|. Rebecca A. Nester, c1842-44 - 1892, d/o Abraham Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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), Robert
. 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 Harmey 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,
. 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.
. 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 (Joe), 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.
. 1920 Bland Co census, Rocky Gap Twp, ED 4 sheet 5B, #94/98, Joe Taylor,38 NC, timber cutter, saw mill, Cora,28 Va,
. Victor G.,11 Va, Charles L.,8 Va, Willie,6 Va, John E.,1 10/12 Va.
. 1930 Bland Co census, Rocky Gap Dist, ED 11-2, sheet 2A, #29/29, Joseph Taylor,50 Va (marr age 29), miner, manganise
. mine, Cora A.,37 Va (marr age 17), Charles L.,18 Va, miner, mangaise mine, Luther H.,12 Va, Pearl L.,9 Va, Eugene M.,
. 5 Va.
. 1940 Giles Co, Va census, Walkers Creek Dist, ED 36-11, sheet 13A, #215, Joe Taylor,61 NC, farmer, farm, Cora,48 Va,
. John Earl,22 Va, laborer, truck, Pearl,18 Va, Eugene,15 Va.
. (1) Guy Victor Taylor, b 15 Oct 1909 Bland Co, d 18 Aug 1992 Cuyahoga Co, Ohio (SSDI 227-24-3533 Va), bur Shadyside
. Cem, Auburn Corners, Geauga Co, Ohio, m Annie L. ____, b 15 Nov 1918. His LR: Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga Co 44022.
. (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, bur Bland Cem, m 8 Sep 1937 Giles Co
. to Irene Allen Nowlin, b ca 1916 Bland Co, d/o Sherman Nowlin and Vergie Radford.
. (4) John Earl Taylor, b 7 Feb 1918 Bland Co, d 21 May 1989 (SSDI 226-12-5009 Va). "Luther H.", age 12 in 1930 census.
. (5) 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. Of Richmond, Va in 1998.
. (6) Eugene Malcolm Taylor, b 1 May 1924 Bland Co, d 27 May 1978 (SSDI 224-28-7002 Va), bur Biloxi National Cem,
. Biloxi, Harrison Co, Miss. His LR: Biloxi, Harrison Co, Miss 39531.
. 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 Southern.
. 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).
. (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. See picture of her tombstone below.
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: email@example.com
. 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.
|. Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
. Added by MJD