.           Jonathan Nester, c1810-15 - c1840, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

I    Jonathan Nester,4                                                                                                        11   (Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.         b 1810-15; d ca 1840 Knox Co, Tenn.
.         m 29 Mar 1831 Montgomery Co, Va to Mary Eskue (Polly), b 1812 Va, d 7 Oct 1898 Carroll Co, Va, bur Largen Cem, Carroll Co,
.             Va.
.         Mary m(2) 30 Mar 1841 Grayson Co, Va to
Elijah Largen (#4), b 29 Jul 1810 Va, d 11 Jan 1896 Carroll Co, s/o William Anson
.              Largen and Nancy Dalton (d/o
William Dalton and Elizabeth ?Sturman).  Elijah had m(1) 23 Sep 1828 Grayson Co to Mary
.              Webb, d/o
James Austin Webb (#1) and Sarah Rachel Goad (Sally).  See picture of Mary's tombstone below.

.         Jonathan moved to Knox Co Tenn, died there about 1840, and his widow returned to Grayson Co, Va with the children.

.         1830 Montgomery Co, Va census, p 84, Daniel Nester, 11012-20101001.  Jonathan was apparently the male age 15-20.
.         1831 Floyd Co, Va personal property tax list, Jonathan Nester, 1 white tithable, 1 horse, .06 tax.
.         1832, 9 Apr: Floyd Co Deed Bk A, p 73: James Nester of Grayson Co, Jonathan Nester of Floyd Co, and Catherine Nester, widow
.                   of Jacob Nester, dec'd, of Floyd Co, deeded 240 acres to Daniel Nester of Floyd Co for $300.
.         1835, 18 Feb: Floyd Co Deed Bk A, p 346: Katherine Nestor to Daniel Nester.  "Irving" and Jonathan Nester mentioned.
.         1840 Grayson Co, Va census, E dist, p 297, Mary Nester, 21000-01001.
.         1840, 1st Monday Feb: Knox Co, Tenn Estate Bk 7, p 20: Admiistrator of Jonathan Nester's estate, Robert F. G. Fleming entered
.                   into bond with John Nester as security.
.         1840, 13 Feb: Knox Co Estate Bk 7, p 61: Inventor of personal property of Jonathan Nester, by R.F.G. Fleming: 2 feather beds, one
.                   pattent clock, one pot, one piggin, one crock, sold for #13.00.
.         1843, 28 Jun: Knox Co Deed Bk H2, p 480, filed 18 Mar 1844: Estate of Jonathan Nester, dec, to John F. Pate.  Adm Robert F.G.
.                   Fleming.  Concerns interest in land for Andrew Knott.
.         1845, 25 Mar: Knox Co Deed Bk J2, p 444, filed 25 Mar: Estate of Jonathan Nester, dec, to Henry Lomas.  Concerns interest in land
.                  for Andrew Knott.
.         1850 Carroll Co census, p 367, #719/719, Elijah Largin,40 Va, farmer, $700, Mary,39 Va, Susan,20 Va, Anderson,18 Va, farmer,
.                  Robert,16 Va, farmer, Malinda,8 Va, Mary A.,6 Va, Lucinda,4 Va, Lavinia,1 Va, Rachel Nester,19 Va, Andrew Nester,10 Va.
.         1860 Carroll Co census, Hillsville, p 37, #240/241, Elijah Largen,48 Va, farmer, $1700, $490, Mary,47 Va, Melina,17 Va, sewing &
.                  c, Mary A.,15 Va, sewing & c, Lucindy,13 Va, Viney,11 Va, James,9 Va, Nancy,7 Va, Sarah J.,4 Va.
.         1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 423, #8/8, Elijah Largen,59 Va, farmer, $1000, $550, Mary,58 Va, Viney,19 Va, James,18
.                  Va, farmer, Nancy,16 Va, Sarah J.,14 Va, Henry E.,8 Va, Mary E.,6 Va.
.         1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 34A, #236/236, Elijah Largen,69 Va, (no occup), Mary,68 Va, Viena,30 Va, Henry E.,20 Va
.                  (grandson), Mary E.,18 Va (granddau).

.         issue:

1.   Rachel Nester, b ca 1831-32 Va, d 5 Jun 1873 Carroll Co, "of meningitis, age 42 yrs, 4 mos, 3 days", m 19 Nov 1850 Carroll Co
.               to
John Riley Horton (#12), b May 1832 Va, s/o James Horton and Sarah Goad (d/o Robert and Isabel Goad (#34)).  John
.               m(2) 1873 to Leah McHone, b Feb 1839 Va (or NC), d/o Newton and Polly Ann McHone.

2.   Zion Nester, b May 1833 Knox Co, m(1) Elizabeth Ayers, m(2) Roxina Goad (Roxie), m(3) Sarah Mabry.

3.   Matthew Ganey Nester (Matt), b 11 Dec 1835 Tenn, m(1) Elizabeth Semones (Bettie), m(2) Mary Ann Puckett.
.               Some records give his name as "Madison".

4.   Andrew Nester (Andy), b ca 1838-40 Knox Co, m Mary Ann Haynes.
  Picture www.findagrave.com
Added by Donna Sutphin Armentrout