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Murray Lester

Male Abt 1720 - Bef 1790  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Murray Lester 
    Born Abt 1720  Hempstead, Nassau, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1790  [2
    Person ID I7861  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2019 

    Father Mordecai Lester,   b. 1691, Hempstead, Nassau, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1754, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Mary 
    Family ID F3749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Akin,   b. 9 Sep 1721 
    Married 3 Aug 1743  Worcestershire, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
    +1. John Lester,   b. 20 May 1749, Pawling, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1832, Sempronius, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Beekman Precinct Clerk in 1756 and 1758; overseer of the poor, 1757-58; assessor, 1758. He was a merchant and property-owner of Poughkeepsie. In 1761 he was dismissed from the Society of Friends for "Drinking to excess, Fighting, unbecoming language, neglecting to attend meetings."

  • Sources 
    1. [S207] Descendants of David Akin of Newport, RI, by Robert Larry Akin.

    2. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series begun in 1990.

    3. [S770] Charles W. Baird, "Marriage Records of the Society of Friends in the Town of Harrison, N.Y." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 3:45, January 1872.

    4. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series begun in 1990., "at Oblong".