.  Matthew Ganey Nester, 1864 - 1936, s/o Matthew Ganey Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

I23   Matthew Ganey Nester,6                                            I2   (Matthew,5,Jonathan,4,Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.             b Aug 1864 Carroll Co, Va; d 17 Jul 1936 Willis, Floyd Co, Va, bur DeHart (Family) Cem, Meadows of Dan, Patrick Co, Va.
.             m 23 Dec 1889 Floyd Co, Va to Mary Alice Bowman (Polly), b Oct 1859 Floyd Co, d 3 Feb 1948 Willis, bur DeHart Cem, d/o
.                 Samuel Bowman and Hannah Cock (d/o
Squire John C. Cock (#12)).

.             1900 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork Dist, ED 12, sheet 9B, #154/155, Matthew G. Nestor, Aug 1864 Va, farmer, Mary A., Oct
.                      1859 Va (marr 10 yrs, 5 ch, 5 living), Elizabeth, Oct 90 Va, Nancy J., Nov 91 Va, Zebudee, May 94 Va, Eliza A., Jan 95 Va,
.                      Sarabelle, Jun 99 Va.
.             1910 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork Dist, ED 44, sheet 10A, #145/146, Matthew G. Nester,46 Va, farm laborer, working out,
.                      Mary,53 Va (marr 22 yrs, 7 ch, 6 living), Adeline,19 Va, Eliza,15 Va, Laura,12 Va, Frances,11 Va, Nancy,18 Va.
.             1920 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork, ED 89, sheet 2A, #14/15, Matthew G. Nester,57 Va, farmer, general farm, Mary,60 Va, Nacy,
.                      25 Va, Zebudee,24 Va, engineer, stationary, Liza,22 Va, farm, laborer, Laura,21 Va, farm, laborer, Hanner L.,15 Va, farm,
.                      laborer, Estel L.,2 3/12 Va (grandson).
.             1930 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork, ED 32-2, sheet 10B, #198/199, Mathew G. Nester,65 Va (marr age 21), farmer, general farm,
.                      Marry A.,70 Va (marr age 30), Eliza E. Turman,37 Va (div, dau), Estel L.,12 Va (son), Paul Turman,8 Va (grandson).
.             1930 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 18-5, sheet 7A, Mary A. Nester,81 Va (mother-in-law), wid, living with Greely D. and
.                      Francis Webb.
.             1940 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 18-5, sheet 7A, #109, Mary A. Nester,81 Va (wid, mother-in-law), living with Greely D.
.                      and Francis Webb.

.             issue:

.             
1.   Elizabeth Adaline Nester (Adaline), b 4 Oct 1890 Patrick Co ("Elizabeth A., d/o G.M. and Elizabeth"), d 16 May 1966 Pat-
.                   rick Co, bur Thomas Grove Cem, Floyd Co, m 21 Nov 1912 Floyd Co to William H. McAlexander, b 23 Jun 1891 Woolwine,
.                   Patrick Co, Va, bur Thomas Grove Cem, s/o Asa and Caroline McAlexander.
.                   See
picture of her tombstone below, giving a birth year of 1888.
.                   issue:
.                   
a.   Mary Allice McAlexander, b 5 Nov 1913 Floyd Co.
.                   
b.   Freeda L. McAlexander, b ca 1915-17 Va, m 21 Nov 1938 Carroll Co to Alver Pershing Young, b ca 1917, s/o Elmer L.
.                         Young and Jettie Robinson.
.                   
c.   Lillian Beatrice McAlexander, b 16 Jun 1918 Floyd Co.
.                   
d.   Hazel McAlexander, b ca 1918 Floyd Co, m 22 Dec 1939 Bedford Co (reg Henry Co) to Lewis Roberts, b ca 1908, s/o
.                         James Sidney Roberts and Mary Morgan.

.             
2.   Nancy Jane Nester, b Nov 1891 Patrick or Floyd Co, d 17 Dec 1936 Morganton, Burke Co, NC, "age 43 yrs, of cardio renal
.                   disease, d/o Matthew Nester and Polly Bowman, marr to Fred Moore, of Reidsville, NC", bur Broughton Hospital Cem, Mor-
.                   ganton, m 7 May 1921 Floyd Co to Frederick Lee Moore (Fred), wid, b 28 May 1882 Washington Co, Va, d 17 Aug 1942
.                   Danville, Va, bur Highland Burial Park, Danville, s/o Giles Preston Moore (Preston) and Nancy Margaret Williams (Maggie).
.                   Fred had m(1) 12 May 1903 Washington Co to Julia May Reedy, d 26 Feb 1920 Emory, Washington Co, Va, d/o John Andrew
.                   Reedy and Elizabeth Pruett/Pruitt (Lizzie), and they had 6 children.
.                   See Nancy's death certificate
image and picture of her tombstone below.
.                   1910 Floyd Co census, Nancy Nester,18 Va (dau), living with Matthew G. Nester.
.                   1920 Floyd Co census, Nacy Nester,25 Va (dau), living with Matthew G. Nester.  (Her name in this census is clearly Nacy,
.                            even though the ancestry.com index says "Lucy".)
.                   1930 Burke Co, NC census, Morganton Twp, North Carolina State Hospital for the Insane, ED 12-21, sheet 6B, line 79, Nancy
.                            Moore,37 Va (married), inmate, domestic, State Hospital.  (Fred and some of the children not located).
.                   1940 Rockingham Co census, Reidsville Twp, Reidsville, ED 79-30, sheet 15A, 2 Allison, #250, Fred Moore,59 NC (wid), car-
.                            penter, construction, living with Edward Cox family.
.                   issue:
.                   
a.   Maggie L. Moore, b 2 May 1922 Willis, Va, d 27 Sep 1991 Reidsville, Rockingham Co, NC (SSDI 242-28-9810 NC), bur
.                         Greenwood Cem, Reidsville, m 28 Dec 1954 Reidsville to Lyttwood Cobb (Lytt), b 25 Aug 1911, d 29 Jul 1964, bur Green-
.                         view Cem.  Maggie's LR: Reidsville, Rockingham Co 27320.  See
picture of her tombstone below.
.                     ?  1930 Scott Co, Va, Estillville Dist, Scott County Poor Farm, ED 85-6, sheet 3B, #50/50, Maggie,9 Va, inmate, listed with
.                                  Lureny Ramey family.
.                         1940 Guilford Co, NC census, Madison, ED 41-110, sheet 7B, #104, Maggie Moore,17 Va, laborer, farm, livng with Willis
.                                  and Maud Chrismon family.  (Maggie was living in Reidsville, Rockingham Co in 1935.)
.                   
b.   Clarence Edward Angle, b 24 Jan 1924 Va, d 29 Oct 1969 Greensboro, Guilford Co, NC (SSDI 241-28-3266 NC), "age 45
.                         yrs, of R temporal lobe hemorrhage, R middle cerebral aneurysm, s/o Frederick Lee Moore and Nancy Nester", bur Grand-
.                         view Cem, Reidsville, NC, m 9 Nov 1946 Reidsville to Edna Earle London.  See
image of his death certificate below, infor-
.                         mant Mrs Edna L. Angle.
.                         Clarence was raised by Reid and Celia Ann Angle and he took their name.
.                         1930 Rockingham Co census, Reidsville, ED 79-22, sheet 2B, 46 Edna St, #31, Celia Angle,36 NC (div), weaver, cotton mill,
.                                  Homer,16 NC, weaver, cotton mill, Clarence Moore,5 NC, boarder.
.                         1940 Clarence not located.
.                   
c.   Ellis Thomas Moore, b 5 Feb 1925 Va, d 6 Dec 1977 Somerset, Somerset Co, Pa (not in SSDI), m 1 Mar 1946 Edna Marie
.                         Ferner (Marie), b ca 1925, d/o Joseph Ferner and Etta Butler.
.                         1940 census, Ellis not located.
.                   
d.   Dorothy Rachel Moore, b 23 Apr 1928 Dry Fork, Pittsylvania Co, Va, d 13 Apr 2005 Saginaw, Mich (SSDI Mich), bur
.                         Mt. Olivet Cem, m 6 May 1944 Greensboro, NC to Eugene John Bricault I, b 7 Jun 1912 Saginaw, Saginaw Co, Mich, d 15
.                         Mar 1974 Saginaw Co (SSDI 369-10-7228 Mich).
.                         Dorothy's LR: Saginaw, Saginaw Co, Mich 48603.  Eugene's LR: same 48601.
.                         She lived in Greensboro, NC with her foster family David Lee "Gus" Tallant and wife Ethel.
.                         1930 Rockinham Co, NC census, Reidsville Twp, ED 79-24, sheet 22B, #420,445, Columbia C. Custer,35 Va (marr age 20),
.                                  manager, gas plant, Minnie,32 Va (marr age 17), Rex,13 Va, Ethel,9 Va, Carty J.,5 Va, Dorothy Moore,2 NC (adopted
.                                  dau).  (This was actually Columbus Custer.)
.                         1930 Rockingham Co, Reidsville Twp, Reidsville, ED 79-22, sheet 26A, 38 Paradise Alley, #491/510, D.L. Tallant,37 NC
.                                  (marr age 19), laborer, cotton mill, Ethel,34 NC (marr age 15), Kathleen,15 NC, Earl,13 NC, Jessie M.,10 NC.
.                         1940 Guilford Co census, Friendship Twp, Guilford College, ED 41-8, sheet 15A, #257, Robert E. Tallant,23 NC, (occup
.                                  illegible), Myrtle M.,24 NC (wife), button hole maker, overall plant, Ethel,44 NC (wid), Dorthy,11 NC (sister).
.                                  (Ethel and Dorothy were living in Danville, Va in 1935.)
.                         issue:
.                         
(1)  Susan Rachel Bricault, m Silvestro Borrello (Silvio).
.                         
(2)  Eugene John Bricault II, m Laura Victoria LaJoice.
.                         
(3)  Rosemary Bricault, b 1949, m Joseph Albert Lofaro, b 1949.
.                                issue:
.                                
(a)  Joseph Nicholas Lofaro (Joe), b 1971.  Of Saginaw, Mich.
.                                
(b)  Julie Ann Lofaro, b ca 1973.
.                         
(4)  Marsha Anne Bricault, m Albert Thomas Lofaro, brother of Joseph above.
.                         
(5)  William Joseph Bricault, m Robin Wesson.

.             
3.   Eliza A. Nester (Liza), b 15 Dec 1895 Floyd Co (b Jan 1895 acc to 1900 census), d 6 Dec 1977 (SSDI 228-72-5010 Va), bur
.                   DeHart Family Cem, Floyd Co, m 18 May 1921 Floyd Co to Sylvester Montague Turman, wid, b 30 May 1879 Patrick Co,
.                   s/o Landon Turman.  Poss Montague Turman, age 1, s/o Landon and Mary E. Turman in Carroll Co, in 1880.  Silvester Mon-
.                   tague Turman, b 30 May 1879, was living in Meadows of Dan, Patrick Co, with wife Sarah Lona Turman, acc to his WW I
.                   draft registration card.  He was Sylvester Montigue Turman, b
33 May 1879 Patrick Co, with contact Mrs. Callie Turman in his
.                   WW II draft registration card.  Eliza and Sylvester div by 1930.  She took back the Nester name by 1940.
.                   Eliza's LR: Stuart, Patrick Co 24171.
.                   1930 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork, ED 32-2, sheet 10B, #198/199, Eliza E. Turman,37 Va (div, dau), Paul Turman,8 Va (gs),
.                            living with Matthew G. Nester.
.                   1940 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork, ED 32-4, sheet 2A, #30, Eliza Nester,43 Va, operator, farm, Paul,17 Va (son), laborer,
.                            farm, Harvey,9 Va (son), Estel,22 Va (nephew), laborer, farm.
.                   issue:
.                   
a.   Paul Edgar Turman, b 1 May 1922 Floyd Co, d 25 May 1983 Galax, Va (SSDI 232-34-0706 WVa or NC).
.                         His LR: Willis, Floyd Co 24380.
.                   
b.   Harvey Ervel Nester, b 12 Jun 1930 Floyd Co.  No further record after 1940 census.

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4.   Zebudee Nester (Zeb), b 9 May 1896 Floyd Co, m Myrtle Lee Harrelson.
.                   (b 10 May 1894 acc to his WW I draft reg card and b 10 May 1896 acc to his WW II draft reg card)
.                   Not listed with family in the 1910 census.
.                   Moved to Greenbrier Co, WVa, and NC.  His family apparently moved to Baltimore, Md.

.             
5.   Laura Belle Nester, b 11 Jun 1899 Floyd Co, d 8 Apr 1984 Rocky Mount, Franklin Co, Va (SSDI "b 2 Jun" 229-72-3173 Va),
.                   bur Nancy Dalton Cem, Mabry Mill, Floyd Co, m(1) 3 Mar 1921 Floyd Co to Josiah Whitfield Dalton (Whitt), wid, b 19 Aug
.                   1854 Pittsylvania Co, d 11 Apr 1937 Floyd Co, s/o James E. Dalton and Mary J. Guge.  Josiah had m(1) 7 Nov 1876 Floyd Co
.                   to Nancy Eveline Ayers, b 10 Jun 1851 Floyd Co, d 16 Mar 1920 Floyd Co, bur Nancy Dalton Cem, Floyd Co, d/o Irvin Ayers
.                   and Sarah Dickerson.  Josiah is not descended from
William Dalton of Grayson Co, Va.
.                   Laura Belle Nester Dalton, m(2) 29 May 1953 Patrick Co to Romulus Marion Robertson, b 8 Oct 1881 Patrick Co, d 24 Sep
.                   1964 Mt Airy, Surry Co, NC, bur Barnard (Isham Barnard) Cem, Patrick Co, Va, s/o William J. Robertson and Mary Jane
.                   Shelor (Jane).  See his NC death certificate.  He was listed in the 1910 Patrick Co census with wife Susan A.  Not located in
.                   1920 and 1930.
.                   Laura m(3) William Irby Marshall (Erbie), b 4 Nov 1885 Va, d 16 Jul 1972 Martinsville (SSDI 224-16-1274 Va, bur Lewis Fam-
.                   ily Cem, Vesta, Va, s/o Elzie and Samantha Marshall.
.                   Laura's LR: Rocky Mount, Franklin Co, Va 24151.  William's LR: Vesta, Patrick Co 24177.
.                   The informant for her death certificate was Ernest Dalton.  This said she was bur in Dalton Cem, Meadows of Dan.
.                   1918, 12 Sep: Stuart, Patrick Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: Romulus Marion Robertson, b 8 Oct 1881, age 37; of Kibler,
.                             Patrick Co; occup: farming; nearest relative: S.E. Robertson; described as medium height, blue eyes, auburn hair.
.                   1930 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork Dist, ED 32-2, sheet 9B, #170/171, Josiah W. Dalton,75 Va (marr age 22), farmer, general
.                            farm, Laura B.,32 Va (marr age 22), Andrew G.,7 Va, Earnest E.,6 Va, Edna R.,2 5/12 Va, Calvin C.,1 3/12 Va.
.                   1940 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork Dist, ED 32-4, sheet 8A, #150, Laura B. Dalton,41 Va (wid), operator, farm, Irene,8 Va,
.                            Minnie E.,5 Va, Nellie M.,4 Va.  (Older 4 children not located.)
.                   issue:
.                   
a.   Gordon Andrew Dalton, b 19 Jun 1922 Va, d 6 Nov 2005 (SSDI Va), m 20 Aug 1942 Floyd Co to Clova Maude Bolt, b 3
.                         Dec 1917, d Dec 1977 (SSDI 227-30-7278 Va), d/o Martin Bolt and Virginia Moles.
.                         Gordon's and Clova's LR: Riner, Montgomery Co 24149.
.                         issue:
.                         
(1)  Lareda Gay Dalton, b 1952 Floyd Co, m 12 Feb 1972 Floyd Co to Theron Russell Quesenberry, b 1952, s/o Chester
.                                Victor Quesenberry and Treva Mae Quesenberry.
.                         
(2)  Venston Thomas Dalton, b 1943 Floyd Co, m 13 Jun 1961 Floyd Co to Peggy Jean Sutphin, b 1940 Floyd Co, d/o
.                                Garney Jackson Sutphin (s/o
John T. Sutphin (#14313)) and Beatrice Dalton.
.                         
(3)  Wanda Jean Dalton (Jean), b 1955 Patrick Co, m 29 Sep 1978 Radford to Michael James Cox, b 1952, s/o Ples Cox
.                                and Annie Geraldine Holbrook.
.                   
b.   Ernest Edwin Dalton, b 1923 Floyd Co.
.                   
c.   Edna Ruth Dalton, b 1927 Floyd Co, m 9 Mar 1945 Tazewell Co, Va to Robert C. Byrd, b ca 1919 Pocahontas Co, Va, s/o
.                         Marvin Byrd and Polly Spurling.
.                   
d.   Calvin Curtis Dalton, b 1928 Floyd Co.
.                   
e.   Cassie Irene Dalton, b 1931 Floyd Co, m(1) 19 Oct 1946 Tazewell Co to Charles Byrd, b ca 1925, s/o Marvin Byrd and
.                         Lottie Hamilton.  Cassie m(2) 25 Apr 1985 Tazewell Co to George Leroy Wise, b 1910, s/o Charles William Wise and Mary
.                         Magdalene Hogston.
.                   
f.   Minnie Evelyn Dalton, b 1934 Floyd Co, m 7 Dec 1956 Patrick Co to Benjamin Harrison Hensley, b ca 1931, s/o Benja-
.                         min Hensley and Bertie  Mae Haney.
.                   
g.   Nellie Marie Dalton, b 1936 Floyd Co, m 26 Feb 1951 Patrick Co to Wilburn Bowman, b ca 1921, s/o Robert Tyra Bow-
.                         man and Reely Light.

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6.   Frances Hanna Nester, b 2 Mar 1902 Carroll Co, m(1) Doctor Greely Webb (Greely), m(2) James Henderson Moles.






.              Following is a grandson of Matthew Nester, parents not proven:
.              
7.   Estell Lee Nester, b 21 Jun 1917 Willis, Floyd Co, d 8 Jul 1979 (SSDI 225-22-3156 Va), bur Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens,
.                    Roanoke, Va, m Hazel ____.  Estell's death record lists wife Hazel.
.                    He was s/o "William Nester and Nancy Bowman" acc to his social security application.  The descendants of Nancy Jane Nester
.                    above deny that he was her child, or at least, have never heard of him.  The name William Nester doesn't fit this or any known
.                    family.  Estel was listed as nephew of Nancy's sister Eliza in 1940, so by deduction he would likely be s/o Laura or Frances, if
.                    not Nancy's.
.                    1920 census, Estel L.,2 3/12 Va (son), living with Mathew B. Nester.
.                    1930 census, Estel L.,12 Va (grandson), living with Mathew G. Nester.
.                    1940 Floyd Co census, Burks Fork, ED 32-4, sheet 2A, #30, Estel,22 Va (nephew), laborer, farm, living with Eliza Nester.
.                    1941, 7 Oct: Estel Lee Nester's Social Security application.  See
image below.
.                    1942, 28 Dec: Roanoke, Va: US World War II Army Enlistment Record: Estel L. Nester, b 1917, of Floyd Co, Va, enlisted
.                              for the duration of the war, ht 65, wt 134.



.               Ref:  1.   Essie Spence Goad's notes.
.                        2. "
The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips...", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 299, 483, 530, 595.
.                        3.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Suzannah McCuen, with following info for Nancy Nester Moore:
.                              Nancy is the daughter of Matthew Ganey Nester, Jr and Mary A "Polly" Bowman. She was born in Floyd county, VA
.                              and is a sister to Elizabeth, Zebudee, Larabelle and Frances Nester.  Nancy married widower, Frederick Lee Moore and
.                              they lived in Reidsville, Rockingham county, NC. Mr. Moore had 6 children by his first wife. He and Nancy have a son,
.                              Clarence Edward Angle, born in 1924 in VA whose name would suggest he was put up for adoption but he lists these
.                              parents on his death certificate. They are also the parents of Dorothy Rachel Moore Bricault, born in 1928 in VA.
.                              Nancy was admitted to the asylum at age 36, in late 1929. She died of cardiorenal disease just before Christmas 7 years
.                              later.  Her parents' names are given on her death certificate.
.                        4.   Joseph N. Lofaro (Joe)'s email:
jfn01@yahoo.com   He is a grandson of Dorothy Rachel Moore Bricault above.
.                              He supplied the images of Frederick Nester's baptismal record from Germany.
.                        5. "
Saginaw News", Apr 2005: obit for Dorothy R. Bricault, 76, d/o Frederick and Nancy Moore.  Preceded in death by her
.                              husband Eugene John Bricault I, and survived by children Susan Rachel Borrello, Eugene John Bricault II, Rosemary
.                              Lofaro, Marsha Anne Lofaro, and William Joseph Bricault, and 15 gc, 20 ggc, and one gggc.
.                        6.   Sharon Hill's
website.
.                        7.   
www.findagrave.com, info by David Clay.
.                        8.   wc.rootsweb.com, info by Earl, email:
woodhome@verizon.net.
.                        9.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Donna Sutphin Armentrout.
.                      10.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Suzannah McCuen and Dona & Doug Moore.
.
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