Lester O. ARNOLD 2
- Born: Abt 1897, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Ada M. MURPHY about 1918 1
- Marriage (2): Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN on 4 Jan 1969 in Seymore, Wayne Co, IA 2
1900 IA CENSUS, Sherman Co., Putnam Twp: Lester O. Arnold, May 1895, 5, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. MO. He was living with his parents, John & Mary B. Arnold, and siblings.
1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Wayne Co, Monroe Twp: Lester O. Arnold, 28, 4th grade education, b. IA, father: John Arnold who was b. IN, mother: Mary B. Cook who was b. IN and married MO, engaged in agriculture; wife Ada M. Arnold, 25, 4th grade education, b. MO, father: William Murphy who was b. IN, mother: Nellie Metz who was b. WI and married MO; 4 children who were b. IA.
1930 IA CENSUS, Wayne Co, Walnut Twp, Seymour town: Lester Arnold, 34, 1st marriage age 22, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. IN, laborer, farm; wife Vada M., 30, 1st marriage age 18, b. MO, father b. IN, mother b. KS; 6 children b. IA and MO.
Lester married Ada M. MURPHY, daughter of William MURPHY and Nellie METZ, about 1918.1 (Ada M. MURPHY was born about 1900 in MO 1.)
Lester next married Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN, daughter of Thomas Jefferson SHAMBLEN and Anna Eliza MERRILL, on 4 Jan 1969 in Seymore, Wayne Co, IA.2 (Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN was born on 29 May 1899 in Deer Creek Twp, Mills Co, IA,4 died on 13 Aug 1974 in Seymour, Wayne Co, IA 5 and was buried in Waubonsie Cem, Mills Co, IA 5.)