Beatrix V JENKINS Mini tree diagram

Lawrence W ESTER4,5,1,2,3,6

3rd Nov 19211,2,3 - 14th Dec 19774,2

Life History

3rd Nov 1921

Born in Oklahoma.1,2,3

after 3rd Jan 1942

Married Beatrix V JENKINS.1

14th Dec 1977

Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.4,2

Notes

  • U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Lawrence W Ester Jr
    Born 1921 Oklahoma
    Residence Orange County, California
    Enlisted 3 Jan 1942 Los Angeles, California
    Private, Air Corps
    Education 4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation Machinist
    Single, without dependents
    Height 75
    Weight 206
    [no image of document]

    He went by the nickname Larry, which in his wife's obituary wasspelled Larrie.

    The 1940 census tells us that Larrie's parents brought him moved toBuena Park, Orange County, California after 1935.  Their previousresidence is reproted as Garfield County, Oklahoma, and the yougnestchild is only 1 years old, born in Oklahoma.  City directories tell usthey were threre at least by 1938.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Anaheim, California, City Directory, 1938, p 125
    Ester Lawrence W (Bessie D) [no occupation rptd] h 3412 W CommwlthFullerton

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Anaheim, California, City Directory, 1939, p 126
    Ester Lawrence W (Bessie D) mech Tucker Foundry h 237 Court Buena Park

    In the 1940 census, we learn that Lwrence Jr is the oldest child.

    1940 Federal Census, Orange County, California, 15 April, Buena Park,District 30-10, Page 7B, 153 East court, Hse #155, Rents $16
    Ester, Lawrence W Head M W 43 Married Grade H3 b Kansas Rural GarfieldCo Okla in 1935 Laborer [b abt 1897]
    Ester, Bessie Wife F W 38 Married Grade H3 b Oklahoma Rural GarfieldCo Okla [b abt 1902]
    Ester, Lawrence W Son M W 18 Single Grade H3 b Oklahoma Rural GarfieldCo Okla new worker [sic] [b abt 1922]
    Ester, Wanda Lou Dau F W 10 Single Grade 3 b Oklahoma Rural GarfieldCo Okla At Home [b abt 1930]
    Ester, Robert J Son M W 8 Single Grade 1 b Oklahoma Rural Garfield CoOkla new worker [sic] [b abt 1939]

    Larry and his parents are reported in the 1940 Anaheim, CaliforniaCity Directory.  Their address is in Buena Park.  The streeet addressis the same as reported in the 1940 census.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Anaheim, California, City Directory, 1940, p 131
    Ester Lawrence W (Bessie D) mech Tucker Foundry h 237 Court Buena[Park]
    Ester Lawrence W Jr studt r 237 Court Buena [Park]

    Larrie and his wife are reported in the 1956 city directory of Lynwood, California, in Los Angeles County.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Lynwood, City Directory, 1956, p 32
    Ester Lawrence Jr (Beatrix) fndywkr Tucker Foundry h Louise av NEwmrk8-4310

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Lawrence W Ester
    Birth 3 Nov 1921 Oklahoma
    Death 14 Dec 1977 Los Angeles
    Social Security #571185038

    No memorial has been found for Larrie on Find a Grave, nor any burialrecord in any cemetery listing.

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