.                Aaron Nester, 1821 - 1908, s/o William Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                    author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

C1   Aaron Nester,5                                                                                          C    (William,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.         "Aaron Grissom Nester, Aaron G. Nester"
.           b 29 Aug 1821 Va; d 23 Mar 1908, bur Aaron Nester Cem, Laurel Fork, Carroll Co, Va.
.              See
pictures of Aaron and his tombstones below, one of which gives his birth year as 1826, and the other is not certain.  The 1900
.              census lists his birth as Aug 1821, and all the other census records give an estimated birth year of 1821-22.
.           m(1) 20 Nov 1848 Floyd Co, Va to Elizabeth Howell, b 1830 Floyd Co (b 1825-27 acc to census'), d 23 Mar 1885 Carroll Co,
.                   "age 58, of fever", bur Aaron Nester Cem, d/o Mark Howell (s/o Daniel Howell and Frances Clarke) and Susannah Hilton (d/o
.                    George Hilton, s/o
Elijah Hilton (#15)).  See pictures of Elizabeth and her tombstone below.
.           Wid, m(2) 12 Jan 1886 Carroll Co, Va to Caroline Boyd Jenkins, wid, b 4 Feb 1842 Carroll Co, d 1917, d/o William Boyd and
.                    Celia Prater (d/o Nehemiah Prater and Mary Sutphin, d/o
Henderick Sutphin (#2)).
.           Caroline had m(1) 1877 to Joel Jenkins, wid, b ca 1831, s/o Johnson F. and Miriam Jenkins.

.           Aaron was a pvt in Co G, 54th Regmt of Va Infantry.

.           1850 Carroll Co census, p 332, #208/208, Aaron Nester,29 Va, farmer, $700, Elizabeth,25 Va, James A.,7/12 Va, Catherine,28 Va,
.                    Eliza,19 Va, Franklin,17 Va, farmer.
.           1860 Carroll Co census, Dugspur, p 84, #522/522, Aaron Nester,38 Va, farmer, $2260, $1106,  Elizabeth,34 Va, James A.,10 Va,
.                    Thomas F.,8 Va, Louisa J.,6 Va, Mary A.,5 Va, Virginia,3 Va, Martin B.,8.12 Va, Catherine,35 Va.
.           1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 436, #189/190, Aaron Nester,48 Va, $2000, ---, farmer, Elizabeth,44 Va, Thomas F.,19 Va,
.                    Mary A.,16 Va, Virginia A.,13 Va, Martin B.,10 Va, Canaan,8 Va, Lutitia,6 Va, Joseph D.,3 Va, Daniel,1 Va, Elvira T.,14 Va,
.                    Alexander,12 Va.
.           1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 32A, #191/191, Aaron Nester,58 Va, farmer, Elizabeth,54 Va, Canaon,18 Va, laborer,
.                    Joseph,13 Va, laborer, Daniel,11 Va.
.           1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 21B, #386/393, Aaron Nester, Aug 1821 Va (age 78), farmer, Caroline, Feb 1842
.                    (marr 14 yrs, 0 ch), Dorsey C., May 88 Va (grandson).
.           1910 census, Caroline not located.

.           issue:

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1.   James Anderson Nester, b Dec 1849 Carroll Co, m Anna Collier (Ann).
.                 Moved to Wythe and Washington Co's, Va.

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2.   Thomas Franklin Nester, b 10 Jul 1852 Carroll Co, m(1) Jane Cock, m(2) Lucinda Elizabeth Bowman Bolt (Lizzie).

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3.   Louisa Jane Nester, b ca 1852-54 Carroll Co, d 19 Jul 1876 Carroll Co, bur Aaron Nester Cem, m 3 Dec 1868 Carroll Co to
.                 Joseph Rush Harris (Rush,Joe), b 8 May 1848 Pulaski Co, Va, d 8 Dec 1921, bur Aaron Nester Cem, Laurel Fork, s/o Eden
.                 Harris and Catherine Hurst.  Joseph m(2) 23 Sep 1877 Carroll Co to Susannah Thompson (Susan), b 10 Dec 1844 Carroll Co
.                 (b Dec 1843 acc to 1900 census), d 13 May 1915 Carroll Co, bur McPeak-Gallimore Cem.  They div and Joseph m(3) 21 Aug
.                 1908 Wythe Co, Va to Emily Jane Shinault, b 9 Apr 1862 Carroll Co.  See
picture of Joseph Harris' tombstone below.
.                 issue:
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a.   James E. Harris, b ca 1870 Va.
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b.   V. Susan Harris, b ca 1872 Va.
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c.   Thompson E. Harris, b Nov 1872 Va, m Mahulda E. ____, b Mar 1871 Va.
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d.   Catharine E. Harris, b 19 Oct 1873 Va, d 10 Nov 1954, bur Timber Ridge ARP Church Cem, m William Albert Kemp, b
.                       4 Jan 1872, d 24 Oct 1913, bur Timber Ridge ARP Church Cem, s/o James Benjamin Kemp and Emeline McGrady.

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4.   Mary Abygale Nester, b 6 Jun 1854 Floyd Co, d 20 Jan 1932 Plymouth, Hancock Co, Ill, bur Moss Ridge Cem, Carthage, Ill,
.                 m 17 Jun 1871 Carroll Co to Charles Barnard Mabry, b 18 Jan 1851 Carroll Co, d 11 Apr 1929 Plymouth, Hancock Co, bur
.                 Moss Ridge Cem, s/o Joseph J. Mabry and Susannah Thompson (Susan).
.                 The family moved to Denver, Hancock Co, Ill in Nov 1896.  See
pictures of Mary's and Charles' tombstones below.
.                 issue:
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a.   Salona A. Mabry, b 28 Mar 1872 Carroll Co, d 15 May 1934 Hancock Co, bur Oak Grove Cem, m 11 Jan 1894 Carroll Co
.                       to George Henry Starr, b 22 Jul 1872 Floyd Co, d 26 Jul 1945 Hancock Co, bur Oak Grove Cem.
.                 
b.   Joseph Walker Mabry, b 28 May 1873 Carroll Co, d 9 Oct 1963 Carroll Co, bur Moss Ridge Cem, m 20 Jan 1898 Carroll
.                       Co to Sarah Elizabeth Turman, b 1874 Carroll Co, d 1958 Hancock Co.
.                 
c.   Everett Elbert Mabry, b 1 Mar 1875 Carroll Co, d 29 Aug 1957 Hancock Co, bur Moss Ridge Cem, m(1) Sep 1896 Carroll
.                       Co to Charlotte Florence McGrady, b 20 Dec 1878 Carroll Co, d 4 Oct 1903 Kewanee, Ill.  Everett m(2) Mary Mink.
.                 
d.   Lula Elizabeth Mabry, b 6 May 1876 Carroll Co, d 21 Nov 1952, bur Moss Ridge Cem, m(1) 15 Dec 1898 Hancock Co to
.                       Joseph Lee Gardner (Lee), b ca 1875 Va, s/o Ellic and Delpha Gardner.  Lula m(2) 21 Sep 1901 Hancock Co to Walker W.
.                       Worrell, b 21 Jun 1876 Carroll Co, d 18 Feb 1961 Carthage, Hancock Co, bur Moss Ridge Cem, s/o Jonathan Worrell and
.                       Matilda Branscome.
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e.   Virginia Ruth Mabry (Jennie), b 30 Aug 1877 Carroll Co, d 15 Dec 1971 Hancock Co, bur Moss Grove Cem, m 24 Apr
.                       1901 Hancock Co to Orval G. Lankford, b 6 Oct 1878 Hancock Co, d 23 Mar 1948 Hancock Co, bur Moss Grove Cem,
.                       s/o John H. Langford and Emmazetta Cox.
.                  
f.   Euna Engledove Mabry, b 18 Nov 1878 Carroll Co, d 22 Mar 1904 Hancock Co, bur Irvin Cem, Hancock Co, m 22 Jan
.                       1899 Hancock Co to Elmon Floyd Starr, b 5 Aug 1876 Floyd Co, d 1 Oct 1935 Fordland, Mo, bur Fordland Cem.  He m(2)
.                       Mary Wood, b 18 Jan 1937, bur Fordland Cem.
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g.   Carron Taylor Mabry (Taylor), b 16 Aug 1880 Carroll Co, d 19 Apr 1962 Hancock Co, bur Moss Grove Cem, m 12 Oct
.                       1904 Hancock Co to Lucy Kate Botkins (Kate), b 9 Mar 1885 Jackson, Ky, d 1967 Hancock Co, d/o Mary Gabbard.
.                 
h.   Tillman Delbert Mabry, b 6 Jan 1882 Carroll Co, d 14 Jan 1959 Seal Beach, San Luis Obispo Co, Cal, m 16 Nov 1914
.                       (?Ill) to Delma L. Phillips, b 7 Aug 1894 Cal, d 13 Aug 1973 San Luis Obispo Co (SSDI 563-66-8286 Cal).  Delma's LR:
.                       Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo Co 93449.
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i.   Barney Frankln Mabry, b 15 Aug 1883 Carroll Co, d 5 Oct 1896 Hancock Co, bur Irvin Cem.
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j.   (inf) Mabry, b and d 1884 Carroll Co.
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k.   Grover Cleveland Mabry, b 31 Aug 1886 Carroll Co, d 25 Oct 1967 Hancock Co (SSDI 339-16-0115 Ill), bur Moss
.                        Ridge Cem, m 10 Apr 1910 Hancock Co to Annie Faulkner, b 18 Mar 1885 Henderson City, d 5 Nov 1975 Hancock Co
.                        (not in SSDI), bur Moss Ridge Cem.
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l.   Columbus Charles Mabry, b 11 Jan 1889 Carroll Co, d 27 Aug 1952 Visalia, Tulare Co, Cal, m Ethel Adora Dailey, b 10
.                       Jun 1889 Cal, d 1 Feb 1961 Tulare Co (SS# 567-50-0647).
.                
m.   (inf) Mabry, b 11 Jan 1889 Carroll Co, d 15 Jan 1889 Carroll Co.
.                 
n.   Early Lafayette Mabry, b 1 Sep 1891 Carroll Co, d 31 Jan 1975 Keokuk, Iowa (SSDI 479-20-3149 Iowa), m 16 Sep 1911
.                        to Hazel Gillenwater, d Sep 1981 Carthage, Ill.  They div.
.                 
o.   Diley Preston Mabry, b 18 Dec 1892 Carroll Co, d 4 Feb 1965 Oklahoma City, m 25 Oct 1919 Keokuk, Iowa to Mary
.                        Cannon, b 1896.
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p.   (?Canada) Mabry, b and d 1893 Carroll Co.
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q.   Hattie Veora Mabry, b 20 Apr 1896 Carroll Co, d 9 Jan 1990 Augusta, Hancock Co, Ill (SSDI 356-12-4673 Ill), m(1) 9
.                       Sep 1914 to Earnest Ray Melvin, b 14 Apr 1892 Huntsville, Ill, d 27 Jan 1919, s/o John Green Melvin and Dora Belle
.                       Harrison.  She m(2) 23 Mar 1932 Galesburg to Paul Walsh, b 27 Jan 1898, d 2 Nov 1984 (SSDI 356-12-4670 Ill), with LR:
.                       Augusta, Hancock Co 62311.
.                       Ref:  "
Cox-Phillips Family Newsletter", Oct 1990, obit for Hattie Veora Mayberry Melvin Walsh.

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5.   Virginia Adaline Nester (Adeline), b 15 Feb 1857 Carroll Co, d 18 Apr 1928, bur C.C. Webb Cem, m(1) 15 Jan 1877 Carroll
.                 Co to her 3rd cousin Rufus Goad, b 11 May 1850 Carroll Co, d 23 Sep 1877 Carroll Co, bur Tate Goad Cem, s/o
Hiram Goad
.                 (#B1) and Rebecca Sutphin (d/o John S. Sutphin (#21)).  Wid, Virginia m(2) 19 Sep 1878 Carroll Co to her 4th cousin Christ-
.                 opher Columbus Webb (Chris,Lum) (#432), b 27 Aug 1857 Carroll Co, d 17 May 1925 Carroll Co, s/o Greenville Webb
.                 (Green) and Martha J. Scott.  See
picture of Virginia's tombstone below.

.           
6.   Evaline A. Nester, b 31 Aug 1858 Carroll Co.

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7.   Martin Ballard Nester (Ballard), b 15 Aug 1859 Carroll Co, m Lemina Elizabeth Thompson (Mina).

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8.   Canaan Nester, b 15 Feb 1862 Carroll Co, m(1) Susan Katherine Alderman, m(2) Mary Jane Dillard, m(3) America S. Cox.

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9.   Lutitia Nester, b 25 Oct 1863 Carroll Co, d 28 Feb 1941 Carroll Co, bur C.C. Webb Cem, m 29 Aug 1878 Carroll Co to Wil-
.                 liam Preston Martin (Preston,Press), b 22 Feb 1857 Carroll Co, d 9 Feb 1943 Carroll Co, bur C.C. Webb Cem, s/o Charles
.                 Martin (s/o Isaac Martin and Elizabeth Smith) and Mary A. Webb (Polly) (d/o
John Webb (#4) and Hannah Cock).
.                 See
pictures of Lutitia's and William's tombstones below.
.                 issue:
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a.   Dr Aaron Wise Martin (Aaron), b Sep 1879 Carroll Co, m 8 Oct 1900 Carroll Co to Cora McGrady, b 19 Apr 1874 Car-
.                       roll Co, d/o William C. McGrady and Lenora Sutphin (d/o
Hendrick L. Sutphin (#251)).
.                       issue:
.                        
(1)  Belva Martin, b 13 Nov 1901 Carroll Co, d 6 Mar 1989 (SSDI 224-20-0990 Va), m 24 Sep 1919 Carroll Co to By-
.                               rum Perry Goad, b 11 Jul 1891 Carroll Co, d 10 Oct 1973 Surry Co, NC (SSDI 223-16-1510 Va), s/o
Dexter Goad
.                               (Deck) (#B41) and Martha Ellen Quesinberry (Ellen) (d/o Peter Quesinberry and Mary Julia Wade).
.                 
b.   Wayne Martin, b Oct 1881 Carroll Co, d 1943, m 31 Oct 1917 Carroll Co to Luzetta Montgomery, b 12 Jul 1891 Carroll
.                       Co, d Dec 1968 (SSDI 225-54-9937 Va), d/o Lisco Walker Montgomery and Emily Gardner.
.                       Luzetta's LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co 24343.
.                 
c.   Phillip Martin, b Jul 1884 Carroll Co, m 10 Jun 1908 Carroll Co to his 4th cousin Mary Elizabeth McGrady (Elizabeth),
.                       b 20 Apr 1884 Carroll Co, d Jun 1971 (SSDI 228-70-5264 Va), d/o Richard M. McGrady and Dorinda Goad (Doreen) (d/o
.                       
Hiram Goad (Hi) (#B1)).
.                 
d.   Mary Elizabeth Martin, b 24 Nov 1886 Carroll Co, d 20 Aug 1955, m 15 Feb 1905 Carroll Co to her 2nd cousin William
.                       Preston Webb (#4314), b 16 Mar 1878 Carroll Co, d 12 Feb 1938, s/o John Patterson Webb (Pat) and Thurza Alderman
.                       (Thursey).
.                 
e.   Alice Martin, b Aug 1889 Carroll Co, d 1954, m 12 Mar 1911 Carroll Co to Joseph Hall, b 1881 Carroll Co, d 1890, s/o
.                       Stephen P. Hall and Isabelle Guynn.
.                 
f.   David Totten Martin, b 1893 Carroll Co, d 1936, m 22 Sep 1915 Carroll Co to Minnie Montgomery, b 1894 Carroll Co,
.                       d 1948, d/o Lisco Walker Mongomery and Emily Gardner.
.                 
g.   Stephen S. Martin (Steve), b 16 Jul 1895 Carroll Co, d Sep 1968 (SSDI 329-27-6210 Ill), m(1) 3 Nov 1919 Carroll Co
.                       to Lena May Vass, b ca 1902-03 Carroll Co, d/o William T. Vass and Eliza Edwards.  Steve m(2) 1930 to Bernice Mar-
.                       tin, d/o Wayne Martin and Luzetta Montgomery.  Steve's LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co 24343.
.                 
h.   Fannie Emmaline Martin, b 29 Jul 1897 Carroll Co, d 11 Dec 1994 Galax (SSDI 225-92-1188 Va), bur Gladesboro Cem,
.                       m 9 May 1920 Carroll Co to William Martin (Bill), b ca 1895 Carroll Co, s/o James Anderson Martin and Fannie's 3rd cou-
.                       sin Mary Ann Webb (d/o
William Richard Webb (Richard) (#122)).
.                       Fannie E. Martin's LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co 24343.
.                 
i.   Laura A. Martin, b Dec 1899 Carroll Co, d (?1955), m 9 Feb 1923 Carroll Co to Jonah L. Dickerson, b ca 1895 Carroll
.                      Co, s/o Eli and Fannie Dickerson.  She was poss the Laura Dickerson, b 25 Dec 1900, d Aug 1975 (SSDI 245-30-2904 NC),
.                      with LR: Greensboro, Guilford Co, NC 27410.
.                 
j.   Effie Clementin Martin, b 13 Aug 1902 Carroll Co, d 23 Apr 1995 Galax (SSDI 224-76-1249 Va), bur Gladesboro Cem,
.                      m 22 Aug 1923 Carroll Co to Claude M. Weddle, wid, b 12 Jan 1895, d Dec 1967 (SSDI 223-36-1554 Va), s/o Asa and
.                      Catherine Weddle.  Effie's LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co 24343, and Claude's LR: Floyd, Floyd Co 24091.

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10.   Joseph Davis Nester (Joe), b 27 Dec 1866 Carroll Co, m Josephine Jackson.

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11.   Daniel Nester (Danny), b 13 Feb 1869 Carroll Co, m(1) Mary Jane Nester, m(2) Cora M. McPeak Largen.
.                 Prob "Daniel", age 1 in the 1870 census.

.         
12.   (son) Nester, b 11 Dec 1886 Carroll Co.







.          Ref:  1.   Essie Spence Goad's notes.
.                   2.   Minutes of the Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church: Caroline's death date.
.                   3.   Marbrie Nester Worrell's notes.
.                   4.   Oleta Belle Martin Webb's notes.
.                   5.   Jody A. Goad's
website.
.                   6.   Sharon Hill's
website.
.
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.     Added by Donna Sutphin Armentrout
.  Aaron Nester                                                                                        Elizabeth Howell Nester
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.                                                           owner peanuthall
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