.        Rebecca A. Nester, c1842-44 - 1892, d/o Abraham Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

E8   Rebecca A. Nester,5                                                                              E    (Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.           b ca 1842-44 Va; d Nov 1892 Carroll Co, Va, "age 48, of consumption, d/o Abram & Rachel Nester".  She d 15 Nov 1893 Carroll
.              Co acc to some sources.
.           According to family tradition, the father of Rebecca's children was her 1st cousin
Matthew Ganey Nester (Matt) (#I2), s/o Jona-
.           than Nester and Mary Eskue (Polly).

.           1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 28, #197/198, Rebecca Nester,27 Va, Sarah,1 Va, living with Abraham and Rachel Nester.
.           1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 32B, #200/200, Rachel Nester,80 Va, Rebecca,38 Va (dau), Sarah,12 Va (granddau), Ro
bert
.                    
F.,4 Va (grandson), Garland Hale,3 Va (grandson), Jane,15 Va (dau).
.           1890 Carroll Co school census, Laurel Fork, #333, Rebecca Nester: Foiuntain,14, Garland,12, William C.T.L.,8, Everett S.,11,
Cova,
.                    5.  (there must be an error in Everett's and Cova's listing)
.           1895 Carroll Co school census, Laurel Fork, #394, Sarah Nester: Robert F.,18, Garland,17, William C.,13, Everette S.,11, Cova,5.

.           issue:

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1.   Sarah Nester, b 23 Feb 1870 Carroll Co (b 2 Oct 1868 acc to Carroll Co birth rec), d 5 Apr 1919, bur Bland Cem, Bland Co,
.                 Va, m 3 Apr 1896 Carroll Co to Victor Harme
y Combs (Harmey), b 18 Oct 1875 Carroll Co (b Oct 1876 acc to 1900 census), d
.                
 11 Mar 1934 Bland Co, bur Bland Cem, s/o Levi Chapman Combs (s/o Newell D. Combs and Francis Beamer) and Rebecca Cock
.                
 (d/o John C. Cock (Squire) (#12) and Louisa Jane Day).  Victor m(2) Lissie M. ____, b ca 1909 Va.
.                 
Victor's 1st marr rec lists him as Victor Harmon Combs.  See pictures of Sarah's and Victor's tombstones below.  
.                 1900 Bland Co, Va census, Rocky Gap Dist, ED 2, sheet 7B, #116/117, Victor H. Combs, Oct 1876 Va, farming, Sarah, Nov

.                          1870 Va (marr 4 yrs, 3 ch, 2 living), Cora N., Apr 92 Va, Early Lee, Jun 98 Va, Lee G. Worrel, Mar 54 Va, farming,
.                          boarder.
.                 1910 census, family not located.
.                 1920 Bland Co census, Seddon Dist, Bastian, ED 5, sheet 11A, #181/181, Victor H. Combs,46 Va (wid), laborer, saw mill, Addie,
.                          14 Va.

.                 1930 Bland Co census, Seddon Dist, Bastian, ED 11-3, sheet 15B. #270/270, Victor H. Combs,52 Va (marr age 19), farming, gen-
.                          eral farm, Lissie M.,21 Va (marr age 18), Raymond D.,7/12 Va, plus 2 boarders.

.                 issue:
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a.   Cora Nina (Nester) Combs, b 7 Apr 1890 Carroll Co ("Cara N., base born, d/o Sarah Nester", acc to birth rec) (b Apr 1892
.                       acc to 1900 census),
b 7 Apr 1892 acc to death rec, d 22 Jun 1954 Mercer Co, WVa, bur Bland Cem, m 28 Dec 1909 to
.                      
 Joseph Cicero Taylor, b 22 Feb 1881 NC, d 11 Sep 1961 Bastian, Va, bur Bland Cem, s/o Jesse G. Taylor and Sarah Abigail
.                      
 Tolliver.  See pictures of Cora's and Joseph's tombstones below.  She was Cora Lina Nester in dau Pearl's marr rec.
.                       1910 Bland Co census, Seddon Dist, ED 3, sheet 5B, #89, Joseph Taylor,25 Va, farm laborer, gen farm, COra,18 Va (marr 2
.                                yrs, 1 ch, 1 living), Victor G.,6/12 Va.
.                       issue:
.                       
(1)  Guy Victor Taylor, b 15 Oct 1909 Bland Co, d 18 Aug 1992 Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, bur Shadyside Cem, Geauga Co, Ohio.
.                       
(2)  Charles Lee Taylor, b 20 May 1912, d 5 Nov 2005, bur Bland Cem, m Mary Lou Thompson, b 11 Jun 1912 Bland Co,
.                              d 6 Jul 1992 Va, bur Bland Cem, d/o Thomas Cicero Thompson and Ada Miller.
.                       
(3)  Willie Wayne Taylor, b 31 Oct 1913 Bland Co, d 12 Jan 1998 Stafford Co, Va, m 8 Sep 1937 Giles Co to Irene Allen
.                              Nowlin, b ca 1916 Bland Co, d/o Sherman Nowlin and Vergie Radford.
.                       
(4)  Pearl Lena Taylor, b 30 Apr 1921 Bland Co, m 15 Apr 1951 Tazewell Co to James Richard Hill, b ca 1923 Bland Co,
.                              s/o James Robert Hill and Willie Burke Crotty.

.                 
b.   Earl Lee Combs, b 18 Jun 1899 Bland Co (b Jun 1898 acc to 1900 census), d 9 Dec 1944 Bland Co, bur Bland Cem, m(1) 1
.                       Aug 1917 Bristol, Tenn to
Ruth Mae Martin, b ca 1900-02 Montgomery Co, d/o Joseph Frank Martin and Mary E. Bess
.                       (Mollie).  Earl and Ruth div 28 Oct 1930 Bland Co.
 Earl m(2) 18 Jun 1938 Giles Co to Edith Ball, b ca 1915 Mercer Co,
.                      
 WVa, d/o Ransey Ball and Emma Musick.  Ruth m(2) 14 May 1934 Roanoke to William Harvey Fairchild, b 23 Sep 1882
.                       Wilkes Co, NC, d 6 Nov 1957 Augusta Co, Va, s/o Newton J. Fairchild and Rebecca Foster.
 Ruth m(3) 4 Apr 1959 Roanoke
.                       to William Thomas Jones, b ca 1881 Pulaski Co, s/o John William Jones and Virginia Souithern.
.                       
Earl was b Raleigh Co, WVa acc to his 2nd marr rec.  He was b 18 Jun 1889 acc to his death rec.
.                       See
picture of Earl's tombstone below.
.                       1918, 12 Sep: Bland Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: Earl Lee Combs, b 28 Sep 1918, age 20; of Bastian, Bland Co,
Va;
.                                  occup: day laborer for R.C. Reed; nearest relative: Ruth Combs (wife); described as medium height and build,
blue
.                                  eyes, blk hair, crippled arm.

.                       1920 Bland Co census, Seddon Dist, Bastian, ED 5, sheet 11B, #192/192, Earl L. Combs,21 WVa, laborer, saw mill, Ruth
.                                M.,18 Va, Sybyl,2 3/12 Va.
.                       1930 Tazewell Co, Va census, Maiden Springs Dist, ED 93-14, sheet 21B, #142, Earl Combs,31 Va, miner, coal mines, boar-
.                                der with Dewey Boyd family.
.                       1930 Montgomery Co census, Alleghany Dist, ED 61-1, sheet 1A, #10/10, Ruth M. Combs,30 Va (stepdau, wid, marr age
.                                17), Mary S.,11 Va (gd), Pearl B.,9 Va (gd), Carl M.,3 Va (gs), living with William L. and Mary E. Bess.
.                    ? 1940 McDowell Co, WVa census, Browns Creek Dist, Keystone, ED 24-25, sheet 29A, #603, Earl Combs,38 Va, fireman,
.                                Koppers Coal Co, Marie,36 Va.
.                       1940 Roanoke Co, Va census, Roanoke, Jefferson Ward, ED 119-29, sheet 3B, 407 Church Ave, #53, William H. Fairchild,
.                                57 NC, cabinet maker, furniture factory, Ruth May,40 Va, Carl M. Combs,13 Va (stepson).

.                       issue:
.                       
(1)  Mary Sibil Combs, b 27 Apr 1918 Bland Co, d 2 Sep 2007 (SSDI Va), m 12 Jul 1938 Danville, Va (reg Roanoke) to
.                              Richard Calvin Abbott, b ca 1915, s/o Richard N. Abbott and Allie Dudding.
.                              She was May Sibil in the birth rec index.  Mary's LR: Roanoke, Botetourt Co 24019.
.                       
(2)  Pearl Beatrice Combs, b 14 May 1920 Bland Co, d 10 Apr 1956 Roanoke, m 5 Aug 1939 Roanoke to John Henry
.                             
 Pattison, b ca 1914, s/o George W. Pattison and Lola S. Kinder.
.                       
(3)  Carl Malcolm Combs, b 1926 Byllesby, Carroll Co, m 26 Apr 1958 Roanoke to Rosalie Anne Persinger, b ca 1935
.                              Richwood, WVa, d/o Lawrence Persinger and Eola Sizemore.
.                 
c.   Addie Ella Combs, b 25 Jul 1906 Va, d 19 Oct 1926, bur Bland Cem.

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2.   Robert Fountain Nester (Fountain), b 28 Jun 1876 Carroll Co, m Arretta E. Goad.

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3.   Garland Hale Nester, b 27 Nov 1877 Carroll Co, m(1) Louisa Eda Goad, m(2) Mary Goad.
.                 Moved to Monroe Co, WVa.

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4.   William Lee Nester (Lee), b 28 Feb 1882 Carroll Co, m Izula Montgomery.

.           
5.   Everett S. Nester (Ebb), b 19 May 1885 Carroll Co.
.                 Single.  Died in a coal mining accident in WVa and bur there.
.                 Not located in the 1900, 1910, or 1920 census'.








.            Ref:  1.   Jerry Johnston's notes on Combs family on
www.rootsweb.com, email: gerald.h.johnston@worldnet.att.net
.                     2.   Sharon Hill's website.  She has mistakenly listed Cora Lee Nester, b 1891 Carroll Co, as a d/o the above Sarah Nester,
.                           but she was actually a d/o
Currin George Nester (#I12) and Sarah Margaret Goad (Goad), and was listed with
.                           them as Cora Lee, b Apr 1892 Va, in the 1900 census, plus her marr rec gives parents as "Currin and Margaret".
.                     3.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Denise Drake Horton; PedersenAnc.
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Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
                    Added by MJD