My great-grandfather, John Henry Marion Rester's parents were Edward Eddins Rester and Sarah Ann Missouri Dearman. Edward Ripley Rester is from a different branch. Edward Eddins Rester was son of Jackson Rester and Winnie Davis. Jackson Rester was son of David Rester and Barbary ?. David Rester was the son of Frederick Rester and Louisa Denmark. Edward Eddins Rester and Sarah Ann Missouri Rester had 6 children. 1 died in childhood (name unknown), John Henry M. Rester abt 1873, Melvina and Melvine ResteR (twins) Aug 1874, Mary Almedee Rseter abt 1880, and Jackson Rester abt 1884. There is a Leonard Rester son of Henry Rester (Edward Eddins Rester's brother)and Julia McDuffy. I show he married Mary Stacey 1907.