.    Claude Cornelius Nester, 1923 - 1988, s/o John Claude Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

E1472   Claude Cornelius Nester,8                                          E147   (John,7,Andrew,6,Reuben,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3)
.
.                    b 26 Oct 1923 Carroll  Co, Va; d 6 Apr 1988 (SSDI 223-28-1098 Va), bur Circle Hill Cem, Angola, Steuben Co, Ind.
.                       See
pictures of his and Leonor's tombstone and his plaque below.
.                    m(1) 17 Apr 1943 York, SC to Louisa Lois Newman, b 18 Feb 1928 Carroll Co, Va, d/o Charles Edgar Newman and Lila T.
.                             Bolt.  Claude and Lois div 12 Aug 1949 Carroll Co.
.                             Louisa m(2) 9 Jun 1952 Carroll Co to Gentry Wilson Semones, div, b 29 Jun 1924 Carroll Co, Va, d 4 Jan 1997 Hillsville,
.                             Carroll Co (SSDI 223-24-0743 Va), bur Wilkerson Cem, Hillsville, s/o Johnson Semones and Mary Susan Bolt.  Louisa's
.                             4 children took the Semones name after Gentry adopted them in Apr 1962.  Gentry had m(1) 12 Oct 1944 Carroll Co
.                             to Alice May Jones, b ca 1926, d/o R. L. Jones and Mamie Pullian.  Gentry and Alice div 7 Dec 1948 Carroll Co.
.                    m(2) 3 Nov 1951 Martinsville, Va to Rosetta Boothe, b ca 1929, d/o Clay Pinkard Boothe and Mary Young.
.                             This marr record states that Claude was single.
.                    m(3) 14 Aug 1986 Steuben Co, Ind to Leonor Patrocinia Uribe Perez, b 6 Nov 1930 Mexico City, Mex.  (her name was Leonor
.                             Uribe Perez acc to one online source)  She was naturalized 1973 Fort Wayne, Allen Co, Ind.

.                    Gentry Semones' LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co, Va 24343.

.                    Claude served in the US Marine Corps in WW II, and was wounded in action on Okinawa.  Gentry Semones served in the
.                    Army Air Corps in WW II.

.                    issue: (Louisa was the mother of the 1st 4 children and Leonor was the mother of the last 4)
.                              (the 1st four were "Semones" in the birth rec index)

.                    
1.   Claude Cornelius Semones (Neil), b 1944 Pulaski, Va (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m(1) 18
.                          Nov 1966 Chicago, Ill to Barbara Sue Phillips, b 1947 Ky.  Neil and Barbara div 26 Mar 1971 Roanoke.  Neil m(2) 10
.                          June 1972 Roanoke to Rebecca Irene Dillon Adams, b 1950 Roanoke, d/o Jack Nelson Dillon and Sarah Elizabeth Earles.
.                          Neil and Rebecca div 30 Apr 1987 Roanoke.  Neil m(3) 1 Apr 1989 Radford to Linda Marie Hall.  Neil m(4) 16 Oct 1999
.                          Gatlinburg, Tenn to Rita Faye Whisenant, b 1956 Ft Riley, Geary Co, Kans, d/o Robert Lee Whisenant and Lola Blanche
.                          Freeman.  Rebecca had m(1) 10 Aug 1967 Roanoke to Thomas Wayne Adams, b ca 1949 Roanoke, s/o Thomas Caserio
.                          Adams and Gertrude Grace Walker.
.                          issue:
.                          
a.   Joseph Wayne Semones, b 1970 Roanoke, Va, m 20 Jul 2001 to Cheri Ann Godferson.  Joseph and Cheri div 19 Oct
.                                2000 Roanoke.  Joseph m(2) 20 Jul 2001 Roanoke to Wendy Gail Callahan, b 1979 Christiansburg, Va, d/o Toni Lewis
.                                Callahan and Brenda Joyce Smith.
.                                issue:
.                                
(1)  Joseph Kyle Semones, b 1993 Austin, Minn.
.                                
(2)  Lea Kathleen Semones, b 1996 Hickory, NC.
.                                
(3)  (baby) Semones, b 2002.
.                          
b.   Sheri Lynn Semones, b 1975 Roanoke, m(1) 20 Nov 1993 Salem, Va to Kenneth Michael Kelley.  Sheri and Kenneth
.                                div 25 Apr 1995 Roanoke.  Sheri m(2) 24 Jun 2000 Roanoke to Kenneth Wayne Jones, b 1969 Roanoke, s/o Kenneth
.                                Wayne Jones and Brenda Gay Martin.
.                                issue:
.                                
(1)  Brent Michael Kelly, b and d 24 Jun 1993 Roanoke, bur Blue Ridge Memorial Garden.

.                    
2.   Donald Larry Semones (Larry), b 1946 Pulaski, Va (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m(1) 2 Mar
.                          1970 Roanoke to Gloria Dean Horn.  He m(2) 15 Nov 1972 Roanoke to Sue Ann Stinnette, b 1952, d/o Alfred Milton
.                          Stinnette and Edith Geraldine Lloyd.  He m(3) 3 Nov 1990 Roanoke tto Sarah Dadisman Regal (Sarah D. Grubbs).
.                          issue:
.                          
a.   Kimberly Angel Semones, b 1969 Roanoke, m(1) 30 May 1992 Roanoke to Jeffrey Sean Holly.  Kimberly m(2) 17
.                                Jun 1996 Roanoke to Richard Andrew Swanson, b ca 1972.
.                                issue:
.                                
(1)  Cassidy Lauren Holly, b 1995 Salem Co.
.                                
(2)  Emily Hunt Swanson, b 1996 Roanoke Co.
.                                
(3)  Abigail Lindsay Swanson, b 2000 Salem Co.

.                    
3.   Brenda Gene Semones, b 1947 Pulaski (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m 29 Apr 1979 Carroll Co
.                          to Kenneth Lee Lewis, b 1938 Rhodell, WVa, s/o James Graham Lewis and Hattie Mae Caudell.
.                          issue:
.                          
a.   Kimberley Ann Lewis, m ____ Martineau.
.                                issue:
.                                
(1)  Brianna Elsie Martineau, b 1998 Chesapeake, Va.
.                                
(2)  Thornton Joseph Martineau, b 2000 Chesapeake.

.                    
4.   Sandra Jo Semones, b 1949 Pulaski (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m 25 Nov 1967 Carroll Co
.                          to John Douglas Lewis, b 1947, s/o Mavan Hall Lewis and Addie Mae Marshall.
.                          issue:
.                          
a.   Marshall Douglas Lewis, b 1972 Martinsville, Va, m 7 Aug 1999 to Sasha Andrea Campeanu, b 1978, s/o Andre
.                                Jacob Campeanu and Carmen Delia Fernandez.
.                                issue:
.                                
(1)  Emily Adelaide Lewis, b 2002 Charlottesville, Va.
.                          
b.   Justin Wilson Lewis, b 1978 Radford, Va.

.                    
5.   Linda Nester, b 1961, m 1981 to Greg Chambers.
.                          issue:
.                          
a.   Sheena Marie Chambers, b 1997 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa.

.                    
6.   Georgina Nina Nester (Gina), b 1962 Mexico, m(1) 1 Oct 1994 Steuben Co, Ind to Anthony Doyle Downing, b ca 1964
.                          Ohio, s/o James M. Downing and Catherine J. Ashbrook.  Georgina and Anthony div 10 Jan 1996.  Georgina m(lic)(2) 5
.                          Oct 1998 Allen Co, Ind to Joseph J. Gibson (Joe), b ca 1951 Pa, s/o Joe and Shiely Gibson.  Joseph was prev marr and div
.                          5 Jun 1996.
.                          issue:
.                          
a.   Ace Wayne Nester, b and d 27 Aug 1977 Angola, Steuben Co, Ind, "s/o Georgina Nester", bur Circle Hill Cem.
.                                See
picture of his tombstone below.

.                    
7.   DeLois Annati Nester, b 1963 Ind, m(1) 3 Jul 1989 Steuben Co, Ind to Tyrone D. Kumler, b ca 1961 Ill, s/o Myron and
.                          Jane Kumler.  DeLois and Tyrone div 15 Mar 1993 Wood Co, Ohio.  DeLois m(2) 2002 to Jim Horan.

.                    
8.   Nancy Patrocenia Nester, b 1973 Allen Co, Ind, m 2 Nov 2002 Allen Co, Ind to John Russell Holder, b 1973 DeKalb Co,
.                          Ill, s/o Larry and Barbara Holder.








.                    Ref:  1.   Claude Cornelius (Neil) Semones' correspondence, with contributions from his children Joseph and Sheri, and his
.                                   brother Donald.
.                             2.   Sandra Jo Semones Lewis' letter, dated 30 Apr 2002.
.                             3.   Letter from Lt Col D. Routh, USMC to Mrs Nina Nester, dated 4 Jul 1945.
.                             4.   
www.findagrave.com, info by PLS.
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.  Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
.                     Added by PLS