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William W. KESTER
Susan Rosette WASHBURN
Husband:  William W. KESTER
Birth:  5 Dec 1819, Clarksburg, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Death:  30 Apr 1901, Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
Disposition:  buried Green Wood Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Joseph KESTER II
Mother:  Sarah BUNNELL
Marriage:  14 Sep 1841, Delaware Co., OH
Wife:  Susan Rosette WASHBURN
Birth:  24 Feb 1822
Death:  18 Feb 1896, Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
Disposition:  buried Green Wood Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
Occupation:  homemaker
Children:
born in Westfield Twp., Delaware [now Morrow] Co., OH:
1.  Charles Murray KESTER, b. 22 Jul 1842; d. 29 Dec 1929
2.  Susan P. KESTER, b. 1844/5
3.  Charlotte KESTER, b. 1847/8

born in Westfield Twp., Morrow Co., OH:
4.  Olive E. KESTER, b. 1848/9
5.  Harriet Alice KESTER, b. 1851/2
6.  John William KESTER, b. 13 Nov 1853

born in Ironton, Sauk Co., WI:
7.  Clara KESTER, b. 1858/9
8.  [Patricia? / Martha? / Patsy?] "Pat" KESTER, b. 1865/6

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin

Sources:

1.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Kester, William W. Washburn, Susan R. Sep 14, 1841 Delaware Co.

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21-22 of 35):  Westfield Twp., Morrow Co., OH, Roll M432_716, pp. 10B-11A, 146/146, enumerated 29 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
W W Kester 30 M   Farmer 500 Va
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Rosette Kester 28 F       NY
Charles M  "  7 M       O
S P        "  5 F       "
Charlotte  "  2 F       "
Olive      "  1 F       "

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 24):  Humboldt P.O., Ironton, Sauk Co., WI, Roll M653_1429, p. 642, PN 188, 1402/1385, enumerated 10 Sep 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
Wm W Kester 48 M   Farmer 1500 545 Virginia
Susan     " 38 F         New York
Charles   " 18 M         Ohio
Sarah P   " 15 F         Virginia
Charlotte " 13 F         Ohio
Olive E   " 11 F         "
Harriet   "  8 F         "
John W    "  6 M         "
Clara     "  1 F         Wisconsin

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28 of 32):  Baraboo P.O., Ironton, Sauk Co., WI, Roll M593_1739, p. 137B, 185/185, enumerated 20 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
Kester Wm W 50 M W Farmer 5000 1000 Virginia
______ Rosette 48 F W Keeping House     New York
______ Alice 18 F W       Ohio
______ John 16 M W       Ohio
______ Clara 10 F W       Wisconsin
______ Pat  4 F W       Wisconsin
Son, Charles, is on the previous page.

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #27 of 52):  Reedsburg Village, Sauk Co., WI, Roll 1446, p. 216C, PN 27, SD 2, ED 260, enumerated 19 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
246 253 Kester William W W M 60 Head   / Retired Farmer   VA VA VA
    ______ Rosette W F 48 Wife   / Keeping house   NY NY NY
    ______ Pet W F 14 Dau /     7/12 WI VA VA

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  William is living in Reedsburg with his married daughter, Sarah.

8.  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: William W. Kester Susan Rosette Washburn Kester Charles Murray Kester
Birth: 5 Dec 1819,
Clarksburg, Harrison Co., WV
24 Feb 1822 22 Jul 1842,
Cardington, Morrow Co., OH
Death: 30 Apr 1901,
Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
18 Feb 1896,
Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
29 Dec 1929,
Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
Burial: Green Wood Cemetery
Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI
Father: Joseph Kester (1788-1835)   William W. Kester (1819-1901)
Mother: Sarah Bonnell (1793-1870)   Susan Rosette Washburn (1822-1896)
Spouse: Susan Rosette Washburn (1822-1896) William W Kester (1818-1901)  
Memorial #: 98619399 98619658 98619498

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

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

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