|. Rebecca A. Nester, c1842-44 - 1892, d/o Abraham Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.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.
. 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 Harmon Combs, b 18 Oct 1880 Carroll Co (b Oct 1876 acc to 1900 census), d 11
. Mar 1934, 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.
. See pictures of Sarah's and Victor's tombstones below. His stone gives his middle name as Harmey.
. 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,
. 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.
. a. Cora Nina (Puckett) 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), bur Bland Cem, m 28 Dec 1909 to Joseph Cicero Taylor, b 1881 (or 1884) Va, d 11 Sep 1961, bur Bland
. Cem, s/o Jesse G. Taylor and Sarah Abigail Tolliver.
. See Ref 2 below.
. b. Earl Lee Combs, b 18 Jun 1899 Va (b Jun 1898 acc to 1900 census), d 9 Dec 1944, bur Bland Cem, m(1) Ruth Mae Martin,
. b ca 1900-02 Va. Earl m(2) 18 Jun 1938 Giles Co to Edith Ball, b ca 1915 Mercer Co, WVa, d/o Ransey Ball and Emma
. Musick. Earl was b Raleigh Co, WVa acc to his 2nd marr rec.
. 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.
. (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 1920 Bland Co, 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, Va, 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.
E81 2. Robert Fountain Nester (Fountain), b 28 Jun 1876 Carroll Co, m Arretta E. Goad.
E82 3. Garland Hale Nester, b 27 Nov 1877 Carroll Co, m(1) Louisa Eda Goad, m(2) Mary Goad.
. Moved to Monroe Co, WVa.
E83 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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. This lists Victor Combs' middle name as Harmey.
| Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
Added by MJD