.                Joshua Nester, c1794-96 - 1879, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

D    Joshua Nester,4                                                                                                           11   (Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.         "Josh"
.           b ca 1794-96 Montgomery Co, Va; d 4 Aug 1879 Carroll Co, Va.  Josh was shot to death, ambushed by his nephew and son-in-law
.              General H. Webb, following an extended family feud between Joshua and his sister Elizabeth, General's mother.
.           m(1) 9 Oct 1823 Grayson Co, Va to Rebecca Cock, b ca 1802-04 Va, d 1873 Laurel Fork, Carroll Co, "age 75 yrs, 15 days, of drop-
.                    sy", d/o
Reuben and Rhoda Cock.
.           m(2) 26 Jul 1877 Carroll Co to Sarah A. Nester (Sally), b 17 Nov 1844 Grayson Co, d 13 Jan 1930 Carroll Co, d/o
Reuben Nester
.                    (#E1) and Lurana Webb (Luraney).

.           1830 census, Joshua's family not located.
.           1840 Grayson Co census, E dist, p 291, Joshua Nester, 00101-10201.
.           1850 Carroll Co census, p 335, #250/250, Joshua Nester,52 Va, farmer, $700, Rebecca,48 Va, Rachel,16 Va, Lucy A.,5 Va, William
.                    Burnett,50 Va, house carpenter.
.           1860 Carroll Co census, p 73, #477/481, Joshua Nestor,66 Va, farmer, $1410, $890, Rebecca,56 Va, Lucy A.,15 Va.
.           1864 (ca): Josh and Rebecca were observed stealing leather from a tannery, by George Washington Alderman, ca 7-8 years old.
.                    They were arrested, both jumped bail, but were later recaptured.  Josh served 1 yr in prison, and Rebecca served 15 days.
.                    Carroll Co Law Order Bk 3, p 64-65, p 143-45 for Rebecca's case and p 79-83 for Josh's case.
.           1870 Carroll Co census, p 22, Laurel Fork, #160/161, Joshua Nester,74 Va, farmer, $600, $390, Rebecca,68 Va, John Cock,17 Va,
.                    farmer, Tena Clark,19 Va, Henry Clark,12 Va.
.           1879, 15 Sep: Carroll Co Will Bk 3, p 242-43 (rec 4 Dec 1879): Inv and appr of Josh Nester's estate.
.           1880, 5 Jan: Carroll Co Will Bk 3, p 244: Sale bill for Josh Nester's estate.
.           1880, 5 Jan: Carroll Co Will Bk 3, p 249-51: Inv and appr of Josh Nester's estate.
.           1880 Carroll Co census, Carroll Co census, p 42B, #389/389, Sallie A. Nester,36 Va.
.           1880 Settlement of Joshua Nester's estate listed Sarah Webb, Rachel Webb, Lucy Ann Jackson, John Nester, and children of Mrs.
.                    Thomas.
.           1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 4B, #70/70, Sarah Nester, 1845 Va (wid, 2 ch, 2 living), farmer, farm, Neece C.,
.                    Jul 85 Va, Emmet M., Aug 88 Va.
.           1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 4, sheet 2A, Church Road, #23/23, Sarah Nester,63 Va (wid, 2 ch, 1 living), farmer, gene-
.                    ral farm, Emet M.,21 Va, farm laborer, home farm, Lucy Slaughter,58 Va (sister, wid, 0 ch).
.           1920 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork Dist, Snake Creek Pct, ED 6, sheet 5B, #75/75, Sarah Nester,73 Va (wid, mother), living with
.                    Emmett M. Nester.

.           issue:

.           
1.   Sarah Nester, b Oct 1824 Va, m her 3rd cousin Abner Webb (#42), b 11 Mar 1821 Va, d 10 Apr 1892 Pike Co, Ark, bur
.                 Bell Bluff Cem, Billstown, Pike Co, s/o John Webb and Hannah Cock.
.                 Family moved to Pike Co, Ark.  They are ancestors of Glen Campbell, the singer.

.           
2.   Mary Ann Nester, b 5 Nov 1826 Va, d 12 Jan 1878 Carroll Co, bur Laurel Fork Cem, m 25 Jan 1844 Carroll Co to Allen
.                 Thomas, b 19 Aug 1820 Pa, d Aug 1820 Pa, d 13 Aug 1898 Carroll Co, bur Bolt-Nester Cem.  Allen m(2) 3 Mar 1879 Surry
.                 Co, NC to Susannah Bolt, b 6 Jan 1845 Grayson Co, d 10 Oct 1920 Carroll Co, bur Bolt-Thomas Cem, d/o William Anderson
.                 Bolt and Catherine Sutphin (d/o
William Sutphin #11)).
.                 issue:
.                 
a.   Rebecca Ann Thomas, b 1 Jun 1845 Carroll Co, d 24 Nov 1931 Carroll Co, m 23 Dec 1865 Carroll Co to James Edward
.                       Cox (Cock) (#1122), b 12 Aug 1839 Grayson Co, Va, d 22 Sep 1909 Carroll Co, s/o Sarah Cock.
.                 
b.   Sarah J. Thomas, b 9 Dec 1847 Carroll Co, d 5 Dec 1887, m 2 Sep 1866 Carroll Co to Ira J. McGrady, b ca 1847 Carroll
.                       Co, s/o John McGrady and Olive Pratt.
.                 
c.   Elizabeth Thomas, b 4 May 1850 Carroll Co, bur Nester Cem, Laurel Fork, d 25 Apr 1924, m 19 Jun 1871 Carroll Co to
.                       her 2nd cousin
Aaron Nester (#E13), b 4 Jun 1850 Carroll Co, d 23 May 1931, bur Nester Cem, s/o Reuben Nester and
.                       Lurana Webb (Luraney).  Aaron m(2) 15 Jul 1925 Patrick Co to Nancy Anne Tolbert, b ca 1873 Surry Co, NC, d 13 Feb
.                       1935, bur Nester Cem.
.                 
d.   Daniel Thomas, b 12 Feb 1854 Carroll Co, d 9 Feb 1919, m 17 Feb 1876 Carroll Co to Angeline Reece, b 1 Dec 1854 Car-
.                       roll Co, d 9 Aug 1936, d/o
William Leander Reece (Willis) (#86) and Anna Branscome (Ann,Annie).
.                 
e.   Nancy Serilda Thomas (Reldie), b Dec 1854 Carroll Co, d 22 Feb 1931, bur Nester Cem, m 30 May 1872 Carroll Co to
.                       her 2nd cousin
Andrew Nester (#E14), b 4 Jun 1850 Carroll Co, d 3 Jun 1920 Carroll Co, bur Nester Cem, s/o Reuben Nes-
.                       ter and Lurana Webb (Luraney).
.                 
f.   Mary S. Thomas, b Oct/Dec 1855 Carroll Co.
.                 
g.   John Thomas, b 1856 Carroll Co, d 1911, m(1) 7 Jan 1879 Carroll Co to Mary E. Dickerson, b ca 1862 Carroll Co, d/o Wil-
.                       liam and Elizabeth Dickerson.  Wid, John m(2) 21 Dec 1903 Carroll Co to Laura Amanda E. Peele, b ca 1879 Carorll Co, d/o
.                       James and Anne Peele (Annie).
.                 
h.   Lucinda Thomas, b 1 Oct 1867 Va, d 1880's.  Single.
.                  
i.   Louisa Thomas, b 1866 Carroll Co, d 1923, bur Starr-Sutphin Cem, m 29 Nov 1883 Carroll Co to Tazewell Erastus Sut-
.                       phin (Little Taz) (#2326), b 22 Aug 1862 Carroll Co, d 23 Feb 1928, bur Starr-Sutphin Cem, s/o Tazewell D. Sutphin and
.                       Serepta Montgomery.
.                  
j.   Ennis Thomas, b 24 Oct 1871 Carroll Co, d 30 Jun 1927, m(1) 26 Feb 1891 Carroll Co to Martha T. Worrell, b 9 Jun 1873,
.                       d 19 Sep 1898, d/o Shadrack Worrell and Lauretta Bolt.  Ennis m(2) 8 Apr 1899 Carroll Co to is 1st cousin Lavena Susan
.                       Nester, b 13 Jan 1875 Carroll Co, d 17 Jul 1919 Carroll Co, d/o
John Nester (#D1) and Nancy R. Goad.  Ennis m(3) 1 Jan
.                       1921 Carroll Co to Mary Ann Jackson, b 27 Dec 1873, d 28 Dec 1971 (SSDI 223-50-2218 Va), d/o John and Susan Jackson.
.                       Mary's LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co 24343.

D1       
3.   John Nester, b 21 Apr 1829 Carroll Co (b Apr 1830 acc to 1900 census), m(1) Susannah Largen (Susan), m(2) Nancy R. Goad.

.           
4.   Rachel Nester, b 28 May 1835 Grayson Co, m(1) 12 May 1856 Carroll Co to General Henry Webb (#124), b ca 1838-40
.                 Grayson Co, d 9 Dec 1879 Carroll Co, bur Webb Cem, s/o Robert Webb (Robin) and Elizabeth Nester (Betty) (d/o
Jacob Nes-
.                 ter (#11) and Catherine Goad).  Rachel m(2) 30 Oct 1882 Carroll Co to Vincent Horton (#22), b ca 1835-36 Grayson Co, d
.                 11 Mar 1918 Carroll Co, s/o Benjamin Horton and Mary Largen.  Vincent had m(1) 1855 Surry Co, NC to Susannah Johnson
.                 (Susan), b ca 1837-39 Va, d Jul 1882 Carroll Co, d/o Nathaniel Johnson.  Vincent m(3) 14 Sep 1904 Carroll Co to Lydia Bob-
.                 bitt N. Quesenberry Jennings, b 23 Jul 1863 Carroll Co, d 16 Oct 1950, d/o Tobias Quesenberry and Nancy Bobbitt (d/o Green-
.                 berry Bobbitt (s/o
Caleb Bobbitt (#1322) and Nancy Blair) and Lydia Jennings).

.           
5.   Lucy Ann Nester, b 29 Nov 1845 Carroll Co, d 14 Apr 1896 Carroll Co, bur Jackson Cem, m 21 Feb 1861 Carroll Co to Wil-
.                 liam Major Jackson, b 10 Apr 1839 Grayson Co, d 12 Nov 1909 Carroll Co, bur Jackson Cem, s/o Martha Jackson.
.                 issue:
.                 
a.   Margarette Jane Jackson, b 28 Mar 1862, d 30 May 1862.
.                 
b.   Joshua Lee Jackson (Elder,Lee), b 27 Apr 1865 Carroll Co, d 19 Jan 1938, bur Knighten-Bolt Cem, m(1) 25 Dec 1890
.                       Carroll Co to Laura Bell Bolt, b 1871 Carroll Co, d 1901, bur Knighten-Bolt Cem, d/o Leroy Bolt and Mary Jane Dicker-
.                       son.  Wid, Lee m(2) 20 Mar 1902 Carroll Co to Lillie E. Harris, b 7 Sep 1878 Carroll Co, d 13 Aug 1967, bur Will Bobbitt
.                       Cem, d/o J. R. and Susanna Harris.
.                 
c.   Rebecca Elizabeth Jackson (Sis), b 1 Dec 1868 Va, d 3 May 1904
.                 
d.   Lucinda Virginia E. Jackson (Virginia,Vergie), b 14 Jul 1870 Carroll Co (b Jul 1869 acc to 1900 census), d 13 Nov 1924,
.                       bur James Webb Cem, m 26 Jan 1892 Carroll Co to
Isaac Webb (#1125), b 12 Jun 1869 Carroll Co, d 10 Apr 1956, bur
.                       James Webb Cem, s/o James Nester Webb and Lucinda Stanley.  Isaac m(2) 26 Oct 1927 Carroll Co to Mattie Brimm Sut-
.                       phin, wid, b 1887 Floyd Co, d/o Hilary and Lizzie Brimm.
.                 
e.   William P. Jackson, b 19 Oct 1873 Va, d 22 May 1894.  Single.
.                 
f.   Hendrick Tilden Jackson (Tilden), b 1 Oct 1876 Va, d 3 May 19--.  Single.
.                 
g.   John Norman Jackson, b 10 Jul 1879 Carroll Co, d 3 Jun 1946, bur Horton Cem, m 11 Oct 1906 Carroll Co to Lula A.
.                       Marshall, b 5 Feb 1884 Carroll Co, d 6 Oct 1975 (not in SSDI), bur Horton Cem, d/o John M. Marshall and Johanna Bar-
.                       nard.
.                 
h.   Ewell Jackson, b 23 Jan 1883 Carroll Co, d 12 Jun 1935, bur in Ohio, m 14 Apr 1914 Carroll Co to Bertha E. Bolt, b ca
.                       1893 Carroll Co, d/o Hiram Bolt and Nancy Newman.
.                  
i.   Laura Susan Jackson, b 13 May 1888 Carroll Co, d 16 Jun 1907, m 23 Nov 1905 Carroll Co to Joseph P. Goad (Joe)
.                       (#G141), b Jun 1884 Carroll Co, d 1946 WVa, s/o her 5th cousin General Robert E. Lee Goad (Lee) and Obedience C.
.                       Dowel (Biddie).  Joseph m(2) 23 Feb 1910 Pulaski Co, Va to Lula Mae Quesenberry, b 3 Feb 1889 Sylvatus, Carroll Co, d
.                       23 Sep 1962 McDowell Co, WVa, d/o Robert Ballard Quesenberry (Ballard) and Rinda ____.








.            Ref:  1. "
Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", 1985, John Perry Alderman, p 83-84.
.                     2.   Essie Spence Goad's notes.
.                     3.   Sharon Minton Phipps' notes.
.