I did find that John's sister Clara married a Lester.https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/82877789/Lafe-Lester
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMKW-15B : accessed 13 December 2017), L G Lester, Utica town, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 21, sheet 2B, family 24, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,782.
Both the census with his aunt and uncle state both parents are from WI. The link above shows Calra's husband was from PA.