Person:John Hester (29)

John Vandervort Hester, Sr
Facts and Events
Name John Vandervort Hester, Sr
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Feb 1821 New Antioch, Clinton, Ohio, United States
Marriage 24 Dec 1845 to Ann Marie Lawhead
Death[1] 22 Aug 1893 Van Wert, Ohio, United States
Burial[1] Van Wert, Ohio, United StatesWoodland Union Cemetery
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave.

    John Vandervort Hester, Sr
    Birth: Feb. 10, 1821
    New Antioch
    Clinton County
    Ohio, USA
    Death: Aug. 22, 1893
    Van Wert County
    Ohio, USA
    Family links:
    Mary Vandervort Hester Harvey (1850 - 1936)*
    Martha Jane Hester Dustman (1858 - 1936)*
    Emerson Hartzel Hester (1860 - 1923)*
    Henry Beecher Hester (1861 - 1919)*
    *Calculated relationship
    Woodland Union Cemetery
    Van Wert
    Van Wert County
    Ohio, USA
    created by: corgilover
    Record added: May 01, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 36601107

  2.   Ohio, United States. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016. (FamilySearch).

    Name: Emerson H. Hester
    Titles and Terms:
    Event Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 01 Jun 1904
    Event Place: Shelby, Ohio, United States
    Age: 44
    Birth Date:
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1860
    Birthplace: Clinton County, Ohio
    Father's Name: John V. Hester
    Father's Titles and Terms:
    Mother's Name: Ann M. Lawhead
    Mother's Titles and Terms:
    Spouse's Name: Elizabeth E. Ginn
    Spouse's Titles and Terms:
    Spouse's Age: 33
    Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1871
    Spouse's Birthplace: Houston, Ohio
    Spouse's Father's Name: John Ginn
    Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
    Spouse's Mother's Name: Ella Wilson
    Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
    Reference ID: 556
    GS Film Number: 562861
    Digital Folder Number: 004016864
    Image Number: 00315

    Citing this Record:
    "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 May 2015), John V. Hester in entry for Emerson H. Hester and Elizabeth E. Ginn, 01 Jun 1904; citing Shelby, Ohio, United States, reference 556; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 562,861.

  3.   Gilliland, Thaddeus Stephens. History of Van Wert County, Ohio and representative citizens. (s.n., 197-?)
    page 157.

    John Hester voted 8 Oct 1840 in Pleasant Township, Van Wert, Ohio.
    If this entry's John Hester was born 1821 then he would only have been 19. Didn't voters have to be 21 and landowners back then? Was John the son of John and it is the father, instead?

  4.   United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M653).

    Name: John Hester
    Age: 39
    Birth Year: abt 1821
    Gender: Male
    Birth Place: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Green, Clinton, Ohio
    Post Office: New Antioch
    Family Number: 399
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    John Hester 39
    Anne Hester 38
    William Hester 13
    May Hester 10
    Martha Hester 7
    John Hester 5
    Ann Hester 3
    Enna Hester 3/12