.    Samuel David Nester, 1885 - 1951, s/o James Anderson Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

C114   Samuel David Nester,7                                C11   (James,6,Aaron,5,William,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.               "Sam"
.                 b 27 Sep 1885 Carroll Co, Va (b Sep 1884 acc to 1900 census); d 30 Jun 1951 Wake Forest, Wake Co, NC, "age 65 yrs, 9 mos,
.                    9 days, of coronary occlusion, arterio-sclerosis, s/o James Nester and Ann Collier", bur Wake Forest Cem, Wake Forest.
.                    See his death certificate
image below, informant Mrs. Nelle Ellis Nester, and his tombstone picture below.
.                 m(1) 5 Dec 1905 Wythe Co, Va to Lizzie Roberta Harvey (Roberta), b 23 Apr 1887 Va (b Apr 1886 acc to 1900 census), d 15
.                          May 1918, bur Maple Grove Church Cem, Washington Co, Va,  d/o Oscar G. Harvey and Nannie E. Garnett.
.                 m(2) 11 Sep 1918 Linville Twp, NC to Nelle Mae Ellis, b 1 Aug 1900 Avery Co, NC, d 22 Aug 1960 Wilmington, New Hano-
.                          ver Co, NC, "age 60, of bulbar paralysis, idiopathic, d/o Levi D. Ellis and Nina Hambrick, widow of S.D. Nester (d)", bur
.                          Wake Forest Cem.  See her death certificate
image below, informant Mrs. Garnet Guest of Wri Beach.

.                 1910 Wythe Co, Va census, Fort Chiswell Dist, Max Meadows Pct, ED 142, sheet 7B, #136/137, Berta Nester,22 Va (dau,
.                          marr 4 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living, Ruth H.,2 Va (gd), Garnette,1 Va (gd), Samuel D.,24 Va (son-in-law), foreman, iron mine, liv-
.                          ing with Oscar G. and Nannie G. Harvey.
.                 1918, 9 Sep: Newland, Avery Co, NC: WW I draft registration card: Samuel David Nester, b 27 Sep 1885, age 33; of Cranberry,
.                           Avery Co; occup: manager of farm; nearest relative: Mrs. S.D. Nester; described as medium height and build, blue eyes,
.                           light hair.  See
image below.
.                 1920 Avery Co, NC census, Cranberry Twp, ED 5, sheet 12B, #16/16, Samuel D. Nester,34 Va, farm manager, Nelle,21 NC,
.                          Ruth,13 Va, Garnett,11 Va, Roberta,6 NC, Levi D. Ellis,50 NC (wid, father-in-law), carpenter, general.
.                 1930 Avery Co census, Cranberry Twp, ED 6-8, sheet 12B, #220/220, Samuel D. Nester,45 Va (marr age 21), superintendant,
.                          cranberry iron and coal co, Nell E.,30 NC (marr age 20), Ruth H.,23 Va, teacher, public school, Garnett A.,20 Va, public
.                          school, Roberta,16 NC, public school, Patsy M.,5/12 NC.
.                 1940 Wake Co, NC census, Wake Forest, ED 92-88, sheet 7B, #103, Samuel D. Nester,56 Va, (no occup), Nell,40 NC, Patsy
.                          Mae,10 NC, Betty Jean,7 NC.

.                 issue:

1.   Ruth Harvey Nester, b 31 Oct 1906 Max Meadows, Va, d 24 Mar 2001 Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover Co, NC, age
.                     "94" (SSDI "b 1908" 227-22-4790 Va), bur Wake Forest Cem.  Single.  She retired as the principal of Kerr Elementary School,
.                       Clinton, NC.  Her LR: Kinston, Lenoir Co, NC 28504.  See
picture of her tombstone below.
.                       1920 Wythe Co census, Fort Chiswell, ED 188, sheet 16B, #291/305, Ruth H. Nester,13 Va, boarder with Oscar G.and
.                                Nannie G. Harvey.  (Ruth was also listed with her parents in 1920)
.                       1940 census, Ruth not located.

2.   Garnett Anne Nester, b 9 Mar 1909 Max Meadows, Wythe Co, d Jun 1980 Wilmington, New Hanover Co, NC, age "71"
.                       (SSDI 234-34-1476 WVa), bur Wake Forest Cem, m 18 Sep 1943 Fairmont, Marion Co, WVa to William Henry Guest, b
.                       20 Jul 1906 Waycross, Ga, d 30 Jul 1956 Durham, NC, bur Wake Forest Cem, s/o W. M. Guest and Willowmena Swett
.                       (s/o W.O. + N.R. acc to marr rec).  Garnett's LR: Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover Co, NC 28480.
.                       See
pictures of her and William's tombstones below.

3.   Roberta Nester, b 24 Jul 1914 NC, d 29 Mar 1995 Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover Co, age "80" (SSDI 226-03-5684
.                       Va), bur Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, m(1) James Albert Scoggins (Albert), b 17 Jan 1913 Cleveland, NC, d 8 Aug 1957
.                       Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC, "age 44, of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, s/o B. G. Scoggins and Mamie Huskey", bur
.                       Sharon Memorial Park.  James was s/o Robert Bunyan Scoggin and Mamie Holt/Huskins, acc to Ref 4 below.
.                       Roberta m(2) ____ Denning, and she was widowed at the time of her death.
.                       See
pictures of Roberta's and Albert's tombstones below.
.                       1937 Charlotte, NC City Directory: Nester I Roberta emp Old Dominion Box Co r108 W Park av
.                       issue:
a.   James Nester Scoggins (Jim), b 24 Jun 1940 Mecklenburg Co, NC, d 25 Mar 1980 (SSDI 243-60-5262 NC), bur Pine
.                             Hill Cem, Burlington, Alamance Co, NC, m Bonnie Venable Smith.  His stone: PVT US ARMY

4.   (no name) Nester, b 21 Apr 1916 Avery Co, NC.

5.   Patricia Mae Nester (Patsy), b 7 Nov 1929 Avery Co, NC, d 1 Jan 1992 (SSDI 243-44-1869 NC), m ____ McGengle, and
.                       they divorced.
.                       Patsy attended Flora MacDonald College in Red Springs, NC.  See her 1949 school year bookbook
picture below.
.                       Her LR: Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover Co, NC 28480.  She was listed as Nester in the SSDI.

6.   Betty Jean Nester, b 4 Dec 1932 Avery Co, d 29 Jan 1988 Citrus Co, Fla, m(1) ____ O'Neal.  Betty m(2) 16 Dec 1983
.                       Citrus Co to Lionel Eugene Guillory.  Betty and Lionel div 3 Aug 1984 Citrus Co.  Betty m(3) 7 Mar 1987 Citrus Co to
.                       Vester Allen Jones Jr.  She could be the Betty Oneal who div Jan 1963 Marion Co, Fla from Rolien Oneal, but no proof.
.                       She was prob Betty N. Jones, b 4 Dec 1932, d Feb 1988 (SSDI 244-42-1475 NC), with LR: Lake Panasoffkee, Sumpter Co,
.                       Fla 33538, with the month of death in error.  Citrus, Sumpter, and Marion Counties are adjacent.
.                       issue:
a.   Elizabeth ____, m ____ Musslewhite.  Poss Elizabeth Anne Oneal who m 2 May 1987 Miami-Dade Co, Fla to Robert
.                             Lee Musselwhite II.  Elizabeth and Robert div 18 Sep 1992 Miami-Dade Co.  She may the Elizabeth Anne O'Neal, b ca
.                             1962, who m 3 Jul 1993 Miami-Dade and 9 Dec 1995 Palm Beach to Vincent Gerald Laudato.  And/or the Elizabeth Ann
.                             Musselwhite who m 9 Sep 1999 Brevard Co, Fla to Roger Alan Cook.

.                 Ref:  1.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Amy Robbins-Tjadan and Susan I. Grills.
.                          2. "
Wilmington Morning Star", 26 Mar 2001: obit for Ruth Harvey Nester, of Wrightsville, NC.  Dau of Samuel D. and
.                                Ida Roberta Harvey Nester.  Preceded in death by sisters Garnett Guest, Roberta "Bill" Denning, Dorothy Nester,
.                                Patsy McGengle, and Betty Jean O'Neal.  Survived by nieces Mrs. Jane Smals and Ruth Anne Friedrichs, etc, and her
.                                close companion Lucy Martin.
.                          3. "
St Petersburg Times", 31 Jan 1988: obit for Betty N. Jones, 55, mentioning husband Vester A., dau Elizabeth Mussle-
.                                white, and sisters Ruth Nester, Patricia Nester, and Roberta Denning.
.                           4.   Descendants of Albert Bunyan Scoggins at Southern Dynasties.
.  Picture below from www.findagrave.com  
.         Added by Amy Robbins-Tjaden
.  Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
.                 Added by Susan I. Grills
.   Picture below from the 1949 Flora MacDonald College yearbook
.                               From search.ancestry.com  
.  Pictures below from www.findagrave.com  
.          Added by Amy Robbins-Tjaden
.  Picture below from www.billiongraves.com  
.                     Added by Amy R-T