|. John Lawrence Nester, 1875 - 1942, s/o Edwin W. Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A42 John Lawrence Nester,6 A4 (Edwin,5,John,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
. b 5 Jul 1875 Kemper Co, Miss; d 27 May 1942 Louin, Jasper Co, Miss, bur Louin Cem, Louin, Jasper Co.
. See picture of his tombstone below.
. m(1) ____.
. m(2) ca 1904 to Sadie Pearl Rodgers (Pearl), b 12 Aug 1884 Choctaw, Okla, d 21 Dec 1965 Harrisburg, Pa, bur Louin Cem, d/o
. Whitfield Rodgers and Melissa James.
. See picture of her tombstone and image of her death cert below.
. 1900 Kemper Co, Miss census, Range 16, Beat 5, ED 9, sheet 2B, #40/41, Laurnce Nester, May 1875 Miss, farm laborer, boar-
. der with Sallie Whittle.
. 1910 Jasper Co, Miss census, Beat 1 Center, Gilford, ED 13, sheet 1A, #7/7, John L. Nester,34 Miss (2nd marr), saw filer, log
. camps, Sady,24 Ala (marr 6 yrs, 3 ch, 2 living), Ray,5 Miss, Nana,3 Miss, plus one boarder.
. 1918, 12 Sep: Jasper Co, Miss: WW I draft registration card: John Lawrence Nester, b 5 Jul 1875, age 43; of Bay Springs, Jas-
. per Co; occup: saw filer for Gilchrist Fo....y Co; nearest relative: wife - Pearl Nester; described as medium height and build,
. blue eyes, dark hair. See picture below.
. 1920 Jasper Co census, Beat 4, ED 140, sheet 3A, #37/38, John L. Nester,42 Miss, saw filer, logging camp, Pearl,34 Ala, Ray,15
. Miss, Nona,13 Miss, Linnard,9 Miss, Edwin,7 Miss, Jack,3 4/12 Louisiana.
. 1930 Jasper Co census, Beat 4, sheet 31-9, sheet 12A, #238/238, Lawrence Nester,53 Miss (marr age 27), saw forman, saw mill,
. Pearl,45 Miss (marr age 19), Nona,23 Miss, Edward,17 Miss, Jack,12 Miss, Mary,7 Miss, Lenard Nester,19 Miss (marr
. age 18), saw logs, saw mill, Mattie,18 Miss (marr age 17), Jore N.,2/12 Miss, Roy Nester,25 Miss (marr age 25), teacher,
. public school, Grace,25 Miss (marr age 25), teacher, public school.
. 1940 Jones Co, Miss census, Beat 2, North Pct, ED 34-19, shee 5A, #64, Jn L. Nester,64 Miss, farmer, farm, Sadie,55 Miss,
. Elizabeth,17 Miss.
A421 1. Roy L. Nester (Rev), b 26 Aug 1904 Miss, m(1) Grace Turner McCormick, m(2) Euna Maude ____ (Maude).
. His 1st wife moved to Attala Co, Miss. He moved to Tulsa Co, Okla.
. 2. Nona Pearl Nester, b ca 1907 Miss, supposedly d 1977 Camp Hill, Pa (not in SSDI), m Shelby Co, Tenn to Ree E. Smith Sr.
. 3. A. Earl Nester, b Sep 1908, d May 1909.
A422 4. Lenard Lawrence Nester, b 20 May 1910 Miss, m Mattie Read.
. 5. William Edward Nester (Edward), b 13 Jul 1912 Miss, d 1 Jan 1933, bur Louin Cem. ("Edwin" in 1920 census)
. See picture of his tombstone below.
A424 6. Jack Arnold Nester, b 7 Apr 1916 Monroe, La, m Martha Virginia Scott (Virginia).
. Moved to Jefferson Co, Ky and California.
. 7. Mary Elizabeth Nester (Elizabeth), b 10 Nov 1923 Laurel, Miss, m 30 Nov 1942 Washington, DC to Lane Murray Allen,
. b 12 Apr 1921 Memphis, Tenn, d 12 Sep 1977 Memphis (SSDI 429-20-7127 Ark).
. Lane's LR: Memphis, Shelby Co, Tenn 38112.
. a. Linda Kay Allen, b 1944 Memphis, Tenn, m(1) Donald Lous Zlotky, m(2) 22 Jun 1990 Geneva, Ill to Milton Leonard
. Sherwood, b Memphis.
. b. Virginia Gail Allen, b 1946 Baltimore, Md, m(1) Gred Castleman, m(2) 28 Jun 2002 Jolly Springs, Miss to Dan E.
. Gray, b Buffalo, NY.
. c. Mary Elaine Allen, b 1949 Memphis, Tenn, m 6 Oct 1973 Memphis, Tenn, m Edward O. Bryson, b Washington, DC.
. 8. John Douglas Nester, b 19 Jan 1925, d 19 Feb 1925, bur Louin Cem.
. Ref: 1. Andrew Nester's book, p 107-08. He listed Roy Lee Nester, b 26 Aug 1904, d 31 Jan 1990 as John's son, but the Roy
. Nester with that birth date d Dec 1983 (prob Roy, above), and the Roy with that death date was Roy James Nester, b
. 22 Feb 1906, and he was the s/o James Guilford Nester (#A211). In my book I incorrectly gave Roy James Nester's
. birth date as 22 Feb 1908, and I incorrectly gave Roy Nester, above, s/o John Lawrence Nester, as Roy J. Nester, b 23
. Feb 1908, d 31 Jan 1990, confusing him with James Guilford Nester's son Roy. I also omitted Mary Elizabeth, who was
. Mary,7 Miss in the 1930 census.
. 2. Article on Jack A. Nester in "Citizens Historical Association", Vol 5, Indianapolis, 21 Jan 1950.
. 3. www.findagrave.com, info by Marshall Parker.
. 4. Sharon Hill's website.