George W. TESTER
b.January 1830, Hocking, OH
d.17 Feb 1902 Liberty, Henry, OH
Sophia SPANGLER (b.Aug 1831 OH)
m.19 June 1851 Allen, OH
J. TESTER (b.~1800 VA)?
children: TESTER

  1. Charles (b.~1853 OH)
  2. Jacob (b.~1855 OH)
  3. Mary Ann (b.~1858 OH)
  4. Peter (b.~1860 OH)
  5. Emma (b.~1862 OH)
  6. George Washington (b.~1865 OH)
  7. John (b.1867 OH)
Siblings: TESTER
fact sources and writings about this individual:
Transcribed records, from the research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2012

1851 Marriage Record (Pg.69 #362)... George W. Tester & Sophia Spangler married 19 June 1851 at Allen, Ohio.

1860 CENSUS Liberty Township, Henry, OH (pg 59)... George Tester.. (hard to read this census) NOTE: in 1860, "J. TESTER".. age 60 lived in German Township, Allen, OHIO and was born in Virginia... This may be George's father. (see 1900 Census)

1870 CENSUS Liberty, Henry County, Ohio ... G.W. Tester 40,.. Sophia 39,.. Charles 17,.. Jacob 15,.. Mary 12,.. Peter 10,.. Emma 8,.. George 6,.. John 3. (all born in OHIO)

1880 CENSUS Liberty, Henry, Ohio (Page 46C #4199)... George Tester 50, b.OH,.. Sophia 49, wife,.. George 15, son,.. John 12, son.

1891 Democratic Northwest Newspaper, Aug 13, 1891.. "social section; George W. Tester of Liberty township was in Napoleon Saturday."
1891 Democratic Northwest Newspaper, Oct 8, 1891, Napoleon, OH.. "Patrons of Henry County meet in Napoleon... assembled in mass convention at the court house Saturday and placed in nomination by acclamation; Treasurer, Geo. W. Tester of Liberty."

1900 CENSUS Liberty Township, Henry, Ohio (Page 9A, family #185).. George W. Tester 70, b.Jan 1830 OH, parents b.VA,.. Sophia Tester 69, b.Aug 1831 OH, wife, father b.PA, mother b.MD.

1902 Henry County Death Record (Vol.5 pg.530)... Geo. W. Tester, 72, b.1830 Hocking, oH, occ: farmer, married, died 17 Feb 1902 at Liberty township, Henry County, Ohio.

1915 OH Marriage Record ... George Tester "Jr." 50, b.Liberty, OH, s/o George Tester & Sophia Spangler, ... & .. Aria Cheeseman 51, b.New Berman, NY, d/o James Cheeseman & Julia M. Howe,... married 7 July 1915 at Lucas, Ohio.

1939 Henry OH Death Record ... Geo. Washington Tester 74, married "Aria C. Tester",.. b.25 Jun 1865 at Liberty Center, OH,.. died 17 Nov 1939 at Liberty Center, Henry, OH, occ: carpenter,.. son of: Geo. Tester & Sophia Spangler... burial; 19 Nov 1939 at Young Cemetery. Youngs Cemetery, Liberty Center, Henry, OH ... NOTE: George Washington Tester (1865-1939) is buried next to Aria Cheeseman Tester (1863-1940) and Nellie M. Seymour Tester (1874-1912)... I believe Nellie was likely his first wife.

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