|. James C. Nester, 1842 - 1930, s/o Reuben Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E11 James C. Nester,6 E1 (Reuben,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2)
. b Oct 1842 Carroll Co, Va; d 8 Jul 1930, bur Nester Cem, Laurel Fork: "James Nester Co. G. 54th Va. Inf. CSA".
. See his picture below.
. m 21 Apr 1864 Carroll Co to Louisa Tobler (Louise), b Apr 1842 Wythe Co, Va, d 1900-10, d/o Jacob Tobler and Esther Younce.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 426, #55/55, James Nester,27 Va, farmer, Loueasa,27 Va, Esther,4 Va, Lourana,3 Va, Ra-
. chel,1 Va.
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 33C, #218/218, James Nester Jr,38 Va, work on farm, Louisa,38 Va, Easter,14 Va, Lorena,
. 13 Va, Rachiel,11 Va, Sarah J.,9 Va, Reuben,6 Va, Mary,4 Va, James J.,1 Va.
. 1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 3B, #57/58, James Nester, Oct 1842 Va, Louisa, Apr 1842 Va (marr 38 yrs, 8
. 8 living), Mary, Nov 76 Va, James J., Apr 79 Va, farm (laborer), Cora E., Nov 81 Va, Fred, May 97 Va (grandson).
. 1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 4, sheet 2A, #22/22, James Nester,67 Va (wid, father), farm laborer, home farm, Cora
. E.,28 Va (sister), living with James J. Nester.
. 1920 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 7, sheet 1A #3/3, James Nester Sr,77 Va (wid, father), Cora E.,37 Va (sister), living with
. James J. Nester Jr.
. 1930 census, James not located.
. 1. Esther Nester, b 8 Aug 1865 Carroll Co, d 1 Nov 1919 Carroll Co, "age 54 yrs, 1 mo, 23 days, of cerebrospinal miningitis,
. d/o James Nester and Louisa Tobler", bur Nester Cem, m 19 Feb 1885 Carroll Co to William Micajah McCormick, b 15 Oct
. 1864 Ashe Co, NC, d 15 Mar 1949 Carroll Co, bur Nester Cem, s/o Edward McCormick and Mary Howell (Pollie). She was
. Easter McCormick in her death rec. William m(2) Lena ____, b ca 1898 Va.
. 1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 2, sheet 17B, #125/129, William C. McCormac, Oct 1864 Va, carpenter, Esther, Aug
. 1865 Va (marr 15 yrs, 10 ch, 3 living), John W.L., Dec 85 Va, Dora L.E., Jan 97 Va, James E., Oct 99 Va.
. 1910 Carroll Co census, ED 5, sheet 15B, #290/390, William C. McCormick,45 NC, farming, general farm, Esther,44 Va (marr
. 26 yrs, 13 ch, 5 living), Lora E.,13 Va, Norah E.,7 Va, Minnie G.,6 Va, Mary C.,5 Va.
. 1920 census, family not located.
. 1930 Forsyth Co, NC census, Middlefork Twp, ED 34-15, sheet 12B, #254/258, William C. McCormick,65 NC (father-in-law,
. wid, marr age 20), living with John W. Teague family.
. 1940 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 18-8, sheet 7B, #119, William McCormick,75 NC, farmer, farm, Lena,42 Va. (He was
. living in "Ash" Co, NC in 1935, and she in Carroll Co.)
. issue: (no further record of any of them after the 1910 census)
. a. John William Lee McCormick, b 21 Dec 1885 Va, d 2 May 1960, bur Grassy Spur Church Cem, Bishop, Tazewell Co,
. m Julia Ann Reed, b 26 Mar 1895, d 2 Dec 1950, bur Grassy Spur Church Cem, d/o Martin Reed and Rebecca Harman.
. b. Dora L. McCormick, b 19 Jan 1897 Va, d 13 Mar 1984 Yadkin Co, NC, bur Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Winston-Salem,
. m John Wesley Teague, b 20 Jun 1896 NC, d 16 Jun 1978 Forsyth Co, bur Oaklawn Memorial Gardnes. She was a resi-
. dent of Davidson Co, NC at the time of her death.
. 1930 Forsyth Co, NC census, Middlefork Twp, ED 34-15, sheet 12B, #254/258, John W. Teague,33 NC (marr age 26), car-
. penter, house, Dora L.,33 Va (marr age 26), Estelle L.,2 6/12 NC, John W. Jr,11/12 NC, William C. McCormick,65
. NC (father-in-law, wid, marr age 20), plus one boarder.
. 1940 Forsyth Co census, Winston-Salem, Salem Dist, ED 34-77, sheet 9B, 517 Dean, #144, John W. Teague,43 NC, car-
. penter, W.P.A., Dora Z.,43 Va, Esther L.,12 NC, John W. Jr,10 NC, Thelma M.,8 NC, Glenn C.,5 Va, Martha Ann,2
. (1) Esther L. Teague, b ca 1927-28 NC.
. (2) John Wesley Teague, b 20 Apr 1929 Forsyth Co, d 29 May 2001, bur Parklawn Memorial Park, Winston-Salem.
. (3) Thelma M. Teague, b ca 1932 NC.
. (4) Glenn Carroll Teague, b 1934 Carroll Co, Va.
. (5) Martha Ann Teague, b ca 1938 NC.
. c. James E. McCormick, b Oct 1899 Va.
. d. Nora Elizabeth McCormick, b 5 May 1902 Va, d 10 Feb 1975 Forsyth Co, NC, m 25 May 1935 Forsyth Co to Willie
. Prather Lowry, b 23 Jul 1910 NC, d 5 Jan 1980 Forsyth Co (SSDI 239-07-6211) NC). Her death cert gives her parents as
. Esther Nester and William Cager McCormick. His LR and LB: Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co 27107.
. 1930 Madison Co, NC census, Middlefork Twp, ED 58-15, sheet 6A, #119/120, Nora McCormic,27 NC (sister-in-law),
. living with Gaither G. Metcalf.
. 1940 Forsyth Co census, Winston-Salem, Salem Ward, ED 34-77, sheet 7B, 320 Williams, #112, Willie P. Lorry,30 NC,
. operates machine, tobacco factory, Nora,45 NC, button hole girl, knitting mill, Willie P. Jr,3 NC.
. (1) Willie P. Lowry, b ca 1937 NC.
. e. Minnie Gertrude McCormick, b 5 Jun 1903 Va, d 4 Mar 1988 Buncombe Co, NC, m 18 Jun 1926 Forsyth Co to Gaither
. James Metcalf, b 10 Sep 1907 NC, d 26 Jul 1982 Buncombe Co.
. 1930 Madison Co, NC census, Middlefork Twp, ED 58-15, sheet 6A, #119/120, Gaither G. Metcalf,22 NC (marr age 18),
. farmer, farm, Minnie M.,26 Va (marr age 22), James J.,2 11/12 NC, Vgame V.,11/12 NC, Imogene I.,10.12 NC,
. Nora McCormic,27 NC (sister-in-law).
. 1940 Madison Co census, Twp 4, ED 59-18, sheet 8A, #131, Gaither J. Metcalf,32 NC, trucker, truck driver, Minnie G.,36
. Va, James G.,12 NC, Eugene W.,10 NC, Emogean,10 NC, Aldean,7 NC, June,6 NC, Stanley,2 NC.
. (1) James G. Metcalf, b 17 Dec 1926 Madison Co.
. (2) Willie Eugene Metcalf, b 17 May 1929 Madison Co.
. (3) Imogene Ima Metcalf, b 17 May 1929 Madison Co.
. (4) Aldean Metcalf, b ca 1933 NC.
. (5) June Metcalf, b ca 1934 NC.
. (6) Stanley Metcalf, b ca 1938 NC.
. f. Mary C. McCormick, b 24 Nov 1904 Va, d 20 Dec 1945 Forsyth Co, m 3 Jul 1926 Forsyth Co to Julius Richard Call
. (Richard), b 2 Aug 1899 NC, d 25 Jul 1973 Iredell Co, s/o David E. Call and Mary Mastin.
. Her death cert gives her parents as William McCormick and Esther "Wester".
. 1930 census, family not located.
. 1940 Wilkes Co census, Wilkesboro, ED 97-37, sheet 21A, #336, J. Richard Call,40 NC, laborer, well digger, Mary,35 Va,
. Wm L.,3 NC,
. (1) William Eleana Call, b 1936 NC, s/o J. R. Call.
. (2) Willa Octava Call, b 1940 Wilkes Co, d/o Julius Richard Call.
. 2. Lurana Nester (Luraney), b 29 Oct 1867 Carroll Co, m 7 Dec 1898 Carroll Co to James A. Mabry, wid, b Feb 1859 Carroll
. Co, s/o Olive Mabry (Olive). James had m(1) 20 May 1880 Carroll Co to Charlotte Puckett, b 1862 Carroll Co, d 1897 Car-
. roll Co, d/o Cosley Hill Puckett and Mary Jane Jackson.
. 1900 Carroll Co census, ED 3, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 8A, #125/129, James A. Mabry, Feb 1859 Va, farmer, Leeurana, Oct
. 1867 Va (marr 1 yr), Charlie E., Jan 88 Va, John K., May 90 Va, Edward C., Feb 93 Va, Susan O., Feb 95 Va.
. 1910 census, family not located.
. issue: (of James and Charlotte)
. a. Charlie Elbert Mabry, b Jan 1888 Va.
. b. John Kelsey Mabry, b May 1890 Va.
. 1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 5, sheet 12A, #220/220, John K. Mabry,19 Va (bro-in-law), living with James K.
. and May Webb. (This was James Kyle Webb (Kyle) (#11223), who m May J. Mabry)
. c. Edward Clement Mabry, b Feb 1893 Va.
. d. Susan O. Mabry, b Feb 1895 Va.
. 3. Rachael Nester, b 30 Jul 1969 Carroll Co, d 12 Nov 1923 Perry, Houston Co, Ga, m 15 Apr 1894 Patrick Co to Robert L.
. Whels, b ca 1870 Pittsylvania Co, s/o John and Elizabeth Whels. Her last name was "Uhels" in the Ga death index.
. 1900 Hendricks Co, Ind census, Marion Twp, ED 37, sheet 1A, #3/4, Robert L. Whels, Aug 1870 Va, farm laborer, Rachel, Jul
. 1869 Va (marr 6 yrs, 0 ch).
. 1910 Hendricks Co census, Center Twp, ED 31, sheet 4B, #80/80, Robert L. Whels,39 Va, farmer, Rachel,40 Va (marr 16 yrs,
. 0 ch), Mildred James,8 Ind, waif.
. 1920 Houston Co, Ga census, Lawer, ED 47, sheet 7A, #19/19, Robert L. Uhels,49 Va, farmer, farm, Rachael,50 Va, Mildred,
. 18 Ind.
. issue: (adopted)
. a. Mildred (James) Whels, b ca 1902 Ind.
. 4. James Nester, b 31 Jul 1869 Carroll Co, apparently died before the 1870 census.
. 5. Sarah J. Nester, b 30 Aug 1871 Carroll Co, d 30 Jun 1945 Mt Airy, Surry Co, NC, "age 74 yrs, 10 mos, 0 days, of mitral
. regurgitation, d/o James Nester and Louise Tobler", bur Albion Community Church Cem, Albion, Surry Co, m 15 Apr 1900
. Patrick Co to George Washington Epperson, b 15 Oct 1854 Surry Co, NC (b Mar 1862 acc to 1900 census), d 24 Dec 1935
. Surry Co, s/o L. Epperson. See Sarah's death certificate image below, informant Leathe Epperson.
. See pictures of Sarah's and George's tombstones below.
. 1900 Patrick Co census, Dan River Dist, ED 60, sheet 19B, #367/370, George W. Epperson, Mar 1862 NC, farmer, Sarah J.,
. Jan 1872 Va (marr 0 yrs, 0 ch), William H., Sep 78 Va, farm laborer, Jennie B., Jun 82 Va, Bettie M., May 90 Va.
. 1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 21A, #398/398, George W. Epperson,53 NC, farmer, general farm, Sarah J.,
. 38 Va (marr 10 yrs, 1 ch, 1 living), Bettie M.,21 Va, Lethia L.,7 Va.
. 1920 Surry Co, NC census, Westfied, ED 267, sheet 3A, #39/39, George W. Epperson,63 Va, farmer, general farm, Sarah J.,48
. Va, Letha L.,16 Va.
. 1930 Surry Co census, Westfield, ED 86-24, sheet 12A, #48/51, George W. Epperson,73 NC (marr age 19), farmer, general
. farm, Sarah J.,58 Va (marr age 28), Charlie Holt,21 NC (marr age 20, son-in-law), laborer, general farm, Leatha L.,26 Va
. (dau, marr age 25).
. a. Leatha Louise Epperson, b 12 Apr 1903 Va, d 15 Mar 1985 Mount Airy, bur Albion Community Church Cem, m Charlie
. Holt, b 14 Mar 1909 NC, d Jun 1979 (SSDI 243-12-5510 NC).
. His LR: Mt Airy, Surry Co, NC 27030, and LB: Pilot Mountain, Surry Co 27041.
E111 6. Reuben William Nester, b 26 Jun 1874 Carroll Co, m Sarah Elizabeth Smith (Betty).
. Moved to Surry Co, NC.
E112 7. Mary Nester, b 2 Nov 1876 Carroll Co, m Andrew Harrison.
. Moved to Surry Co, NC.
E113 8. James Jacob Nester (Jacob,Jake), b 11 Apr 1879 Carroll Co, m Almeda Goad.
. He was b 11 Mar 1880 acc to his death rec.
. 9. Cora E. Nester, b 11 Dec 1881 Carroll Co (b Nov acc to 1900 census), d 22 Feb 1933 Carroll Co, "age 52 yrs, 3 mos, 11 days,
. of pneumonia following influenza, d/o James Nester and Louise Tolber".
. Poss same as following, but no proof:
. 1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 4, sheet 2A, #22/22, Cora E.,28 Va (sister), living with James J. Nester.
. 1920 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 7, sheet 1A #3/3, Cora E.,37 Va (sister), living with James J. Nester Jr.
. ? 1930 Carroll Co census, Pipers Gap, Hillsville, ED 18-12, sheet 1A, Main St, #5/5, Cora Nester,54 Va (wid), servant, private
. family, living with Mary L. Brown.
. Ref: 1. Virginia Nester Edwards' notes.
. 2. www.findagrave.com, info by Rich Kreiss; Rsbldad; Graveyrd Granny; Terry Lindsay.
. 3. https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/83217581/person/32486414527/facts
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