|. Abraham Nester, 1854 - 1919, s/o Reuben Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E15 Abraham Nester,6 E1 (Reuben,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2, Frederick,1)
. 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 family and of their tombstone below, which gives his death year as 1920, her birth
. year as 1859, and her death year as 1937.
. 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).
. 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.
. 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.
. (1) John Edward Thomas, b ca 1936 WVa, m Jul 1956 Dade Co, Fla to Phyllis D. Newbold, b ca 1937.
. (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.
. (1) Nancy Etta Thomas, b 17 Jun 1943, d 29 Sep 2004 (SSDI 281-38-9365 Ohio), m James Tollison and they div.
. (a) Cindy Lea Tollison.
. (b) Michelle Rae Tollison.
. (2) Emma Rebecca Thomas, b 1945, m ____ Gibson. Live in Gallipolis, Gallia Co, Ohio.
. (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.
. (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: email@example.com
. (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'
. 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.
E151 3. Grover Cleveland Nester (Cleveland,Cleve), 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
. 1910-20 Surry Co census'
. 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.
E153 6. Henry Lawrence Nester (Lawrence), b 3 Mar 1892 Carroll Co, m Delphia Savannah Teter.
. Moved to Randolph and Barbour Co's, WVa and Bexar and Wilson Co's, Tex.
. 7. Lucy Elva 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'
. 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.
E154 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.
. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 2. Donna Ginther Bogue's email: Donna.email@example.com She is ggd of Gilbert Lafayette Thomas.
. 3. Lela Elizabeth (Libby) Thomas Beck's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 4. Emma R. Thomas Gibson's email: email@example.com
. 5. www.findagrave.com, info by loriques, Rich Kreiss, and Brenda Caudill Middleton.
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|. 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
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