Lester Charles Dalbey

18 August 1891–6 February 1955 (Age 63)
Sheridan, Placer, California, United States

The Life of Lester Charles

When Lester Charles Dalbey was born on 18 August 1891, in Sheridan, Placer, California, United States, his father, Harrison Clark Dalbey, was 34 and his mother, Mary Isabell Hoffman, was 21. He married Edith C. Wells on 31 July 1913, in Alameda, California, United States. He lived in Vacaville, Solano, California, United States in 1910 and Soledad Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 6 February 1955, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Rocklin, Placer, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Charles Dalbey
Anna Marguerite Jennings
Marriage: 9 August 1930
Mary Catherine Dalbey

Spouse and Children

9 August 1930
Susanville, Lassen, California, United States


    Mary Catherine Dalbey


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dalby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester Dalbey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester C Dalby in household of Harrison C, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lester C Dalbey in household of Harrison C Dalbey, "United States Census, 1900"

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