Fannie E. Van Laningham Lester

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Wife of
A. V. Lester
Full Name: Fannie E. Van Laningham Lester
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:B  Number:29
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Archer V. Lester 
Birth Date: June 15, 1863 
Died: March 2, 1940 
Burial Date: March 3, 1940 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Missouri 
Occupation: Housewife 
Marital Status: Married 
Came To Texas: 1873 
Residence: Kyle, Texas 
Admitted To Home: September 6, 1932 
Religion: Church of Christ 

LESTER, FANNIE E. VAN LANINGHAM (1863~1940) Fannie E. Van Laningham Lester was born June 15, 1863 in Boon County Missouri to M. A. Van Laningham and Malvina Rice, of Missouri.
Fannie married Archer V. Lester and had a son, A. V. Lester, Jr. In 1879, Fannie and Archer moved to Texas and settled in the small community of Kyle. While there, Archer worked as a farmer. On September 2, 1932, Fannie and Archer were admitted to the Confederate Men‘s Home in Austin, Texas due to Archer‘s service in the Confederate Army. Both lived in the Home until their deaths. Fannie died on March 2, 1940, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery the next day.

Source: Confederate Home Roster and Death Certificate.


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