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Lester J. PRINCE
Montine __?__
WARNING:  secondary sources are assuming Montine is the daughter of George & Ossie (MERONEY) MOON, apparently because they share a dwelling place in the 1930 census.  However, Montine does not appear in any other census with George & Ossie.  The census record can be interpreted that Lester is an employee of George, and he's simply renting an apartment or room from his employer.  I see no reason to assume Montine is George & Ossie's daughter, especially when the evidence argues against it.  I'm also not convinced the Monteen PRINCE in the Georgia death records and SSDI is Lester's wife because she's seven years too young.  Finding their marriage record would answer the major question here.
Husband:  Lester J. PRINCE
Birth:  1902/3, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA
Death:  22 Apr 1958, Fulton Co., GA
Occupation:  auto mechanic
Father:  James PRINCE, b. 1883/4, GA
Mother:  Blanch __?__, b. 1887/8, GA
Marriage:  1928/9
Wife:  Montine / Monteen __?__
Birth:  1903/4
Occupation:  homemaker
Children:
-
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Sources (n.b., Fulton and DeKalb Cos. are adjacent):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Lester J. PRINCE (æ 7, b. GA) is living in the City of Atlanta (Ward 3), Fulton Co., GA (p. 245A), with his parents, James PRINCE (æ 26, b. GA) and Blanch (æ 22, b. GA), plus siblings.  And, yes, it appears Blanch married that young because the census record shows she and James have been married eight years.  I can't find Montine, not with any certainty.

3.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Lester PRINCE (æ 17, b. GA) is living in the City of Atlanta (Ward 3), Fulton Co., GA (p. 41A), with his widowed mother, Blanch PRINCE (æ 33, b. GA), plus siblings.  I can't find Montine, not with any certainty.

4.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 37):  112 Fourth Ave., Decatur Borough, G.M. Dist. #531, DeKalb Co., GA, Roll 351, p. 154A, SN 10A, ED 45-21, SD 4, enumerated 8 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  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 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 112 199 202 Moon George G Head O $4700 N M W 48 M 22 N Y GA GA GA Y Mechanic Automobile O Y N
      ____ Ossie O Wife       F W 42 M 16 N Y GA GA GA Y Seamstress Clothing factory W Y  
    203 Prince Lester J Head R $  20 N M W 27 S 26 Y Y GA GA GA Y Mechanic Automobile W Y N
      ______ Montine Wife       F W 26 S 25 Y Y GA GA GA Y none        
*Fourth Ave
Either Montine's age is wrong, here, or she's not the woman who died in 1998 (see below).

5a.  Georgia Deaths, 1933-1988 (online at FamilySearch.org):
Name: Lester J Prince Monteen Prince
Death Date: 22 Apr 1958 10 Oct 1998
Death Place: Fulton, Georgia DeKalb, Georgia
Age at Death: 53 87
Estimated Birth Year: 1905 1911
Gender | Race: Male | W Female | W
Residence: DeKalb Bullock
Certificate Number: 9952 046427
If her age is correct, this Monteen would not appear to be Lester's wife (she's too young).  On the other hand, it may be her age in the 1930 census that's wrong.

5b.  GNIS: Geographic Names Information Service (online at USGS.gov):  according to the GNIS, there's no such place as "Bullock" in DeKalb County; there is a Bulloch County in Georgia, but it's nowhere near DeKalb County.

6.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com):
Name Birth Death Last Residence SSN Issued Post-em
PRINCE, Monteen 19 Apr 1911 10 Oct 1998 30030 (Decatur, Dekalb, GA) 253-05-1770 GA Yes
If her birthyear is correct, this Monteen is too young to be Lester's wife.  Lester not found.

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

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

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