.             Abraham Nester, 1854 - 1919, s/o Reuben Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

E15   Abraham Nester,6                                                           E1   (Reuben,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2, Frederick,1)
.
.            "Abram"
.              b 5 Nov 1854 Carroll Co, Va; d 9 Dec 1919 Smile, Rowan Co, Ky, "age 65 yrs, 1 mo, 3 days, of cronic diarhea, s/o Rheubin Nes-
.                 ter and Lorana Webb", bur Lee Cem, Morehead, Rowan Co.  See "Aberham's" death cert
image below, informant Rhoda Nester.
.                 See
pictures of Abraham and Rhoda and their tombstone below, which gives his death year as 1920, her birth year as 1859, and
.                 her death year as 1937.  Also see
picture of Abraham and Rhoda and their family below.
.              m 12 Feb 1880 Carroll Co to his 2nd cousin Rhoda Jane Goad, b 10 Aug 1860 Carroll Co, d 10 Mar 1939 Charleston, WVa, of
.                  "chronic nephritis, hypertension, uraemic poisoning", bur Lee Cem, Morehead, Rowan Co, Ky, bur Lee Cem, d/o
Isaac Goad
.                   (Ike) (#F) and Susannah Dalton (Susan).  See her death cert image below, informant Wm Nester.
.              Rhoda m(2) Aquilla Humphries (Quill), b 18 Jun 1856 Ky, d 15 May 1938 Paris, Bourbon Co, Ky, "age 82 yrs, 0 mos, 27
.                   days, of coronary heart disease, senility", bur Carlisle, Ky, s/o Daniel Humphries and ____ Staniford.
.                   See his death certificate
image below, informant Mrs. Nettie Whaley.

.              1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 42A, #391/391, Abraham Nester,25 Va, works on farm, Rhoda,20 Va.
.              1890 Carroll Co school census, Laurel Fork, #331, Abram Nester: Emizetta,9, Darcilla,7, Grover C.,5.
.              1895 Carroll Co school census, Laurel Fork: #389, Abram Nester: Emmersetta,14, Dorsilla,12, Grover C.,10, Edgar,5, Carrie,8.
.              1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 2, sheet 4A, #63/65, Abraham Nester, Dec 1855 Va, farmer, Rhoda J., Aug 1860 Va
.                       (marr 20 yrs, 10 ch, 8 living), Emesetta, May 81 Va, Dorcilla, Dec 82 Va, Grover C., Feb 85 Va, Carrie A., May 87 Va,
.                       Edgar B., Mar 90 Va, Henry, Apr 92 Va, William B., Feb 98 Va, Lucy E., Jun 94 Va.
.              1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 5, sheet 15A, #279/279, Abram Nester,55 Va, farmer, general farm, Rhoda J.,49 Va
.                       (marr 30 yrs, 11 ch, 9 living), Grover C.,25 Va, Edgar L.,20 Va, Henry,18 Va, Lucy,15 Va, Willie B.,12 Va, Julia E.,9 Va.
.              1910-11 Abraham moved to Rowan Co, Ky.
.              1911, 30 Oct: Rowan Co Deed Bk 20, p 121: Abraham Nester was deeded 200 acres of land from B. F. Caudill and wife.
.              1920 Rowan Co, Ky census, Brushy Fork, ED 233, sheet 5B, #70/70, Rhoda J. Nester,60 Va (Va,Va), farming, Grover C.,34 Va,
.                       labor, home farm, Julia,19 Va, Flutena,16 Va (dau-in-law).
.              1930 Nicholas Co, Ky census, ED 2, sheet 4A, #73/73, Aquilla Humphries,74 Va (marr age 25), own, $800, farmer, general farm,
.                       Rhoada,66 Va (marr age 19).

.              issue:

.              
1.   Emma Setta Nester, b 17 May 1881 Laurel Fork, Carroll Co, d 8 Jun 1945 Alum Creek, WVa, m 6 Jan 1909 Carroll Co to
.                    her 3rd cousin Gilbert Lafayette Thomas, b 1 Apr 1881 Laurel Fork, Carroll Co, d 1 Nov 1952 Lakeland, Polk Co, Fla, s/o
.                    John R. Thomas (s/o Allen Thomas and Mary Ann Nester, d/o
Joshua Nester (Josh) (#D)) and Mary E. Dickerson.
.                    1910 Jefferson Co, Tenn census, Jefferson City, ED 70, sheet 8B, #169/178, G.L. Thomas,39 Va, carpenter, unterlaken,
.                             Emnie,28 Va (marr 1 yr).
.                    1920 Summit Co, Ohio census, Akron, ED 230, sheet 11A, 668 Cuyahoga St, #218/244, Gilbert L. Thomas,38 Va, carpenter,
.                             house, Emma,38 Va, John C.,8 Va, Margaret E.,1 5/12 WVa.
.                    1930 Kanawha Co, WVa census, Charleston, ED 20-39, sheet 3B, 502 1/2 Donnally St, #42/66, Gilbert L. Thomas,49 Va
.                             (marr age 26), carpenter, houses, Emme,48 Va (marr age 26), John C.,18 Va, labor, YMCA, Margaret E.,11 WVa, James
.                             A.,9 Ohio, Francis M.,6 WVa.
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   John Clyde Thomas (Johnny), b 5 Jul 1911 Carroll Co, d 27 Oct 1966 Orange City, Fla (SSDI 233-09-9926 WVa), m
.                          Floda G. ____, b 2 Jun 1915 WVa, d 28 Aug 1997 (SSDI 235-03-4085 WVa).  His LR: Orange City, Volusia Co, Fla 32763.
.                          1940 Kanawha Co census, Charleston, Clarkston Dist, ED 20-58, sheet 4A, #54, John Thomas,28 Va, chauffer, taxi co,
.                                   Floda,24 WVa, John Edward,4 WVa.
.                          issue:
.                          
(1)  John Edward Thomas, b ca 1936 WVa, m Jul 1956 Dade Co, Fla to Phyllis D. Newbold, b ca 1937.
.                                 issue:
.                                 
(a)  Tammy Thomas.
.                                 (b)  Susan Thomas (Susie).
.                                 (c)  Steven Thomas.  Lives in Cal.
.                    
b.   Mary Jane Thomas, b 16 Dec 1913 Ohio.  Not listed with parents in 1920 census.
.                    
c.   Margaret Elizabeth Thomas, b 5 Aug 1919 WVa, d 1954, m Charles Elmer Ginther, b 2 Dec 1921 WVa, d 26 Apr 1984,
.                          age "62" (SSDI 233-12-8215 WVa), s/o Dana Howard Ginther and Ella Mae Casto.
.                          Charles' LR and LB: Grove City, Franklin Co, Ohio 43123.
.                    
d.   James Allen Thomas, b 2 Oct 1920 Akron, Summit Co, Ohio, d 7 May 1996 Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio, age "75"
.                          (SSDI 233-14-5025 WVa), m 24 Dec 1941 Kanawha Co to Nancy Etta Dorsey, b 26 Mar 1918 Nicholas Co, WVa, d 26
.                          Oct 1989 Gallipolis, Gallia Co, Ohio, age "71" (SSDI 234-20-5173 WVa).  Their LR: Gallipolis, Gallia Co, Ohio 45631.
.                          issue:
.                          
(1)  Nancy Etta Thomas, b 17 Jun 1943, d 29 Sep 2004 (SSDI 281-38-9365 Ohio), m James Tollison and they div.
.                                 issue:
.                                 
(a)  Cindy Lea Tollison.
.                                 (b)  Michelle Rae Tollison.
.                          (2)  Emma Rebecca Thomas, b 1945, m ____ Gibson.  Live in Gallipolis, Gallia Co, Ohio.
.                                 issue:
.                                 
(a)  Cynthia Anne Gibson (Cindy), m(1) ____ Marcil, m(2) 1 May 2001 to Ian Howe.  Live in Rochester, NY.
.                                        
1.  Conner Howe.
.                                        2.  Etta Christena Howe.
.                                 (b)  Mark Allen Gibson.
.                          (3)  Mary Jane Thomas, b 1949, m 1 Apr 1970 to Ron Patterson.
.                                 issue:
.                                 
(a)  David Jeremiah Patterson.
.                                 (b)  Christina Jane Patterson, m ____ Fishbaugh.
.                                        
1.  Seth Fishbaugh.        
.                          
(4)  Lela Elizabeth Thomas (Libby), b 1950, m(1) 5 Sep 1970 to Dennis I. Scheivert, and div in 1995.  Lela m(2) 24
.                                 May 2004 to David E. Beck Jr.  Lela's email:
grannie5052@yahoo.com
.                                 issue:
.                                 
(a)  Brian D. Scheivert, m 19 Aug 1995 to Danielle Eisenhart.
.                                        
1.  Hunter M. Scheivert.  
.                                        
2.  Hannah A. Scheivert.   
.                                 
(b)  Kevin Michael Scheivert, m 20 Sep 1998 to Gabrielle Zeigler.
.                                        
1.  Cameron Dalton Scheivert.  
.                                        
2.  Ella D. Scheivert.
.                                        3.  Gavin M. Scheivert.
.                                        4.  Leland G. Scheivert.
.                                 (c)  Sarah Elizabeth Scheivert, m William F. Schneeman.
.                                        
1.  Noah M. Schneeman.    
.                                        
2.  River Riley Maude Schneeman.  
.                                        
3.  B. Thaddeus Dalton Schneeman.
.                                        4.  Lela Nancy Elizabeth Schneeman.
.                          (5)  James Allen Thomas.
.                    e.   Francis Marion Thomas, b 18 Aug 1923 WVa, d 30 Mar 1989 Johnson City, Tenn (SSDI 236-26-7739 WVa).  His LR:
.                          Mountain Home, Washington Co, Tenn 37684.

.              
2.   Darsilla Nester, b 27 Dec 1882 Carroll Co, d 9 Mar 1949, bur Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cem, Mount Airy, Surry Co,
.                    NC, m 17 Jul 1900 Carroll Co to Samuel Walter Bowman (Walter), b 18 Jan 1880 Patrick Co (b Jan 1881 acc to 1900 census),
.                    d 4 Jul 1959 Buncombe Co, bur Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cem, s/o Thornton and Louisa J. Bowman.
.                    See
picture of their tombstone below.
.                    1910-30 Surry Co, NC census'
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Linda Bowman (Lindy), b ca 1902 NC.  Poss Linda Jane Bowman, b 6 Jun 1901 Surry Co, d 6 Apr 1979 Surry Co (SSDI
.                          240-06-1419 NC), m 13 Oct 1920 Surry Co to William Lee McCreary, age 22.  Linda's LR: Mount Airy, Surry Co 27030.
.                    
b.   Tossie Bowman, b ca 1904 NC.
.                    
c.   Ada Bowman, b ca 1906 NC.
.                    
d.   Effie Bowman, b ca 1909 NC.
.                    
e.   Walter Samuel Bowman (Samuel), b 29 May 1914 Surry Co, d 4 Jul 1979 (SSDI 578-07-6534 DC), bur Skyline Mem-
.                          ory Gardens, Mount Airy, m 7 Nov 1937 Carroll Co to Susan Euphasean Creed (Susie, b 21 Oct 1915, d 23 Apr 1998 NC,
.                          bur Skyline Memory Gardens, d/o Drew Creed and Mary Seal.
.                          His LR and LB: Mount Airy, Surry Co 27030.
.                    
f.   Bessie Kathleen Bowman, b 2 Feb 1916 Surry Co.
.                    
g.   William Samuel Bowman (Bud,Bill), b 7 Mar 1918 Surry Co, m 7 Nov 1937 Carroll Co to Susan Euphasean Creed, b ca
.                          1915, d/o Drew Creed and Mary Seal.  Poss the William Bowman, b 7 Mar 1918, d Jan 1980 (SSDI 579-01-3112 DC).
.                    
h.   Maggie Louise Bowman (Louise), b 20 May 1922 Surry Co, d 29 Jul 1997 Surry Co (SSDI NC).
.                          Her LR: Mount Airy, Surry o 27030.
.                     
i.   Calvin Junior Bowman (Doc), b 4 Aug 1924 Surry Co, d 30 Jun 2011 (SSDI NC), bur Skyline Memory Gardens, Mount
.                          Airy, m Laura Sue Goodson, b 13 Dec 1929 Carroll Co, Va, d 7 Jan 1997 Surry Co, bur Skyline Memory Gardens, d/o
.                          Vernie Kyle Goodson and Hattie Mae Robinson.  He also poss m 10 Sep 1945 Surry Co to Rosella Calhoun, b ca 1924.
.                          His LR: Mount Airy, Surry Co 27030.  See
picture of his and Laura's tombstone below.

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3.   Grover Cleveland Nester (Cleveland), b 12 Feb 1885 Carroll Co, m Flutena Catherine Dalton.
.                    Moved to Clermont Co, Ohio.

.              
4.   Carrie Ann Nester, b 1 Apr 1887 Carroll Co, d 25 Apr 1928 Surry Co, NC, "age 41 yrs, 14 days, of cerebral hemorrhage,
.                    erysipelas, d/o Abe Nester and Rhoda Goard", bur Mt Carmel Ch Cem, m at age "21" 1905 Carroll Co to Thornton Bowman,
.                    wid, b ca 1853-54 Va.  Thornton, m(1) 15 Nov 1866 Washington Co, Va to Martha Bolt/Bott, b 1847 Va.  He m(2) Louisa
.                    Jane Smith Carroll Co, Va to Louisa Jane Smith, b 1852 Va.  See Carrie's death certificate
image below, informantThornton
.                    Bowman.
.                    1910-20 Surry Co census'
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Harry Bowman, b 7 Mar 1907 Va (or Surry Co, NC), d 19 Aug 1944 Alleghany Co, NC, bur Mount Carmel Baptist
.                          Church Cem, m 23 Nov 1928 Surry Co to Callie S. Hawks, b 11 Jul 1909 Carroll Co, d 8 Feb 1932 Martinsville, bur
.                          Mount Carmel Cem, d/o Ellis Hawks and Rosy Lee Jones.
.                    
b.   Rhoda E. Bowman, b 16 Aug 1910 Surry Co, d 12 Feb 1942 Buncombe Co, NC, bur Ivy Green Baptist Cem, Mount
.                          Airy, m Zebulon Vance Jarrell (Zeb) , b 20 Feb 1913 Surry Co, d 14 Oct 1942 Surry Co, bur Ivy Green Baptist Cem, s/o
.                          Benjamin F. Jarrell and Susan Amburn.
.                    
c.   Lee Thornton (male), b 18 Dec 1911 Surry Co, d 29 Jul 1912 Surry Co, bur Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cem.
.                    
d.   Early Thornton, b 3 Jul 1913 Surry Co, d 31 Jul 1916 Surry Co, bur Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cem.
.                    
e.   Dorsilla Bowman, b 24 Feb 1916 Surry Co, d 13 May 1916 Surry Co, bur Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cem.
.                    
f.   Charlie Thornton Bowman, b 24 Jun 1920 NC Surry Co, d 11 Feb 1965 Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, "age 44 yrs, of
.                          arteriosclerotic h dis c coronary thrombosis + myocardial infarct, s/o Thornton Bowman and Cora Nester", m Ina Fallin.
.                    
g.   John Wilson Bowman, b 20 Sep 1920 Surry Co, d 5 Aug 1999 Guilford Co, NC (SSDI 237-44-1633 NC).
.                    
h.   Robert Warren Bowman, b 10 Jul 1922 Surry Co, d 9 Aug 1922 Surry Co, bur Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cem.
.                     
i.   Lawrence Henry Bowman, b 9 Jul 1923 Surry Co, d 1 Aug 2014 Germanton, Stokes Co, bur Oaklawn Memorial Gar-
.                          dens, Winston-Salem, m Agnes F. ____.
.                     
j.   Audra Mae Bowman, b 24 Apr 1926 Surry Co, d 2 Oct 1980 Prince George's Co, Md, bur Fort Lincoln Cem, Brent-
.                          wood, Prince George,s Co, Md.

.              
5.   Edgar Lee Nester, b 8 Mar 1890 Carroll Co.

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6.   Henry Lawrence Nester (Lawrence), b 3 Mar 1892 Carroll Co, m Delphia S. Teter.
.                    Moved to Randolph and Barbour Co's, WVa and Bexar and Wilson Co's, Tex.

.              
7.   Lucy E. Nester, b 11 Jun 1894 Carroll Co, d 7 Dec 1963 Rowan Co, Ky, age "66", bur Lee Cem, Morehead, m 20 Feb 1913
.                    Rowan Co to Alvin Caudill, b 14 May 1883 Rowan Co, d 7 Mar 1965 Rowan Co, age "81" (SSDI 400-09-0467 Ky), bur Lee
.                    Cem, s/o Samuel B. Caudill (Squire) and Amanda Susan Hall.  See
pictures of their tombstones below.
.                    1910-30 Rowan Co census'
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Dessie May Caudill, b 10 Apr 1914 Breathitt Co, Ky, m 4 Jun 1932 Clark Co, Ind to Russell L. Meadows, b 19 Nov
.                          1910 Greenup, Ky, s/o M. W. Meadows and Lula Hollbrook.
.                    
b.   Murvel C. Caudill, b 10 Oct 1918 Breathitt Co, d 21 Feb 1967 Rowan Co, age "48" (SSDI 404-01-6249 Ky), bur Lee
.                          Cem, m Betty Jo Collins, b 4 Apr 1925 Knott Co, Ky, d 18 Jul 2007 Rowan Co, bur Lee Cem, d/o Smith Collins and
.                          Anna Elizabeth Madden.  Murvel was a Ky State Trooper, and lived in Morehead.

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8.   William Bryant Nester (Willie), b 15 Feb 1898 Carroll Co, m Rosa Belle Conn (Rosie).

.              
9.   Julia Elizabeth Nester, b 23 Jun 1900 Carroll Co, d 15 Sep 1974 Gallia Co, Ohio (SSDI 290-48-2724 Ohio), m 12 Jul 1924
.                    Kanawha Co, WVa to Harry Harrison Wood, b 9 Feb 1896 Kanawha Co, d 15 Dec 1989 (SSDI 235-44-6620 WVa).
.                    Her LR: Gallipolis, Gallia Co, Ohio 45631.  His LR: Charleston, Kanawha Co 25309.
.                    1930 Kanawha Co census, London Dist, ED 20-72, sheet 24B, Davis Creek, #479/481, Harry Wood,34 WVa (marr age 28),
.                             farming, Jullia E.,29 Va (marr age 24), Louise P.,4 7/12 WVa, Harry K.,2 11/12 WVa, Rhoda O.,11/12 WVa.
.                    1940 Kanawha Co census, London Dist, ED 20-101B, sheet 13A, #229, Hary Wood,44 WVa, farmer, farm, Julia,39 Va, Paul-
.                             ine,14 WVa, Kenneth,12  WVa, Rhoda,11 WVa, Ruby,9 WVa, Erma,1 WVa.
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Louise Pauline Wood (Pauline), b ca 1925-26 Kanawha Co, m 29 Mar 1946 Kanawha Co to Harry William Ratcliff, b ca
.                          1919 Cabell Co, WVa.
.                    
b.   Harry Kenneth Wood (Kenneth), b ca 1927-28 Kanawha Co, m 27 Apr 1948 Kanawha Co to Mary Susan Lawson, b ca
.                          1929 Kanawha Co.
.                    
c.   Rhoda O. Wood, b ca 1929 Kanawha Co, m 16 Nov 1950 Kanawha Co to Clyde Wrat, b ca 1921 Va.
.                    
d.   Ruby Wood, b ca 1931 WVa.
.                    
e.   Erma Elizabeth Wood, b 1939 WVa, m(1) 22 Jan 1958 Kanawha Co, WVa to James Paul Salyers, b ca 1939 Kanawha Co.
.                          Erma and James div.  Erma m(2) 3 Apr 1970 Giles Co, Va to Junior Ray Swiney, b 1927 WVa, s/o Clarence Osman Swiney
.                          and Mary Elizabeth Cobb.  Erma and Junior div.  Erma m(3) 1 Jul 1981 Giles Co to Earl Louis Fischer, b 1930 Pa, s/o John
.                          Louis Fischer and Marie Best.








.               Ref:  1.   Hurshel Debord's notes.  He got the birthdates of Abraham's children from Bessie Brugge (gd of Abraham), who sup-
.                              posedly got them from a family Bible.  His email:
hldebord@sbcglobal.net   
.                        2.   Donna Ginther Bogue's email:
Donna.bogue@iname.com She is ggd of Gilbert Lafayette Thomas.
.                        3.   Lela Elizabeth (Libby) Thomas Beck's email:
grannie5052@yahoo.com   
.                        4.   Emma R. Thomas Gibson's email:
eg5089@gmail.com    
.                        5.   
www.findagrave.com, info by loriques, Rich Kreiss, and Brenda Caudill Middleton.
.
.        Abraham and Rhoda Nester  
.  Picture from
www.findagrave.com  
.              Added by loriques
.  Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.           Added by Don Bradley  
.  Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.                Added by Karen  
.  Pictures from www.findagrave.com  
.            Added by Anonymous
.  Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.        Added by William Johnson
.                              Abraham Nester and Rhoda Goad and standing their sons
.  last on right is the daughter Julia Elizabeth Nester left to right with guys Willie McCormich,
.                           Grover Cleveland, Henry Lawrence, William Bryant
.                         Picture from mv.ancestry.com, added by sherrillgreene52
.  Pictures from www.findagrave.com  
.           Added by Anonymous