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Hermanus Kester Jr. (1744 - aft. 1819)

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Hermanus Kester Jr.
Born in Kingwood, Hunterdon, New Jerseymap
Husband of — married in Kingwood MM, Hunterdon, NJmap
Died after [location unknown]
Kester-57 created 9 Feb 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 27 Aug 2016
00:40: Virgil Kester III edited the Biography, Father Status Indicator and Mother Status Indicator for Hermanus Kester Jr.. (Edited Bio due to the several merges) [Thank Virgil for this]
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Biography

Hermanus Kester Jr. was born 17 July 1744, in Kingwood, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. His parents are Hermanus Kester Sr. and Anne Mary Large Kester. [1] [2] Hermanus married Rachel Webster on 14 Dec 1762, in Kingwood, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. [3] [4] Hermanus Jr. passed away after 25 Jan 1819. [5] [6]

Hermanus and Rachel Kester were Quakers, and attended the Kingwood Monthly Meeting, in Kingwood, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. [7]

Sources

  1. White, Jean M. - editor, "THE DESCENDANTS OF PAULUS AND GERTRUDE KUSTERS", The Castor Association of America, Mennonite Press, Newton, Kansas, 1991. Pages 139-140, 238.
  2. Moore, James W.; RECORDS OF THE KINGWOOD MONTHLY MEETING OF FRIENDS, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NEW JERSEY; - Pages 10, 18, 21.
  3. White, Jean M. - editor, "THE DESCENDANTS OF PAULUS AND GERTRUDE KUSTERS", The Castor Association of America, Mennonite Press, Newton, Kansas, 1991. Pages 139-140, 238.
  4. Moore, James W.; RECORDS OF THE KINGWOOD MONTHLY MEETING OF FRIENDS, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NEW JERSEY; - Pages 10, 18, 21.
  5. White, Jean M. - editor, "THE DESCENDANTS OF PAULUS AND GERTRUDE KUSTERS", The Castor Association of America, Mennonite Press, Newton, Kansas, 1991. Page 140; "6. Hermanus Kester, born 17, 5th month 1744; married Rachel Webster 14, 10th month 1762."
  6. White, Jean M. - editor, "THE DESCENDANTS OF PAULUS AND GERTRUDE KUSTERS", The Castor Association of America, Mennonite Press, Newton, Kansas, 1991. Page 238; "2.5.6. Hermanus Kester, the son of Hermanus and Anne (Large) Kester, was born 17 July 1744. He married Rachel Webster 14, 10th month 1762. Rachel was born 28, 11th month 1742. Hermanus was taxed as a household in Kingwood Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey in 1778. He owned one cow and one pig. His name does not appear on the 1780 tax list. The family may have moved to the Morris County, New Jersey area as their son, Richard, was married there."
  7. White, Jean M. - editor, "THE DESCENDANTS OF PAULUS AND GERTRUDE KUSTERS", The Castor Association of America, Mennonite Press, Newton, Kansas, 1991. Pages 139-140, 238.
  • Delphine, Dominique Z.; "CABLE-BUCHER-HAWBAKER-ULERY-KESTER-PRIEST-STAFFORD-SCANLAND-PRICE-HAPNER".
  • ANCESTRY. Family Trees submitted by users, unknown submitters, information may have been edited or deleted.
  • Quaker Church Records; Hamburg Monthly Meeting Records, Hamburg, New York.
  • FamilySearch. User submitted information, which may have been edited.; Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150.
  • Wilson family Bible; Mary Wilson original owner, Eunice Broom present owner, information from a sheet of paper within the Bible, "The transcriber of this from the original source misread the name which should have been transcribed as Hermanus. Samuel Kester-son of ??? Harmonics & Rachel Kester was born in Kingwood, Hunterdon Co, N.J. 28da 10mo 1777". - Unknown whom made this entry, possibly Joe D. Sneed or Kim Ostermyer.
  • Wesley, Rusha; "Our Quaker Ancestry", 1945.

Acknowledgements

  • On 30 Jun 2016, several things: Kester-79 was merged into Kester-57. Kester-482 was merged into Kester-57. Kester-57 was found Orphaned and Adopted by Virgil M. Kester III.
  • Kester-79 was created by Kim Ostermyer, through a GEDCOM import of "Lupton file.ged", on 7 Jul 2011. Thank you Kim.
  • Kester-57 was created by Joe D. Sneed, through a GEDCOM import of "JDS_09_17_10.ged" on 09 February 2011. Prior to import the record was last edited on 26 Aug 2004. Thank you Joe.


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