|. Silas W. Nester, 1877 - 1947, s/o John R. Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E72 Silas W. Nester,6 E7 (John,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
. b 8 Oct 1877 Morgan Co, Ky; d 28 Aug 1947 Upper Twp, Ironton, Ohio, "age 69 yrs, 10 mos, 20 days, of coronary thrombosis,
. arterio sclerosis, hypertrophy prostate, s/o John Nester and Rebeka Airs", bur Henry Cem acc to his death cert, but Woodland
. Cem, Ironton, Lawrence Co, Ohio, acc to Ref 2 below. (Silas was age 1 in the 1880 census)
. See his death certificate image below, which gives his place of birth as Carl Co, Va, and place of burial as Henry Cem, informant
. Pearl Nester.
. m(1) 12 Sep 1899 Morgan Co to Missouri Frisby (Isora,Issourie), b Jan 1881 Ky, d 1922, bur Woodland Cem.
. Wid, m(2) 19 Sep 1922 Lawrence Co, Ohio to Emma Conaway Surtzfager, wid, b 28 Oct 1883 Lawrence Co, d/o George Conaway
. and Mary Lewis.
. Wid, m(3) 23 May 1928 Lawrence Co to Pearl Keaton Dunn (Pearlie), wid, b 21 Apr 1907 Greenup Co, Ky, d/o Isaac Keeton
. and Missoura Abrah. (her middle name may have been May or Mary, see 1930 city directory and census below)
. Wid, Pearl m(3) 11 Oct 1950 Lawrence Co to Stanley Cole, wid, b 1 Aug 1895 Magoffin Co, Ky, s/o Jef and Dice Cole.
. 1900 Morgan Co census, Dist 2, ED 72, sheet 11B, #203/217, Silas Ayers, Oct 1877 Ky (Va,NC), farmer, Izariah, Jan 1881 Ky.
. (listed adjacent to his brother William Nester (#E71))
. 1910 Lawrence Co, Ohio census, Upper Twp, Ironton, ED 98, sheet 6B, Storms Alley, #134/139, Silas Nester,33 Ky, railroad
. tie maker, own place, Isouri,25 25 Ky (marr 10 yrs, 5 ch, 5 living), John Newton,9 Ky, Ethel,7 Ky, Lillie May,6 Ky, Jes-
. sie,4 Ky, Drusilla,9/12 Ky.
. 1918, 12 Sep: Lawrence Co WW I draft registration card: Silas Nester, age 41, b 8 Oct 1876, of Ironton, Lawrence Co; coal miner,
. employed by Mike Callahan; nearest relative: Izeria Nester; described as medium height and build, blue eyes, dark hair.
. (see image below)
. 1920 Lawrence Co, Ohio census, Pct A, Ironton, Ward 1, ED 112, sheet 7B, 1009 Storm Alley, #142/147, Silas Nester,38 Ky,
. .....er, nail mill, Issouri,38 Ky, Ethel,17 Ky, Jesse,12 Ky, Drusilia,10 Ky.
. 1928 Ironton, Ohio City Directory, p 233: Nester Silas lab h es Yellow Branch rd 3 s Brewer
. 1930 Lawrence Co, Ohio census, Upper Twp, ED 44-27, sheet 13A, #250/250, Silas Nester,35 Ohio (marr age 20), laborer, odd
. jobs, Mary,35 Ohio (marr age 19), John,8 Ohio.
. 1930 Ironton, Ohio City Directory, p 201: Nester Silas (May) lab h Kelley Addn
. 1940 census, family not located.
. 1942, 27 Apr: Ironton, Lawrence Co, Ohio: WW II draft registration card: Silas Nester, b 8 Oct 1877 Old Virginia, age 54; of Rt
. 2, Hamilton Twp, Ironton; employed by Alfred Goldcamp; contact: Pearlie Nester; described as 5' 7", 128 lbs, blue eyes,
. gray hair, light complexion.
E721 1. John Newton Nester, b 31 Oct 1901 Morgan Co, m Margaret Zammatara (Marjorie,Margie).
. 2. Ethel Lou Nester, b 17 May 1902 Morgan Co, d 29 Dec 1975 Detroit, Mich (SSDI 383-07-7789 Mich), m 25 Nov 1921 Law-
. rence Co to Robert Archibald Whitney, b 8 Jul 1901 Wellsville, NY, d Mar 1965 (SSDI 366-03-9898 Mich), s/o Mentle Whit-
. ney and Mary Fuller. Her LR: Detroit, Wayne Co, Mich 48216. His LR: Same 48209.
. 1927 Detroit, Mich City Directory, p 2235: Whitney Robt A ( Ethel) cook h1289 15th
. 1930 census, family not located.
. 1931 Detroit, Mich City Directory, p 1747: Whitney Robt A (Ethel) cook h5420 W Vernor hwy
. 1940 Wayne Co, Mich census, Detroit, ED 84-758, sheet 9B, Vinwood, #205, Robert Whitney,39 NY, milling machine oper-
. ator, maufacturing auto parts, Ethel,38 Ky, proprietor, restaurant, Helen,17 Ohio.
. a. Helen Anna Whitney, b 1922 Ohio.
. 3. Lillian Mae Nester (Lillie), b 14 Feb 1904 Ky, d 21 Jun 1917 Ironton, "age 13 yrs, 5 days, of pulmonary tuberculosis, d/o
. Silas Nester and Izura Frizbee", bur Henry Cem. See her death certificate image below, informant Jno Nester.
. She was bur Woodland Cem acc to Ref 2 below.
E722 4. Jesse Morton Nester, b 3 May 1907 Morgan Co, m Wilma D. Brumfield.
. (he was listed on the page for 1906 births, but b 1907 acc to tombstone and death certificate)
. Moved to Wayne Co, Mich.
. 5. Lucille Drusilla Nester, b 21 Aug 1909 Ky, d 9 Mar 1988 Deroit, Mich (SSDI 372-24-8243 Mich), m 16 Aug 1935 Law-
. rence Co, Ohio to Thomas M. Gaffney, b 9 May 1911 Mich, d Dec 1979 (SSDI 381-05-6041 Mich), s/o Thomas Gaffney and
. Erma Freeze. In the marr rec: Lucille was age 25, d/o Silas Nester and Ida Frisbee.
. Her and Thomas' LR: Detroit, Wayne Co, Mich 48227.
. 1930 census, Drusilla/Lucille not located.
. 1940 Wayne Co, Mich census, Detroit, ED 84-1656A, sheet 11A, 12027 Abington St, #265, Thomas M. Gaffney,29 Mich,
. furnace operator, brass tube factory, Lucille E.,30 Ky.
. Ref: 1. Irene Pollands Hall's notes, email: IPollands@aol.com
. 2. www.findagrave.com, info by Donna Sutphin Armentrout, and Robert Werlinger.