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Tolbert Newton LESTER

Tolbert Newton LESTER

Male 1839 - 1928  (89 years)

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  • Name Tolbert Newton LESTER  [1
    Born 30 Jan 1839  Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military U.C.V. Co. C. 44TH GA Reg  [2
    Died 15 Jul 1928  Fulton County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Lester Family Cemetery, Cleveland Road, Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I13309  Wood-Lester
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Lewis LESTER, Jr.,   b. 9 Aug 1790, Chesterfield County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1869, Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth PATMAN,   b. 15 Jun 1797,   d. 2 Apr 1885, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 May 1812  Oglethorpe County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Van DANIELL,   b. 25 Mar 1841, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1881, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1858  Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married 25 Feb 1858  [5
    Children 
     1. Emma Talulah LESTER,   b. 18 Dec 1858, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Morgan County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Alvarine LESTER,   b. 25 May 1861, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1938, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     3. Lelia C LESTER,   b. 16 Mar 1864, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1867, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [natural]
     4. Josephine E LESTER,   b. 4 Dec 1867, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1890, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     5. Martha Francina LESTER,   b. 24 Nov 1872, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1903, Winder, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
     6. (Infant) LESTER,   b. 16 Dec 1874, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1874, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     7. Thomas L LESTER,   b. 21 Apr 1876, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1878, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     8. Susan Moore LESTER,   b. 5 Feb 1880, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1971, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F4751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Callie HINTON,   b. 23 Feb 1866,   d. 10 Aug 1905, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1881  [5
    Married 23 Feb 1882 
    Children 
     1. William Patman LESTER,   b. 23 Dec 1882, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1936  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     2. Charley Baldwin LESTER,   b. 11 May 1885, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1942, Volusia County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     3. Maima H LESTER,   b. 20 Oct 1889, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889  [natural]
     4. Ruby Lee LESTER,   b. 20 Nov 1892, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F4759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Cora Lorena KENT,   b. 2 Jul 1873,   d. 10 Sep 1922, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1907  Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F4762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928}
    Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928}
    Copied from the April 22, 1890 Athens Weekly Banner Newspaper.

    Documents
    Survey of Lester Family Cemetery - Cleveland Road, Clarke County, GA
    Survey of Lester Family Cemetery - Cleveland Road, Clarke County, GA
    PDF document with photos of headstones and relationship information.
    Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928)
    Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928)
    Newspaper Article about Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928)

    Headstones
    Headstone Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928)
    Headstone Tolbert Newton Lester (1839-1928)

    Histories
    Tolbert Newton Lester Obituary
    Tolbert Newton Lester Obituary
    Tolbert N. Lester, one or the most prominent and influential farmers of Clarke county, and known throughout this section of the State, died at the home of his daughter. Mrs. Arthur Taylor, at College Park, Sunday night...

  • Notes 
    • LESTER, TOLBERT N., Private. March 17. 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Va. Wounded and captured at Spottsylvania, Va. Exchanged 1864. -
      Reference: MUSTER ROLL OF JOHNSON GUARDS, CO. "C"; FORTY-FOURTH REGIMENT, GEORGIA; VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, C. S. A.
      ______________________________________

      Died at age 89 Years, 5 Months, 15 Days.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] "Our Time in History: This Wood & Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, file 105A.txt.

    2. [S170] Lester Family Cemetery - Tombstone Inscription.

    3. [S6] "Our Time in History: This Wood & Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, file 119A.txt.

    4. [S6] "Our Time in History: This Wood & Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, file 102A.txt and file 105A.txt.

    5. [S142] Information Packet - furnished by Judith Gresham November 21,1997(L0001).