|. Lafayette Jackson Nester, 1887 - 1964, s/o Johnathan C. Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
I114 Lafayette Jackson Nester,7 I11 (Johnathan,6,Zion,5,Jonathan,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
. b 30 May 1887 Carroll Co, Va (b Jun 1886 acc to 1900 census; b 1888 acc to tombstone); d 8 Sep 1964 (SSDI 229-42-1270 Va),
. bur Brown Cem, between Belspring and Parrott, Pulaski Co, Va. See picture of his tombstone below.
. m 7 Feb 1907 Sullivan Co, Tenn to Sarah Ellen Harrell (Sallie), b 12 Mar 1888 Va, d 26 Aug 1968, bur Brown Cem, d/o William
. Crockett Harrell (Crockett) and Lou Haven Haskett. Crockett m(2) Dora A. Nester (#I111), Lafayette's sister. (marr record
. lists them as Fayette Nester and Allie Harrell). See picture of Sarah's tombstone below.
. 1910 Pulaski Co, Va census, Pulaski Dist, ED 51, sheet 5B, #76/77, Layafaytte J.,22 Va (brother), farm hand, work out, Wil-
. liam,1 Va (nephew), Sally,22 Va (sis-in-law, marr 3 yrs, 1 ch, 1 living), living with Armstead Nester.
. 1918, 12 Sep: Apr: Pulaski, Pulaski Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: LaFayett Jackson Nester, b 30 May 1885, age 33; of
. #2 Dublin, Pulaski Co; occup: laborer for Wall Dudley; nearest relative: Mrs. Sallie Nester; described as medium height
. and build, blue eyes, brown hair.
. 1920 Pulaski Co census, Dublin Dist, ED 58, sheet 1B, #198/202, Jackson F. Nester,34 Va, farmer, general farm, Sallie,33 Va,
. Willie,11 Va, Alfred,9 Va, Mitchel,5 Va, Virgie,4 2/12 Va, Jessie,2 9/12 Va, John W.,4/12 Va.
. 1930 Pulaski Co census, Dublin Dist, ED 78-3, sheet 3A, #53/54, Layfatte J. Nester,42 Va (marr age 21), laborer, general farm-
. ing, Sarah E.,42 Va (marr age 20), Alfred S.,19 Va, laborer, bridge construction, Mitchel M.,16 Va, Virgil L.,14 Va, Jessie
. F.,12 Va, John W.,10 Va, Kate L.,8 Va, Louise F.,6 Va, Christine E.,4 1/12 Va.
. 1940 Pulaski Co census, Dublin Dist, Belspring, ED 78-2, sheet 8A, #127, L.J. Nester,52 Va, farm labor, farm, Sallie,52 Va,
. John,20 Va, WPA ..ba, WPA road work, Kate,18 Va, Christine,14 Va, Evlyn,9 Va.
. 1942, 27 Apr: Pulaski, Pulaski Co, Va: WW II draft registration card: Fayett Jackson Nester, b 31 May 1887 Carroll Co, Va, age
. 54; of Belspring, Va; employed by L.A. Brown; contact: Mrs. L.J. Nester; described as 5' 8", 135 lbs, blue eyes, brown
. hair, light complexion.
. 1. William Estelle Nester (Willie), b 1 Apr 1909 Pulaski Co.
. 1930 census, William not located.
. 2. Alfred Emmanuel Nester (Hick), b 4 May 1911 Pulaski Co, d 20 Jun 1971 (SSDI 232-12-7858 WVa or NC), bur Rose-
. lawn Mem Gardens, Blacksburg, Va, m(1) 2 Jun 1934 Radford, Va to Hattie Mae Young, b ca 1911 Floyd Co, d/o Charlie H.
. Young and Myrtle Quesenberry. Wid, he m(2) 30 Mar 1949 Roanoke Co, Va to Mary Jennie LaSalle, b ca 1928 Thorpe,
. WVa, d/o Toney LaSalle and Jennie Musser. Alfred m(3) 28 Jun 1951 Boyd Co, Ky to Virginia Almeda Cochran, b 4 Feb
. 1930 Pulaski Co, d/o H. A. Cochran and Alma Tolbert.
. ? 1940 Oldham Co, Ky census, LaGrange, Ky State Reformatory, ED 93-6, sheet 25A, Alfred Nester,27 Va (marr).
. (he was living in Mercer Co, WVa in 1935)
. Of Hyattsville, Md in 1968.
I1143 3. Mitchell Matthew Nester (Mitch), b 13 May 1913 Pulaski Co, m Goldie Mae Albert.
I1144 4. Virgil Lee Nester, b 27 Apr 1915 Pulaski Co, m Margaret Edna Albert.
. 5. Jesse Lafayette Nester, b 18 Jul 1917 Pulaski Co, d 5 Oct 1982 (SSDI 254-42-2892 Ga), bur Brown Cem, Belspring,
. Pulaski Co.
. m(1) 10 Apr 1948 Pulaski Co to Margie Bernard, b ca 1926 Mercer Co, WVa, d/o Joseph Bernard and Ruby L. Akers.
. Jesse and Ruby div 28 Aug 1948 Pulaski Co. Jesse and Margie div 28 Aug 1948 Pulaski Co.
. m(2) 19 Feb 1946 Petersburg, Va to Ruth Evelyn Jordan, b ca 1924 Georgetown, SC, d/o William O. Jordan and Annie Rich-
. ardson. Jesse and Ruth div22 Apr 1949 Richmond, Va.
. m(3) 8 Jul 1958 Montgomery Co, Va to Patricia Jane Haus, b ca 1939 Youngstown, Ohio, d/o Louis Clarence Haus and Mar-
. garet Mary Busch.
. m(4) Lillie Farmer Webb, b ca 1932, d 10 Aug 2011 Pulaski Co (not in SSDI), bur Mountain View Cem. Lillie had m(1) John
. Carlos Webb, b 12 Dec 1927, d 7 Oct 1973 (SSDI 233-40-7259 WVa), bur Mountain View Cem, s/o George Elliott
. Webb (#4611) and Vina Stockner.
. Jesse's LR: Radford, Va 24141. His stone gives a middle initial of "L." and also reads: "SPC US ARMY WORLD WAR II".
. John Carlos Webb's LR: Welch, McDowell Co, WVa 24801.
. The 1930 census gives his middle initial as "F". See picture of his tombstone below.
. 1939, 5 Apr: US WW II Army Enlistment Record: Jesse L. Nester, b 1917, native of Va, resident of NY, NY, enlistment for
. Alaska, single, cook.
. 1940 Balboa, Panama Canal Zone, Ft Clayton, ED 1-21, sheet 11A, Jesse L. Nester,22 Va, private, US Army
. 1968 Jesse was of Vandalia, Ill.
. 6. John Whalen Nester, b 19 Sep 1919 Pulaski Co, d 27 Aug 1968 Arlington, Va, bur Brown Cem, Belspring, Pulaski Co, m
. Katherine King. She had children Linda Burns and Charles Burns. Her name was Catherine K. Nester in his death rec.
. His stone reads: "S SGT US ARMY World War II". See picture of his tombstone below.
. 1945, 19 Oct: US World War II Army Enlistment Record: John Nester, b 1919 Va, resident of Pulaski Co, enlisted in Mead-
. ville, Pennsylvania, private, cook, single.
. 7. Lily Kate Nester (Katie), b 25 Sep 1922 Pulaski Co, m 31 Jul 1947 Pulaski Co to Vernon George Farmer, b 5 Mar 1924
. Pulaski Co, d 13 Jan 2012 (SSDI Va), s/o R. G. Farmer and Emaline Duncan. Of Elbert, WVa in 1968, 1987, and 2005.
. a. Linda Carol Farmer, b 1948 Montgomery Co, m 8 Jan 1971 Montomgery Co to Everett Harold Graves, b 1946, s/o
. Everett Harold Graves and Irene Williams. Everett had m(1) 2 Jun 1964 Sparta, NC to Anne Vest, and they div 22 Aug
. 1968 Radford.
. (1) Susann Marie Graves, b 1971, m 11 Jul 1992 Pulaski Co to Charles Fredic Lambert Jr, b 1971.
. (2) Tina Graves, b 1979.
. (3) Katie Graves, b 1998.
. b. Jerry Marzell Farmer, b 1949 Montgomery Co, m 27 May 1977 to Glenna Carson, b 1951.
. (1) Jerry Farmer, b 1978.
. (2) Stephen Farmer, b 1980.
. c. Peggy Jane Farmer, b 1951 Montgomery Co, m(1) Paul Jacks and div. She m(2) 2 Feb 1980 to Joe Winiarczyk, b 1955.
. (1) Kathern Jacks, b 1972, m Bobby Driver, and they div.
. (2) Jo Winiarczyk, b 1981.
. (3) Amy Winiarczyk, b 1983.
. d. Ruth Ann Farmer, b 1952 WVa, m 25 Nov 1977 Radford to Donald Eugene Bowen (Don), b 1943, s/o Toy Washington
. Bowen and Nora Ann Perry. Donald had m(1) 28 Jul 1969 Stafford, Va to Violet Joyce Calton, b 1951, d/o Ray Douglas
. Calton and Nannie Bowen. Donald and Violet divorced.
. (1) Daniel Jason Farmer, b 1974, m 7 Oct 1993 Tazewell Co to Kimberly Denise Pinter (Kim).
. e. Donna Farmer, b 1954, m 29 Jun 1975 to Allen Uhl, b 1951.
. (1) Kristy Uhl, b 1976.
. (2) Lori Uhl, b 1979.
. (3) Jessica Uhl, b 1981, m 8 Dec 1999 to John Shell, b 1980.
. f. Jeff Farmer, b 1960, m Diane Boner.
. (1) Michael Farmer, b 1985.
. (2) James Farmer, b 1999.
. 8. Louise Frances Nester, b 1923 Pulaski Co.
. 9. Christine E. Nester, b 28 Feb 1926 Pulaski Co, d 10 Sep 2005 Radford (SSDI 231-30-7715 Va), bur Brown Cem, Pulaski
. Co, m(1) 2 Jan 1943 Pulaski Co to Richard O. Armentrout, b ca 1922 Pendleton Co, WVa, s/o Oscar Armentrout and Phoebe
. Greenawalt. Christine and Richard div 12 Oct 1946 Pulaski Co, with "one minor child", which is inconsistent with her obit
. below. Christine m(2) ____ Ross.
. Of Radford in 1968, of Parrott in 1982, of Boyce, Va in 1987.
. Her LR: Salem, Va 24153. See picture of her tombstone below.
. a. David Matthew Armentrout, b 13 May 1944 Montgomery Co, d 15 May 1999 (SSDI 227-56-5762 Va), m Virginia
. ____. His LR: Herndon, Fairfax Co, Va 20170.
. She was of Ashburn in 2005.
. b. Barbara Mae Armentrout, b 1946 Montgomery Co, m ____ Wyatt. Of Dublin in 2005.
. c. Darrell Armentrout. Of Dublin in 2005. Poss Darrell Wayne Armentrout, b 1955 Montgomery Co.
. 10. Thelma Marie Nester, b 29 Oct 1927 Pulaski Co, d 31 Jul 1929, bur Brown Cem. Her stone: "Dau of (I.) J. & Sallie Nes-
. ter". See picture of her tombstone below.
. 11. Evelyn Virginia Nester, b 17 Aug 1930 Pulaski Co, d 2 Oct 1998 Ala (SSDI 231-32-7413 Va)), m(1) 21 Aug 1948 Pulaski
. Co to Nelson James Sheppard, b ca 1929 Montgomery Co, d/o Essie T. Sheppard and Wilie Mae Huff. Evelyn and Nelson
. div 1 Nov 1952 Pulaski Co. Evelyn m(2) ____. Wallach. She m(3) ____ Lee. She m(4) ____ Sherman (as of 1968).
. Nelson was poss the Nelson J. Sheppard, b 13 Oct 1928, d 9 Dec 1985 (SSDI 223-30-8710 Va), with LR: (VA).
. Evelyn's LR: Mobile, Mobile Co, Ala 36609.
. Of Washington, DC in 1968, of Mobile, Ala in 1982, and of Pensacola, Fla in 1987.
. a. James Dean Sheppard, b 1949 Montgomery Co, m(1) 24 Nov 1947 Sparta, NC to Carletta Kemp, b 1950 Panama City,
. Fla, and they div 1 Jul 1971 Montgomery Co. James m(2) 30 Jun 1974 Fairfax Co to Margaret Lee Moreno Hogan, b
. 1951 Pa, d/o Angelo Moreno and Lupe Luna. James and Margaret div 27 Dec 1995 Fairfax Co. Margaret had m(1) ____
. Ref: 1. Tina Graves, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. She is gd of Kate Nester Farmer.
. 2. Sharon Hill's website.
. 3. "NRVNews", 11 Sep 2005, obit for Christine Armentrout Ross, 79, d/o L.J. Harrell Nester. Preceded in death by her
. parents, son David M. Armentrout Sr, 6 brothers, and 3 sisters. Survivors: son Darrell Armentrout, dau Barbara
. Wyatt, dau-in-law Virginia Armentrout, sister Kate N. Farmer, gc David Armentrout Jr, Michele Rader Jarrett, Barbara
. Zalewski, John R. Armentrout, Tracey St. Clair, and Stacey and Rebecca Armentrout. Also ggc Sarah Armentrout,
. Nick Jarrett, Kelli Zalewski, Jessie Armentrout, Jake Armentrout, Tucker Armentrout, Hunter Armentrout, and Lind-
. sey Christine Rader.
. 4. "The News Journal" (Radford, Va), 27 Aug 1968: Sarah Ellen Harrel Nester, 80, widow of Lafayette Jackson Nester, died
. yesterday at Radford Community Hospital. She was a resident of Radford. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Kate
. Farmer Elbert, W. Va., Mrs. Evelyn Sherman, Washington, D. C, Mrs. Christine Armentrout, Radford; five sons, Virgil
. Nester, Parrott, Mitchell Nester, Belspring, Alfred Nester, Hyattsville, Md., Jesse Nester, Vandalia, III, John Nester,
. Arlington; a brother J Jack Harrel, Arlington. Funeral services will be tomorrow at l a.m. at Belspring Methodist Church
. with burial in the Brown Cemetery. The Rev. Daryl Williams will officiate. The body will be taken Tuesday afternoon
. to the residence at 1727 Second Street, Radford. DeVilblss Funeral; Home is in charge.
. 5. "News Journal" (Radford, Va), 29 Aug 1968; posted on www.findagrave.com by SWVA Genealogy Seacher:
. SSGT US Army World War II John W. Nester, age 48, died Tuesday in an Arlington, Va. hospital. Survivors are his
. wife, Mrs Katherine King. Nester; two stepchildren, Miss Linda Burns and Charles Burns, all of Arlington; three sisters,
. Mrs. Katie Farmer, Elbert, W. Va.; Mrs. Evelyn Sherman. Washington. D. C; Mrs. Christine Armentrout, Radford; four
. brothers, Virgil Nester, Parrot; Mitchell Nester, Belspring; Alfred Nester, Hyattsville, Md.; Jesse Nester, Vahdalia, I11.
. The deceased was formerly of Belspring. Funeral services will beheld at 11 a. m. Friday at DeVilbiss Funeral Home con-
. ducted by Rev. H. M. Burchett. Interment will follow in Brown Cemetery. VFW Post 776 will conduct military graveside
. 6. "The News Journal" (Radford, Va), 6 Oct 1982, posted on www.findagrave.com by SWVA Genealogy Seacher:
. SFC US Army World War II Jesse Lafayette Nester, age 65, died Tuesday in a Salem hospital. He is survived by his
. wife, Lillie Webb Nester, and five stepdaughters: Nancy Gallimore Welch of West Virginia; and Sandra Brinkley, Phoebe
. Collins, Cindy Webb and Tammy Sue Webb, all of Radford. Also surviving is a stepson, John Mark Webb of Radford,
. three sisters: Christine Ross of Parrott, Katie Farmer of West Virginia and Evelyn Wallach of Mobile, Ala.; and a brother,
. Mitchell Nester of Belspring. Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Seaver-Sanders Funeral Home. Burial will
. be in Brown Cemetery. Pulaski County. The family will receive friends between 7 and 9 p.m. this evening at the
. Seaver-Sanders Funeral Home.
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