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226. William Allen WISHARD203,204,205 was born on 14 December 1854 in Iowa.115,119,206,207

1880 Census, William and Alice were living with Geroge Lester and family. William was recorded as "Wishard Wishard", making him very difiicult to find. He gave his age as 25, b. Iowa, his parents b. KY. Alice was a ge 17, b. Iowa, her father b. KY, her mother born Ohio. They had a year old daughter, Nora.

1900 Census, Cleveland Twp, Davis Co IA
William A. Wishard, b. Dec 1854, age 45. Married 21 years. Born in Iowa, parents b. IN. Alice C., born Apr 1860. Has had 4 children, all living. b. Iowa, father b. KY, mother b. IL. Nora B., b. May 1879, school teacher. Nellie V., b. Feb 1881, at school. Clarence A., b. Jul 1883 and Charles E., b. Jun 1885, doing farm labor.

William and Alice found in Cleveland Twp in Davis Co Iowa, 1920.

William Allen WISHARD and Catherine Alice LESTOR were married on 6 October 1878 in Iowa.202 Catherine Alice LESTOR, daughter of George W. LESTER and Rhoda T. JOHNSON, was born in April 1860 in Iowa.205 She died on 6 June 1934 at the age of 74 in Cleveland, Davis County, Iowa.111,208

Grave Stone Records of Davis Co Iowa, copied by the WPA. Buried in Lester Cemetery, Cleveland, IA.

The spelling of the surname in the census of 1860 and 1870 was Luster. In 1860, Alice was listed as Catharine A., but in 1870 she was listed as Alice. 1900 had Alice C.

William Allen WISHARD and Catherine Alice LESTOR had the following children:



Nora B. WISHARD was born in May 1879 in Davis County, Iowa.204,205



Nellie V. WISHARD (private).205



Clarence A. WISHARD (private).205



Charles E. WISHARD (private).205