|. Joshua Nester, c1794-96 - 1879, s/o Jacob Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
D Joshua Nester,4 11 (Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
. 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.
. This story is detailed in Ref 4 below.
. 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.
. 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.
. 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 Ann Bolt (Susan), b 6 Jan 1845 Grayson Co, d 10 Oct 1920 Carroll Co, bur Bolt-Thomas Cem, d/o William
. Anderson Bolt (Tody) and Catherine Sutphin (d/o William Sutphin (#11)). Susannah m(2) 8 May 1907 Carroll Co to Joshua
. Allen Semones, b 25 Dec 1843 Carroll Co, d 9 Dec 1920 Carroll Co, s/o William Semones and Patience Largen (d/o William
. Anson Largen). Joshua had m(1) 5 Aug 1860 Carroll Co to Elizabeth Ann Horton Webb, b ca 1842-43 Va, d/o Lucy Webb who
. m Reuben Horton (#11). Joshua also had children with Mary Ann Sutphin, d/o Rachel Sutphin (#182).
. 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, bur McGrady-Thomas Cem, Laurel Fork, m 17 Feb 1876 Carroll
. Co to Frances Angeline Reece (Angeline), b 1 Dec 1854 Carroll Co, d 9 Aug 1936, bur McGrady-Thomas Cem, d/o William
. Leander Reece (Willis) (#86) and Anna Branscome (Ann,Annie).
. See pictures of Daniel and Angeline and his tombstone below.
. 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.
. 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-
. 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.
. 4. The Tragic Story of General Henry Webb, by Archie L. Goad, 1985:
|. General Henry Webb
. Picture from Ref 4 above