Thomas H Lester

1746–1787 (Age 41)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas H

When Thomas H Lester was born in 1746, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, David Lester, was 41 and his mother, Nancy Hamilton, was 39. He married Sythia Winbush Lucas about 1772, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1787, in his hometown, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Thomas H Lester
1746–1787
Sythia Winbush Lucas
1748–1800
Marriage: about 1772
Elizabeth Lester
1767–1841
Sytha Lester
1782–1850
Jessie Lester
1783–
Anne Young
1768–1837
Jesse Holt Lester
1771–1864
Thomas H. Lester
1773–1858
Daniel Lester
1775–1854
William B Lester
1775–1854
Sarah Ann Lester
1776–1850
Abraham Lester
1777–1850
John L. Lester
1779–1873
Jane Lester
1781–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1772
Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 12

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 30

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Leicester, named in Old English from the tribal name Ligore (itself adapted from a British river name) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.3 English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Lester, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • U.S. Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War Volunteer Soldiers, 1784-1811

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