When Catharine Luster was born on 9 July 1829, in Crawford, Missouri, United States, her father, James Luster, was 33 and her mother, Mary Anna Clinton, was 23. She married Joseph Asher on 8 March 1849. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Meramec Township, Phelps, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 November 1901, in Crawford, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Morrison, Gasconade, Missouri, United States.
Probably an altered form of English Lester . This surname is common among African Americans.
German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Lust (see Lust 2).
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): either an artificial extension of Lust 1 or from southern German Luster ‘chandelier’.