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Alfred Trester
Born February 4, 1820
ALFRED TRESTER, retired; P.O. Anamosa; is a native of Dearborn Co., Ind., and was born February 4, 1820; he grew up to manhood and lived there until 1854, when he came West to Iowa and located in Johnson Co., and engaged in farming; the following year, he came to Jones Co. and located in Anamosa; in 1855, he engaged in building, and continued in that business until within the past four years; he has lived here about twenty-five years. He married Miss Aldana Higbee, a native of New York State, June 29, 1845; they have one son—David C.; they lost two children in Indiana and one since coming to Iowa; David C. was born in Indiana November 7, 1816; he came with his parents to Iowa, and grew up to manhood here; he learned the tinner's trade, and is now engaged in business. He married Miss Libbie Chesman, from Dearborn Co., Ind., in July, 1875; they have one daughter—Mary.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 581.


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