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Lester Burdette

17 Dec 1875 -

3 Jan 1940  


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  Lester Burdette 

Lester Burdette, 64, died 3 Jan 1940 at his home in Worth Twp of lingering illness. He was born 17 Dec 1875 at Millbrook, Mercer Co., Pa., to Oliver and Mary Huston Key Burdett. He married Susan Smith on 27 May 1897,in the Jackson Center Presbyterian Church. He spent his life as a farmer and coal miner, and was a highly respected member of the community. He was preceded in death by half brothers, John Burdett, Oliver Burdett, William Burdett, Amos Burdett, William Key, Orsen Key, and Samuel Key, half sisters, Mary Eleanor Johnston, Sarah Lyons Marshall, Mary E. Key, and Elizabeth Key Dambacher, his parents and son Elton. He is survived by his wife, sons, Clarence, Oscar, Norris, David Herman, Charles, and daughter, Villa Elford, and brothers Charles, Frank, and sister Emma North. Burial will be 20 Dec 1940 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Jackson Center.


Submitted by Norris Burdette




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