Stanley Cain Jester

M, ID# 10503, b. 21 September 1882, d. 2 April 1888
  • Last Edited: 25 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Levin L. Jester as his father).
  2. [S189] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 9 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1989), p. 139 ("first born of L. & Leven C. Jester").
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Minnie Cain as his mother).
  4. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.
  5. [S189] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 9, above, p. 139.
  6. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (stating that he probably died in Navarro County, Texas).

Levi Leven Jester

M, ID# 10504, b. 11 February 1892, d. 15 July 1951
  • Last Edited: 25 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Levin L. Jester as his father).
  2. [S577] California Death Records, online http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, viewed on 2 Jun 2000 (stating that his father's last name was Jester).
  3. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Mar 1938, sec. I, p. 12 (obituary of Levi Leven Jester) (naming Levi Leven Jester as his father).
  4. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Minnie Cain as his mother).
  5. [S577] California Death Records, online http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, viewed on 2 Jun 2000 (stating that his mother's maiden name was Cain).
  6. [S189] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 9 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1989), p. 139 (giving his name as Leven Jester, giving only the year, and not naming the place).
  7. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S577] California Death Records, online http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, viewed on 2 Jun 2000 (giving the date and state but not the city).
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Jul 2000 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…
  11. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (giving the month, year, and state).
  12. [S577] California Death Records, online http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/ca.html, viewed on 2 Jun 2000 (giving the date and county).
  13. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Jul 2000 (stating that he died in Jul 1951 but not naming the place).
  14. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above, (stating that he died at his home in Long Beach, California).
  15. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.
  16. [S189] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 9, above, p. 139 (giving his name as Leven Jester).

Herbert Whitesell Jester

M, ID# 10505, b. 5 February 1884, d. 2 March 1974
  • Note*: He was president of General Finance Co. in Dallas, Texas and at his death had lived in Dallas for sixty-two years. He was a member of First Methodist Church in Dallas.5
  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2008

Family: Elizabeth Ann Henry b. 2 Sep 1892, d. Oct 1976

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Levin L. Jester as his father).
  2. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Mar 1938, sec. I, p. 12 (obituary of Levi Leven Jester) (naming Levi Leven Jester as his father).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Minnie Cain as his mother).
  4. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…
  5. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 4 Mar 1974, sec. D, p. 4 (obituary of Herbert Jester).

John Cain Jester

M, ID# 10506, b. 6 December 1890, d. 10 July 1971

John C. Jester, from newspaper obituary.
  • Note*: John Cain Jester began his banking career at his family's Jester National Bank in Tyler, Texas, moved to Dallas in 1914, helped organize Dallas National Bank in 1920, served as agency examiner for the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and as bank examiner for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, was a vice president of Colonial Trust of New York, was a vice president of Mercantile National Bank at Dallas for thirteen years ending in 1961, and was treasurer and a member of the board of directors of Superior Foods. He attended the University of Texas and Yale University, served in the U.S. Navy in World War I, was a member of Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas, and was an accomplished amateur golfer.8
  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2008

Family: Lorna Foree Mattison b. 31 Aug 1902, d. 21 Aug 1994

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Levin L. Jester as his father).
  2. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Mar 1938, sec. I, p. 12 (obituary of Levi Leven Jester) (naming Levi Leven Jester as his father).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Minnie Cain as his mother).
  4. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…, (stating that he was born in Texas on 6 Dec 1890).
  5. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Jul 1971, sec. D, p. 3 (obituary of John Cain Jester) (not giving the date, but stating that he was eighty years old when he died on 10 Jul 1971; not naming the place but stating that he was a native of Houston, Texas).
  6. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 24 Feb 2008 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above.
  8. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Jul 1971, sec. D, p. 3 (obituary of John Cain Jester).
  9. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 24 Feb 2008 (stating that he died in Jul 1971; not naming the place but stating that he was living in Dallas, Tex. when he died).
  10. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above, (giving the place but not the date).
  11. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Jul 1971, sec. D, p. 4 (funeral notice for John Cain Jester).

Ralph Kouns Jester

M, ID# 10507, b. 10 July 1901, d. 25 September 1991
  • Birth*: He was born on 10 July 1901.4,5
  • Death*: He died on 25 September 1991 at age 90.4,5
  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2008

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Levin L. Jester as his father).
  2. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 Mar 1938, sec. I, p. 12 (obituary of Levi Leven Jester) (naming Levi Leven Jester as his father).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Minnie Cain as his mother).
  4. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…
  5. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 22 Feb 2008.

Lorna Foree Mattison

F, ID# 10509, b. 31 August 1902, d. 21 August 1994
  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2008

Family: John Cain Jester b. 6 Dec 1890, d. 10 Jul 1971

Citations

  1. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 24 Jul 2000.
  2. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 24 Jul 2000 (stating that she died on 21 Aug 1994; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Dallas, Tex. when she died).
  4. [S579] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, viewed on 7 Apr 2001 (giving her name as Lorna Foree Jester).

Elizabeth Ann Henry

F, ID# 10510, b. 2 September 1892, d. October 1976
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2008

Family: Herbert Whitesell Jester b. 5 Feb 1884, d. 2 Mar 1974

Citations

  1. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…

Kearie Lee ('K.L.') Berry

M, ID# 10518, b. July 1893, d. 27 April 1965
  • Note*: One source gives Austin, Texas as his place of death.1
  • Last Edited: 28 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S439] "The Family of William David Berry and His Wife, Matilda Adams," http://www.hal-pc.org/~jack/gen/berry/…. "This data is primary SIC from the work of John W. Berry, compiled by Jim S. Berry, August 1966, edited by Marvin Schubert with contributions by Hugh Goodman and Rebecca Wilson 1998."
  2. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1965, vol. 1, p. 100, file 21174.

Elise Lillian Jester

F, ID# 10520, b. 15 November 1908, d. 27 January 2000
  • Note*: She grew up in Corsicana, Texas, attended Ward Belmont College in Tennessee and Sweet Briar College in Virginia, and graduated with an English degree from the University of Texas, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and was selected a Bluebonnet Belle. She and Claude lived in San Angelo, Texas, where she was an elder in the First Presbyterian Church, volunteered with the Angelo Community Hospital Auxiliary, and served on boards of directors of the Concho Valley Girl Scouts, the Handicapped Children's Center, Planned Parenthood, and Fairmount Cemetery. She was survived by two daughters, a son, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.5
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2004

Family: Claude William Meadows Jr. d. 6 Jun 1988

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Charles Lee Jester as her father).
  2. [S124] Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Tex., 28 Jan 2000, p. B4 (obituary of Elise Jester Meadows) (naming Charles Lee Jester as her father).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Belle Fish as her mother).
  4. [S124] Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Tex., 28 Jan 2000, p. B4 (obituary of Elise Jester Meadows) (naming Arabella Jester as her mother).
  5. [S124] Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Tex., 28 Jan 2000, p. B4 (obituary of Elise Jester Meadows).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 15 Aug 2004 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 15 Aug 2004 (stating that she died on 27 Jan 2000; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in San Angelo, Tex. when she died).

Sarah Jester

F, ID# 10521, d. 17 August 1971
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2004

Family: Armistead Rust d. 20 May 1992

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Charles Lee Jester as her father).
  2. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Belle Fish as her mother).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.
  4. [S579] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, viewed on 3 Aug 2000 (stating that she was single).

Arabella Jester

F, ID# 10522, d. 14 May 1976
  • Last Edited: 24 Dec 2004

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Charles Lee Jester as her father).
  2. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Belle Fish as her mother).
  3. [S579] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, viewed on 3 Aug 2000 (giving her surname as Miner).

Claude William Meadows Jr.

M, ID# 10523, d. 6 June 1988
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2000

Family: Elise Lillian Jester b. 15 Nov 1908, d. 27 Jan 2000

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.
  2. [S124] Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Tex., 28 Jan 2000, p. B4 (obituary of Elise Jester Meadows).
  3. [S579] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, viewed on 3 Aug 2000.

Armistead Rust

M, ID# 10524, d. 20 May 1992
  • Last Edited: 3 Aug 2000

Family: Sarah Jester d. 17 Aug 1971

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.
  2. [S579] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, viewed on 3 Aug 2000.

Edgar Jester Kendall

M, ID# 10526, b. 1865, d. 1944
  • Birth*: He was born in 1865.5
  • Marriage*: He married Willie Dean.6,5
  • Death*: He died in 1944.5
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2007

Family: Willie Dean b. 1872, d. 1936

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Thomas Jefferson Kendall as his father).
  2. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…, viewed on 26 Sep 2007 (naming Thomas Jefferson Kendall, Sr. as his father).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Martha Louise Jester as his mother).
  4. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above, viewed on 26 Sep 2007 (naming Martha Louise Jester as his mother).
  5. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above, viewed on 26 Sep 2007.
  6. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.

Charles Paul Kendall

M, ID# 10527, b. 1869, d. December 1940
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2007

Family: Minnie Maud Allen b. 1871, d. 1944

Citations

  1. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Thomas Jefferson Kendall as his father).
  2. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…, viewed on 26 Sep 2007 (naming Thomas Jefferson Kendall, Sr. as his father).
  3. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (naming Martha Louise Jester as his mother).
  4. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above, viewed on 26 Sep 2007 (naming Martha Louise Jester as his mother).
  5. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online, above, viewed on 26 Sep 2007.
  6. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (not giving the date or place).

Willie Dean

F, ID# 10528, b. 1872, d. 1936
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2007

Family: Edgar Jester Kendall b. 1865, d. 1944

Citations

  1. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…, viewed on 26 Sep 2007.
  2. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998.

Minnie Maud Allen

F, ID# 10529, b. 1871, d. 1944
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2007

Family: Charles Paul Kendall b. 1869, d. Dec 1940

Citations

  1. [S1167] Levi Jester Three Generation Family Outline, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txnavarr/biographies/j/…, viewed on 26 Sep 2007.
  2. [S438] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 2 Nov 1998 (not giving the date or place).

Jesse Lindsey Ballard

M, ID# 10539, b. 3 October 1870
  • Note*: He and Sarah lived in the Redland District in Homestead, Florida.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 1998

Family 1: _____ _____ d. c 1920

Family 2: Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Knapp b. 12 Nov 1881

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 181 (naming William G. Ballard as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181 (naming Frances DeLashmutt as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181.

_____ _____

F, ID# 10540, d. circa 1920
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 1998

Family: Jesse Lindsey Ballard b. 3 Oct 1870

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 181.

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Knapp

F, ID# 10541, b. 12 November 1881
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 1998

Family: Jesse Lindsey Ballard b. 3 Oct 1870

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 181.

Edward Ballard

M, ID# 10542
  • Note*: He lived with his brother, Jesse.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 1998

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 181 (naming William G. Ballard as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181 (naming Frances DeLashmutt as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181.

William Nelson Ballard

M, ID# 10543, b. 14 April 1874
  • Note*: They lived in Wood Lake, Nebraska.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 1998

Family: Catherine Edith Richardson b. 18 Mar 1883

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 181 (naming William G. Ballard as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181 (naming Frances DeLashmutt as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181.
  4. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181 (naming William Nelson Ballard as his father).

Catherine Edith Richardson

F, ID# 10544, b. 18 March 1883
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 1998

Family: William Nelson Ballard b. 14 Apr 1874

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 181.
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 181 (naming Catherine Edith Richardson as his mother).