James Augustus McLester

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James Augustus McLester

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stanly, NC, USA
Death: Died in Northport, AL, USA
Place of Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James McLester and Nancy McLester
Husband of Amanda McLester and Jane McLester
Father of Angeline Strong; Georgia Ann Cardwell; Harriet Amanda Strong; Joseph McLester; Mary Alice McLester and 5 others

Occupation: He may have been a hunter for wagon trains to Texas before settling in Northport in 1840. He was a merchant in buriness with his brother Richard before and after the civil war. He taught school at one time.Was also a dry goods merchent.
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About James Augustus McLester

He may have been a hunter for wagon trains to Texas before settling in Northport in 1840. He was a merchant in buriness with his brother Richard before and after the civil war. He taught school at one time.Was also a dry goods merchent.

McLester also owned slaves--10 in 1850 and 7 in 1860.

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James Augustus McLester's Timeline

1811
February 28, 1811
Stanly, NC, USA
1820
1820
Age 8
1833
May 11, 1833
Age 22
1833
Age 21
1834
June 27, 1834
Age 23
TN, USA
1835
October 5, 1835
Age 24
McNairy, TN, USA
1847
November 9, 1847
Age 36
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
1848
July 27, 1848
Age 37
Northport, AL, USA
1850
November 14, 1850
Age 39
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
1850
Age 38