When Peter Lester was born in 1760, in Newberry, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Lester, was 46 and his mother, Caterina Daneford, was 28. He had at least 5 sons and 6 daughters with Jane Matilda Ruble. He died in 1808, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Bloomfield, Richland Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.
English: habitational name from Leicester, which is recorded as Ligeraceastre in the 10th century. The placename derives from an Old English folk name Legore ‘the dwellers by the river Legor (a lost river name)’ + Old English ceaster ‘city, Roman fortification’.
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.
English and Scottish: variant of Lister .
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