Hester Messer

Hester Messer

Female 1922 - 2005  (83 years)

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  • Name Hester Messer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 23 May 1922  Knox, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1930  Flat Lick Town, Knox, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Servant 
    Died 17 Sep 2005  Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 20 Sep 2005  Piney Grove Cemetery, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Obituary 22 Sep 2005  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Obituary, The Mount Vernon Signal 
    Person ID I6  Eddie's Genealogy | Descendants of Edward Messer, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence, Descendants of John Cash
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2016 

    Father Noah Messer,   b. 28 May 1892, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1981, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Mary J. Mills,   b. 13 Mar 1895, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1969, Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1914  [5
    Photos
    Noah and Mary (Mills) Messer
    Noah and Mary (Mills) Messer
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arthur Rube Lawrence,   b. 24 Dec 1917, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 2002, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1945  Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Dennis Wayne Lawrence,   b. 23 Jul 1951, Lincoln, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1996, Madison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
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    Rube and Hester (Messer) Lawrence
    Rube and Hester (Messer) Lawrence
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1922 - Knox, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Daughter - 1930 - Flat Lick Town, Knox, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Servant - 1 Apr 1940 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1945 - Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 2005 - Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Sep 2005 - Piney Grove Cemetery, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Obituary, The Mount Vernon Signal - 22 Sep 2005 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Hester Messer Lawrence
    Hester Messer Lawrence
    Undated photo
    Hester Lawrence
    Hester Lawrence
    ca. 2000

    Documents
    Hester Messer Lawrence obituary
    Hester Messer Lawrence obituary

    Headstones
    Headstone of Rube Lawrence and Hester Messer Lawrence
    Headstone of Rube Lawrence and Hester Messer Lawrence

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Year: 1940; Census Place: Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: T627_1353; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 102-8 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S30] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1930; Census Place: Flat Lick Town, Knox, Kentucky; Roll: 763; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 0006; Image: 201.0; FHL microfilm: 2340498 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S14] Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc.) (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S57] The Mount Vernon Signal, 22 Sep 2005, p. A3, col. 2 (Reliability: 3).
      Hester Lawrence, 83, of Brodhead died Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, KY. She was born on May 23, 1922 in Knox County the daughter of the late Noah and Mary Mills Messer. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, collecting ceramic shoes and was a member of the Brodhead Baptist Church and the WMU.

      Survivors are: one son, Wendell (Mary Ann) of Danville, two sisters, Destie Harris of Brodhead and Daphne Owens of Dayton, Ohio. Two grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

      She was preceded in death by her husband, Rube A. Lawrence, one son, Dennis Wayne Lawrence, and three brothers, Kermit, Arthur and Leman Messer.

      Services were held Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at the Brodhead Baptist Church with Bros. John Zupancic and Luther Allen officiating. Burial followed in the Piney Grove Cemetery.

      Pallbearers were Mike Owens, Jeff Owens, Harold Harris, Bobby Lawrence, Everitt Harper, Jr., and Doug Harris.

      Arrangements were made by Cox Funeral Home.


    5. [S83] Nasby Mills of Knox County, Kentucky, M. Virginia Mills, (Gregath Company, Inc.), 55 (Reliability: 2), 16 Oct 2016.

    6. [S57] The Mount Vernon Signal, "Golden Anniversary Celebration," 16 Nov 1995, p. A-10, col. 2; digital images, Rockcastle County Public Library (http://www.rockcastlelibrary.org/ : accessed 1 Aug 2016), Mount Vernon Signal Online. (Reliability: 4).