|. Jacob Nester, 1766 - 1823, s/o Johann Frederick Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
11 Jacob Nester,3 1 (Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
. b 14 Mar 1766 Berks Co, Pa, baptized "Johann Jacob Nester, on 28 Mar 1766 Allemangel, Albany Twp, s/o Johann Frederich and
. Maria Barbara Nester, sponsors Jacob and Regina Frey", acc to Daniel Schumacher's Baptismal Records.
. d Oct 1823 Patrick Co, Va, supposedly while visiting relatives, and buried there.
. m 2 Jun 1789 Montgomery Co, Va to Catherine Goad (Kate), b ca 1764 Va, d/o Abraham Goad (#23) and Anne (?Ayers).
. 1797, 7 Feb: Montgomery Co, Va County Court Minutes: Samuel Vancil appointed overseer of road from the county line to Jacob
. Nester's; John Vancil, Sr., same from thence to the mouth of Indian Creek; Nathan Ratliff same from thence to where the
. same joins the main road leading from New River.
. 1798, 9 Jan: Montgomery Co: Jacob Nester was the surety of the marriage of his sister-in-law Polly Goad to Thomas Phillips.
. 1800-08 Montgomery Land Bks: Jacob Nester.
. 1802, 9 Jun: Montgomery Co Plotts Bk E, p 524: 60 acres on Indian Creek surveyed for Jacob Nester.
. 1810 Montgomery Co census, p 22, Jacob Nester, 33010-20101-00.
. 1820 Montgomery Co census, p 180, Jacob Nester, 210201-00201-03.
. 1823, Oct: Montgomery Co Will Bk 4, p 16: will of Jacob Nester proven (dated 24 Aug 1819), listing his wife and his children:
. I Jacob Nester of the county of Montgomery and state of Virginia being weak in body but of sound mind and perfect mem-
. ory at present, thanks be to almighty God for the same and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life, do make and con-
. stitute this my last will and Testament in manner and for following that is to say; First I give and bequeath unto my son
. John Nester the sum of Two dollars, I also give and bequeath unto my daughter Nancy Ratliff the sum of Two dollars, I also
. give unto my son Frederick Nester the sum of Two dollars, I do also give unto my son William Nester the sum of Two dol-
. lars, + also give unto my daughter Polly Dueling the sum of Two dollars, I also give unto my son Joshua Nester the sum of
. Two dollars, I also give unto my son Abraham Nester the sum of Two dollars, I also give unto my son Andrew Nester the
. sum of Two dollars, I also give unto my daughter Sally Nester a single women the sum of Two dollars, I also give unto my
. son Daniel Nester the sum of Two dollars, I also give unto my daughter Elizabeth Nester the sum of Two dollars, and I fur-
. ther give + bequeath unto my two youngest sons James and Jonathan Nester 240 acres of Land lying and being on the north
. fork of Indian creek to be theirs forever after the decease of my dear and beloved wife Katharine Nester and all the rest res-
. idue and remaider of my land, I give + bequeath to my dear and beloved wife Katharine Nester all my stock of horses cattle
. sheep + hogs, together with all my farming utentials with all the tools of every kind, together with all the house hold and
. kitchen furniture, to dispose off as she thinks best except which I sell or give away in my life time, where unto I have set my
. hand and seal, this 24nd day of August 1819.
. his his
. James JG Goard Jacob X Nester and seal
. mark mark
. Ambrose - Cox
. George Godbey
. At Montgomery October Court 1823
. This last will and Testament of Jacob Nester deceased, was presented in court and proven by the oath of the witnesses
. thereto, and ordered to be recorded. Teste
. Charles Taylor C.
. 1824, 14 Jan: Montgomery Co Deed Bk IJ, p 3 (rec Apr 1824): Stephen and Charity Elswick deeded 240 acres on Indian Creek to
. Catharine Nester for $333.33. (Charity was a d/o Frederick Nester. This is the only document found that directly connects
. Jacob Nester's and Frederick Nester's families.)
. 1830 Montgomery Co census, p 84, Daniel Nester, 11012-20101001. Catherine and brothers James and Jonathan apparently list-
. 1831 Floyd Co, Va land tax list: 100 acres for "Jacob Nester's Rept" and 200 acres for Catherine Nester, both on Indian Creek.
. 1840 Grayson Co, Va census, E dist, p 287, Katherine Nester, 0-0000000001.
. 1845, 8 Jan: Carroll Co, Va Deed Bk 1, p 370 (rec Feb 1843): Daniel Nester granted life support to Catharine Nester.
. 1850 Carroll Co, Va census, p 337, #273/273, Catherine Nester,86 Va, blind, living alone.
. (The capital letters (A-I) are the codes assigned to each son, with a chapter in my book devoted to each. Their sons are assigned
. codes #s A1, A2, etc for sons of John, "A", in birth order, and code #'s B1, B2, etc for sons of Frederick, "B", etc.)
A 1. John Nester, b ca 1790, d 17 Jul 1846 Greene Co, Ala, m 30 May 1809 Knox Co, Tenn to Jane Keith (Jenny).
. John lived in Knox Co, Tenn and moved to Greene Co, Ala in the 1840's. Four of his sons lived in the Kemper Co, Miss area.
. 2. Nancy Nester, b ca 1790 Va, d ca 1860 Pike Co, Ky, m John Ratliff, b ca 1792 Va, s/o Nathan Ratliff and Polly Farmer.
. They moved to Pike Co, Ky.
C 3. William Nester, b ca 1793, d 7 Sep 1842 Carroll Co, Va, m 9 Nov 1820 Grayson Co, Va to Mary Goad.
. He was a soldier in the War of 1812, and lived in Grayson and Carroll Co's, where he d in 1842.
. 4. Polly Nester, m ____ Dueling. No further record, although there were some Doolins in Pulaski Co, Ky.
D 5. Joshua Nester (Josh), b ca 1794-96 Montgomery Co, Va, d 4 Aug 1879 Carroll Co, Va, m(1) 9 Oct 1823 Grayson Co, Va
. to Rebecca Cock, m(2) 26 Jul 1877 Sarah A. Nester (Sally). They lived in Grayson and Carroll Co's.
B 6. Frederick Nester, b 10 Nov 1797 Montgomery Co, Va, d 20 Sep 1882 Linn Co, Mo, m 25 Jan 1816 White Co, Tenn to Sarah
. Ann Goad (Sallie).
. Frederick served in the War of 1812, moved to Campbell Co, Tenn, and in the 1830's moved to Linn Co, Mo.
E 7. Abraham Nester, b ca 1799-1800 Montgomery Co, Va, d 25 Sep 1873 Carroll Co, Va, m Rachael Cock.
. They lived in Grayson and Carroll Co's, Va, where he d in 1873.
. 8. Sarah Rachel Nester (Sally), b Jul 1801 Montgomery Co, d 10 Oct 1875 Carroll Co, m 30 Dec 1824 Grayson Co to her 3rd
. cousin Cuthbert Webb (Cut) (#11), b 9 Feb 1802 Grayson Co, d 14 Oct 1878 Carroll Co, s/o James Austin Webb and Sarah
. Goad (Sally).
F 9. Andrew Nester, b ca 1800-03 Va, d 1875, bur Christian Co, Ill, m(1) Rebecca (prob Rebecca Fuget), m(2) Cynthia Ann Ulery
. (?Marbry) (Ann,Anna). Andrew moved to Bath Co, Ky, and was in Sangamon Co, Ill by 1870.
. A Bath Co deed shows that Ann was living in Sumner Co, Kans in the early 1880's.
. 10. Catherine Elizabeth Nester (Elizabeth,Betty), b ca 1803-06 Va, d 26 Oct 1891 Carroll Co, m 28 Jul 1825 Grayson Co to
. her 3rd cousin Robert Webb (Robin) (#12), b ca 1803-05 Va, d 4 Feb 1885 Carroll Co, s/o James Austin Webb and Sarah Goad
G 11. Daniel Nester, b ca 1805-07 Va, d 8 Oct 1866 Danville, Mo, m 2 Jun 1824 Grayson Co to Elizabeth Hughett (Betsy).
. They lived in Floyd and Carroll Co's, Va.
H 12. James Nester, b ca 1810, d 1850's, m Isabella Webb (Isabel).
. Moved to Johnson Co, Ind (possibly), and Knox Co, Ill, and his family was in Cole Co, Mo by 1860, and in Sangamon Co, Ill by
I 13. Jonathan Nester, b ca 1810-15, d ca 1840 Knox Co, Tenn, m 29 Mar 1831 Montgomery Co to Mary Eskue (Polly).
. After he died, she remarried 30 May 1841 to Elijah Largen (#4).
. Ref: "Frederick Nester (ca 1709 - 1782) of Berks County, Pennsylvania And Descendants", May 2003, Michael D. Nestor, p 1-4.
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. The capital letters (A-I) are the codes assigned to each son, with a chapter in my book devoted to each. Their sons are
. assigned codes #s A1, A2, etc for sons of John, "A", in birth order, and code #'s B1, B2, etc for sons of Frederick, "B", etc.
. Note: The following have also created websites for the Goad family, and some also have info on the Nester family, although basic-
. ally sketchy outlines. Jody Goad (dec) has gone into great detail on the interconnecting Carroll County families.
. 1. Michael (Mike) Goad: www.rootsweb.com/~mikegoad/goad.htm, email: email@example.com
. 2. Jody Goad (deceased): www.jodygoad.com/goadabe/surnames.html
. 3. Mark Edward Nester: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/e/s/Mark-Edward-Nester/index.html
. 4. Joe Payne: www.hometown.aol.com/philli6372/goad1.htm
. One website gives Jacob's middle name as Abraham, although no evidence given: trees.ancestry.com, owner: csmartin1156
. More info is available at www.michaeldnestor.com/carroll/families on the early generations of the following families of
. Carroll Co and surrounding counties of Virginia:
. Bobbitt, Bond, Cock, Collier, Cox, Dalton, Dickens, Goad, Henson, Hewitt, Horton, Hylton, Jennings, Largen, Phillips,
. Reece (and Huff), Sutphin (and Owen), Webb