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Joseph KESTER II
Sarah BUNNELL
Husband:  Joseph KESTER
Birth:  1788, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Death:  ca. Mar 1835, Westfield, Morrow Co., OH
Disposition said to be:  buried in an unmarked grave, Shawtown Cemetery, Westfield, Morrow Co., OH
Father:  Joseph KESTER I
Mother:  Mary MORRISON
Marriage:  4 Mar 1812, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Wife:  Sarah BONNELL / BUNDLE / BUNGLE / BUNNELL
Birth:  1793
Death:  aft. 1870 census, Cardington, Morrow Co., OH
Disposition said to be:  buried in an unmarked grave, Shawtown Cemetery, Westfield, Morrow Co., OH
Father:  Mr. BONNELL
Mother:  Hannah BYERS (1776-1854)
Children born in Harrison Co., VA [now WV]:
1.  Elizabeth KESTER, b. 22 Feb 1813; d. 6 Aug 1866; m. Jonas FOUST (1806-1884)
2.  Joseph J. KESTER, b. 14 Mar 1815; d. 3 Sep 1876; m. Adaline BRIDGEMAN (1829-1909)
3.  John B. KESTER, b. 24 Oct 1817
4.  William W. KESTER, b. 5 Dec 1819
5.  Jonathan KESTER, b. 2 Oct 1823; d. 19 Feb 1888; m. Margaret Hannah SINGER (1831-1915)
6.  Harriet KESTER, b. 22 May 1827; d. 2 Oct 1898; m. Daniel Townsend DeVORE (1820-1915) 
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia

Sources:

1.  West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932 (online at familysearch.org):
Name: Joseph Kester
Spouse's Name: Sarah BUNNELL
Event Date: 04 Mar 1812
Event Place: Harrison, West Virginia
Reference ID: B II P 3
GS Film Number: 250015

2.  1820 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 30 list was roughly alphabetized; indexed "Kesler" which it does look like, but the image is barely readable; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1820 VA Harrison Co. Roll M33_138 p. 11/90B/91/779 Ln. 6 Kester? Joseph 300020-10010-0-200 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 9 or under 1810-1820 = William (b. 1819)
= John (b. 1817)
= Joseph (b. 1815)
2 males 26-44 1775-1794 = Alexander? (b. 1789)
= Joseph (b. 1788)
1 female 9 or under 1810-1820 = Elizabeth (b. 1813)
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Sarah (b. 1793)
2 persons engaged in agriculture
Joseph's unmarried brother, Alexander, appears to be missing from their parents' household, so is he the male living with them?

3.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

4.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 16; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1840 OH Delaware Co. Westfield Twp. Roll 391 pp. 222B-223A Ln. 28 Sarah Kester 000 200 - 001 000 100 0200000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 15-19 1820-1825 = Jonathan (b. 1823)
= William? (b. 1819)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Harriet (b. 1827)
1 female 40-49 1790-1800 = Sarah (b. 1793)
2 persons employed in agriculture
Listed next to married son, John KESTER.

5.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28-29 of 35):  Westfiled Twp., Morrow Co., OH, Roll M432_716, pp. 14A-14B, 194/194, enumerated 31 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
Sarah Kester 56 F     300 Va
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Jonathan Kester 26 M   Farmer    Va

6.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Except for the tombstone images and occasional death certificate,
this database consists of undocumented patron submissions, so caveat emptor.
Name: Joseph Kester Sarah
Bonnell Kester
Elizabeth
Kester Foust
Joseph
J Kester
John B
Kester
William W
Kester
Jonathan
Kester
Harriett
Kester DeVore
Birth Date: 1788 1793 22 Feb 1813 14 Mar 1815 24 Oct 1817 5 Dec 1819 2 Oct 1823 22 Mary 1827
Birth Place: (West) Virginia Clarksburg, Harrison Co., (W)VA
Death: ca. March 1835,
Westfield, Morrow Co., OH
ca. 1870, Cardington,
Morrow Co., OH
6 Aug 1866 3 Sep 1876 14 Feb 1885,
Westfield,
Morrow Co., OH
30 Apr 1901,
Reedsburg,
Sauk Co., WI
19 Feb 1888,
Cardington,
Morrow Co., OH
2 Oct 1898,
Batavia,
Jefferson Co., IA
Notes: According to a Power of Attorney for Mary Morrison
Kester from 1845, Joseph Kester is her deceased son.


Includes image of the following document, transcribed here by me.

"A true and accurate inventory of the goods and
chattles of Joseph Kester late of the Township of
Westfield in the County of Delaware Ohio
Deceased as presented to the undersigned An??
Hood David Cooke and Abraham Foust appraisers
appointed by the Judges of the Court of Common
Pleas of said County by Sarah Kester administr
trix of said estate this tenth day of April AD 1835."

  lists
eight
children
list one child who died in infancy lists 10 children
all by
Jane
lists one child lists five children lists one child
Burial: Shawtown Cemetery,
Westfield,
Morrow Co., OH
Mounds
Cemetery,
Morrow Co.,
OH
Salem East
Cemetery,
Salem,
Henry Co.,
IA
Baptist
Cemetery,
Morrow Co.,
OH
Green Wood
Cemetery,
Reedsburg,
Sauk Co.,
WI
Bethel Cemetery, Cardington, Morrow Co., OH Batavia Cemetery,
Jefferson Co., IA
Father: Joseph Kester (1750-1839)   Joseph Kester (1788-1835)
Mother: Mary Morrison Kester (1771-1847) Hannah Byers
(1776-1854)
Sarah Bonnell Kester (1793-1870)
Spouse: Sarah Bonnell Kester (1793-1870) Joseph Kester
(1750-1839)
Jonas Foust
(1806-1884)
Adaline
Bridgeman
(1829-1909)
Jane Ann
Chamberlain
(1820-1861)


Fornetta Sipe
Susan Rosette Washburn (1822-1896) Margaret
Hannah
Singer
(1831-1915)
Daniel Townsend DeVore (1820-1914)
Memorial #: 98691300 98691174 62851615 85818050 98712338 98619399 98502603 95342549

7.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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