.                   John Nester, c1790 - 1846, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

A    John Nester,4                                                                                                                 11   (Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.          b ca 1790 Va; d 17 Jul 1846 Greene Co, Ala.
.             John may have been born as early as 1788, since he was on an 1806 petitioner's list, and hence prob age 18.
.             John's middle initial is given as "K." on many websites, but there is no evidence in the records for this, and it appears to be a result
.             of blind copying of other sources, with no one knowing the original source.
.          m 30 May 1809 Knox Co, Tenn to Jane Keith (Jenny), b ca 1790 Va, bondsman John Keith.

.          1806 Knox Co, Tenn: John Nester on petitioner's list.
.          1814, 10 Jan - 13 May 1814: John Nester served as pvt in War of 1812, in Capt Nicholas Gibb's Co, Col Samuel Bunch's Regmt
.                    of E Tenn militia, at $8 per month, total of $33.02.
.          1814, 18 Jan, Knox Co: Jesse Gentry, John Nester, and Isaac Gentry witnessed the deed when John Keith bought 248 acres in Rac-
.                    coon Valley from Samuel McPherson.
.          1815, 3 May: Knox Co: John Nester appointed Thomas Humes of Knoxville as his attorney to collect money due him for services
.                    in Capt Nicholas Gibbs' Co, from 10 Jan 1814 to 13 May "1815".
.          1820 census, John not located.
.          1830 Knox Co census, p 323, John Nester, 1201101-1112001.
.          1832, 31 Aug: Knox Co Deed Bk WV 1, p 359 (rec 15 Mar 1833): John Nester deeded 110 acres on East fork of Sinking Creek to
.                    Elijah Walker.
.          1836 Knox Co tax list, p 12: Jhn Nester, 1 poll, tax 62 /c
.          1840 Knox Co census, p 6, John Nester, 00200001-0111001.
.          1840, 1st Monday, Feb: Knox Co Estate Bk 7, p 20: John Nester was security for bond of Robert F. G. Fleming, the administrator
.                    of Jonathan Nester's estate.
.          1850 census, Jane not located.
.          1851, 13 Sep: Kemper Co, Miss: Jane Nester, age 61, applied for bounty land, as widow of John Nester.  Andrew Nester, age 41,
.                    and John Nester, age 24, testified that they were John's sons.

.          issue:

A1      
1.   Andrew Nester (Andy), b 2 Oct 1810 Tenn, m Judy Jemima Wornum (Jemima).
.                Moved to Kemper Co, Miss.

A2      
2.   Guilford G. Nester, b ca 1812 Tenn, m Sarah Ann Hood.
.                Moved to Kemper Co, Miss.

.          
3.   Malinda Nester, b ca 1810-20, m 28 Dec 1836 Knox Co to Stephen McClain, b ca 1810-20, who was prob the son of Stephen
.                McLain, who d 1829 Knox Co.  The IGI lists a Stephen  McLain, b ca 1815, s/o Stephen McLain and Susannah Conn.
.                1838, 12 May: Knox Co: indenture between Stephen McClain, heir of Stephen McLain, dec, and Isaac McLain.  For $150,
.                          Stephen McLain transfered his 3 shares of a tract of land on the south side of Blackoak ridge to Isaac McLain.  One
.                          share came to Stephen as heir of Stephen McLain, and other two were conveyed to him by John C. McLain, Fleming
.                         Wade, and Polly Wade, heir of Stephen McLain.
.                1840 Knox Co census, p 29, Stephen McClain, 10001-00001.
.                1842, 25 Jan: Knox Co Deed Bk F-2, p 252: Stephen McLain sold to Henry R. McLain, for $300, 5 shares of one undivided
.                          property on south side of black oak ridge, being the same land he received as heir of Stephen McLain Sr.
.                1850 census, family not located.

.          
4.   Nancy Minton Nester, b 22 Mar 1819 Tenn, d 18 Jan (?1870) Mo, m 27 Aug 1835 Knox Co to George Washington Cheno-
.                weth, b 14 Dec 1815 "Tenn", d 5 Nov 1885 Camden Co, Mo, s/o Richard Chenoweth and Ellen Hammer.  Nancy's middle ini-
.                tial given as "E." in the 1870 census.  George m(2) Delilath ____, b ca 1843 Mo and they had two children John P., b ca 1875,
.                and Caroline Isabell, b ca 1879.  George's birth place given as Tenn on most websites, but was Maryland in two census records.
.                The family name is given as Chineworth in 4 out of 5 census records.
.                1840 Knox Co, Tenn census, p 30, George W. Chineworth, 10001-20001.
.                1850 Anderson Co, Tenn census, 16th Subdivision, p 7, #100/100, George W. Chineworth,34 Tenn, farmer, Nancy,33 Tenn,
.                         Jemima E.,14 Tenn, Samuel N.,12 Tenn, Mary E.,10 Tenn, Malinda J.,8 Tenn, Elizabeth,5 Tenn, Henryetta,4/12 Tenn.
.                1860 Camden Co, Mo census, Osage Twp, p 11, #68/68, George W. Chiniwoth,57 Maryland, farmer, $2000, $1612, Nancy,44
.                         Tenn, Samuel,22 Tenn, farmer, Jane,18 Tenn, Margret,13 Tenn, Henrettia,10 Tenn, Casarna,2 Mo, plus 2 boarders.
.                1870 Camden Co census, Osage Twp, p 6, #42/42, G.W. Chinewoerth,69 Maryland, farmer, $2000, $2100, Nancy E.,54 Tenn,
.                         Casander,13 Mo, Sarah,16 Mo, Joseph,3 Mo.
.                1880 Camden Co census, Osage Twp, p 59C, #172/173, G.W. Chineworth,78 Ma (Eng,Doublin), (no occup), Delilath,37 Mo,
.                        John,5 Mo, Isibell,1 Mo, J.B. Brooks,14 Mo (grandson).
.                issue:
.                
a.   Jemima E. Chenoweth, b 30 Jun 1835 Knox Co.
.                
b.   Samuel Nester Chenoweth, b 11 Jan 1837 Knox Co, d 7 May 1876 Camden Co, Mo, m 2 Feb 1865 Mo to Martha Bol-
.                      linger Green, b 1841 Ind.
.                      1870 Camden Co census, Adair Twp, p 1, #5/5, Saml Chenoweth,30 Tenn, farmer, $1400, $1087, Martha,30 Ind, Arminta,
.                               4 Mo, George,10/12 Mo (Aug).
.                
c.   Mary Eleanor Chenoweth, b 29 Dec 1839 Knox Co.
.                
d.   Malinda Jane Chenoweth, b 16 Jun 1842 Knox Co.
.                
e.   Charlotta Chenoweth, b 27 Jan 1845, d prior 1850.
.                
f.   Margaret Elizabeth Chenoweth, b 13 Mar 1846 Tenn, d 10 Aug 1937 San Bernardino, Cal, m 1866 Camden Co, Mo to
.                     Thomas Benton Brooks, b Feb 1839 Mo, d 29 Apr 1906 Cove, Polk Co, Ark, s/o Samuel Brooks and Elizabeth Thomas.  
.                
g.   Henrietta Chenoweth, b 2 Jan 1849 Anderson Co, Tenn, d 29 Jun 1931 Hughes Co, Mo, m(1) 1867 Camden Co, Mo to
.                      Joseph Warner Lane, b 1840 Mo, d 1877 Camden Co.  Henrietta m(2) 10 Mar 1878 Linn Creek, Camden Co to Abel B.
.                      Ahart, b 9 Jun 1834 Roane Co, Tenn, d 30 Oct 1897 Belleville, Yell Co, Ariz, s/o Adam Ahart and Elizabeth Tune.  Abel
.                      had m(1) Rebecca Caroline Roberts.
.                
h.   John Alexander Chenoweth, b 23 Feb 1852, d prior 1860.
.                 
i.   James Monroe Chenoweth, b 15 Apr 1855, d prior 1860.
.                 
j.   Cassandra Caroline Chenoweth, b 15 Sep 1857 Camden Co, m John Wesley Bledsoe, b ca 1832 Boone Co, Mo.
.                
k.   Sarah Chenoweth, b ca 1860 Camden Co.
.                 
l.   Joseph Chenoweth, b ca 1867 Camden Co.
.               
m.   George Washington Chenoweth, b 20 Jul 1872 Camden Co), d 20 Aug 1872 "Tenn".  His birthdate is inconsistent with
.                       Nancy's death date of 1870, so Nancy prob died in 1872, or soon after, as George had a son by 2nd wife ca 1875.

.          
5.   Mary Ann Nester (Polly), b ca 1818-19 Tenn, m(b) 17 Apr 1837 Knox Co to Martin L. Reynolds, b ca 1818 Tenn.  His birth-
.                place was Baltimore, Md acc to son Edward's death cert.  Mary apparently died in the 1860's.
.                1850 Knox Co census, 15th Subdivision, p 133, #529/538, Martin Reynolds,32 Tenn, Mary Ann,32 Tenn, James S.,13 Tenn,
.                         George F.,10 Tenn, John H.,8 Tenn, Edwin W.,6 Tenn, Robert W.,4 Tenn, Mary Ann,2 Tenn.
.                1860 Knox Co census, Knoxville, Dist 12, p 12, #70/70, M.L. Reynolds,42 Tenn, farmer, $1000, $2500, Mary Ann,41 Tenn,
.                         James L.,22 Tenn, George F.,20 Tenn, John H.,18 Tenn, Edwin W.,16 Tenn, Robert H.,16 Tenn, Mary A.,12 Tenn, Eliza-
.                         beth,10 Tenn, Nancy E.,8 Tenn, Margret,6 Tenn.
.                1870 Knox Co census, Knoxville, Dist 12, p 26, #193/193, Martin Reynolds,52 Tenn, farmer, $1500, $400, Robert,24 Tenn,
.                         farm hand, Mary,22 Tenn, Nancy,17 Tenn, Margaret,14 Tenn.
.                1880 census, family not located.
.                issue:
.                
a.   James L. Reynolds (?S.), b Dec 1837 Tenn.
.                
b.   George F. Reynolds, b ca 1840 Tenn.
.                
c.   John H. Reynolds, b ca 1842 Tenn.
.                
d.   Edward W. Reynolds, b 23 May 1844 Tenn, d 6 Apr 1920 Knoxville, bur National Cem, age 76 yrs, of complications follow-
.                      ing mitral regurgitation of hart, s/o Martin L. Reynold and Mary Nester".
.                      See
image of his death certificate below, informant Mrs. O.G. Heim.
.                
e.   Robert W. Reynolds (?H.), b ca 1844-46 Tenn.
.                
f.   Mary Ann Reynolds, b ca 1848 Tenn.
.                
g.   Elizabeth Reynolds, b ca 1850 Tenn.
.                
h.   Nancy E. Reynolds, b ca 1852 Tenn.
.                 
i.   Margaret Reynolds, b ca 1854 Tenn.

A3      
6.   Robert I. F. Nester, m Sarah Yarnell.
.                Sarah has been listed previously and erroneously as a d/o John Nester.

.          
7.   Elizabeth A. Nester, b ca 1824 Tenn, m 2 Nov 1843 Knox Co to Henry R. McLain, b ca 1821 Tenn.
.                1842, 25 Jan: Knox Co Deed Bk F-2, p 252: Stephen McLain sold to Henry R. McLain, for $300, 5 shares of one undivided
.                property on south side of black oak ridge, being the same land he received as heir of Stephen McLain Sr.
.                1850 Greene Co, Ala census, Mt Hebron Beat, p 276, #491/491, Henry R. McLane,29 Tenn, farmer, Elizabeth A.,26 Tenn,
.                         Ann E.A.,5 Ala, Harriet M.,1 Ala.
.                1860-80 census', family not located.
.                issue:
.                
a.   Ann E. A. McLain, b ca 1845 Ala.
.                
b.   Harriet M. McLain, b ca 1849 Ala.

A4      
8.   Edwin W. Nester (Edward W. Nester), b ca 1825 Tenn, m Mary James.
.                Moved to Kemper Co, Miss.  His name given as Edward in some records.

A5      
9.   John Houston Nester, b 5 Jul 1827 Tenn, m Sarah L. Bates.
.                Moved to Kemper Co, Miss.





.          Notes:  The Sarah Nester who m Chesley J. Scarbrough was not a dau of John Nester as listed on many websites.  She was the
.                       widow of Robert I. F. Nester, above.


.          Ref:  1.   Chenoweth GenWeb Site: '
Descendants of John Chenoweth and Mary Calvert':
.                         
www.jpaul.gwdi.com/chenoweth/index.htm (not currently available)
.                   2.   Jon D. Egge:
www.chenowethsite.com/ch3rjr.htm, email: jegge@accessone.com  
.                   3.   Rick Yarnell's note (Yarnell gedcom), email:
ryarnell@wans.net  
.                   4.   Terry Davison's notes, email:
TerryDD@aol.com   
.