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William Berton 'Bert' Vest & Minnie Lee Vest

 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM BERTON 'BERT'3 VEST (CHARLES WESLEY2, JOHN W.1) was born 13 Sep 1891 in Grimes Co., TX, and died 04 Feb 1942 in Houston Co., TX.

He married MINNIE LEE VEST 1909 in Limestone Co., TX, daughter of REUBEN VEST and CAROLINE PETERS. She was born 01 Jul 1890 in TX, and died 25 Jan 1969 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

More About WILLIAM BERTON 'BERT' VEST:

Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1: 1900 Limestone Co., TX

FACT #1b: 1910 Limestone Co., TX: VEST, William B, 19, m1x 1yr, TX TX TX; Minnie L., wife, 19, TX TX TX

More About MINNIE LEE VEST:

Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

More About WILLIAM VEST and MINNIE VEST:

Marriage: 1909, Limestone Co., TX

Children of WILLIAM Berton VEST and MINNIE Lee VEST are:

2. i. CHRISTOPHER HAYES4 VEST, b. 1915, TX; d. 16 Sep 1989, McLennan Co., TX.

3. ii. JACK VEST, b. 01 Aug 1914, Limestone Co., TX; d. 16 Sep 1989, Waco, McLennan Co., TX.

iii. ROLLIN EARNEST VEST, b. 20 Mar 1918, TX; d. 04 Sep 1995, Houston Co., TX.

More About ROLLIN EARNEST VEST:

Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

4. iv. WILLIAM TRAVIS VEST, SR., b. 09 May 1922, TX; d. 10 Apr 1960, Houston Co., TX.

v. WILLIARD BERTON VEST, SR., b. 20 Dec 1925, TX; d. 03 Sep 1989, Houston, Harris Co., TX; m. GWEN LAVONNE JOHNSON; b. 04 Dec 1930, Houston Co., TX; d. 02 May 1974, Houston, Harris Co., TX.

More About GWEN LAVONNE JOHNSON:

Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1: Died Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX... lived Crockett, TX. Died Post-operative pancreatitis.

 

Generation No. 2

2. CHRISTOPHER HAYES4 VEST (WILLIAM BERTON 'BERT'3, CHARLES WESLEY2, JOHN W.1) was born 1915 in TX, and died 16 Sep 1989 in McLennan Co., TX.

He married LUCILLE ?. She was born 1917 in TX.

Children of CHRISTOPHER VEST and LUCILLE ? are:

i. ELVEN LEE5 VEST, b. 1934, TX.

ii. IRA FAY VEST, b. 1936, TX.

 

3. JACK4 VEST (WILLIAM BERTON 'BERT'3, CHARLES WESLEY2, JOHN W.1) was born 01 Aug 1914 in Limestone Co., TX, and died 16 Sep 1989 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX.

He married (1) KATIE MAE WOLFE, daughter of LENA WOLFE. She was born 25 Mar 1919 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX, and died 23 Jul 1971 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

He married (2) KATHRYN B. MARTIN 01 Jul 1954 in McLennan Co., TX, daughter of JOHN MARTIN and CARRIE BRASHER. She was born 17 Jan 1924 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX, and died 12 May 2008 in Lockhart, Caldwell Co., TX.

He married (3) RUBY BLACK 08 Jun 1969 in McLennan Co., TX. She was born 1915.

More About JACK VEST:

Divorced: Kathryn Martin 5-29-1969 McLennan Co., TX; were married 7-1-1954 McLennan Co., TX.  They had 5 children under 18.

FACT #1: Signed as informant death certificate of Minnie Lee Vest.

More About KATIE MAE WOLFE:

FACT #1b: Divorced at time of death

More About JACK VEST and KATHRYN MARTIN:

Marriage: 01 Jul 1954, McLennan Co., TX

More About JACK VEST and RUBY BLACK:

Marriage: 08 Jun 1969, McLennan Co., TX

Children of JACK VEST and KATIE WOLFE are:

i. JACKIE5 VEST, b. 19 Dec 1943, Houston Co., TX; d. 05 Jul 2000, Lovelady, Houston Co., TX.

ii. Private VEST, b. 07 Aug 1945, Houston Co., TX.

iii. Private VEST, b. 07 Aug 1945, Houston Co., TX

iv. CHARLES VEST, b. 17 Mar 1947; d. 06 Jan 2002; m. DEBRA ?.

Child of JACK VEST and KATHRYN MARTIN is:

v. JOHNNIE HAYES5 VEST, b. 04 May 1955, Teague, Freestone Co., TX; d. 01 Jun 1984, San Bernardino Co., CA.

 

4. WILLIAM TRAVIS4 VEST, SR. (WILLIAM BERTON 'BERT'3, CHARLES WESLEY2, JOHN W.1) was born 09 May 1922 in TX, and died 10 Apr 1960 in Houston Co., TX.

He married THELMA LAHMANN RUSTON. She was born 15 Oct 1922 in TX.

More About WILLIAM TRAVIS VEST, SR.:

Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1 1: 1930 age 8, Pct 6, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1 2: Describe how injury occurred: Aoita stabbed during family alteriation

Children of WILLIAM VEST and THELMA RUSTON are:

i. WILLIAM TRAVIS "JUNIOR"5 VEST, JR., b. 25 Jun 1943, Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX; d. 03 Apr 2008, Palestine, Anderson Co., TX.

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Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

ii. VERA LEE VEST.