|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1821|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1896|
Extracted from the December 28 1896 publication of the "Xenia Daily Gazette"
George H. Kester, aged 75 years, 9 months and 19 days, was born in Harrison county, West Virginia, March 6th 1821, and died Dec. 25th 1896. He was united in marriage to Margaret Ann Coates, Oct. 22, 1843. She died Sept. 1st 1847. Of this union were born two children, Samuel B. and James H., who survive their aged father. He was again united in wedlock to Catherine Allen, April 6, 1848. Two children were born to them, both of whom died in early childhood. She died June 15, 1851. He was united in marriage to Barbary Trusstom, March 11, 1852. There were born of this union three children, Mary Jane, deceased, Marion M., and Nancy M., who remain to mourn the loss of their father. He removed from West Virginia to Ohio in 1865, at the close of the war. He was quite wealthy and was the soul of honor himself. He trusted too much in others and as a result was reduced in circumstances financially.
Barbara Tustin Kester (1825 - 1900)
Samuel B Kester (1844 - 1924)*
James H Kester (1845 - 1925)*
Marion M Kester (1858 - 1931)*
New Maple Grove Cemetery
Plot: Old Section in Northwest corner of cemetery.
Maintained by: Evelyn Jones Christensen
Originally Created by: Chuck Lewis
Record added: Dec 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81430063