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William and Elvira Rester

"Great-great-great Grandpa Rester"
William Washington Rester, Jr.
Born January 12, 1844 in Washington Parish, Louisiana.
Son of William George Washington Rester and Sarah Ann (Hardin) Rester.
Died February 6, 1890 in Washington Parish, Louisiana.

"Great-great-great Grandma Rester"
Elvira Carnegie (or Kornegay).
Born June 21, 1846 in Mississippi.
Daughter of Zachariah and Cananiza (Conerly) Kornegay.
Died Febrary 6, 1890 in Washington Parish, Louisiana.

William and Elvira were married about 1864. They had the following children:
  • Sarah Ann Rester, born May 16, 1865. ("Aunt Babe")
  • Major M. Rester, born September 1866.
  • Alexander Z. Rester, born October 26, 1869.
  • William M. Rester, born March 18, 1870. ("Uncle Bud")
  • Asia Rester, born May 1, 1873.
  • Susan Elvira Rester, born August 6, 1876.
  • Ophelia Rester, born August 1, 1878.
  • Lafayette A. Rester, born October 6, 1878. ("Uncle Boy")
  • Joseph Rester, born October 5, 1882.
  • James Robert Rester, born 1883.
  • Adeline Rester, born September 22, 1886.

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