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Levi Jester

Birthplace: Edgefield, Edgefield County, SC, United States
Death: circa 1859 (40-49)
AR, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Jester and Mary Ann White Holmes Jester
Husband of Mary Ann Hand Jester
Father of Oliver William Jester; Benjamin F. Jester; John H Jester; Thomas Floyd Jester; Andrew Jackson Jester and 3 others
Brother of Lucinda Wood; Jemima Wood; William Jester; Burgess Jester; Thomas Peter Jester and 1 other

Managed by: Billie June Keaffaber
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About Levi Jester

Levi disappears from the records after 1850. Was he missed or did he die? There is evidence that he was alive with the birth Mary who was b. after the 1850 census and Livi B. b about 1859 who is living with older brother John H. who m. Elizabeth Jester in 18 Mar 1866 in , Union, AR on the 1870 census.

Elizabeth's father was also named Levi who was b. about 1826 who is reported as Blind in the 1860 census. We know this family came to Arkansas between the time of the census of 1860 and March 1866 when Elizabeth m. John.

To identify the postmaster of 1866, we have three possible candidates. The Levi of this profile, Blind Levi, and Levi b. in 1850. I have not yet found that any used the middle initial of M.

Date: 1830 Place: , Henry, GA "United States Census, 1830," index and images, FamilySearch [1] In the household of Ed and Jamima Wood : Males 1 under 5, Thomas B. Wood, there is a wide gap between Sarah b. 1828 and W. A. b. 1834 2 bet. 15-20, I believe these two to be Jamima's youngest brothers, Levi b,a 1815 and James b. 1811 1 bet. 20-30 would be Edward Wood Females, 2 under 5, Mary Ann and Sarah Wood 1 bet 20-30, Jamima Jester Wood 1 bet 50-60 Mary Ann White Holmes Jester, mother

"United States Census, 1850," Eldorado, Union, AR [2]

Research Note

This Levi's death record has been confused as Levi Jester on numerous trees on A simple search of 1850 Illinois would show these are definitely two different Levis.

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Levi Jester's Timeline

Edgefield, Edgefield County, SC, United States
August 19, 1835
Georgia, United States
Georgia, United States
Georgia, United States
July 7, 1843
Georgia, United States
August 6, 1845
Randolph County, Georgia, United States
August 1846
Arkansas, United States
Age 45
AR, United States