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to Oakland, Illinois, in 1879, where he resided until his death.
Married, March 8, 1838, Louisianna Black, daughter of Wil-
liam and Catherine (Rhodes) Black, born in Clark County,
Illinois, February 14, 1819, died February 6, 1894. Children:

I. Nancy Catherine Liston was born in Clark County,
Illinois, November 17, 1838. Resides at Oakland, Illinois.
Married, April 5, 1864, Dudley H. Pepper, son of Ebenezer
and Susan (Wiley) Pepper, born in Coles County, Illinois,
January 22, 1839, who served in 59th Illinois Regiment, Civil
War. Children :

1. Wiley W. Pepper, born May 24, 1866. Besides at Newman,
Illinois. Is an attorney. Married, June 28, 1890, Nora Hinds, daugh-
ter of Philbert and Katheriue Hinds. Child: Stanton Abbot Pepper,
born March 5, 1898.

2. Osceola Pepper, born October 15, 1868.

3. L. Susan Pepper, born October 4, 1870, died October 31, 1872.

4. Lola Jacl'son Pepper, born September 7, 1872.

5. Kelton L. Pepper, born October 27, 1874. Besides at Little



THE KESTER FAMILY — PART III. 4II

Eock, Arkansas. Second lieutenant in Twenty-second U. S. Infantry.
Married, April !22, 1903, IXIary- Belle Gentry, daughter of William
Gentry.

6. Charley Pepper, born March 13, 1878. Besides at Kansas City,
JNlissouri, 460 E. Kinth Street. Married, May 28, 1902, Edith Scott,
daughter of Harry and Mary Scott. Child: Elizabeth Lola Pepper,
born March 10, 1903.

7. Horton W. Pepper, born May 31, 1881. Besides at Peru, Indi-
ana. jMarried, July 15, 1902, Beatrice Lena Barber, daughter of
Charley and Helen M. Barber. Child: Helen Kaiherine Pepper, born
June 25, 1903.

2. William H. H. Liston was born in Clark County, Illi-
nois, April 13, 1840. Resides near Stuttgart, x*\rkansas. Served
in General Grant's old regiment in the Civil War, the 21st Illi-
nois A'oltmteer Infantry. Alarried, December 25, 1866, Dorcas
Samantha Pepper, daughter of Samuel G. and Dorcas S.
(Wiley) Pepper, born in Coles County, Illinois, October 22,
1849. Children :

1. Minnie L. Liston, born July 21, 1868. Besides at Kansas City,
Missouri, 3225 Maiu Street. Married, November 28, 1895, Daniel H.
Eawson.

2. Edgar M. Liston, born April 13, 1870. Besides at Chickasa,
Indian Territory. Married, April 12, 1891, Laura A. Youngblood.
daughter of William and Caroline (Swan) Youngblood, born in Illinois
in 1874. Children: (1) William Fred Liston, hovn April 2S, ISdi; (2)
Bertha Ann Liston, born March 10, 1896; (3) Glide Edgar Liston, born
February, 1898; (4) Laura Dell Liston, born November 28, 1900; (5)
Dan Oscar Liston, born March 8, 1903.

3. Loui-sianna Liston, born April 20, 1872, died April 13, 1895.
Married John Gosnel in 1894. Child: Bena Samantha Gosnel, died in
a few months.

4. Walker M. Liston, born November 21, 1874.

5. Andreiv J. Liston, bom November 16, 1884.

6. Sallie S. Liston, born November 17, 1886.

7. Callie C. Liston, born June 17, 1888.

8. Marny If. Liston, born May 27, 1890.

3. Margaret M. Liston was born October 13, 1843, died
December 24, 1843.

4. JVillis P. Liston was born November 20, 1844. died



412 THE KESTER FAMILY PART III.

October lo, 1863, unmarried. Died from wounds received in
battle of Chickamauga. Served in 21st Illinois Regiment, Civil
War.

5. John Edmon Liston was born in Vigo County, Indiana,
February 21, 1847. Resides at Oakland, Illinois. Is a real
estate dealer. Married, January 29, 1871, Mary E. Timmons,
daughter of James and Ellen (Nichols) Timmons, born in
Edgar County, Illinois, April 20, 1857, died September 9, 1883.
Married, January 15, 1885, Sadie C. Smith, daughter of Joel
J. and Elizabeth J. (Wallis) Smith, born near Philadelphia,
Tennessee, October 8, 1859. Children:

1. Joseph Carson Liston, born April 4, 1872. Eesides at Fairfield,
Illiuois. Married, March 10, 1897, Martha Newman, daughter of Parter
Newman. Children: Euth Liston, born March 3, 1898; (2) Beman
Liston, born Jannary 21, 1900; (3) Lola Maud Liston, born March 13,
1903.

2. Oliver Perry Liston, born November 22, 1874.

3. Elbert Clyde Liston, born December 15, 1876. Eesides at Fair-
field, Illinois. Married, January 15, 1899, Ida Ashmore, daughter of
James A. and Eebecca (Gough) Ashmore. Children: (1) Lucile Liston,
born October 6, 1899; (2) Lutie Liston, born Augi;st 4, 1901.

- ' 4. Leona May Liston, born May 1, 1887, died June 1, 1888.

5. Maud ElizahetJi Liston, born December 3, 1888.

6. Willis Harold Liston, born October 11, 1890.

6. Joseph M. Liston was born in Vigo County, Indiana,
March 20, 1849. Resides at Joliet, Illinois. Married, Sep-
tember, 1884, Belle (Arterburn) Ashmore, daughter of John
and Lucy (Mayfield) Arterburn, born at Kansas, Illinois, De-
cember, 1853. Children:

1. Martha Liston, born and died in 1885.

2. Hotvard Liston, born June 19^ 1887.

3. Louise Liston, born March 20, 1890.

7. Sarah E. Liston was born at Oakland, Illinois, Septem-
ber 24, 1851. Resides at Oakland. Illinois. Married Decem-
ber 9, 1888, Andrew Shaffer, son of William and Ann (Mc-
Neal) Shaffer, born at Athens, Ohio, April 11, 1851. Chil-
dren :



THE KESTER FAMILY PART III. 413

1. Anim Clare Shafer, born July 18, 1889.

2. Lyona Belle Shafer, born February 2, 1891.

8. Oliver Perry Liston was born in Coles County, Illinois,
O'ctober 4, 1854. Resides at Beatrice, Nebraska, where he is
local freight agent of C, R. I. & P. Ry. Married, April 4,
1877, Lizzie Jane Killie, daughter of Henry B. and Mary Ann
(Mark) Killie, born at Marshall, Illinois, January 20, i860.
Children :

1. Floza Liston, born March 16, 1878. died August 4, 1901.

2. Cora Bell Liston, bort February 22, 1881, died July 12, 1881.

3. Mary Louise Liston, born March 4, 1883.

9. Alexander Lyon Liston was born near Oakland, Illi-
nois, July 19, 1861. Resides at Wyoming, Ohio. Is traveling
freight agent of Union Pacific R. R. Married, January 22,
1896, Celia Bromall, daughter of Caleb and Mary Jane (Mc-
Dowell) Bromall, born at Youngstown, Ohio, December 2,
1867.

X. Malinda Liston, daughter of Joseph and Xancy
(Thomas) Liston, was born in 1817 and died when a child.

XI. Liicinda Liston, daughter of Joseph and Xancy
(Thomas) Liston, was born in Vigo County, Indiana, Feb-
ruary 10, 1819, died March 2, 1866. and is buried in Friendly
Grove Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana. Moved to Sullivan
County, Indiana, in 1843, ^"^^^ to Clay County, near Coffee, In-
diana, in 1846, where she resided until her death. Married,
February 18, 1843, Henry W. Crist, son of Nicholas and Nancy
(Biggs) Crist, born in Clark County, Indiana, August 17, 1821,
who still resides near Coffee, Indiana. Children :

I. Marvin B. Crist was born in Sullivan Comity, Indiana-,
March 24, 1845. Resides at 1612 Ash street, Indianapolis,
Indiana. IMarried, April 2, 1871, Laura Frump, daughter of
John and Betsy J. (Matthews) Frump, born at Harmony, In-
diana, July 8, 1849. Child :

1. Nellie Crist, born February 23, 1872. Eesides since 1897 near
Oasburg, Indiana. Married, November 24, 1885, John B. Vial, son of



414 THE KESTER FAMILV PART III.

James M. and Elizabeth (Phegley) Vial, born at Bowling Green, Indi-
ana, September 28, 1861. Children: (1) Solon C. Vial, born January
24, 1888; (2) Lonese Vial,' horn July 31, 1891.

2. Marcus D. Crist was born in Clay County, Indiana^
July II, 1847, died April 16, 1894. Resided in Clay County^
Indiana, Married, August 8, 1873, Laura J. Mahan, daughter
of James and Mary (Asbury) Mahan, born in Sullivan County,,
Indiana, October 2, 1857, who resides near Coffee, Indiana.
Children :

1. Gary C. Crist, born July 7, 1874. Resides at Alum Cave, Indi-
ana. Married, June, 1897, Ollie Butt, daughter of Thomas J. and Anna
(Zenor) Butt, born in Clay County, Indiana, April 20, 1878. Children:
(1) OiMl Z. Crist, born January 17, 1898, died March 14, 1902; (2) Lola
V. Crist, born January 12, 1901.

2. Otto Crist, born October 22, 1878.

3. Derell Crist, born September 8, 1882.

4. Aliert B. Crist, born March 6, 1893.

3. Nancy Margaret Crist was born in Clay County, Indi-
ana, September 20, 1849. Resides at Brazil, Indiana. Married,
March 28, 1868, Owen T. Stark, son of Rice M. and Dorcas
(Whitaker) Stark, born in Clay County, Indiana, September
24, 1846, who served as County Recorder of Clay County four
years, and was in Company F, 31st Indiana Regiment Volun-
teers, Civil War. Children:

1. Monorie E. Stark, born January 3, 1869, died November 12,
1870.

2. Lucinda B. StarTc, born August 13, 1870, died September 18,
1877.

2. Oscar C. Stark, born July 23, 1872. Eesides at 629 N. Ninth
Street, Terra Haute, Indiana. Is a railroader. Married, December,
1894, Jennie Ferguson, daughter of Adam and June (Kimball) Fer-
guson, born at Braidwood, Illinois, August, 1876, died March 13, 1899.
Child: One, born September, 1895.

4. Joseph Carl Stark, born August 18, 1877.

5. Henry B. Stark, born August 14, 1881, died November 7, 1881.

4. Mary Miranda Crist was born in Clay County, Indiana,
November 26, 185 1. Resides near Coffee, Indiana. Married,



THE KESTER FAMILY PART III. 415

Pebruary 7, 1872, Jacob Luther, son of Lewis and Sarah
(Wilson) Luther, born November 7, 1851. Child:

1, Genevra Elnora Luther, born October 4, 1874. Eesides near
Lewis, Indiana. Married, in 1895, Charles Boston, son of James M.
and Burnett (Foreman) Boston, born in Sullivan County, Indiana, Octo-
ber 3, 1873. Children: (1) Gerald Jndson Boston, born February 1,
1896; (2) Clarice Madeline Boston, born September 10, 1897.

5. Sarah Ei'alinc Crist was born in Clay County, Indiana,
September 22, 1854. Resides at Coffee, Indiana. Married,
February 7, 1872, Francis M. Chambers, son of Marshall and
Elizabeth (Craveston) Chambers, born in Clay Coimty, Indi-
ana, July 19, 1850. Children :

1. Nella Chambers, born July 5, 1875. Eesides at Hyniera, Indi-
ana, Married, October 6, 1897, Abe Gardner, son of William and Millie
Anna (Polly) Gardner, born in Hart County, Kentucky, August 6, 1875.
Child: Iva May Gardner, born July 12, 1899.

2. Seta Chambers, born September 9, 1878.

6. Louisa Ellen Crist was born in Clay County, Indiana,
May 31, 1857. Resides near Lewis, Indiana. Married, Jan-
uary 16, 1876, Albert Chambers, son of Benjamin and Martha
(Craveston) Chambers, born in Clay County, Indiana, Sep-
tember 9, 1854. Children :

1. Betus Glenn Chambers, born April 22, 1877.

2. Joseph B. Chambers, born October 5, 1878, died October 20,
1883.

3. Blanco 0. Chambers, born February 3, 1883. Besides at Lewis,
Indiana. Married, September 29, 1902, Walter Woodrow, sou of Eobert
H. and Nancy M. (Payne) Woodrow, born at Coffee, Indiana, April
17, 1878.

4. Mattie B. Chambers, born August 18 and died September 19,

1886.

5. Henry Beecher Chambers, born May 8, 1888.

6. Mollie Esther Chambers, born December 9, 1888.

7. Joseph Cary Crist was born near Coffee, Indiana, Sep-
tember 22, 1862. Resides at Lexington. Missouri, where he is
a physician. Married, December, 1887, Anna Belle Boardman,



4l6 THE KESTER FAMILY PART III.

daughter of J. H. and Anna Elizabeth (Kelsey) Boardman,
born at Keokuk, Iowa, June 9, 1867. Children :

1. Kelsey Bradford Crist, born March 27, 1890.-

2. Henry Liston Crist, born July 22, 1892.

3. Josephine Eva Crist, born April 29, 1896.

XII. WiUiaiii Gary Liston, son of Joseph and Nancy
(Thomas) Liston, was born in Vig-o County, Indiana, January
9, 1821, died September 5, 1897, and is buried at Tower Hill,
Illinois. Moved to Shelby County, Illinois, in October, 1852,
where he resided until his death. Served in 3d Illinois Cavalry
of Civil War. Married, March 4, 1841, Louisianna Riley,
daugther of Jonathan and Louisianna (Black) Riley, born in
Kentucky, December 22, 1825, died August 7, 1889. Children:

I. IVilliaui Riley Liston was born in Clay County, Indiana,
December 23, 185 1. Resides near Herrick, Illinois. Married,
April 9, 1871. Mahala C. Wade, daughter of Washburn and
Mary (Nailer) Wade, born in Shelby County, Illinois, Au-
gust, 185 1, died June 27, 1873. Married, December 28, 1876,
Harriet O. Smith, daughter of Zebedee and Jane (Waymire)
Smith, born in Shelby County, Illinois, October 8, 1856. Chil-
dren :

1. William Frances Liston, born November 23, 1872. Eesides at
Pana, Illinois. Is in employ of railroad. Married, ISIovember 1, 1889,
Maggie E. Miller, daughter of Benjamin G. and Sebina (Weaver) Mil-
ler, born at Springfield, Ohio, August 8, 1867. Children; (1) Editli
Liston, born April 9, 1891; (2) Grace Liston, born June 1, 1894; (3)
Clarence Liston, born O'etober 10, 1895; (4) Willard Liston, born Decem-
ber 17, 1897, died August 16, 1898; (5) Fern Liston, born April 5,
1899.

2. Maud L. Liston, born February 20, 1878.

3. Nora B. Liston, born November 11, 1879.

4. Clara B. Liston, born January 27, 1882. Eesides at Assump-
tion, Illinois. Married, May 16, 1901, Rolland Henry Lambert, son of
Joseph T. and Ann Louise Lambert, born at Tower Hill, Illinois, April
30, 1876. Child: Brace Fennimore Lamtert, born December 18, 1902.

5. Charles E. Liston, born March 6, 1884, died March 12, 1884.

6. Florence M. Listo^r, born May 22, 1885. Eesides near Herrick^



THE KESTER FAMILY PART III. 4I7

Illinois. Married, July 19, 1902, Harvey Luvell Cokenower, son of
Howard M. and Naomi Cokenower, born in Fayette County, Illinois, in
1885.

7. Ben B. Liston, born February 17, 1888.

8. Effie r. Liston, borir- March 25, 1890.

9. Chmmcy F. Liston, born November 21, 1892.
10. Infant, born and died February 27, 1898.

2. Mary E. Liston was born at Tower Hill, Illinois, May
26, 1861. Resides near Yantisville, Illinois. Married, Septem-
ber 20, 1877, Thomas McKittrick, son of William and Margaret
(Quarrel) McKittrick, born in County Down, Ireland, in 1854.
Children :

1. Lillie E. HdcKittricl-, born September 30, 1878, died February
17, 1890.

2. Effie B. McKittricl-, born September 18, 1880.

3. Albert E. McKittricl-, born February 23, 1883.

4. Chwles E. McKittriclc, born May 25, 1885.

5. Eaymon A. McKittrick, born September 8, 1887.

6. Ada D. McKittrick, born November 5, 1889.

7. Gary L. McKittrick, born January 14, 1892.

8. Chester E. McKittrick, born December 6, 1894.

9. Glenn E. McKittrick, born June 8, 1897.

XIII. Adoiiiram Judson Liston, son of Joseph and Nancy
(Thomas) Liston. was born in Vigo County, Indiana, Decem-
ber 2, 1822, died November 6, 1861, and is buried near old
Union Church, Vigo County, Indiana. Resided in Vigo County,
Indiana. Married, in 1845, Rebecca Stark, daughter of Elisha
and Lucretia (Stout) Stark, born in Washington County,
Indiana, about 1824, died in 1849. Married, August 5, 1850,
Melissa Jane Lloyd, daughter of William and Louisianna
(Grable) Lloyd, born in Vigo County, Indiana, June 11, 1828,
died October 12, 1875. Children:

1. Cyrus G. Liston was born November 21, 1846, died De-
cember 16, 1875, unmarried.

2. Ahhert A. Liston was born October 26. 1849. died April

5, 1850-



4l8 THE KESTER FAMILY — PART III.

3. Mary F. Liston was born February 2, 1852, died Au-
gust 23, 1861.

4. JVilliam. B. Liston was born August 16, 1853, died July
16, 1854.

5. Isaac Miller Liston was born in Vigo County, Indiana,
December 29. 1854. Resides at Lane, Kansas, where he is a
fruit grower and dealer. Married, June 19, 1891, Sarah Cum-
mins, daughter of Jasper N. and Martha (Bishop) Cummins,
born at C}nthiana, Kentucky, June 26, 1862. Children:

1. Oscar Earl Liston, born April 15, 1883.

2. Adah Liston, born September 30, 1886.

6. Joseph Thomas Liston was born in Vigo County, In-
diana, April 4, 1856. Resides at Walton, Nebraska, where he is
railroad station agent. Married, September 20, 1894, Hattie
Hyatt, daughter of William N. and Lemira (Collins) Hyatt,
born in Harrison, Kentuck}^, September 18, 1871. Child:

1. Lillian FaxiUne Liston, born April 11, 1898.

7. James C. Liston was born July 12, 1858, died Novem-
ber 22, 1875.

8. Clara E. Liston was born July 17, 1861, died February
13, 1867.

XIV. Isaac McCoy Liston. son of Joseph and Nancy
(Thomas) Liston, was born in Vigo County, Indiana, Decem-
ber 3, 1824, died March 6, 1863, and is buried at Franklin,
Tennessee. Moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, in April, 1850,
to Coles County, Illinois, in December, 1850, and to Vigo
County, Indiana, in March, 1855, where he remained until he
entered the army in 1861. Served in Company K, 85th Indiana
Regiment, Civil War, and was killed in battle at Franklin,
Tennessee. Married, April 4, 1850, Merica A. Crist, daughter
of Nicholas and Nancy (Biggs) Crist, born in Clark County,
Indiana, December 15, 1827. Children:

I. Genitha Liston was born in Indiana April 28, 1851, died
November 3, 1877. Married, in 1870. Joseph Chambers, son



THE KESTER FAMILY — PART IIT. 419

of jNIarshall and Elizabeth (Cravcson) Chambers, born in Clay
County, Indiana, September i8, 1848. Children :

1. Osnel Chambers, born September, 1871, died in 1873.

2. Fiona Chambers, born November, 1874. Besides near Coffee,
Indiana.

2. Pcrr.y Lisfoii was born February 27, 1853, died October
10, 1879, unmarried.

3. Albert L. Liston was born in Clay County, Indiana,
March 4, 1856. Resides at Garden City, Kansas. Is in harness
and saddlery business. ^larried, October 6, 1878, Lizzie
Bains, daughter of Henry H. and Susan E. (Snowfe) Bains,
born at Shelbyville, Illinois, February 2, i860, died February
17, 1899. Children :

1. Bertha Liston, born April -30, 1880.

2. Adrin Liston, born August 19, 1881, died IMareli 27, 1890.

3. Elsie Liston, born March 4, 1883.

4. Henry Liston, born November 27, 1884.

5. Cressie Liston, born July 13, 1886.

6. Chancy Liston, born March 27. 1888.

7. Erma Liston, born September 7, 1890.

8. Erva Listan, born Septemlaer 7, 1890.

9. Gei-trude Liston, born October 12, 1892.

10. Dellmcr Liston, born September 24, 1894.

11. Jesse Liston, born July 25, 1896.

12. Lloyd Liston, born March ^0, 1898.

4. Chaiiiiccy Rose Lisfoii was born in Clay County, Indi-
ana. October 17, 1858, died August 26. 1892. Resided at
Guthrie. Oklahoma, at time of his death. Was Superintendent
of Public Instruction of Gray County. Kansas. Married, July
24, 1890. Sarah McMistprs, daughter of Charles P. and
Catherine M. (Barrett) McMasters. born at Clearfield, Penn-
sylvania, Alay 18, 1864. Child:

1. Channcey E. Liston. born April 6, 1"^91. Is with his mother at
Heuuesy, Oklahoma.

5. McClelan Liston was born September 26, 1861, died
November 27, 1862.



420 Till-: KESTER FAMILY PART III.

XV. Nancy Ann Liston, daughter of Joseph and Nancy
(Thomas) Liston, was born in Vigo County, Indiana, in 1828,
died March 19, 1882, and is buried in Osage County, Kansas.
Lived in Clay County, Indiana, one year and returned to Vigo
County. Moved to Moultrie County, Illinois, in March, 1865,
and to Osage County, Kansas, in July, 1877, where she re-
sided until her death. Married, February, 1853, Peter A.
Edmonson, son of William and Delilah (Holt) Edmonson,
born in Clay County, Indiana, September 4, 1831, died March
22, 1894. Children:

I. Colum\hiis L. Edmonson was born in Clay County, In-
diana, November 21, 1854. Resides near Lela, Oklahoma.
Married, December i. 1881, Mardy C. Spigeon, daughter of
Joseph and Susan (Hawk) Spigeon, born in Tennessee, June
3, 1859. Children :

1. Joseph P. Edmonson, born May 31, 1882, died July 31, 1882.

2. Lorena E. Edmonson, born June 22, 1884, died February 27,
1902.

3. Samuel A. Edmonson, born August 20, 1886.

4. Claud S. Edmonson, born February, 1888.

5. Jesse J). Edmonson, born April 19, 1890.

6. Peter A. Edmonson, born January 20, 1892.

7. Clarence Ft. Edmonson, born March 1, 1895, died June 29, 1897.

8. Nona P. Edmonson, born April 1, 1898.

9. Leota B. Edmonson, born July 14, 1902.

2. Lorena Edmonson was born November 11, 1856, died
December 22, 1882. Was married.

3. Rosetta C. Edmonson was born in Vigo County, In-
diana, April 22, 1858. Resides near Olivet, Kansas. Mar-
ried, March 24, 1878, George Buck Carter, son of Calvin and
Ellen (Smart) Carter, born in Vigo County, Indiana, March
24, 1857. Children :

1. William H. Carter, born June 27, 1879.

2. Lorena M. Carter, born December 18, ISSl. Resides near Agri-
cola, Kansas. Married, June 9, 1898, J. W. Kennedy, son of S. B.
Kennedy, born in Osage County, Kansas, August 16, 1878.



I THE KESTEK FAMILY PART HI. 42 1

3. Edith A. Carter, born March 22, 1883, died December 12, 1888.

4. Peter C. Carter, born July 26, 1884, died December 2, 1888.

5. John F. Carter, born August 17, 1886.

6. George B. Carter, born February 7, 1888.

7. Nancy Ann Carter, born March 8, 1890, died March 9, 1890.

8. James V, Carter, born August 19, 1891.

9. Ellen D. Carter, bom August 19, 1891.

10. Cecil Carter, born September 23, 1893, died November 19, 1894.

11. Ervel Carter, born July 4, 1894, died November 19, 1896.

4. Vorhees S. Edmonson was born in Vigo County, In-
diana, April 2, 1 86 1. Resides at Perry, Oklahoma. In imple-
ment business. Married Rachael Crum, daughter of William
Crum, born at Ottawa, Kansas, October, 1872. Children:

1. Dudley Earl Edmonson, born January 2, 1889, died September
2, 3891.

2. Neva Leona Edmonson, born April 2, 1894, died January 4,
1899.

3. Buby Leona Edmonson, born August 2, 1898.

5. Isadora Blake Edmonson was born in Vigo County. In-
diana, January 26, 1864. Resides near Lela, Oklahoma. Mar-
ried, in 1893, John Murrin, son of William and Catherine
(Bell) Murrin, born in O'hio, April 5, 1856. Child :

1. Leland John Murrin, born February 1, 1897.

6. P. B. Edmonson was born August 22, 1865, died Sep-
tember 29, 1865.

7. Samuel A. Edmonson was born January 26, 1868, died
December 15, 1881.

8. Mary N. Edmonson was born February 22, 1869, died
August 4, 1869.

9. /. T. Edmonson was born October 23, 1870, died Jan-
uary 2, 1871.

XVI. Henry Clay Liston, son of Joseph and Louisianna'
(Grabel) Liston, was born in Vigo County, Indiana, September
24, 1847, died October 20, 1895. Resided in Vigo and Sullivan
Counties. Indiana. Married Nancy A/fargaret Pittman. who
survived him. Child :



422 THE KESTER FAMILY PART 111.

I. Samuel Joseph Liston was born in 1887. Resides at
Pimento, Indiana.

XVII. Zachary Taylor Liston, son of Joseph and Lonisi-
anna (Grabel) Liston, was born in 1849, ^^^ died in 1850.

Sarah Liston, daughter of Edmund and Elizabeth (Kester)
(see page 395) Liston, was born in Maryland about 1784, died
February, 1846, and is buried at Stages Cemetery, Edgar
County, Illinois. Moved from Indiana to Edgar. County, Illi-
nois, about 1824, and prior to her death resided at Bloomfield,
Illinois. Married, about 1803, William Drake, son of John
Drake (see appendix D), who died at Galena, Illinois, about
1840. Her five children and their family records are as follows :

I. Henry Drake, son of William and Sarah (Liston)
Drake, was born December 27, 1804, died November 14, 1843,
and is buried in Edgar County, Illinois. At time of his mar-
riage moved to Edgar County, Illinois, where he resided until
his death. Served three months in the Black Hawk War.
Married, November 26, 1825, Elsie Paddock, daughter of
William and Sarah (Watts) Paddock (see appendix P), born
in Miami County, Ohio, January 4, 1807, died March 19, 1874.
Children :

1. IVilliani Drake was born August 20, 1826, died Sep-
tember 24, 1826.

2. Angeline Drake was born August 8, 1827, died Novem-
ber 30, 1848. Was married in October, 1847, to William
Frakes, son of Conrad Frakes. Left no children.

3. Rhoda Drake was born January 16, 1829, died March
16, 1831.

4. Sarah Ann Drake was born May 10, 1831, died De-
cember 10, 1848. Married, March 23, 1848, James Morrison
Watson, son of Scarlet and Keeziah (Walker) Watson. No
children. ,

5. Francis Lafayette Drake was born in Edgar County,
Illinois, September 6, 1833. Resides near Vigo, Indiana. Mar-
ried, March 29, 1855, Sarah Ann Shattuck, daughter of James



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Wiley and Sally (Hay worth) Shattuck, born in Vigo County,
Indiana, September 20, 1834. Children :

I. Marietta Drake, born December 14, 1855, died January 21, 187:5.
'•2. Francis M. Drake, born October 29, 1858. Besides near Terre

Haute, Indiana. Married, August 27, 1882, Isabelle Ethridge, daugh-
ter of James and Mila Ann (Lacy) Ethridge, born in Sullivan County,
Indiana, September 10, 1864. Children: (1) Loisna Drake, born Sep-
tember 26, 1883; (2) Lena Drake, born May 11, 1887; (3) JulUi Drake,
born December 25, 1889, died October 10, 1893; (4) Sarah Ann Drake,
born March 1, 1896; (5) Emma Marie Drake, born June 7, 1898.

3. Sarah Ann Drake, born November 7, 1861, died August 20, 1885.

4. Elsie Drake, born February 7, 1864, died January 23, 1896.



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