Frankie Anne Whitlow (details suppressed for this person)

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Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. Married by L.A. Bowman, Church of the Brethren Minister. Divorced in Martinsville, Va.
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Robert David Lemons Jr. and Maria Elizabeth Hauger




Husband Robert David Lemons Jr.

         Born: Nov 2, 1951 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 18, 2023 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Aug 21, 2023 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Robert David Lemons Sr. (1928-2010)
       Mother: Violet Jean Cobler (1932-2016)


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Frankie Anne Whitlow



Wife Maria Elizabeth Hauger (details suppressed for this person)

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Robert Marvin Lemons and Helen Kallam




Husband Robert Marvin Lemons

         Born: Sep 17, 1930 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 20, 2007 - Morehead Mem. Hosp., Eden, NC
       Buried: Jan 23, 2007 - Overlook Cem., Eden, NC


       Father: Thomas Marvin Lemons (1888-1967)
       Mother: Lucy Elizabeth Gauldin (1895-1955)


     Marriage: 



Wife Helen Kallam (details suppressed for this person)

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Children

Notes: Marriage

Married in a civil ceremony.
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John Lester McDonald and Virginia Dare Lemons




Husband John Lester McDonald (details suppressed for this person)

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Wife Virginia Dare Lemons

         Born: Aug 19, 1938 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 30, 2018 - Moses Cone Mem. Hosp., Greensboro, NC
       Buried: Nov 3, 2018 - Mt. Hermon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Ruffin, NC


       Father: Thomas Marvin Lemons (1888-1967)
       Mother: Lucy Elizabeth Gauldin (1895-1955)




Children

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William Fredrick Lemons and Gussie Mae Townsend




Husband William Fredrick Lemons

         Born: Dec 22, 1947 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 5, 2021 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Axton, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Walter Franklin Lemons (1913-1995)
       Mother: Harriet Evelyn Dalton (1918-2016)


     Marriage: 



Wife Gussie Mae Townsend (details suppressed for this person)

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Floyd E. Prince and Lexie Fay Lenham




Husband Floyd E. Prince

         Born: Aug 25, 1905 - Estillfork, Jackson Co., AL
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       Father: Edley Johnson Prince (1868-1911)
       Mother: Sallie Ann Gentry (1874-1959)


     Marriage: 



Wife Lexie Fay Lenham

         Born: Jul 18, 1907 - Estillfork, Jackson Co., AL
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Children
1 F Barbara Ann Prince R.N. (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: Robert Brandon


2 M Edley Roy Prince (details suppressed for this person)

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3 F Judy Fay Prince (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: Cornell Bretz



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Frank Lenhart and Vera Hazel Prince




Husband Frank Lenhart

         Born: Mar 16, 1883
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Wife Vera Hazel Prince

         Born: Jan 15, 1905 - Crowtown, AR
         Died: Mar 11, 1993
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       Father: Edward Lee Prince (1883-1955)
       Mother: Annie Duchess Cochran (1887-1971)




Children
1 F Joan Norma Lenhart

         Born: Nov 3, 1924
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2 F Anna Jean Lenhart

         Born: Dec 9, 1926
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3 M Coy Sanford Lenhart

         Born: Jun 5, 1929
         Died: Nov 23, 1996
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4 F Yvonne Cecile Lenhart (details suppressed for this person)

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5 F Emilie Marie Lenhart (details suppressed for this person)

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6 F Janice Louise Lenhart (details suppressed for this person)

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7 M Linder Carroll Lenhart

         Born: Mar 5, 1942
         Died: Aug 3, 1989
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Earl Cutler Watkins and Bessie Jane Leonard




Husband Earl Cutler Watkins

         Born: May 6, 1890 - Stokes Co., NC
         Died: Apr 13, 1960 - Davidson Co., NC
       Buried:  - Proximity Cem., Greensboro, NC


       Father: James Robert Watkins (1862-1944)
       Mother: Mary Emma Watkins (1870-1938)


     Marriage: Apr 11, 1909 - Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Bessie Jane Leonard

         Born: 1887-1890 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried:  - Proximity Cem., Greensboro, NC


Children

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Colvin Ledwell Leonard and Bettie Elizabeth Leonard




Husband Colvin Ledwell Leonard

         Born: 1912 - NC
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     Marriage: Jan 5, 1937 - Thomasville, Davidson Co., NC



Wife Bettie Elizabeth Leonard

         Born: 1919 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: George Henry Leonard (1894-1977)
       Mother: Rainey Faith Lawrence (1896-1930)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Their license was dated Jan. 2, married by J.W. Bowers, J.P., at his home in Thomasville, and witnessed by Laura Loftin, Weldon Leonard, and Mrs. J.W. Bowers.
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Charles Luke Leonard Sr. and Annie Elizabeth Patterson




Husband Charles Luke Leonard Sr.

          AKA: Charlie
         Born: Jul 4, 1884
         Died: Apr 8, 1955
       Buried:  - Woodlawn Cem., Spray, NC
     Marriage: Apr 26, 1903 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Annie Elizabeth Patterson

         Born: Apr 20, 1884 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 5, 1968 - Danville Mem. Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Woodlawn Cem., Spray, NC


       Father: John Marcus Patterson (Abt 1838-1924)
       Mother: Martha Jane Roach (1847-1897)




Children

Notes: Marriage

He was 22 and she 21, both of Spray, NC. S/o John & Catherine Leonard, both of Danville, Va.; dau. of Marcus and Martha Patterson. Married in Paton Burges house, in Spray, NC, in a civil ceremony.
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James Stephens Trogdon Jr. and Doris Green Leonard




Husband James Stephens Trogdon Jr.

         Born: Jan 21, 1926 - Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC
         Died: Jun 14, 1988 - Level Cross, NC
       Buried: Jun 28, 1988 - Forest Lawn Cem., Greensboro, NC


       Father: James Stephens Trogdon Sr. (1892-1951)
       Mother: Lula Gray Patterson (1896-1962)


     Marriage: 1950



Wife Doris Green Leonard

         Born: Sep 26, 1927 - NC
         Died: Apr 5, 1986 - NC
       Buried:  - Forest Lawn Cem., Greensboro, NC


Children

Notes: Marriage

In the 1950 census, Louisburg, Franklin Co., NC, taken Apr. 6th, he's single, and never been married. Their son, Jmes Stephens, III, was born Nov. 2. 1951. It's possible they married in very early in 1951, but not likely.
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John Floyd Reynolds and Ruth Davis Leonard




Husband John Floyd Reynolds

         Born: May 10, 1913 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 1, 1966
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Hughes Oliver Reynolds (1872-1951)
       Mother: Annie Lee Bishop (1873-1950)


     Marriage: Nov 23, 1935 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Ruth Davis Leonard

         Born: Jun 20, 1919 - Grayson Co., VA
         Died: Dec 19, 1986 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single.
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Leo Francis Waterman and Louise Florentine Lescure




Husband Leo Francis Waterman

         Born: Dec 6, 1920 - Washington, DC
         Died: Jan 19, 2013
       Buried:  - Sherwood Burial Pk., Salem (city), VA
     Marriage: Mar 18, 1944

 Other Spouse: Mary Edyth Corn (1922-2010) - Abt 1992



Wife Louise Florentine Lescure

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         Died: 1991
       Buried: 


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Abner Stultz and Dorothy Bacon Leseur




Husband Abner Stultz

         Born: Sep 7, 1770 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Bef May 15, 1850 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 


       Father: Adam Stultz I (1745-Bef 1845)
       Mother: Mary Gravely (1748-Aft 1805)


     Marriage:  - Franklin Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Nancy Ann Eggleton (1765-      )



Wife Dorothy Bacon Leseur

         Born: Oct 2, 1802 - Chesterfield Co., VA
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       Father: Martell Leseur (1758-1781)
       Mother: Elizabeth Bacon (1760-      )




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William Herman Lesley and Ruth James McCune




Husband William Herman Lesley

         Born: Feb 10, 1888 - San Francisco Co., CA
         Died: Nov 6, 1969 - Richmond, VA
       Buried:  - Forest Lawn Cem., Henrico Co., VA
     Marriage: Sep 3, 1927 - District of Columbia



Wife Ruth James McCune

          AKA: Rushie
         Born: May 13, 1889 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 4, 1969 - Johnston-Willis Hosp., Richmond, VA
       Buried:  - Forest Lawn Cem., Henrico Co., VA


       Father: John Joshua McCune (1849-1920)
       Mother: Elizabeth J. Haley (1846-1922)



 Other Spouse: William Edward Goggin (1857-1921) - Nov 4, 1907 - Caswell Co., NC


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John Prewitt and Sarah Lessene




Husband John Prewitt

         Born: 1648 - Charles River or Tangier Island, VA
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       Father: Thomas Prewitt (1616-Abt 1658)
       Mother: Sarah Lessene (1616/1626-      )


     Marriage: 1683 - Bladensburg, Frederick Co., MD



Wife Sarah Lessene

         Born: 1662 - Frederick Co., MD
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       Buried: 


Children
1 M Samuel Prewitt

         Born: Feb 1, 1700 - Northumberland Co., VA
         Died: Apr 1760 - Montgomery Co., MD
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Thomas Prewitt and Sarah Lessene




Husband Thomas Prewitt

         Born: 1616 - Salisbury, Wiltshire, Eng.
         Died: Abt 1658 - Point Charles River, VA
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Abt 1647



Wife Sarah Lessene

         Born: 1616-1626 - York Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 M John Prewitt

         Born: 1648 - Charles River or Tangier Island, VA
         Died: 
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       Spouse: Sarah Lessene (1662-      )
         Marr: 1683 - Bladensburg, Frederick Co., MD


2 M William Prewitt Sr.

         Born: 1651 - Charles City, York Co., VA
         Died: Feb 10, 1747 - Caroline Co., VA
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       Spouse: Mary Stone (1657-      )
         Marr: Abt 1694 - Caroline Co., VA


3 M Henry Prewitt Sr.

         Born: 1654 - Charles City, York Co., VA
         Died: Jun 1722 - Henrico Co., VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Ann Fields (      -      )
       Spouse: Rebecca Dobbs (1670-1748)
         Marr: Aug 20, 1691 - Henrico Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

Married in the United States.

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Charlie William Reynolds Jr. and Katherine Franceska Lesser




Husband Charlie William Reynolds Jr. (details suppressed for this person)

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       Father: Charlie William Reynolds Sr. (1917-      )
       Mother: Virginia Ida Tate (1921-      )


     Marriage: 



Wife Katherine Franceska Lesser

         Born: Cir 1946
         Died: 
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Ainsley Jackson Lester III and Nancy Susan Stone




Husband Ainsley Jackson Lester III

         Born: Apr 24, 1937 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 24, 2007 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 26, 2007 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Ainsley Jackson Lester Jr. (1901-1991)
       Mother: Mary Avis Thompson (1903-2002)


     Marriage: 



Wife Nancy Susan Stone (details suppressed for this person)

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       Father: Lewis Bassett Stone (1900-1947)
       Mother: Mary Jones Brown (1917-      )




Children
1 F Mary Lewis Lester (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: Lawrence Dean Johnston (living)



Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was a student. Married by R.H. Forester, Meth. Min.
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Ainsley Jackson Lester Jr. and Mary Avis Thompson




Husband Ainsley Jackson Lester Jr.

         Born: Apr 15, 1901 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 14, 1991 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Ainsley Jackson Lester Sr. (1873-1945)
       Mother: Mary Elizabeth Martin (1876-1952)


     Marriage: Jun 5, 1936 - Lynchburg (city), VA



Wife Mary Avis Thompson

         Born: May 22, 1903 - Concord, Campbell Co., VA
         Died: Mar 3, 2002 - King's Grant Health Care Ctr., Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Mar 5, 2002 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


Children
1 M Ainsley Jackson Lester III

         Born: Apr 24, 1937 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 24, 2007 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 26, 2007 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Nancy Susan Stone (living)



Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was a furniture manufacturer. Married by James Spruert (sic), Presby. Min.
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Ainsley Jackson Lester Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Martin




Husband Ainsley Jackson Lester Sr.

         Born: Mar 18, 1873 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 26, 1945 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Nov 28, 1945 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Capt. William A. Lester Jr. (1835-1904)
       Mother: Susan Victoria Lovell (1854-1926)


     Marriage: Mar 25, 1897 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Elizabeth Martin

          AKA: Mamie
         Born: Sep 6, 1876 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 21, 1952 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Oct 22, 1952 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: James Orson Martin (1851-1920)
       Mother: Elizabeth Ella Turner (1853-1943)




Children
1 M Henry Claybrook Lester Sr.

         Born: Jan 1898 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
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       Spouse: Natalie Lewis Penn (1899-      )
         Marr: Oct 27, 1923 - Henry Co., VA


2 M Ainsley Jackson Lester Jr.

         Born: Apr 15, 1901 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 14, 1991 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Mary Avis Thompson (1903-2002)
         Marr: Jun 5, 1936 - Lynchburg (city), VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Robert Hunter Turner and America Frances Lester




Husband Robert Hunter Turner

         Born: Jun 8, 1857 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 13, 1919
       Buried:  - Cp. Branch Prim. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Robert Turner (1813-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth McGriffin (1816-      )


     Marriage: Apr 20, 1892 - Henry Co., VA



Wife America Frances Lester

         Born: Nov 25, 1874 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 24, 1952 - Southwestern State Hosp., Marion, VA
       Buried: Dec 26, 1952 - Fair View Cem., Roanoke, VA


       Father: Luther Calvin Lester (1850-1933)
       Mother: Nancy Elizabeth Davis (1851-1939)



 Other Spouse: Herbert Peal Davidson (1893-1933) - Dec 1, 1920 - Henry Co., VA


Children
1 F Lisa Turner

         Born: Jun 1893 - Henry Co., VA
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2 M Jack H. Turner

         Born: Feb 1895 - Henry Co., VA
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3 M Robert H. Turner

         Born: May 1899 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
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Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Rev. Lynwood Daves Wells Sr. and Anna Bowe Lester




Husband Rev. Lynwood Daves Wells Sr.

         Born: Oct 23, 1926 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 8, 2011 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Nov 11, 2011 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Jabez Peter Wells Sr. (1896-1976)
       Mother: Claudine Woodrum Jarrett (1892-1966)


     Marriage: Jun 11, 1977 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Mary Jay Speer (1929-      ) - Jul 4, 1952 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Anna Bowe Lester

         Born: Sep 5, 1927 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 2, 2023 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Apr 15, 2023 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Henry Claybrook Lester Sr. (1898-      )
       Mother: Natalie Lewis Penn (1899-      )



 Other Spouse: Charles Thomas Fleenor Jr. (1926-1977) - Jun 15, 1949 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

This is the 2d marriage for both, and they both have 4-years of college. Married by G.E. Paclland, Rector, Christ Church.
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Elkanah Lewis Turner and Aylett Lester




Husband Elkanah Lewis Turner

         Born: Jun 10, 1876 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 24, 1936 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Rev. Zachary Taylor Turner (1847-1911)
       Mother: Nancy A. Jamison (1846-      )


     Marriage: Mar 22, 1905 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Aylett Lester

          AKA: Allie
         Born: Jul 26, 1878 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 1939 - Roanoke (city), VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Capt. William A. Lester Jr. (1835-1904)
       Mother: Susan Victoria Lovell (1854-1926)




Children
1 M William T. Turner

         Born: Jan 11, 1906 - VA
         Died: Mar 28, 1988
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA



2 M Robert Jackson Turner

         Born: Sep 2, 1907 - VA
         Died: Jan 10, 1972 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA



3 F Lula Victoria Turner

         Born: Oct 23, 1909 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 20, 2001 - Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: William Harrison Turner (1909-1977)
         Marr: Jul 18, 1940 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

Their marriage is recorded in the Henry Co. Reg. of Marr. No. 2, 1893 - 1913, page 63, line 39, 22 March 1905: E.L. Turner, 28, single, born/resides Henry Co., Va., bookkeeper, son of Z.T. & Nannie Turner, married Allye Lester, 26, single, born/resides Henry Co., Va., dau. of W.A. & S.V. Lester.
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Benjamin Franklin Lester and Martha Eliza Richardson




Husband Benjamin Franklin Lester

         Born: 1830 - Henry Co., VA
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       Father: John Lester Sr. (1779/1780-1873)
       Mother: Anna Minter (1791-      )


     Marriage: Nov 17, 1853 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Martha Eliza Richardson

         Born: 1828-1830 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
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       Father: John Richardson Sr. (1785-1869)
       Mother: Elizabeth Stultz (1791-1877)




Children
1 M William Lester

         Born: Apr 21, 1855 - Henry Co., VA
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2 F Valera A. Lester

         Born: Jan 28, 1857 - Henry Co., VA
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3 F Martha Elvira Lester

         Born: Jun 7, 1861 - Beaver Creek, Henry Co., VA
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4 M Ollie Lester

         Born: 1866 - VA
         Died: 
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David Henry Lester and Ola Lee Gatewood




Husband David Henry Lester

         Born: Feb 28, 1921 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Dec 28, 1989 - Richmond, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Henry David Lester (1889-1962)
       Mother: Nannie Elizabeth Shelton (1882-1963)


     Marriage: 



Wife Ola Lee Gatewood (details suppressed for this person)

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       Father: Walter Lee Gatewood (1907-1967)
       Mother: Ola Belle Hooker (1907-1994)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Married by W.B.. Shinn, Meth. Min.
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Saunders Stultz and Elizabeth C. Lester




Husband Saunders Stultz

         Born: May 3, 1828 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 23, 1856 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 


       Father: Joseph Lafayette Stultz (1802-1848)
       Mother: Lousiana America Eggleton (1805-1904)


     Marriage: May 5, 1850 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Elizabeth C. Lester

         Born: 1829 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Thomas H. Lester (1801-      )
       Mother: Frances King (1812-      )



 Other Spouse: John S. Jones (1820/1822-      ) - Dec 28, 1857 - Henry Co., VA


Children

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George Thomas Richardson and Elizabeth Pearl Lester




Husband George Thomas Richardson

         Born: Dec 25, 1872 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 19, 1956 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: William Arnold Richardson (1835-1913)
       Mother: Elizabeth Starling Armstrong (1836-1916)


     Marriage: Jan 31, 1900 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Elizabeth Pearl Lester

          AKA: Bettie
         Born: Jan 14, 1880 - Dyers Store, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 10, 1963
       Buried:  - Woodlawn Cem., Lodi, Medina Co., OH


       Father: George Washington Lester (1836-      )
       Mother: Victoria Ann Wade (1856-1940)



 Other Spouse: Lowry Dennis Hogan (1877-1950) - Apr 8, 1939 - Roanoke (city), VA


Children
1 M John Armstrong Richardson Sr.

         Born: 1904 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Mollie Dunn Stegall (1908-      )
         Marr: Feb 1, 1931 - Henry Co., VA


2 M Reaves Washington Richardson

         Born: Jul 22, 1907 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 1976
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Frances Helen Graves (1914-      )
         Marr: Jul 22, 1929 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Hazel Pauline Lamb (1915-      )
         Marr: May 1, 1949 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


3 F Susan Elizabeth Richardson

          AKA: Lizzie
         Born: Abt Aug 1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Lennie Clark (1906-      )
         Marr: Dec 23, 1925 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Daisy T. Richardson

         Born: 1911 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Luther Garfield Wolfe (1909-      )
         Marr: Sep 25, 1929 - Franklin Co., VA


5 M Jesse Shackleford Richardson

         Born: Sep 2, 1913 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 14, 1965 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Carrie Mae Guilliams (1911-1984)
         Marr: Mar 10, 1933 - Henry Co., VA


6 F Victoria Wilson Richardson

         Born: Nov 1915 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Howard Wayne Bensinger (1901-      )
         Marr: Jun 17, 1940 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


7 M Charlie McCoy Richardson

         Born: Oct 16, 1919 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 27, 2011 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Mar 3, 2011 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Odell Lee Meador (1921-2018)
         Marr: Nov 5, 1938 - Bedford Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Elmer Douglas Lester and Carolyn Ann Mabes




Husband Elmer Douglas Lester

          AKA: Doug
         Born: May 2, 1948 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jan 10, 2023 - Wake Forest Univ., Bapt. Med. Ctr., Winston-Salem, NC
       Buried: Jan 13, 2023 - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC


       Father: Elmer Jesse Lester (1920-2000)
       Mother: Doris Elizabeth Nance (1920-1992)


     Marriage: 



Wife Carolyn Ann Mabes (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

1st marriage for both, and both only finished the 9th grade. Divorced in Henry Co., Va.
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Elmer Jesse Lester and Doris Elizabeth Nance




Husband Elmer Jesse Lester

         Born: Jul 4, 1920
         Died: Sep 26, 2000
       Buried:  - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC
     Marriage: Oct 22, 1938 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Wife Doris Elizabeth Nance

         Born: May 26, 1920 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Sep 23, 1992 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC


       Father: Babe Isaac Nance (1887-1966)
       Mother: Rosa Fountain Carter (1890-1961)




Children
1 M Ralph Joel Lester

         Born: Oct 2, 1944 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Sep 21, 2020 - Moses H. Cone Extended Care, Greensboro, NC
       Buried: Sep 24, 2020 - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Lillie Mae Stowe (living)


2 M Elmer Douglas Lester

          AKA: Doug
         Born: May 2, 1948 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jan 10, 2023 - Wake Forest Univ., Bapt. Med. Ctr., Winston-Salem, NC
       Buried: Jan 13, 2023 - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Carolyn Ann Mabes (living)



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William Hundley Overton Sr. and Ethel C. Lester




Husband William Hundley Overton Sr.

          AKA: Willie
         Born: Jun 25, 1883 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 10, 1962 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: John Hudson Overton (1853-1946)
       Mother: Nancy Elizabeth Hundley (1855-1917)


     Marriage: Sep 1, 1920 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Ethel C. Lester

         Born: Oct 3, 1898 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 16, 1979 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Walter Wade Lester (1874-      )
       Mother: Mary Lucy Davis (1872-1930)




Children
1 M William Hundley Overton Jr.

         Born: Nov 29, 1921 - New Martinsville, Wetzel Co., WV
         Died: Jul 15, 2011 - Newport News (city), VA
       Buried: Jul 19, 2011 - Veterans Memorial Gardens, Hampton (city), VA
       Spouse: Rachel Maxine Crenshaw (1929-2015)
         Marr: Abt 1956 - Richland Co., SC


2 F Elizabeth Lester Overton

         Born: Jan 2, 1924 - Big Sandy, McDowell Co., WV
         Died: Oct 8, 2011 - Virginia Beach (City), VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Robert Earnest McAlpine (1920-1998)
         Marr: Nov 24, 1945 - Charlottesville, VA



Notes: Marriage

Both were single.
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Richard Blythe Sowden and Floy Christine Lester




Husband Richard Blythe Sowden

         Born: Mar 17, 1925 - Yonkers, Rockland Co, NY
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Feb 23, 1946 - Los Angeles, CA



Wife Floy Christine Lester

         Born: Sep 24, 1922 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 13, 2007 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Apr 15, 2007 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr. (1876-1973)
       Mother: Lottie Floy Shelton (1898-1990)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Divorced in Martinsville, Va.
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Andrew Wade Patterson and Frances Susan Lester




Husband Andrew Wade Patterson

         Born: Mar 29, 1879 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Richard Patterson (1855-1924)
       Mother: Louella Greenwood Wade (1860-      )


     Marriage: Jun 21, 1904 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Frances Susan Lester

          AKA: Fannie Sue
         Born: Oct 1890 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: George Washington Lester (1836-      )
       Mother: Victoria Ann Wade (1856-1940)




Children
1 M George Richard Patterson

         Born: Apr 15, 1905 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 1, 1993
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Rena Faye Gray (1913-1965)
         Marr: Apr 28, 1928 - Loudon Co., Tennessee, USA
       Spouse: Ella Maggie Wilson (1900-      )
         Marr: Jun 14, 1964 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Frances V. Patterson

         Born: 1906 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 F Lula P. Patterson

         Born: 1907 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



4 F Lucy Elizabeth Patterson

          AKA: Lizzie
         Born: Mar 7, 1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 30, 1997 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Isaac Biggs (1889-1970)
         Marr: Abt 1923
       Spouse: Posey McKinley Donavant (1901-1992)
         Marr: Apr 26, 1971 - Henry Co., VA


5 F Helen A. Patterson

         Born: 1911 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



6 M Lewis Andrew Patterson

         Born: May 12, 1916 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 27, 1939 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Dec 28, 1939 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Margaret Virginia Patterson (1919-2002)
         Marr: Jul 3, 1937 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


7 F Zella Mary Patterson

          AKA: Gee
         Born: Dec 29, 1918 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 13, 2013 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jul 17, 2013 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Edmund Simmons Wade (1914-1964)
         Marr: Jul 4, 1933 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Dudley Harry Robertson (1914-2009)
         Marr: Oct 3, 1947 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr. and Frances Parker Turner




Husband Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr.

         Born: Sep 14, 1876 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Mar 20, 1973 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: George Washington Lester (1836-      )
       Mother: Victoria Ann Wade (1856-1940)


     Marriage: Apr 20, 1904 - Washington, DC

 Other Spouse: Lottie Floy Shelton (1898-1990) - Sep 29, 1920 - Roanoke (city), VA



Wife Frances Parker Turner

         Born: May 1, 1880 - Roanoke (city), VA
         Died: Nov 29, 1917 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


Children
1 F Julia Anne Lester

         Born: Apr 20, 1906 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 29, 2004 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: George Dillard Oakley Sr. (1901-1983)
         Marr: Dec 29, 1926 - Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., VA


2 M George Tilden Lester Jr.

         Born: May 20, 1910 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 30, 1993 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Annie Sue Waid (1914-1986)
         Marr: 1932


3 F May Victoria Lester

         Born: Jan 8, 1913 - Figsboro, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 11, 1932 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Apr 13, 1932 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children


4 F Myrtle Lester

         Born: Jan 21, 1917 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



5 F Mable Parker Lester

         Born: Jan 21, 1917 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 5, 1964 - Daytona Beach, Volusia Co., FL
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Leslie Eston Wells Sr. (1911-1999)
         Marr: Jun 24, 1939 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA



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Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr. and Lottie Floy Shelton




Husband Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr.

         Born: Sep 14, 1876 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Mar 20, 1973 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: George Washington Lester (1836-      )
       Mother: Victoria Ann Wade (1856-1940)


     Marriage: Sep 29, 1920 - Roanoke (city), VA

 Other Spouse: Frances Parker Turner (1880-1917) - Apr 20, 1904 - Washington, DC



Wife Lottie Floy Shelton

         Born: Dec 31, 1898 - Roanoke (city), VA
         Died: Feb 5, 1990 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Ferdinand Smith Shelton (1874-1957)
       Mother: Vinecie Stone (1877-1945)




Children
1 F Floy Christine Lester

         Born: Sep 24, 1922 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 13, 2007 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Apr 15, 2007 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Richard Blythe Sowden (1925-      )
         Marr: Feb 23, 1946 - Los Angeles, CA


2 F Doris Lester

          AKA: Jack
         Born: Jun 12, 1925 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 11, 2011 - Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE
       Buried:  - Lower Brandywine Presb. Ch. Cem., Owls Nest, DE



3 M Darwin Demosthenes Lester

         Born: Oct 4, 1928 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 28, 1947 - MCV Hosp., Richmond, VA
       Buried: Sep 30, 1947 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children


4 M Tilden Jackson Lester

         Born: Apr 17, 1933 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 5, 1991 - NC Bapt. Med. Ctr., Winston-Salem, NC
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Marlene Arvenia Saunders (1936-2007)
         Marr: Jul 1, 1960 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC


5 M George Washington Lester II (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Beatrice Carvill Worrell (living)
       Spouse: Connie Jennifer Thornton (living)
       Spouse: Saunders Lee (living)



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George Tilden Lester Jr. and Annie Sue Waid




Husband George Tilden Lester Jr.

         Born: May 20, 1910 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 30, 1993 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr. (1876-1973)
       Mother: Frances Parker Turner (1880-1917)


     Marriage: 1932



Wife Annie Sue Waid

         Born: Oct 21, 1914 - VA
         Died: Feb 23, 1986 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Clarence Benjamin Waid (1871-1938)
       Mother: Mary Binford Angle (1879-1958)




Children
1 M Morton Waid Lester (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Margaret Curtis English


2 M George Tilden Lester III

         Born: Sep 4, 1935 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 10, 2016 - Morningside, West End, Richmond, VA
       Buried: Dec 13, 2016 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Janet Cassady Frith (1937-2016)
         Marr: Jul 26, 1958 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


3 F Rebecca Sue Lester (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Charles Stanley Gilbert (living)
       Spouse: John Harold Stone Jr. (living)



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George Washington Lester and Victoria Ann Wade




Husband George Washington Lester

         Born: Nov 1836 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: William A. Lester (1803-      )
       Mother: Frances Stegall (1808-      )


     Marriage: Nov 17, 1873 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Victoria Ann Wade

          AKA: Vickie
         Born: Nov 3, 1856 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 27, 1940 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Sep 28, 1940 - Lester Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Creed W. Waid (1828-      )
       Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Turner (1837-      )



 Other Spouse: Michael Eggleston Draper (1857-1946) - Nov 9, 1910 - Henry Co., VA


Children
1 M Walter Wade Lester

         Born: Mar 10, 1874 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Mary Lucy Davis (1872-1930)
         Marr: Feb 8, 1893 - Henry Co., VA


2 M Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr.

         Born: Sep 14, 1876 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Mar 20, 1973 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Frances Parker Turner (1880-1917)
         Marr: Apr 20, 1904 - Washington, DC
       Spouse: Lottie Floy Shelton (1898-1990)
         Marr: Sep 29, 1920 - Roanoke (city), VA


3 M Thomas Oscar Lester

         Born: May 7, 1878 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 12, 1961 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Mar 14, 1961 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Maggie Wilson Craig (1882-1967)
         Marr: Jan 24, 1900 - Franklin Co., VA


4 F Elizabeth Pearl Lester

          AKA: Bettie
         Born: Jan 14, 1880 - Dyers Store, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 10, 1963
       Buried:  - Woodlawn Cem., Lodi, Medina Co., OH
       Spouse: George Thomas Richardson (1872-1956)
         Marr: Jan 31, 1900 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Lowry Dennis Hogan (1877-1950)
         Marr: Apr 8, 1939 - Roanoke (city), VA


5 M Powell Jackson Lester

         Born: Nov 8, 1883 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 13, 1943 - Horsepasture, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Lester Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mary Bryant Martin (1896-1963)
         Marr: Sep 12, 1914 - Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC


6 M Loury Lawson Lester

         Born: Feb 6, 1886 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 13, 1975
       Buried:  - Lester Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mamie Frances Draper (1889-1935)
         Marr: Sep 21, 1909 - Henry Co., VA


7 F Frances Susan Lester

          AKA: Fannie Sue
         Born: Oct 1890 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Andrew Wade Patterson (1879-      )
         Marr: Jun 21, 1904 - Henry Co., VA


8 F Sarah Victoria Lester

         Born: Feb 21, 1896 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 16, 1981
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Vaughn Minter Draper (1894-1981)
         Marr: Sep 12, 1914 - Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Henry Clay Lester and Vera Virginia Warren




Husband Henry Clay Lester

         Born: Oct 27, 1913 - Snow Creek, Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 7, 1944
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Alva L. Lester (1871-      )
       Mother: Julia Josie Adams (1873-      )


     Marriage: Nov 19, 1936 - Hillsville, Carroll Co., VA



Wife Vera Virginia Warren

         Born: Jun 9, 1918 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 19, 1982 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Columbus Frank Warren Sr. (1890-1928)
       Mother: Vera Anna Stultz (1888-1959)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was a clerk. Married by Clinton A. Brabston, Meth. Epis. Min.
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Henry Claybrook Lester Sr. and Natalie Lewis Penn




Husband Henry Claybrook Lester Sr.

         Born: Jan 1898 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Ainsley Jackson Lester Sr. (1873-1945)
       Mother: Mary Elizabeth Martin (1876-1952)


     Marriage: Oct 27, 1923 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Natalie Lewis Penn

         Born: Dec 1899 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John T. Penn (1868-      )
       Mother: Anna V. Bowe (1878-      )




Children
1 M Henry Claybrook Lester Jr.

         Born: 1924 - WV
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Anna Bowe Lester

         Born: Sep 5, 1927 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 2, 2023 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Apr 15, 2023 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Charles Thomas Fleenor Jr. (1926-1977)
         Marr: Jun 15, 1949 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Rev. Lynwood Daves Wells Sr. (1926-2011)
         Marr: Jun 11, 1977 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Henry David Lester and Nannie Elizabeth Shelton




Husband Henry David Lester

         Born: Jul 1, 1889 - Stokes Co., NC
         Died: May 6, 1962 - Stoneville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: May 8, 1962 - Shiloh PBC Cem., Rockingham Co., NC
     Marriage: Dec 4, 1912 - Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Nannie Elizabeth Shelton

         Born: May 13, 1882 - VA
         Died: Jul 22, 1963
       Buried:  - Shiloh PBC Cem., Rockingham Co., NC


Children
1 F Nellie Lester

         Born: 1913 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Lou Kate Lester

          AKA: Katie
         Born: Jun 17, 1915 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 1, 1997 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Richard Arthur Shough (1915-1990)
         Marr: Feb 25, 1939 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


3 F Nannie Lester

         Born: Apr 24, 1917 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Aug 26, 1994 - Annie Penn Mem. Hosp., Reidsville, NC
       Buried:  - Belews Creek, Forsyth Co., NC
       Spouse: Charlie Carter (1901-1962)
         Marr: Mar 23, 1935 - New Bethel, Rockingham Co., NC
       Spouse: Dennis David Sharp (1912-1975)
         Marr: Aft Aug 27, 1963


4 F Elizabeth Lester

          AKA: Sissie
         Born: Aug 1919 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jan 21, 1939 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Barrow Family Plot, Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Douglas Wesley Barrow Sr. (1914-1999)
         Marr: Apr 2, 1938 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


5 M David Henry Lester

         Born: Feb 28, 1921 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Dec 28, 1989 - Richmond, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Ola Lee Gatewood (living)


6 F Ollie Mae Lester

         Born: 1923 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: William Benton Shough (1918-1979)


7 F Mary Frances Lester

         Born: 1924 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 



8 F Minnie B. Lester

         Born: 1926 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 



9 F Beulah Lester (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 



10 M Henry Hubert Lester (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Annette Janney (living)



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James Polk Lester and S. Lula Stone




Husband James Polk Lester

         Born: 1845 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Mar 7, 1869 - Rockingham Co., NC



Wife S. Lula Stone

         Born: 1849 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 M Jesse P. Lester

         Born: Jul 1870 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Lou Algie Ramsey (1876-      )
         Marr: Dec 14, 1895 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Bettie May Lester

         Born: 1876 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 F Nell Cora Lester

         Born: Feb 9, 1892 - NC
         Died: Feb 2, 1972 - Raleigh, Wake Co., NC
       Buried:  - Montlawn Mem. Park, Raleigh, NC
       Spouse: George Akers Moore (1894-1960)



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Jeremiah Griggs Lester and Mary Ann Unknown




Husband Jeremiah Griggs Lester

          AKA: Jere
         Born: 1836 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Lester Sr. (1779/1780-1873)
       Mother: Anna Minter (1791-      )


     Marriage: Abt 1858 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Ann Unknown

         Born: 1836 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

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Jesse P. Lester and Lou Algie Ramsey




Husband Jesse P. Lester

         Born: Jul 1870 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: James Polk Lester (1845-      )
       Mother: S. Lula Stone (1849-      )


     Marriage: Dec 14, 1895 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Lou Algie Ramsey

         Born: Dec 1876 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Hopkins Ramsey (1846-1931)
       Mother: Leona Susan Nunn (1847-1920)




Children
1 M John P. Lester

         Born: Dec 1896 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 M Claude H. Lester

         Born: Jun 1899 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Jesse S. Lester and Sarah F. Stegall




Husband Jesse S. Lester

         Born: 1846 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Thomas H. Lester (1801-      )
       Mother: Frances King (1812-      )


     Marriage: Sep 24, 1867 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Sarah F. Stegall

         Born: 1847 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Henry Forrest Stegall (1814-Bef 1870)
       Mother: Mary Jane Bondurant (1827-      )




Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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John Lester Sr. and Anna Minter




Husband John Lester Sr.

         Born: 1779-1780 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 20, 1873 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Aug 14, 1815 - Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Nancy Collins (      -Abt 1815) - 1800 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Anna Minter

          AKA: Ann
         Born: 1791 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 M Daniel Lester

         Born: 1816 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Nancy Hicks (1823-      )
         Marr: Feb 18, 1839 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Nancy Lester

         Born: 1817 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Thomas Jefferson Haley (1808/1812-      )
         Marr: Dec 11, 1834 - Henry Co., VA


3 F Susan Jane Lester

         Born: 1819 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: John Richardson Jr. (1814/1818-1878)
         Marr: Dec 7, 1839 - Henry Co., VA


4 M Benjamin Franklin Lester

         Born: 1830 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Martha Eliza Richardson (1828/1830-      )
         Marr: Nov 17, 1853 - Henry Co., VA


5 F Elizabeth Ann Lester

          AKA: Eliza
         Born: 1831 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: William Sparrel Hailey (1830-1862)
         Marr: May 25, 1850 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Benjamin Haley (Cir 1830-      )


6 M James Osborne Lester

         Born: Aug 7, 1833 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 9, 1862 - Cedar Run, VA
       Buried: 



7 M Jeremiah Griggs Lester

          AKA: Jere
         Born: 1836 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Mary Ann Unknown (1836-      )
         Marr: Abt 1858 - Henry Co., VA



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John Collins Lester and Julia Frances Lester




Husband John Collins Lester

         Born: 1841-1843 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 1898
       Buried: 


       Father: William A. Lester (1803-      )
       Mother: Frances Stegall (1808-      )


     Marriage: Feb 14, 1870 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Julia Frances Lester

         Born: Feb 1853 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 1940 - Shackelford Hosp., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Cp. Branch Prim. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Thomas H. Lester (1801-      )
       Mother: Frances King (1812-      )




Children
1 M Alva L. Lester

         Born: Mar 1871 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Julia Josie Adams (1873-      )
         Marr: Nov 15, 1892 - Franklin Co., VA


2 M William Stonewall Jackson Lester

         Born: Jul 5, 1884 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 12, 1952 - Reed Creek, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 14, 1952 - Cp. Branch Prim. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mary Alice Hodnett (1892-Bef 1917)
         Marr: Nov 14, 1910 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mary Lou Eggleston (1897-      )
         Marr: Oct 7, 1917 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Lula H. Bowles (1894-1993)
         Marr: Nov 22, 1944 - Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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John Saunders Lester and Weltha Maggie McCray




Husband John Saunders Lester

         Born: 1890 - Abingdon, Washington Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Oct 11, 1911 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Weltha Maggie McCray

         Born: Mar 2, 1893 - Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC
         Died: Feb 4, 1988
       Buried: 


       Father: Jonathan George McCray (1834-1918)
       Mother: Mattie J. Alley (1858-1928)




Children

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Joseph Patterson and Josephine Annie Lester




Husband Joseph Patterson

          AKA: Joe
         Born: Jan 1856 - VA
         Died: Abt 1918 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 


       Father: William Patterson (1828-      )
       Mother: Dorothy Wilson (1834-      )


     Marriage: Dec 23, 1909 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Ellen Eggleton (1859-      ) - Oct 1, 1895 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Josephine Annie Lester

          AKA: Josie
         Born: Aug 1877 - Davidson Co., NC
         Died: Sep 20, 1940 - Stoneville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Sep 21, 1940 - Sardis PBC Cem., Madison, NC


Children
1 M Thomas Alfred Patterson

         Born: Oct 25, 1910 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Aug 4, 2001 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Icie Mary McAlexander (1918-1996)
         Marr: May 30, 1936 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Mary Dixie Patterson

         Born: Aug 11, 1913 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jun 27, 1996 - Waynesboro, VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Richard Snead (1918-1971)
         Marr: Jan 20, 1940 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



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George Dillard Oakley Sr. and Julia Anne Lester




Husband George Dillard Oakley Sr.

          AKA: Doc
         Born: Jan 11, 1901 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 24, 1983 - Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: William Hughes Oakley (1854-1932)
       Mother: Sallie Ruth Dyer (1862-1938)


     Marriage: Dec 29, 1926 - Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., VA



Wife Julia Anne Lester

         Born: Apr 20, 1906 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 29, 2004 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Capt. George Tilden Lester Sr. (1876-1973)
       Mother: Frances Parker Turner (1880-1917)




Children
1 F Sally Parker Oakley

         Born: Feb 9, 1929 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 21, 2005 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Garland Dwight Burch (1928-1976)
         Marr: Sep 19, 1945 - Roanoke (city), VA


2 M George Dillard Oakley Jr.

         Born: Oct 23, 1931 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 18, 2020 - Stanleytown Health & Rehab., Stanleytown, VA
       Buried: Dec 21, 2020 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Janet Roselle Lewis (Cir 1937-      )


3 M John Benjamin Oakley

         Born: Aug 6, 1936 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 11, 2016 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Julia Angeline Riddle (1937-2023)
         Marr: Feb 11, 1956 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


4 F Julia Lester Oakley

         Born: Feb 17, 1943 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 11, 2015
       Buried: Jul 15, 2015 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Kenneth Wayne Gravely (1942-2003)
         Marr: Jun 6, 1964 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


5 M Robert James Oakley

         Born: Jun 7, 1950 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 6, 2023
       Buried: Feb 11, 2023 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Peggy Ann Williams (1943-2013)
         Marr: Jul 17, 1976 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Richard Arthur Shough and Lou Kate Lester




Husband Richard Arthur Shough

         Born: Jan 14, 1915 - Patrick Co., VA
         Died: Dec 11, 1990 - Morehead Mem. Hosp., Eden, NC
       Buried: Dec 13, 1990 - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC


       Father: William Gibson Shough (1883-1930)
       Mother: Sallie Lou Martin (1884-1950)


     Marriage: Feb 25, 1939 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Wife Lou Kate Lester

          AKA: Katie
         Born: Jun 17, 1915 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 1, 1997 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Ridgeview Mem. Gdns., Eden, NC


       Father: Henry David Lester (1889-1962)
       Mother: Nannie Elizabeth Shelton (1882-1963)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was a farmer. Married by J.P. McCabe, Bapt. Min.



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