Birth: 20 Sep 1811
Death: 13 Dec 1863
Burial Date: 22 Dec 1863
Spouse: Eleanor Boyd Kester
John Wood Kester, cofounder of this cemetery with his father-in-law, Rev. George Boyd, was interred in Franklin according to his death certificate, as was his wife, Eleanor. He and his wife re-interned and are now resting at Trinity Oxford Episcopal.
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 1863
Paper: North American (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Volum: XCV Issue: 26659 Page: 2
Kester - On Sunday, the 13th inst., John W. Kester, in the 53d year of his age. Sue notice of the funeral will be given.
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 1863
Paper: Philadelphia inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Kester - On Sunday, the 13th instant, John W. Kester, in the 53d year of his age. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, Frankford road, on Thursday next, at 11 o'clock A.M.
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