Fullen Lester

1839–7 August 1897 (Age 58)
Paintlick, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Fullen

When Fullen Lester was born in 1839, in Paintlick, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas A Lester, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Drake, was 27. He married Angeline Gillespie Lester on 14 December 1860, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 7 August 1897, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Fullen Lester
1839–1897
Angeline Gillespie Lester
1837–1929
Marriage: 14 December 1860
John Lester
1861–
Amanda A Lester
1863–
Margaret Ellen Lester
1865–1940
Angeline Lester
1867–
Augustus Spillar Lester
1868–1929
Mary B Lester
1869–
James Thomas Lester
1871–1938
Indiana Jane Lester
1875–1964
Jerusha Olive Lester
1877–
Emanuel Frazier Lester
1879–1952
Narcia A Lester
1882–1953

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1860Tazewell, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 5
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 22
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Luster
    Lasiter
    Lassiter
    Lister
    Lasseter
    Laseter
    Lasater
    Laster
    Leister
    Lassetter

    Sources (30)

    • Fullen Lester, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Farllen Lester, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
    • Fullen Lester in entry for Margret Ellen Gilmor, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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