.                       Martin Ballard Nester, 1859 - 1935, s/o Aaron Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

C13   Martin Ballard Nester,6                                                 C1   (Aaron,5,William,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.             "Ballard"
.               b 15 Aug 1859 Carroll Co, Va; d 29 Oct 1935, bur Aaron Nester Cem, Laurel Fork, Carroll Co.
.               m 28 Feb 1878 Carroll Co to Lemina Elizabeth Thompson (Mina), b 29 Nov 1855 Carroll Co, d 28 Oct 1935, bur Aaron Nester
.                   Cem, d/o James Thompson and Sarah Barnard.

.               1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 32A, #192/192, M. Ballard Nester,20 Va, work on farm, Elizabeth,22 Va, Columbus,1 Va.
.               1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 19B, #349/356, Martin B. Nester, Aug 1859 Va, farmer, Mina E., Nov 1855 Va
.                        (marr 22 yrs, 9 ch, 8 living), Ennis M., Oct 81 Va, Richard F., Apr 84 Va, Marion W., Jan 86 Va, Delmon L., Feb 89 Va,
.                        Charlie A., Jul 91 Va, Luta E., Feb 94 Va, Martha A., May 00 Va.
.               1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 4, sheet 11A, #208/209, Martin B. Nester,35 Va, farmer, general farm, Lemina E.,54 Va
.                        (marr 35 yrs, 9 ch, 8 living), farm laborer, home farm, Charlie A.,19 Va, farm laborer, home farm, Lutie E.,16 Va, farm lab-
.                        orer, home farm, Martha A.,10 Va, farm laborer, home farm.
.               1920 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 7, sheet 11A, #108/108, Martin B. Nester,60 Va, farmer, general farm, Lemina E.,64
.                        Va, Ennis M.,39 Va (wid), farmer, general farm, Charles A.,28 Va, farm laborer, home farm, Ludy E.,25 Va, farm laborer,
.                        home farm, Otey Lee,11 Va (gs), Hazel,7 Va (gd).
.               1930 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 18-10, sheet 10A, #184/184, Martin B. Nester,70 Va (marr age 18), farmer, general
.                        farm, Leminie E.,74 Va (marr age 22), Charlie A.,39 Va, laborer, farm, Bertha H.,17 Va (gd).

.               issue:

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1.   Columbus Preston Nester (Lum), b 23 Mar 1879 Carroll Co, m Sarah Elizabeth McPeak.

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2.   Ennis Monroe Nester, b 25 Oct 1881 Carroll Co, m Grace P. Edmonds (Gracie).

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3.   Richard Franklin Nester (Franklin,Frank), b 7 Apr 1884 Carroll Co, m Martha Ellen Mabry.

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4.   Marion Wyatt Nester, b 15 Jan 1886 Carroll Co, m Thursia Anderson Oliver (Thursey).

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5.   Delmon Lee Nester (Elder), b 24 Jan 1889 Carroll Co, m Lenora Ettra Moore (Nora).

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6.   Charles Albert Nester (Charlie), b 23 Jul 1891 Carroll Co, d 25 Mar 1963, bur Aaron Nester Cem, Laurel Fork.  Single.

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7.   Luta Elmer Nester (Luty), b 5 Feb 1894 Carroll Co, d 3 Apr 1962, bur Aaron Nester Cem, Laurel Fork, m 9 Dec 1920 Car-
.                     roll Co to Dolly Isabelle Reece, b 19 Feb 1885 Carroll Co, d 2 Apr 1954, bur Aaron Nester Cem, d/o
James Leander Reece
.                     (#861) and Sarah Ann McGrady.  Dollie had m(1) 23 Nov 1901 Carroll Co to James Aaron Nester (Jim Jack), b 4 Apr 1880/
.                     81 Carroll Co, d 11 Apr 1949, s/o
James A. Nester (Sonnie) (#E22) and Mary Ann Carroll (Polly).  Dollie and James div 7
.                     Mar 1908 Carroll Co.  See
picture of Luty's and Dollie's tombstone below.
.                     1930 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 18-10, sheet 9B, #176/176, Luta E. Nester,36 Va (marr age 27), farmer, general farm,
.                              Dollie,45 Va (marr age 36).
.                     1940 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 18-6, sheet 10A, #172, Luta E. Nester,36 Va, farmer, farm, Dallie,41 Va.

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8.   Posey Swanson Nester, b 1897, d 1899, bur Aaron Nester Cem, Laurel Fork.  See picture of his tombstone below.

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9.   Martha Adeline Nester (Addie), b 4 May 1900 Carroll Co, d 22 Dec 1989 (SSDI 225-64-5469 Va), bur Buffalo Mountain
.                     Presbyterian Church Cem, Floyd Co, m 15 Sep 1917 Carroll Co to Thomas Mack Moles (Mack), b 19 Dec 1884 Floyd Co, d
.                     23 Apr 1959, bur Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cem, s/o Floyd Moles and Serepta Artexas Ann Sutphin (d/o
Taze-
.                     well D. Sutphin (#232)).  Addie's LR: Galax, Va 24333.  Mack had m(1) 4 Jan 1910 Carroll Co to Lucy Bolt, b ca 1894 Car-
.                      roll Co, d/o M. E. Bolt.  See
picture of Addie's and Mack's tombstone below.
.                     issue: (first three not by Martha)
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a.   Charlotte Ora Moles, b ca 1912 Va, m ____ Hilton.
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b.   Okie Moles, b 24 Feb 1913 Floyd Co, d 16 Jun 1999 (SSDI 230-07-8924 Va), m 25 Feb 1942 Russell Co (reg Carroll Co)
.                           to Glenna Branscome, b ca 1921, d/o Charlie Branscome and Lucrretia Spence.  His LR: Ripplemead, Giles Co, Va 24150.
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c.   Gustava Moles, b 19 May 1915 Va, d 29 Aug 1983 (SSDI 245-26-0279 NC), m ____ Sehen.
.                           Her LR: Mt Airy, Surry Co, NC 27030.
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d.   Glenn Marvin Moles, b 12 Jun 1919 Floyd Co, d 8 Jul 1944.
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e.   Clinton Moles, b 31 May 1921 Va, m 15 Aug 1947 Carroll Co to Goldie Catherine Newman, b 6 Apr 1924, d 15 Jun
.                           1999 (SSDI 224-24-1137 Va), d/o Joseph Lawrence Newman and Rosa Ellen Reece (Rosie) (d/o
Thomas Elbert Reece
.                           (#835)).  Goldie's LR: Willis, Floyd Co 24380.
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f.   Marcella Moles, b 26 Nov 1924 Floyd Co, d 2 Jan 2012 Martinville (SSDI NC), bur Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville,
.                           m(1) Otis Oscar Dowell, b 21 Feb 1923, d 19 Apr 1982 (SSDI 239-30-0517 NC), bur Roselawn Burial Park.  Marcella
.                           m(2) 26 Jun 1994 Carroll Co (reg Martinsville) to Clarence Herbert Smith Sr.  Otis' LR and LB: Martinsville, Va 24112.
.                           See
pictures of her and of her and Otis' tombstone below.
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g.   Charles Thornton Moles (Frosty), b 29 Aug 1930 Floyd Co, d 19 Mar 1950, bur Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church
.                           Cem.
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h.   Floyd Edison Moles (Sandy), b 17 Jul 1933 Floyd Co, d 25 Feb 1977 (SSDI 229-42-0540 Va), m Glenna Wallace, b 19
.                           Oct 1926, d 20 Apr 1997 (SSDI 449-36-5158 Tex).
.                           Floyd's and Glenna's LR: Dumont, Bergen Co, NJ 07628, and her LB: Brick, Ocean City, NJ 08724.









.               Ref:  Marbrie Nester Worrell's notes.
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