Edward Kester
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Edward Kester (1847 - 1915)

Edward Kester
Born in Black Creek Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Salem Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Nov 2019
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Edward Kester was born 24 Feb 1847, in Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. He is a son of Joseph Kester and Rebecca Gird.

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]

Edward passed away 29 Apr 1915, at the age of 68 years, 2 months and 5 days. He is buried in the Beach Haven Cemetery, Salem Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.


  1. 1850 Census; "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4H1-WJN : 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.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX5S-SLQ : 13 December 2017), Joseph Kester, 1860. Residence (1860) Briar Creek Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence (1870) Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence (1880) Salem, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence (1900) Salem Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence (1910) Salem, , Pennsylvania
  • "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : modified 12 December 2019, 23:06), entry for Edward Kester(PID https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/4:1:L4TS-SVY); contributed by various users.

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Kester-2045 and Kester-2039 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents,same siblings
posted by Butch Smith

Rejected matches › Edward Custer (abt.1850-)

K  >  Kester  >  Edward Kester

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