Vern Park TESTER
Sgt. U.S. Inf. WWI
b.16 June 1892 Liberty Center, OH
d.Feb 1963 MI
John TESTER (b.1866 OH)
Lillian SMITH (b.1866 OH)
children: TESTER

  1. Robert A. (b.1927 OH)
Siblings: TESTER
  • Leo (b.1890 OH)
  • fact sources and writings about this individual:
    Transcribed records, from the research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2008-2010

    1900 CENSUS Liberty Township, Henry, Ohio (page 11A, family #252)... John Tester 34, b.Oct 1866 OH,.. Lilly Tester 34, b.Aug 1866 OH, wife, mother of 2 children, 2 living,.. Leo Tester 10, b.Feb 1890 OH, son,.. Vern Tester 8, b.June 1892 OH.

    1917 WWI Draft Registration (#101).. Vern Parks Tester, 24, of 22 W. Kinney, Newark, NJ, b.16 June 1893 at Liberty Center, Ohio. .. employed at: Star-Eagle, Brandford... single, previous military service: Naval, sergant, Infantry - 4 years at New Jersey... build :short, slender, blue eyes, blond hair. .. 2nd Reg. Dsit. Newark, New Jersey, 6-5-1917.

    1918 Fulton County Tribune, Nov 8, 1918, Wauseon, OH.. "Vern Tester in France. Many remember Vern Tester, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Tester. Vern graduated from the Wauseon High School. Vern writes to his mother, Mrs. John Tester of Liberty Center, he says the Y.M.C.A. is treating the boys with the utmost consideration and asks that every support be given the organization at home. Tester says beyond a family of cooties which have adopted him, everything is exceedingly comfortable."

    1920 CENSUS Detroit, Wayne, MI (Sheet 9, household #257)... John J. Tester 52,.. Lillian 53, wife,.. Verne 26, son.... & Bruce Guyer 18, b.OH, "no relation given".

    1940 CENSUS Detroit, Wayne, MI (Sheet 1B, family #14)... Vern Tester 47, b.OH,.. Neva Tester 37, b.OH,.. Robert Tester 12, b.OH.

    1942 WWII Draft Registration... (#821).. Vern Park Tester of 2699 Pasadena, Detroit, Wayne County, MI... age 49,.. born 16 June 1893 at Liberty Center, Ohio... closest family contact;.. Neva Tester 2699 Pasadena, Detroit, MI... employer: The Detroit News, 615 Lafayette, Detroit, Wayne, MI.

    1963 SSDI "Social Security Death Index"... Vern Tester, b.16 June 1892,.. SSN issued in MI... died age 71 in February 1963.

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