|. William Nester, c1793 - 1842, s/o Jacob Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
C William Nester,4 11 (Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
. b ca 1793; d 7 Sep 1842 Carroll Co, Va, bur Cox Cem, Dugspur, Carroll Co, Va.
. m 9 Nov 1820 Grayson Co, Va to Mary Goad, b ca 1790 Va, d 25 Sep 1859 Carroll Co, Va, d/o Robert and Isabel Goad (#34).
. William served in the War of 1812 in Capt James Hoge's Co of Light Infantry, 4th Va Militia, from 30 Aug 1814 to 16 Jan 1815,
. at Norfolk.
. 1826, 26 Sep: Grayson Co: William Nester was surety for marriage of John Grimes to Mary Cock, d/o Reuben Cock.
. 1827, 6 Sep: Grayson Co: William Nester was surety for marriage of Joshua Goad to Mary (Polly) Hylton.
. 1830 Grayson Co census, p 270, William Nester, 120001-110001.
. 1840 Grayson Co census, E dist, p 285, William Nester, 0102001-0120001.
. 1843, 22 Feb: Carroll Co Will Bk 1, p 1-2: William Nester's estate appraised, and inventory made 3 Mar 1843.
. 1848 Suit brought by the heirs of William Nester: widow Mary, and children Anderson, James, Jane, Franklin, Elizabeth, Catherine,
. and Aaron.
. 1850 Carroll Co, Va census, p 332, #208/208, Aaron Nester Sr,29 Va, farmer, $700, Elizabeth,25 Va, James A.,7/12 Va, Mary,60
. Va, Catherine,26 Va, Eliza,19 Va, Franklin,17 Va, farmer.
. 1851, 31 Jan: Carroll Co: William's widow Mary Nester applied for bounty land entitled under the act of 28 Sep 1850. Aaron
. Goad Sr and Owen Sutphin testified on her behalf, saying they were in the same company as William.
C1 1. Aaron Nester (Aaron Grissom Nester, Aaron G. Nester), b 29 Aug 1821 Va, m(1) Elizabeth Howell, m(2) Caroline Boyd
C2 2. Squire James Nester, b ca 1823-24 Va, m Sarah J. Mabry (Sally).
. 3. Catherine Nester, b ca 1824 Grayson Co, d 27 Jun 1890 Carroll Co, bur Henderson Goad Cem, m 24 Dec 1868 Carroll Co to
. her 1st cousin Isaac Goad (Ike) (#F), b 24 Dec 1824 Grayson Co, d Feb 1892 Carroll Co, s/o Aaron Goad and Rachel Dalton
. (d/o William Dalton and Elizabeth ?Sturman). Isaac had m(1) 6 May 1841 Grayson Co to Susannah Dalton (Susan), b ca 1822.
. 4. Jane Nester, b 14 Apr 1825 Va, d 18 Jun 1898 Ky, m(1) 1 May 1844 Surry Co, NC to Wiley Sutphin (#19), b ca 1814 Va,
. d ca 1852-53, s/o William and Ailcy Sutphin. Jane moved to Morgan Co, Ky and m(2) ca 1856 to Benjamin C. Wages, b 1825
. Ky, d 1919, prob s/o Moses and Rebecca Wages. Benjamin had m(1) Nancy Burton, b ca 1826, d 15 Apr 1855 Morgan Co,
. d/o Andrew and Susan Burton. See pictures of her and Benjamin below.
. 1850 Carroll Co, Va census, 11th Dist, p 338, #285/285, Wiley Sutfin,36 Va, farmer, $150, Jane,23 Va, Mary J.,4 Va, William H.,
. 1 Va.
. 1850 Morgan Co, Ky census, p 167, #1106/1106, Benjamin Wages,24 Ky, laborer, Nancy,24 Ky, Elizabeth,2 Ky, Nancy,10/12
. 1855 Morgan Co tax list, Jane Sutphin.
. 1860 Magoffin Co, Ky census, Licking Station, p 81, #554/554, Benja Wages,35 Ky, farmer, $1200, $200, Jane,35 Va, cook,
. Mary J. Sutton,14 Va, Wm Sutton,12 Va, Lucy Sutton,10 Va, Susan Wages,10 Ky, Rebecca,8 Ky, Louisa,4 Ky, B.F.,1 Ky.
. 1870 Morgan Co census, Pct 4, Black Water, p 369, #98/96, Benjamin Wages,43 Ky, farmer, $350, $250, Jane,42 Va, William,21
. Va, Susan,19 Ky, Rebecca,18 Ky, Louisa,16 Ky, Benjamin,12 Ky, James H.,7 Ky, Vina,4 Ky, Martha,7/12 Ky.
. 1880 Morgan Co census, Black Water, p 525C, #123/126, Ben Wages,53 Ky (SC,Pa), farmer, Jane,52 Va, B. Gardner,17 Ky,
. works on farm,Vina B.,12 Ky, Marthy C.,10 Ky.
. 1900 Magoffin Co census, Dist 3, Johnson Fork, ED 55, sheet 24, #423/428, Benjamin Wages, Jan 1826 Ky (wid), living with
. John and Lucy Back.
. issue: (plus Sutphins, see under Wiley Sutphin above)
. a. Louisa Wages, b ca 1856 Ky.
. b. Benjamin F. Wages, b ca 1858-59 Ky.
. c. James H. Wages, b ca 1863 Ky.
. d. Vina B. Wages, b ca 1866-68 Ky.
. e. Martha C. Wages, b ca 1869-70 Ky.
. 5. Eliza Nester (Louisa J. Nester), b 1832 Grayson Co, d 1897, bur Wise Goad Cem, Dugspur, m 4 Sep 1855 Carroll Co to
. Martin Goad (Mart) (#G2), b Oct 1833 Grayson Co, d 1911, bur Wise Goad Cem, s/o her 1st cousin Joshua Goad and Mary
. Hylton (Polly). Wid, Martin m(2) 7 Feb 1900 Carroll Co to Paulina Goad Dalton, b 1 Nov 1836 Grayson Co, wid of William R.
. Dalton, and d/o Reuben Goad (#D) and Celestia Bobbitt.
C3 6. Anderson Nester, b ca 1826-29 Va, m(1) Nancy Jane Jones, m(2) Eliza Jane Jones.
. Moved to Wyoming and Tazewell Co's, Va.
C4 7. Franklin William Nester (Frank), b 15 Oct 1833 Va, m(1) Rebecca R. Webb, m(2) Sarah Back (Sally), m(3) Mrs Elizabeth
. Ann Cooper Wyatt (Lizzie).
. Moved to Morgan Co, Ky and Johnson, Allen, and Anderson Co's, Kans.
. Ref: 1. "Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", 1985, John Perry Alderman, p 106.
. 2. Correspondence with David Risner, researcher of families of Morgan and Magoffin Co's, Ky.
. 3. Essie Spence Goad's notes.
| Benjamin C. Wages and Jane Nester
Picture courtesy of David Risner
This was originally a 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" tintype
| Jane Nester Wages
picture courtesy of David Risner