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THE K ESTER FAMILY — PART II. 385

Creek, near ]Mattoon, Illinois. Came to Indiana with his
mother about 1818, and lived in Vigo and Montgomery
Counties, Indiana, and Edgar County, Illinois, residing at Linn
Creek, near Mattoon, Illinois, prior to his death. Was a
mechanic and a Baptist minister. Married, July i, 1830, Sarah
Ann Mosier, who was born in Maryland, May 24, 18 10, died
January 10, 1866. His ten children and their family records
are as follows :

I. Emeline Kester, daughter of William and Sarah A.
(Mosier) Kester, was born at Rinseville, Indiana, November
22, 1832. Moved to Vigo County, Indiana, when about five
years of age. Resides near Pimento, Indiana. Married, March
28, 1850, Lawrence Yaw, son of John and Joanna (Brown)
Yaw, born in Muskingum County, Ohio, November 23, 1823.
Children :

1. William K. Yaw was born in \'igo County, Indiana,
January 29, 1851, died March 18, 1902. Resided near
Pimento, Indiana. Married, May 9, 1872, Margaret A. Shaw,
daughter of Temple and Elizabeth (Moore) Shaw, born in
Jefferson County, Kentucky, January 9, 1853. Children :

1. Epsy B. Yaw, born March 13, 1874.
2: Burt Yaw, bom October 19, 1875.

3. Fred G. Yaw, born August 26, 1879. Eesides near Pimento,
Indiana. Married, November 22, 1901, Myrtle Christy. Child: William.
C. Yaw.

4. Lawrence T. Yatv, born September 28, 1887.

2. John Yazv was born in Vigo County, Indiana, July 29,
1853. Resides near Pimento, Indiana. Married, September
25, 1876, Nancy B. Beard, daughter of John L. and Julia
Francis (Wells) Beard, born in Vigo County, Indiana. January
25. 1858. Children:

1. Halite B. Yaw, born January 17, 1880. Eesides near Pimento,
Indiana. Married, April 6, 1902, Early French, son of EpTiraim and
SaraJi EUsaieth (Liston) French, born in Vigo County, Indiana, March
4, 1878.

2. Nellie Yaw, born November 21, 1883.



386 THE KESTER FAMILY— PART II.

3. Hcttie Yazif was born in Vigo County, Indiana, June
22, 1856. Resides near Farmersburg, Indiana. Married, April
3, 1 881, Hardy McClanahan, son of Nathan and Miranda
(Hill) McClanahan, born in Sullivan County, Indiana, Jan-
uary 25, 1849. Children:

1. Lawrence McClanahan, born Marcli 26, 1883.

2. Edith McClanaJuin, born August. 29, 1887.

4. Louisa B. Yazv was born in Vigo County, Indiana,
December 13, 1858. Resides near Farmersburg, Indiana. Mar-
ried, December 15, 1880, James E. List on, son of Joseph and
Emily Elisabeth (French) Listen, born in Sullivan County,
Indiana, June 22, i860. Child:

1. Bertha Liston, born January 6, 1886.

5. Charley Yaw was born in Vigo County, Indiana, March
31, 1861. Married Cora Hippie, daughter of Isaac P. and
Barbara (Hoover) Hippie, born in Vigo County, Indiana, in
1 86 1. Children:

1. Hoioard Yaw, born July 21, 1883.

2. Leslie Yaw, born February 15, 1885.

6. Jesse Buckler Yaw was born in Vigo County, Indiana,
October 31, 1863. Resides near Pimento, Indiana. Married,
October 6, 1887, Mattie E. Pierson, daughter of Able Craw-
ford and Mary Jane (Stout) Pierson, born in Vigo County,
Indiana, September 10, 1861. Child:

1. Limis Able Yaw, born September 23, 1889.

7. Alice Yaiv was born in Vigo County, Indiana, Febru-
ary 7, 1866. Resides near Pimento, Indiana. Married, July,
1887, John Rudisel, son of William and Elizabeth (Stotten)
Rudisel, born in Vigo County, Indiana, in i860. Children:

1. Ethel Eudisel, born Marcli 20, 1888.

2. Edith Eudisel, born November 3, 1890.

3. Helen Eudisel, born October 26, 1897.

8. Joanna^ Yazif was born in Vigo County, Indiana, June
29, 1870, died November 6, 1900. Resided near Pimento,
Indiana. Married, March 13, Howard Greiner. Children:



THE KESTER FAMILY — PART II. 387

1. Stella Greiner, boru August 1.

2. Harry Greiner, born August 8.

II. Amanda Kcstcr, daughter of William and Sarah Ann
(Mosier) Raster, was born at Crawfordsville, Indiana, Septem-
ber 14, 1834. Moved to Clay County, Indiana, in 1856, to
Missouri, in 1884, to Nebraska, in 1887, and to Missouri, in
1 89 1 ; now residing at lantha, Missouri. Married, February
7, 1856, John Crichfield, son of Absalom and Elizabeth ( Jolley)
Crichfield, born in Washington County, Indiana, November
25, 1829. Children:

I. Jesse F. Crichfield was born in Clay Count)', Indiana,
May 2, 1857. Resides at Normal, Illinois. Married, March
31, 1882, MeHnda Watson, daughter of John and Sarah
(Mahan) Watson, born in Clay County, Indiana, in 1869.
Married, April 12, 1900, Hannah Wilkenson, bom in Tazwell
County, Illinois, October 11, 1850. Children:

1. Naomi E. Crich-field, born March 19, 1883.

2. Homer W. Crichfield, born July 1, 1886.

3. Virgil Crichfield, born October 8, 1888.

4. Van Crichfield, born September 7, 1890.

2. John W. Crichfield was born in Clay County, Indiana,
December 9, 1858. Resides near Cofifee, Indiana. Married,
March 31, 1881, Annie M. Burns, daughter of John and Caro-
line (Coulson) Burns, born in Clay County, Indiana, May 31,
1861, died Julv i, 1897. Married, October 8, 1899, Clara
B. Brock, daughter of Elijah and Susan S. (Sanders) Brock,
born in Sullivan County, Indiana, June 18, 1870. Children :

1. Samuel Otto Crichfield, born in 1886.

2. Burns Othello Crichfield, born in 1891, died April 29, 1892.

3. Elwood Crichfield, born in 1894.

4. Lena Augusta Crichfield, born in 1896.

5. Francis Willard Crichfield, born in 1902.

3. Sarah Emeline Crichfield was born September 13. i860,
died February 11, 1880.

4. Elisa Jane Crichfield, was born in Clay County, In-
diana, January 29, 1862. Resides near lantha, ^lissouri. Mar-



388 THE KESTER FAMILY — PART II.

ried, March 18, 1883, John Bryce, son of James and Mary A.
(Lockhart) Bryce, born in Washington County, Pennsylvania,
September 19, 1848. Children:

1. Essie Bryce, boru May 19, 1884. Besides at Chitwood, Mis-
souri. Married, September 10, 1900, Austin Wright, son of Noah and
Emily (Bryer) Wright, born in Indiana in 1877. Child: Hay E.
Wright, born July 2, 1901.

2. James Bryce, born December 12, 1892, died February 3, 1893.

3. Nellie Bryce, born November 11, 1894.

4. Flora Bryce, born December 22, 1902.

5. William H. Crichfield was born in Clay County, In-
diana, April 18, 1864. Resides at lantha, Missouri. Is in
railroad business. Married, June 10, 1891, Arzella Webb,
daughter of Noland and Shrilda (Mcintosh) Webb, born in
Jackson County, Kentucky, April 9, 1872. Children:

1. Mamie Crichfield, born April 2, 1892.

2. Eula Crichfield, born April 26, 1894.

6. Martha Modella Crichfield was born in Clay County,
Indiana, December i, 1867, Resides at Lincoln, Nebraska,
where her husband is a merchant. Married, June 27, 1894,
Charles L. Robinson, son of George W. and Sarah (Splan)
Robinson, born at Birmingham,' Michigan, October 5, 1865.
Child:

1. Ra^el Modella HoMnson, boru April 15, 1902.

7. Frances M. Crichfield was born at Centerville, Indiana,
March 24, 1870. Resides at Benson, Illinois. Married, Au-
gust 28, 1901, Bertha M. Davis, daughter of Daniel and Mary
Davis, born at Benson, Illinois, in 1881. Child:

1. One, born October 11, 1902.

8. Amanda Ellen Crichfield was born August 23, 1872,
died July 3, 1880.

9. George Riley Crichheld was born in Clay County, In-
diana, August 30, 1875. Resides at Burnham, Nebraska. Mar-
ried, January 9, 1901, Bertha D. Rimken, daughter of R. H.



THE KESTER FAMILY — PART II. 389

and T. (Martens) Rimken, born in Germany, June 30, 1882.
Child :

1. Gladys J. CrichfieJd, born Se]itember 16, 1902.

10. Mary A. Crichficid was born January 2, 1878, died
June 27, 1880.

III. Francis Marion Kestcr, son of WUliaiii and Sarah A.
(Hosier) Kester, was born November 14, 1836, died June 19,
1894, and is buried at Ballinger, Texas. Resided prior to his
death at Ballinger, Texas. Married Julia Moody. Married
about 1868, Elizabeth Carlisle, now deceased. Children:

1. John W. Kester. Residence prior to 1882, near Areola,
Illinois. Was married. Address now not known.

2. Emma Delila Kester was July 2, i860, died August 27,
1887. Resided at Jonesboro, Illinois. Married, December 19,
1876, Frank M. Moss, son of Alfred S. and Sarah Moss,
born at Cincinnati, Ohio, July 19, 1841. Children:

1. Marion Claud Moss, born September 24, 1877, died May 25, 1879.

2. Elanora Irene Moss, born March 5, 1880. Besides at Marion,
Illinois. Married, William Atwood.

3. Hallie Malel Moss, born October 10, 1882.

4. Freddie Vern Moss, born Februarj^ 1, 1885.

5. Emma Moss, born August 15, 1887, died September 1, 1887.

3. Louie May Kester was born in Windsor, Illinois, Feb-
ruary I, 1870, died March 20, 1899. Married, June 19, 1892,
W. S. P. McCullough, son of W. W. and Sarah Jane (Long)
McCullough, born in Wayne County, Missouri, April 4, 1864,
a minister of M. E. Church, South, now residing at Granite,
Oklahoma. Children :

1. Paul Weaver McCullough, born April 29, 1893.

2. David Little McCullough, born July 31, 1895.

3. Evan McCxdlough, born April 14, 1897, died November 14, 1897.

4. Eva Mabel McCullough, born February 3, 1899.

4. Eva Bell Kester was born at Bement, Illinois, April 26,
1873, died June 15, 1901. Resided at Sherwood, Texas. Mar-
ried, October 3, 1894, H. £. Jordan, son of Henry and Mary



390 THE KESTER FAMIfA' PART II.

(McDowell) Jordan, born at Bilton, Texas, January 17, 1854.
Children :

1. Huth Jordan, born December 14, 1895.

2. Ivan Jordan, born July 1, 1897, died January 2, 1898.

3. Luie M. Jordan, born April 17, 1900.

5. Francis Marion K ester was born January 26, 1876.
Resides at Ozona, Texas. Is a watchmaker. Served in Com-
pany F of 4th Texas Regiment of Spanish War.

IV. Epliraini B. Kester, son of William and Sarah
(Hosier) Kester, was born at Crawfordsville, Indiana, March
20, 1838. Resides at Eugene, Oregon. Is a jeweler. Married,
May 23, i860, Nancy Brown, daughter of Daniel Brown, now
deceased. Married, August 17, 1869, N. Ella Kerr, daughter
of A. and Nancy (Davis) Kerr, born at Lebanon, Missouri.
September 14, 1847. Children :

1. William D. Kester was born September 7, 1861, died in
1862.

2. Sarah J. Kester was born October 20, 1862. Resides at
Delevan, Illinois. Married Mr. Perry.

3. Eliza Nora Kester, born June 9, 1864.

4. A son was born January 4, 1872.

5. Eugene Kester was born April 15, 1873.

6. Ernest Kester was born September 18, 1875.

7. Ella Kester was born May 17, 1878. Resides at Brook,
Idaho. Married Mr. Cowing.

8. Emma Kester was born November 16, 1882, died De-
cember 18, 1882.

9. JoQ Kester was born September 23, 1889.

V. Martha A. Kester, daughter of William and Sarah A.
(Mosier) Kester, was born in Vigo County, Indiana, March 9,
1840. Has lived at Warrentown and Brushy Fork, Illinois,
now residing at Isabell, Illinois. Married, April 30, 1857, Jesse
C. Buckler, son of Thomas and Susan (Coyle) Buckler, born in
Kentucky, June 2, 1836, died October 14, 1899. Children :

I. William R. Buckler was born at Warrentown, Illinois,



THE KESTER FAMILY PART II. 39I

February 5, 1858. Resides near Oakland, Illinois. Married,
December 25, 1878, Sarah Casebeer, daughter, of John R. and
Elizabeth (Parker) Casebeer, born at Newman, Illinois, Octo-
ber 9, 1861. Children :

1. Walter Scott Buclder, born February 4, 1881.

2. Lee Boy Buckler, born September 15, 1882.

3. Jesse H. Buckler, born March 2o, 1



Online LibraryJohn Eddy HuntThe Pound and Kester families : containing an account of the ancestry of John Pound (born in 1735) and William Kester (born in 1733) and a genealogical record of all their descendants and other family → online text (page 30 of 50)