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Samuel Lessert
Birth: Feb. 11, 1869
Laporte
Larimer County
Colorado, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1921
Bennett County
South Dakota, USA

Samuel had a house and ranch near Merriman, at La Creek, Nebraska. 1920 - Owned his house and his cattle ranch free without mortgage. He sold his cattle ranch (now owned by Ted Turner) in later years and moved to Martin, SD, where he built a 2 story home, the Lessert Hotel, and the Lessert Livery stable. Mary, his wife, ran the Lessert Hotel and he ran the Lessert Livery Stable. "He had curly dark hair and brown eyes. All the Lesserts died quite young of heart trouble. I think the Valandrys lived longer."-[ From Dorothy Lessert Payne Patrick, granddaughter] No one has to date been able to locate any pictures of him. Please contact if you can provide a picture. Baptized at Laporte by Father Thomas McGrath. Allottee #962 - Pine Ridge Agency 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Benjamin Lessert (1834 - 1917)
  Emily Chatillon (1841 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Valandry Lessert (1866 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Edward Lessert (1891 - 1963)*
  Mable Grace Lessert (1896 - 1897)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin C Lessert (1864 - 1917)*
  Ollie Lessert McWilliams (1867 - 1892)*
  Samuel Lessert (1869 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Father"
 
Burial:
St. Mary's Cemetery
Martin
Bennett County
South Dakota, USA
 
Maintained by: James and Sharon Cissell
Originally Created by: Ellen Bishop
Record added: Mar 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34875747
Samuel Lessert
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Samuel Lessert
Added by: James and Sharon Cissell
 
Samuel Lessert
Added by: James and Sharon Cissell
 
 
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Peace and blessings ~
- James and Sharon Cissell
 Added: Jun. 27, 2014
Rest in heavenly peace great grandfather ~
- Sharon
 Added: Oct. 24, 2012
 
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