Barbara Carol Lester

11 March 1947–25 October 2015 (Age 68)
Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Barbara Carol

When Barbara Carol Lester was born on 11 March 1947, in Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Marvin Ward Lester, was 28 and her mother, Katherine Price, was 26. She died on 25 October 2015, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Ward Lester
1918–1994
Katherine Price
1920–1999
Barbara Carol Lester
1947–2015

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 1

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 7

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act

Age 18

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara Carol Lester - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Barbara Carol Lester

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