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Carrie Jane (Smith) Kester (1867 - 1950)

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Carrie Jane Kester formerly Smith
Born in Deloit, Crawford, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Antelope, Nebraskamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Aug 2016
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Categories: Kester Name Study | Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, Missouri.

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Carrie Jane Smith was born 07 Jan 1867, in Deloit, Crawford County, Iowa. [1]

She married William Ellsworth Kester, 03 Mar 1889 in Antelope County, Nebraska. [1]

In 1900, the family resided in Blaine, Antelope County, Nebraska. Parents William and Carrie, children Bertha, Dora, and Effie. [2] In 1910, there had been many more additions to their family. Children Eva, Eli, Alta, Jasper, and Forrest. [3]

Carrie Jane Smith Kester passed away 13 Jan 1950, in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. She is buried in the Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. [4] [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kester, Loren E., 1983 emails and USPS letters, 1984-2004 Castor Association Of America member.
  2. 1900 Census; "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 January 2015), Bertha L Kester in household of William E Kester, Blaine & Frenchtown Townships, Antelope, Nebraska, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 140, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,916.
  3. 1910 Census; "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 October 2015), Bertha L Kester in household of William E Kester, Blaine, Antelope, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2, sheet 5B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,851.
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #65201357, database and images (accessed 10 September 2018), memorial page for Carrie Jane Smith Kester (7 Jan 1867–12 Jan 1950), citing Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Richard Parker (contributor 47021994).

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On 7 Sep 2018 at 22:28 GMT Bobbie Long wrote:

Smith-109196 and Smith-149379 appear to represent the same person because: duplicate

Carrie is 17 degrees from Elinor Glyn, 20 degrees from Frances Weidman and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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