21 March 2011

Military Monday - David A.J. Hesters (Confederate)

David enlisted 10 Apr 1862 and was discharged 18 Jan 1865.  His wife, Millie Clay Hester, states in her pension application that David "Contracted chronic diarrhea from which he never recovered and from which he died about 10 APR 1867."

She applies for the Widow's pension and receives the pension from 1891-1915. She dies in 1926.

David was the son of Thomas Hester & Millie Ward, both born in North Carolina. 

David & Millie Clay Hester were the parents of 4 children, Mary Ann, Martha, Hardy and Angeline.

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