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Chester Genealogy & History

Chester stems from Old English ceaster indicating a Roman fort, which is derived from the Latin castra legionum, indicating a legionary camp. Some of the spellings are Chestere, Cheaster, Chestare, and Chister. The family motto is he conquers endures. Chester family history tells us that Richard de Cestre is the first known recording of the name in the Pipe Rolls of Lincolnshire, England, in 1200. Two members of the Chester genealogy are genealogist Joseph Lemuel Chester and bandleader and tenor saxophonist Bob Chester.


Chester Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Chester-- --, 1939December ,1986WV
Barbara Chester-- --, 1932May 29,2005RI
Chelvan Chester-- --, 1957March 4,1990CA
Daisy Chester-- --, 1899September ,1977VA

Chester Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Duane Chester-- --, 1928August 11,2009Loudon,TN
Fairlee Chester-- --, 1929July ,1986Easton,MD
Gail Chester-- --, 1920July 15,2001Beaumont,CA
Hallie Chester-- --, 1901December ,1968Walters,OK

Chester Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Charles ChesterVerna EdmundAugust 11,1984Wake, NC
Edward ChesterPatricia JonesJune 21,1967Wake, NC
Grover ChesterNettie NorrisJanuary 22,1983Wake, NC
John ChesterJane JonesMarch 15,1975Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Chester

2205th: Adcock2206th: Julian
2207th: Nadeau2208th: Girard
2209th: Matson2210th: Cotter
2211th: Satterfield2212th: Sommer
2213th: Stockton2214th: Parish

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