Hazel Marguerite Lester

Hazel Marguerite Lester

Female 1921 - 1996  (75 years)

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  • Name Hazel Marguerite Lester  [1
    Born 28 Apr 1921  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Sep 1996  Jefferson Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 75 years 
    Person ID I1247  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Hobert J. Lester,   b. 19 Jan 1898, Boylston, Osewgo Co. New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1975, Watertown, Jefferson Co. New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Catherine Maria Bennett,   b. 15 Feb 1900, Altmar, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1987, Watertown, Jefferson Co. New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Mar 1920  Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Ralph H. Babcock 
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F12602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • HAZEL BABCOCK OWNED HARBOR BUILDERS
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - September 27, 1996
      Hazel Lester Babcock, 75, of 7810 County Route 178, died Wednesday at Colorado Springs, Colo.

      A resident of Henderson for more than 50 years, Mrs. Babcock owned Harbor Builders and was a former member of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.

      Born April 28, 1921, at Richland, daughter of Hobert and Catherine Bennett Lester, she graduated from Pulaski Academy. She married Ralph H. Babcock on June 7, 1941, at her parents' home. The marriage ended in divorce in 1985.

      She was a member of Henderson United Methodist Church, former president of Henderson Board of Education, former treasurer and matron of Henderson Chapter 310, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of Belleville Eudora Chapter 136, OES.

      Surviving are two sons, Ralph Lester, Henderson, and Bruce, Dallas, Texas; three daughters, Juanita, Norwood, Ferne Hoffman, Colorado Springs, and Linda Babcock-Sudkamp, Denver, Colo.; three sisters, Mildred Minot, Richland, Dorothy Schryver, Mannsville, and Irma Chapman, Memphis, Tenn.; four grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

      The body was cremated, and the funeral will be private. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

      Donations may be made to Henderson Methodist Church, Henderson Library or a charity of one's choice.

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T627_2715; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 38-69.