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NEWPORT Mary

Female 1824 - 1869  (45 years)


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  • Name NEWPORT Mary 
    Born 16 Apr 1824  [1
    Gender Female 
    Married Name Mary M. Kester  [1, 2
    Married Name Mary Wright 
    Will 20 Jun 1869  [3, 4
    • LAST WILL OF MARY WRIGHT
      Will Book A & B - page 93
      I Mary Wright of the county of Phelps in the State of Missouri do make and publish this my Last Will & Testament.
      I desire that after my death that all my personal estate be sold for cash and the proceeds placed in the hands of Wm. A. Kitchen who I appoint my executor to be applied for the sole use and benefit of my three youngest children namely Ann Isabell Kester, Joseph R. Kester & Mary G. Kester Which may be appropriated in maintaining them if necessary to make them equal with their older sister viz: Sarah E. Widner, reserving what wool is on hand for the use of the family. I desire the above named estate to be applied as above named after paying off all my just debts. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 20th day of June 1869.


      Mary Wright
      signed & delivered by the above named Mary Wright to be her Last Will & Testament in the presence of us who at her request and in her presence have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
      C.T. Lamar
      John Loftin
      State of Missouri)
      County of Phelps) In vacation probate court November 23rd 1869
      Be it remembered on this 23rd day of November 1869. personally appeared before the undersigned clerk of the probate court of the county & state aforesaid C.T. Lamar & John Loften the subscribing witnesses to the annexed will of Mary Wright & who being be me duly sworn depose & say that the said Mary Wright the testator subscribed the same in their presence & published the said will or instrument of writing as her Last Will that she the said testator was at the time of publishing her said will of sound mind & more than twenty one years of age (and a widow) and that they the said deponants attested the said will as witnesses thereto by subscribing their names to the same in the presence of said testator & each other.
      C.T. Lamar
      John Loften.

      In witness thereof I, C.H. Frost clerk of the probate court of the county of Phelps & state aforesaid have hereto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said court at office in the county aforesaid this 23rd day of November 1869.


      C.H. Frost clerk
      probate court
      filed & duly recorded & probated
      November 23rd 1869

      C.H. Frost
      clerk.
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    Died 26 Oct 1869  [5
    Buried 26 Oct 1869  Brookshire Cemetery, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gravestone for KESTER, Joseph S. and Mary M. (Newport)
    Gravestone for KESTER, Joseph S. and Mary M. (Newport)
    Transcription:
    JOSEPH S. KESTER
    JUNE 2, 1822
    SEPT. 20, 1863
    -----------------------
    MARY M.
    HIS WIFE
    APR. 16, 1824
    OCT. 26, 1869
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 11 May 2008
    Person ID I318  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2009 

    Family 1 KESTER Joseph S.,   b. 2 Jun 1822,   d. 20 Sep 1863  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1844  , , Clark County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judge WRIGHT Lewis Fields, Sr.,   b. 1815, , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1865, , Vida, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1865  , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Marriage of WRIGHT, Lewis F. and KESTER, Mary
    Marriage of WRIGHT, Lewis F. and KESTER, Mary

    Transcription:
    State of Misouri } SS
    County of Phelps }

    L.F. Wright and Mary Kester

    I do hereby certify that I Solomnized the rites of Matrimony between L.F. Wright and Mary Kester both of Phelps County Mo this February 9th 1865.

    J.D. Marsh
    Justice of the Peace

    Filed and Recorded
    March 2nd AD 1865
    CP Walker clerk
    By W. H. Hazard, DC

    Last Modified 4 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Feb 1865 - , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Oct 1869 - Brookshire Cemetery, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S607] Brookshire Cemetery (Spring Creek Twp. R9W Sec 13, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.7569°, W-91.8728°; located approximately 13 miles south of Rolla -- from Hwy 63, turn right (west) onto CR 7510/Jackson Cemetery Road; turn left onto the second road on the left, CR 7520/Heavins Road; travel .8 mile, then turn left (south) onto CR 6110; the cemetery is about .75 mile on the left). Grave markers, Cemetery: Brookshire., Joseph S. and Mary M. Kester joint marker; personally read and photographed, 11 May 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S207] Phelps County Genealogical Society (Mo.). Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Vol. I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1992), Book: Phelps County MO Heritage, Vol. I., p. 224, submitted by Connie Davidson.

    3. [S636] Doerr, Robert M. Phelps County, Missouri will books for 1857-1924: names, dates and relationships, will books 'A'-'C', (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1998), Book: Phelps County, Missouri will books for 1857-1924., #A-043.
      Wright, Mary, Self - #A-043
      w - 20 Jun 1869 p - 23 Nov 1869
      Kitchen, Wm. A., Exec.
      Kester, Ann Isabell, Daughter, of 3 youngest offspring
      Kester, Joseph R., Son, of 3 youngest offspring
      Kester, mary G. Daughter, of 3 youngest offspring
      Widener, Sarah E., Daughter
      Lamar, C.T., Witness
      Loftin, John, Witness

    4. [S664] Pugh, Barbara, compiler. "Phelps County Missouri Will Index, Book A." Database. RootsWeb, an Ancestry.com Community, (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mophelps/wills/willsindexa.htm : accessed 16 January 2015), Ancestry.com: Phelps County Missouri Will Index, Book A., http://www.rootsweb.com/~mophelps/willmwright.htm (Reliability: 2), 2 Nov 2007.

    5. [S607] Brookshire Cemetery (Spring Creek Twp. R9W Sec 13, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.7569°, W-91.8728°; located approximately 13 miles south of Rolla -- from Hwy 63, turn right (west) onto CR 7510/Jackson Cemetery Road; turn left onto the second road on the left, CR 7520/Heavins Road; travel .8 mile, then turn left (south) onto CR 6110; the cemetery is about .75 mile on the left). Grave markers, Cemetery: Brookshire., Joseph S. and Mary M. Kester joint marker; personally read and photographed, 11 May 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1161] "Illinois Marriages to 1850." Database. Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2007-present), Ancestry.com: Illinois Marriages to 1850., entry for Joseph Kester and Mary Newport (15 Mar 1844).

    7. [S913] Missouri. Phelps County."Marriages." MSA microfilm C20225 (Vol 1, pp 301-end, 1867-1881; Vol 2, 1880-1881; Vol 3, 1881-1888; Vol 4, 1888-1891; Vol 5, 1895-1901; Vol 6, 1897-1907; Vol 7, 1901-1906, Vol 8, pp 1-455, 1907-1913). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, Microfilm: Phelps County Marriages, MSA C20225., (1857-1867), A:166, entry for L.F. Wright and Mary Kester, 9 February 1865; MSA microfilm C20225, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S174] Crowell, Homer and John Usry, compilers. Phelps County, Missouri Marriages, Book "A", 4 September 1857-17 February 1867, [researched & compiled from original records in the Phelps Co. courthouse], (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1983), Book: Phelps County, Missouri Marriages, Book "A". (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S635] Doerr, Robert M. Phelps County (MO) Marriages, 1857-1910, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 2000), Book: Phelps County (MO) Marriages, 1857-1910. (Reliability: 2).