John TESTER
middle initial "J" or "I"?
b.Oct 1867, OH
married:
Lillian May SMITH (d.1942 OH)
m.25 April 1888 Henry, Cuyahoga, Ohio
d/o Frank Smith & Livona Buchanan
parents:
George W. TESTER (b.1830 OH)
Sophia SPANGLER (b.1831 OH)
children: TESTER

  1. Leo (b.15 Feb 1890 OH)
  2. Vern Park (b.16 Jun 1892 OH)
Siblings: TESTER
  • Charles (b.~1853 OH)
  • Jacob (b.~1855 OH)
  • Mary Ann (b.~1858 OH)
  • Peter (b.~1860 OH)
  • Emma (b.~1862 OH)
  • George Washington (b.~1865 OH)
  • fact sources and writings about this individual:
    Transcribed records, from the research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2008-2010
    updated Census data 2012

    1888 Cuyahoga Marriage Record... John Tester & Lillie Smith married 25 April 1888 at Henry, Cuyahoga, Ohio.

    1890 Henry County Birth Record (Page 235, #618)... Leo E. Tester, male, b.15 Feb 1890 at Liberty, Henry, Ohio, son of; John Tester & Lilly Smith

    1892 Henry County Birth Record (Vol.4 Pg.530)... Vernie Tester, male, b.16 June 1892 at Liberty, Henry, Ohio... s/o John I. Tester & Lillie M. Smith.

    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 1880 OH, son,.. Vern Tester 8, b.June 1892 OH.

    1914 Monroe MI Marriage Record (Vol.5, pg.95 #90)... Leo A. Tester, 24, b.OH & Grace I Schall 20, b.OH... married 16 Feb 1914 at Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan.. grooms parents; John Tester & Lillian Smith, brides parents; Peter Schall & Christine Bauer.

    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".

    1930 CENSUS Washington, Henry, OH (Sheet 9B, household #214)... John I. Tester 62, b.OH,.. Lillian M. Tester 63, b.OH.

    1940 CENSUS Colton, Washington twp., Henry, OH (Sheet 10B, family #209)... John Tester 72, b.OH,.. Lillian Tester 73, b.OH, wife.

    1942 Henry County OH Death Record ... Lillian May Tester, 75, married, of Liberty Center, Ohio, died 8 May 1942 at Washington, Henry, Ohio,.. born 11 Nov 1866 at Washington Township, Henry Co. OH.... burial at Young Cemetery, 11 May 1942,... d/o Frank Smith & Livona Buchanan. spouse; John Tester.

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