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Rebecca (Gird) Kester (1815 - 1892)

Rebecca Kester formerly Gird
Born in Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Beach Haven, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Nov 2019
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Rebecca Gird was born 26 Oct 1815. in Pennsylvania.

She married Joseph Kester.

In 1850, Joseph and Rebecca resided in Black Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Living with them, their children Mary, William, Eliza, Lydia, Edward, and Sevilla. [1]

Rebecca passed away in 1892. She is buried in the Beach Haven Cemetery, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. [2]


  1. 1850 Census; "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Joseph Kester, Black Creek, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 2, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial #160799862, database and images (accessed 30 November 2019), memorial page for Rebecca Gird/Gurant Kester (26 Oct 1815–8 Sep 1892), citing Beach Haven Cemetery, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Record Keeper (contributor 47151750).
  • News-Caster 1995/09, Vol. XIII, No. 3 (XIII 13); Sep 1995; Castor Association Of America; Website: Note: The Castor Association of America book; The Descendants of Paulus and Gertrude Kusters of Kaldenkirchen, Germany and Germantown, Pennsylvania the first four generations. The Castor Association Of America - Newsletters.

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