.         Stephen Andrew Nester, 1866 - 1945, s/o Leland Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

B62   Stephen Andrew Nester,6                                          B6   (Leland,5,Frederick,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.               b 10 May 1866 Mo; d 31 Mar 1945 Fresno, Cal, bur Kingsburg Cem.
.               m 15 Mar 1889 Tulare Co, Cal to Sarah Matilda Rhodes, b 27 Oct 1866 Cal, d 19 Nov 1951 Kingsburg, Fresno Co, bur Kings-
.                    burg Cem, d/o ____ Rhodes and ____ Good.  Sarah was listed as Sarah "May" in son Lloyd's SS appl and Sarah "Matilda" in
.                    dau Leita's SS appl.
.               Sarah had m(1) 23 Feb 1885 Tulare Co to William A. Hill.

.               1900 census, family not located.
.               1910 Fresno Co census, 8th Judicial Twp, ED 66, sheet 10A, #225/228, Stephen A. Nester,43 Mo (Mo,Mo), farmer, farm, Sarah
.                        M.,43 Cal (2nd marr, marr 21 yrs, 3 ch, 2 living), Loyd A.,5 Cal.
.               1920 Tulare Co census, Lindsay, ED 207, sheet 11B, #242/252, S.A. Nester,52 Mo, farmer, alfalfa ranch, Sarah M.,52 Cal, Leta,
.                        27 Cal, Loyd,14 Cal, Oswald McDonald,27 Cal, roomer, laborer, orange ranch.
.               1930 Fresno Co census, 23rd Judicial Twp, ED 10-8, sheet 16B, #426/426, Steven A. Nester,63 Mo (marr age 23), contractor,
.                        cultivating land, Sarah M.,63 Cal (marr age 23).
.               1938 Fresno, Cal City Directory: Nester S A rt 1 bx 679
.               1939 Fresno, Cal City Directory: Nester Sarah Mrs rt 1 bx 679
.               1940 Fresno Co census, Fresno, ED 10-66, sheet 7B, 679 Gettysburg, #156, Stephen Nester,73 Mo, pension, Sarah,73 Cal.
.               1940 Fresno, Cal City Directory: Nester Sarah Mrs rt 1 bx 679
.               1941 Fresno, Cal City Directory: Nester Sarah Mrs rt 1 bx 679
.               1942 Fresno, Cal City Directory: Nester Sarah Mrs rt 1 bx 679

.               issue:

.               
1.   Leita May Nester, b 13 Apr 1890 Lemoore, Kings Co, Cal, d 16 Jul 1973 Fresno, Cal (SSDI 560-05-0313 Cal), m(1) 10 Jan
.                     1906 Tulare Co to Fred Dayton Starrett, b 13 Feb 1882 Cal, d 9 Aug 1960 Menocino, Cal, s/o Abram and Sarah Starrett.
,                     Leita m(2) 18 Oct 1920 to Oswald Francis McDonald, b 29 Mar 1892 Cal, d 21 Apr 1971 Fresno (SSDI 564-20-2707 Cal).  
.                     Her LR: Kingsburg, Fresno Co 93631.
.                     1918, 12 Sep: Los Angeles, Cal: WW I draft registration card: Fred Dayton Starrett, b 13 Feb 1882, age 36; of 1530 Cahuanga
.                               Ave, Los Angeles; occup: laborer, day work, nearest relative: Sarah Alice Starrett, described as tall, medium build, blue
.                               eyes, brown hair.
.                     1910 Fresno Co census,Twp 8, ED 65, sheet 11B, #247/255, Abram Starrett,60 Canada, farmer, Sarah,63 Iowa (2nd marr, marr
.                              31 yrs, 10 ch, 5 living), Fred,28 Cal, farmer, Leita,30 Cal (marr 5 yrs, 2 ch, 1 living, dau-in-law), Avis,4 Cal (gd).
.                     1920 Tulare Co census,Tulare Co census, Lindsay, ED 207, sheet 11B, #242/252, Leta, 27 Cal, Oswald McDonald,27 Cal,
.                               roomer, laborer, orange ranch, living with S.A. Nester.
.                     1930 Tulare Co census, Dist 36, Lindsay, ED 54-36, sheet 2B, #34/34, Oswald F. McDonald,38 Cal (marr age 28), farmer,
.                               orange, Leita M.,40 Cal (marr age 29), plus one boarder.
.                     1936, 28 Nov: Leita Nester McDonald applied for her SS #, giving her address as R.1. Box 314, Lindsay, Cal, age 46, b Apr
.                               13, 1890 Lemoore, Cal, d/o Stephen Andrew Nester and Sarah Matilda Rhoades.  See
image below.
.                     1940 Tulare Co census, Lindsay Twp, ED 54-37, sheet 8A, #156, O.F. McDonald,48 Cal, farm laborer, farm, Leita,49 Cal,
                              packer. orange pack hs, plus a friend.
.                     1945: living in Kingsburg.
.                     issue:
.                     
a.   Avis Marie Starrett, b 27 Dec 1905 Tulare Co, d 1962 Arco, Butte Co, Iowa, m Walter Edward Sims, b ca 1906 Cal.
.                           1920 Fresno Co census, 8th Twp, ED 64, sheet 13B, #302/305, Sarah Sterrett,73 Iowa (wid, mother-in-law), Avis,15 Cal
.                                    (niece), living with John A. and Jessie Graham.
.                           issue:
.                           
(1)  Sara Lee Sims, b ca 1926, m 16 Nov 1944 Los Angeles to John W. Edwards, b ca 1923, s/o Arther P. Edwards and
.                                  Gertrude Aldrich.
.                     
b.   Glenn Starrett, b 21 Aug 1907 Tulare Co, d 8 Jan 1909, b Reedley Cem, Reedley, Fresno.

.               
2.   Lloyd Andrew Nester, b 27 Jun 1905 Reedley, Fresno Co, d 6 Aug 1994 Butte Co, Cal (SSDI 554-05-4874 Cal), m(1) Ida
.                     Florence (?Kransling) (Florence), b ca 1899 Kans.  By 1943 Lloyd m(2) Edna Evelyn Payne, b 19 Sep 1906 Kans, d 15 Nov
.                     1987 (SSDI 553-18-5417 Cal), bur Tehama Cem, Tehama Co, Cal.  She m(2) 13 Feb 1969 Placer Co, Cal to Charles Reuben
.                     Zumalt (Chick), b 14 Jun 1919 Weiser, Washington Co, Ida, d 5 Apr 1994 Red Bluff, Tehama Co, Cal (SSDI 567-14-9519
.                     Cal), bur Tehama Cem, s/o James Fredrick Zumalt and Bertha Lee Moore.  Edna's LR: Red Bluff, Tehama Co, Cal 96080.
.                     See
pictures of Edna's and Charles' tombstones below and Charles' picture.
.                     Acc to Ref 4 below, Lloyd m(1) Alice Lucinda Cantrell, b 7 Aug 1905 Mo, d 5 Aug 1925 Visalia, Tulare Co, Cal, bur Visalia
.                     Public Cem, Visalia, Tulare Co, d/o Marcus Lafayette Cantrell and Sarah Diana Casada.
.                     See
picture of Alice's tombstone below.
.                     1926-28 Santa Clara Co, Cal Voter Reg: Willow Glen No 5: Nester, Mrs Florence, Hswf, Rep, 1185 Lincoln, San Jose.
.                                   Same: Nester, Lloyd, Slsmn, Rep, 1185 Lincoln, San Jose
.                     1930 Santa Clara Co, Cal census, San Jose Twp, Willow Glen, ED 43-79, sheet 2B, 1191 Lincoln Ave, #45/47, Lloyd A.
.                              Nester,25 Cal (marr age 21), grocer, grocery store, Ida F.,31 Kans (marr age 27), Doris Kransling,14 Cal (stepdau).
.                     1930 Santa Clara Co, Cal Voter Reg: Willow Glen No 7: Nester, Lloyd A, Mrchnt Rep 1185 Lincoln SJ
.                     1932 Santa Clara Co, Cal Voter Reg: Willow Glen No 8: Nester, Mrs. Florence, Hswf, Rep, 1186 Lincoln, S J
.                              Same: Nester, Lloyd A., Slsman, Dem, 1185 Lincoln, S J
.                     1934 Santa Clara Co, Cal Voter Reg: Nester, Mrs Florence Hswf Rep 1185 Lincoln
.                     1936, 2 Dec:  Lloyd Andrew Nester filed for his SS #, giving his address 134 So 20th St, San Jose, Cal, when he went to
.                               work for the Jewel Tea Co in Jewel Park, Barrington, Ill.  He listed his parents as Stephen Andrew Nester and Sarah
.                               May Rhodes. This gave his birth as 27 Jun 1906 Reedley, Cal, but both his SSDI and Cal death rec gave his birth year
.                               as 1905.  See
image below.
.                     1936 Santa Cruz, Cal City Directory: Nester Lloyd A (Florence I) slsmn h259 Cayuga
.                     1936 Santa Cruz, Cal Voter Reg: Santa Cruz No 20: Nester, Mrs. Florence Republican Housewife 259 Cayuga St.
.                     1937 San Jose, Cal City Directory: San Fernando intersects 134 Nester Lloyd (o)
.                     1938 San Jose, Cal CIty Directory: Lorraine Ave intersects 653 Nester Lloyd used furn
.                              Same: Gifford av intersects 471 1/2 Nester Lloyd
.                     1938 Santa Clara Co, Cal Voter Reg: San Jose No 79: Nester, Mrs. Florence I., Hswf Rep 148 Locust San Jose
.                              Same: Nester, Lloyd A., Salesman, Dem, 148 Locust San Jose
.                     1940 Santa Clara Co, Cal Voter Reg: San Jose No 81: Nester, Lloyd A, Slsmn, 148 Locust Dem
.                     1940 San Jouquin Co, Cal census, Stockton, ED 39-60, sheet 10A, 2193 Taylor, #265, Loyd Nester,34 Cal, manager, retail
.                              furnishings, Florence,41 Kans.  (family was living in Sacramento, Cal in 1935)
.                     1942 Alameda Co, Cal Voter Reg, Roll 56: Nester, Mrs Florence, 1128 Glendora ave, housework Dem
.                     1942-43 San Jose, Cal City Directory: Nester Florence hskpr 1642 Shasta av
.                              Same: Nester Lloyd A mgr L B Price Mercantile Co r140 E Virginia
.                     1943 Sacramento, Cal City Directory: Nester Lloyd A (Edna) mech SAD h2745 Berger av (NS)
.                     1945 Sacramento, Cal City Directory: Nester Lloyd A (Edna) emp SAD h2745 Berger av (NS)
.                  ? 1945-46 San Francisco, Cal City Directory: Nester Florence Mrs clk r3118 23d
.                              May not be same Florence, since Florence Nester was wife of Vernon D. in 1948-49 San Francisco City Directory.






.                 Ref:   1. "
Fresno Bee Republican", 20 Nov 1951, obit for Sarah M. Nester, 85, d in the Kingsburg Sanitarium, mentioning sur-
.                                 vivors non Lloyd Andrew Nester and dau Mrs. O.F. McDonald.
.                           2. "
Redding Record Searchlight", 8 Apr 1994, obit for Charles "Chick" Reuben Zumalt, 74, survived by brothers Lewis
.                                 and George, sister Alta Stillwebb, and one gc.
.                           3. "
Fresno Bee Republican", 1 Apr 1945, obit for Stephen Nester, 78, retired farmer, died at home at 1757 Lewis St.
.                                 Lived in Reedley and Fresno before moving to Kingsburg 3 yrs ago.  Survivors: widow Mrs. Sarah Nester, dau Mrs
.                                 O.F. McDonald, son Lloyd A. Nester, sister Mrs. Lucille Miller.
.                           4.   www.geni.com, info by Donna Louise Oglesby.
.                           5.   1962, obit for Avis M. Sims, mentioning spouse Walter Sims, father Fred Dalton Sterrett, mother Leita M. Nester.
.                           6.   person.ancestry.com/tree/2647421/person/-1007143921/facts: Bier Jr Family Tree, Elizabeth Bier.
.                                 Info on Starrett family.
.
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     Added by Phil & Beth Hutson  
                                Charles R. Zumalt
Picture from
www.findagrave.com, added by Michael Zumalt
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           Added by Michael Zumalt