Guthrie Genealogy

GENETIC GENEALOGY of GUTHRIE FAMILY GROUP 2A

Lester Howard Guthrie & Nannie Francis Nale

GFG2A - BRANCH G - CLUSTER 2

Lester Howard Guthrie

Son of Calvin Lee Guthrie & Susannah Catherine Colkitt

Birth: 28 January 1883

Location: Reynoldsville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania

Marriage: 31 July 1914

Occupation: Coal Miner

Death: 16 April 1971

Location: DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, New Castle, Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Nannie Francis Nale

Daughter of David P. Nale & Rachel M. Painter

Birth: 23 August 1885

Location: Clarion County, Pennsylvania

Sons: Lester Howard, Howard Laverne

Daughters: Bessie V, Ethel LaRue, Marjorie Irene

Death: 10 February 1964

Location: DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, New Castle, Clearfield, Pennsylvania

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS:

1883: BIRTH of LESTER HOWARD GUTHRIE

Lester Howard Guthrie was the eldest child of Calvin & Katie (Colkitt) Guthrie. He was born on 28 January 1883 in Reynoldsville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA. Lester is the grandfather of DNA Project participant, Norman Lester Guthrie

1885: BIRTH of NANNIE FRANCIS NALE

Nannie Francis Nale was born on 23 August 1885 in Clarion County, Pennsylvania. Her parents were David & Rachel (Painter) Nale. 

1900: CENSUS of SANDY TOWNSHIP (SANDY PRECINCT), CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD:

Calvin Guthrie - Head - WM - July (No Year Listed) - 40 - Married x18 years - PA PA PA - Day Laborer - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes - Rents
Kate Guthrie - Wife - WF - March (No Year Listed) - 41 - Married x18 years - PA PA PA - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Lester Guthrie - Son - WM - January (No Year Listed) - 17 - PA PA PA - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes 
Mable Guthrie - Daughter - WF - January (No Year Listed) - 15 - PA PA PA - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Pearl Guthrie* - Daughter - WF  - February (No Year Listed) - 13 - PA PA PA - At School x7months - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes 
David Guthrie - Son - WM - December (No Year Listed) - 11 - PA PA PA - At School x7months - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Olive Guthrie - Daughter - WF - March 1891 - 9 - Single - PA PA PA
Carrie Guthrie - Daughter - WF - December 1892 - 7 - Single - PA PA PA
Lee Guthrie - Son - WM - January 1895 - 5 - Single - PA PA PA
Carl Guthrie - Son - WM - April 1897 - 3 - Single - PA PA PA
Maggie Guthrie - Daughter - WF - May 1898 - 2 - Single - PA PA PA 

*The individual noted by the census taker as Pearl Guthrie, daughter of Calvin & Kate, is actually Parl Guthrie, their son. 

1900: CENSUS of PORTER, CLARION, PENNSYLVANIA, USA

NAIL HOUSEHOLD:

David Nail - Head - W M - May 1856 - 44 - Married x29 years - PA PA PA - Labor coal mine - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes - Rents
Rachel M Nail - Wife - W F - DEC 1843 - 56 - Married x29 years - 7children/7living - PA PA PA - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Mary B Nail - Daughter - W F - Dec 1872 - 27 - Single - PA PA PA - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Addie L Nail - Daughter - W F - June 1878 - 21 - Single - PA PA PA - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Edward P Nail - Son - W M - March 1880 - 20 - Single - PA PA PA - Farm Labor - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Ord F Nail - Son - W M - Dec 1881 - 18 - Single - PA PA PA - Farm Labor - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Mannie F Nail - Daughter - W F - Aug 1885 - 14 - Single - PA PA PA - At School - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes
Emery E Nail - Son - W M - Dec 1889 - 10 - Single - PA PA PA - At School - Read/Write/Speak English: Yes

1910: CENSUS of ??? - LESTER's 1910 RESIDENCE UNKNOWN

I can't find Lester in the 1910 census. Anyone have better luck? 

1910: CENSUS of SANDY, CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA, USA

RANDOW HOUSEHOLD:

Frederick C Randow - Head - MW - 35 - Married once x7years - GER GER GER - English - Laborer - Locomotive Work - Read/Write: Yes
May Randow - Wife - FW - 34 - Married once x7 yrs - 0 children 0 living - PA PA PA - English - Read/Write: Yes 
Nannie F Nale - Sister-in-Law - FW - 24 - single - PA PA PA - English - Seamstress - Home - Read/Write: Yes
Emery E Nale - Brother-in-Law - MW - 20 - single - PA PA PA - English - Laborer - Odd JobsRead/Write: Yes 

1914: MARRIAGE of LESTER HOWARD GUTHRIE and NANNIE FRANCIS NALE

1916: BIRTH & DEATH of DAUGHTER, BESSIE V GUTHRIE 

Lester & Nannie's first two children died in their infancy. Bessie was born on 14 January 1916. She lived two days. 

1917: BIRTH & DEATH of SON, LESTER H GUTHRIE

Their second child, a boy named after his father, died on the day of his birth 12 June 1917. 

1917: THE CITY DIRECTORY of DUBOIS, PENNSYLVANIA

Lester H Guthrie (Nannie) - Lab - 213 S Brady 

"Lab" = laborer

1917-1918: WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION

1920: CENSUS of SANDY, CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD on CLEAR RUN ROAD:

Lester H Guthrie - Head - Rent - MW - 36 - Married - Read/Write: Yes - PA PA PA - Miner - Coal Mines
Nannie Guthrie - Wife - FW - 34 - Married - Read/Write: Yes - PA PA PA  

1921: BIRTH of DAUGHTER, ETHEL LaRUE GUTHRIE

Ethel LaRue Guthrie was born on 7 May 1921 in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. She was enumerated with the family in 1930 and 1940. Ethel married Walter Cable (1919-1990). She died in March 1981 in Falls Creek, Jefferson, Pennsylvania and is buried at Lakelawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Reynoldsville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.

1925: BIRTH of SON, HOWARD LAVERNE GUTHRIE

Howard Laverne Guthrie was born on 6 July 1925 in Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania. On 15 Oct 1943, Howard enlisted in the Army as a Private listing himself as a single man without dependents, education of 4 years of high school, and with a civil occupation of "unskilled occupations in furnishing utilities, n.e.c." Dates of Service: 15 Oct 1943 - 16 Feb 1946. After the war, he married Loretta Maxine Bundy. They had 2 children including DNA Project Participant, Norman Lester Guthrie. The City Directory of Erie, Pennsylvania lists Howard & Loretta in 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1959, and 1960 with Howard documented as an "assembr", "shop wkr", "driver", and "sand tester". Howard died on 24 Oct 1986 in Erie, Pennsylvania. He was buried at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.

1929: BIRTH of DAUGHTER, MARJORIE IRENE GUTHRIE

Marjorie Irene Guthrie was born 2 Sep 1828, probably in Sandy, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. She was enumerated with her parents in the 1930 & 1940 censuses. She married Robert Lynn Williams on 6 Jul 1964. He was born 25 Apr 1929, a son of Theodore Guy & Elizabeth Pearl (Bayles Hite) Williams of Lemont. Robert served in the USAF for 14 years, including tours in Korea and Japan, doing aircraft instrumentation repair and calibration. Robert died on his wedding anniversary on 6 July 2000 while in the D.R.M.C Hospital in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, survived by his wife Marjorie.

 

  

1930: CENSUS of SANDY, CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA, USA

 

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD:

Lester Guthrie 47 PA PA PA laborer machine shop

Nannie Guthrie 44 wife PA PA PA

Ethel Guthrie daughter 9 PA PA PA

Howard Guthrie son 4 PA PA PA

Marjorie I Guthrie daughter 1-6/12 PA PA PA  

1940: CENSUS of SANDY, CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD:
Lester Guthrie 57 laborer
Nannie Guthrie 54 PA PA PA
Ethel L Guthrie 18 PA PA PA
Howard L Guthrie 14 PA PA PA
Marjorie I Guthrie 11 PA PA PA 

1964: DEATH of WIFE, NANNIE FRANCIS NALE GUTHRIE

Lester's wife died on 10 February 1964 in Dubois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, New Castle, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. 

1971: DEATH of LESTER HOWARD GUTHRIE

Lester's death occurred 7 years later on 16 April 1971 in Dubois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, New Castle, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.