Biography of John Lester
Lebanon, Dakota County, MN Biographies

John Lester was born in Massachusetts in 1848. Caine west with his parents to Illinois, when abont ten years of age, and remained one year. Locating next in Wisconsin, he remained until coming to Minnesota, and settled in Lebanon township, Dakota county, in 1860. He has a farm of eighty acres of land. Enlisted in 1865, in Hatch's Battalion, and was discharged the following year at Fort Snelling. Married in 1865 to Victorine A. Potter, who is a native of Jackson county, Iowa. They have one child.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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