When Rev Daniel Perrin Bestor was born on 2 February 1797, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Perrin Bestor, was 37 and his mother, Dorcas Terry Hibbard, was 33. He married Elizabeth J. Townes on 1 December 1825, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sumter, Sumter, Alabama, United States in 1850. He died on 9 April 1869, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mobile, Alabama, United States.
Americanized form of German Bester .
Possibly also an altered form of English Bester .