.     John Sizer Nester, 1909 - 1985, s/o Wilbert Fountain Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

E626   John Sizer Nester,7                                                          E62   (Wilbert,6,Joshua,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2)
.               "Sizer, Jack"
.                 b 11 Jun 1909 Carroll Co, Va; d 7 Oct 1985 Marlow, Okla (SSDI 305-14-6864 Ind), bur Marlow Cem, Marlow, Stephens Co,
.                    Okla.  See
picture of his tombstone below.
.                 m(1) Jan 1936 to Alice Mullen (or Mullins), b ca 1914.  Both were of Kentland, Ind.  Marriage license info in "
Watseka Repub-
.                          lican
", 9 Jan 1936.  (Watseka is in Iroquois Co, Ill.)
.                 m(2) Carol Christy.
.                 m(3) 11 Jun 1948 Woodland, Ill to Norma Maxine Justson Carpenter (Maxine), b 11 Jun 1924, d 12 Oct 1996 (SSDI 347-12-
.                          9499 Ill), the adopted dau of Fred Wayne Carpenter, b 6 Oct 1892 Chestertown, NY, d 11 Dec 1932 Iroquois Co, Ill, bur
.                          Woodland Body Cem (s/o Harry Delbert Carpenter and Fanny May Force), and Anna Belle Farrar (Belle).

.                 John's LR and Norma's LB: Marlow, Stephens Co, Okla 73055.  Norma's LR: Whites Creek, Davidson Co, Tenn 37189.

.                 Moved to Newton Co, Ind (living in Kentland in 1937), Iroquois Co, Ill, and Stephens Co, Okla.

.                 John served in the US Army from 5 Aug 1942 to 22 Sep 1943.
.                 https://genealogylady.net/2013/08/17/world-war-ii-veterans-of-kentland-part-ii/
.                            This site names John S. Nester.

.             ?  1930 Marion Co, Ind census, Warren Twp, ED 49-257, sheet 17A, E 21st, #184/186, John Nester,19 Va, laborer, farm, living
.                          with John and Lora Baxter.
.                 1940 Newton Co, Ind census, Grant Twp, ED 56-5, sheet 4A, #68, John Nester,38 Va, plumber assist, retail plumbing.
.                          (Living in rural, Ind in 1935.)  (Grant Twp is adjacent to Jefferson Twp, location of Kentland.)
.                 1930 Iroquois Co, Ill census, Belmont Twp, Woodland, ED 38-11, sheet 4A, #84/88, Fred W. Carpenter,37 NY (marr age 24),
.                          laborer, steam railroad, Bell,35 Ind (marr age 23), Norma M.,5 Ill (daughter-adopted).
.                 1940 Iroquois Co, Ill census, Belmont Twp, Woodland, ED 38-15, sheet 1A, #5, Maxine Carpenter,15 Ill (dau), living with
.                          Belle Carpenter,45 Ind (div), janitor, M.E. Church.

.                 issue:  (the younger 6 children were adopted, or placed in homes)

1.   Norman Wayne Nester (Butch), b 7 Mar 1947 Newton, Jasper Co, Ill, m(1) Marilyn Sue Foster, m(2) Donna Z. Styles
.                       Staddon.
.                       Moved to Niles, Mich.

2.   John Thomas Nester (Tom), b 1949 Watseka, Iroquois Co, Ill.

3.   Joseph Wilburn Nester (Joe), b 1952 Watseka, poss m Teri L. ____, b ca 1964.  Of Ponca City, Okla.

4.   Patricia Lynn Nester, b 1954.  Of Creve Coeur, Tazewell Co, Ill.
.                       She is Patrick's twin.

5.   Patrick Lee Nester (Pat), b 1954.  Of Mattoon, Coles Co, Ill.  See his picture below and image of his company card
.                       below.  Owner at Nester's Home Improvements.

6.   Mark Lewis Nester, b 29 Sep 1955, d 3 Oct 1955 Chicago, Cook Co, Ill, "s/o John Nester and Maxine Carpenter", bur 11
.                       Oct 1955 Oak Forest Cem.

7.   Margo Sue Nester, b "1956" (Mark's twin).

8.   Phillip Alan Nester, b 1958.

9.   Phyllis Ann Nester, b 1958 (Phillip's twin).

.                 Ref:  1.   Nancy
Christine Nester Hanks' notes.
.                          2.   Nora
Nancy White Peters' notes.
.                          3.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Jean.
.                          4. "
Effingham Daily News", 24 Sep 2013:  Craig Allen Nester, 40, of Newton, passed away at 2:02 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20,
.                                2013, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Blake-Buchanan Funeral
.                                Home, Newton, with Larry Matson officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In
.                                loving memory of Craig, memorials may be made to Craig’s children’s education fund. Online condolences may be left
.                                at www.blakefh.com.  Craig was born on August 31, 1973, in Olney, the son of Norman Wayne and Marilyn Sue
.                                (Foster) Nester. Craig was a 1991 graduate of Newton Community High School. He was a member of the Southern
.                                Baptist Church in Newton, and Ambraw River Eagles 4475. Craig worked as a Union Concrete Finisher with the Past-
.                                erers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association, Local 143.  He enjoyed working on cars and riding motorcycles.
.                                Ride Free, Brother!  Craig is survived by his mother, Marilyn (Jack) Stuckey of Newton; father, Norman “Butch”
.                                Nester of Niles, Mich.; children, Zachary Goss of Willow Hill, Megan Nester, Morgan Nester and Nicholas Newkirk,
.                                and their mother, Dawnda Nichols of Newton; granddaughter, Maddie Goss of Eberle; brothers, Troy (fiancee, Lacy
.                                Miller) Nester of Newton, and their children, Monica and Morgan, Monty (fiancee, Rebekah Diel) Nester of Newton,
.                                and their children, Payton, Dawson and Cooper, Michael (Amanda) Stuckey of Hidalgo and their children Aalina,
.                                Mylee, Kobi and Madison; special friend, Brenda Schmidt of Newton; and several aunts and uncles also survive.
.                                Craig was preceded in death by his grandparents, Norman and Delphia Foster and Jack and Maxine Nester.
.                          5.   Patrick Lee Nester's 2009 postings at genforum.genealogy.com.  He says he was "one son of eight anf four sisters".
.                                Also says John Sizer Nester was an orphan raised in a Catholic school.
.             Patrick L. Nester  
.  Picture from his FaceBook site
.  Picture from www.findagrave.com
.               Added by Jean