.                            Catherine Nester, c1815 - 1880+
.                         of Logan and Wayne Cos, Va (WVa)
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

K2   Catherine Nester                                                                                                                                      (ancestry unknown)
.
.            Catherine was supposedly a d/o Jacob Nester, unidentified.  
John Nester (#A) was living in Knox Co, Tenn when she was born,
.            although no evidence linking the two.  The 1880 census lists both her parents as b in NC.   She could possibly be related to
.            
Frederick Nester (#1), who was listed in Pike Co, Ky in 1830, with an unidentified female, age 10-15.  Also, Frederick was living
.            in Pulaski Co, Ky near the Tenn border at the time Catherine was born.

.            b ca 1815 Tenn; d after 1880.
.            m Arnold Perry, b ca 1812-13 Ky, d 7 May 1885 Wayne Co, WVa, s/o John Syck and Elizabeth Perry (Betsy).  Elizabeth was b
.                1790 Tenn, d 1860, d/o Abraham Perry and Mary Robinson.

.            Family living in Logan Co, Va in 1840, Wayne Co, Va (WVa) 1850-80.

.            issue:

.            
1.   Jesse Perry, b ca 1836-38 Logan Co, Va (WVa), m 8 Apr 1855 Wayne Co to Mary Maynard (Polly), b ca 1842 Wayne Co,
.                  d/o Sampson Maynard and Elizabeth Jones (Betsy).

.            
2.   Arminetta Perry (Armenta,Arminty), b ca 1841-42 Va, m 22 Oct 1857 Wayne Co to James R. Maynard, b ca 1838 Va, d
.                  ca 1863 in battle of Cynthiana, s/o Sampson Maynard and Elizabeth Jones (Betsy).  Arminetta m(2) John Bogle Browning, b
.                  Jan 1848 Va, s/o William E. Browning (Buck) and Sarah Wallace (Sally).

.            
3.   James W. Perry, b 21 Apr 1843 Wayne Co, d 22 Oct 1915 Gallup, Lawrence Co, Ky, "age 72 yrs, 6 mos, of angina pectoris,
.                  s/o Arnold Perry and Catherine Nester (b Tenn)", bur Chapman Cem, m(1) Rhoda Belcher, m(2) Feb 1870 to Mary Emily Sal-
.                  mons (Emily), b ca 1854 Va, d/o David S. Salmons and Mary Magdelean Browning.  James m(3) 20 Aug 1889 Lawrence Co, Ky
.                  to Ceatta F. Duncan (Seatte), b Dec 1852 Pike Co, Ky, d 17 Jun 1921 Lawrence Co, d/o Moses Damron and Nancy Justice.
.                  See
image of James' death certificate below.

.            
4.   George Perry (Amos), b ca 1846 Va.

.            
5.   Dorcus Perry, b ca 1849 Wayne Co, m 9 Mar 1866 Wayne Co to Madison Smith (Matt), b ca 1847 Va, s/o William Thomas
.                  Smith and Alifair Williamson.
.                  1870 Wayne Co census
.                  1880 Floyd Co, Ky census
.                  issue:
.                  
a.   Arminta Smith, b Aug 1866 WVa, d 10 Dec 1866.
.                  
b.   Catherine Smith, b 1868 WVa.
.                  
c.   Lewis Albert Smith (Luke), b Feb 1870 WVa, m(1) Rebecca ____, b Oct 1873 WVa.  Lewis m(2) 21 Feb 1912 Wayne
.                        Co to Elizabeth Perry (Lizzie), b ca 1893 WVa.  Lewis was a mail carrier in Dunlow, WVa.
.                        1900 Wayne Co census,
.                        1910 Wayne Co census,
.                        1920 Wayne Co census,
.                        1930 Wayne Co census,
.                        issue:
.                        
(1)  Patsey Smith, b Jan 1894 WVa.
.                        
(2)  Martha J. Smith, b May 1899 WVa.
.                        
(3)  Carrie Margaret Smith, b ca 1914 WVa, m ____ Campbell.
.                               issue:
.                               
(a)  Robert Lewis Campbell.
.                        (4)  Lewis A. Smith.
.                        (5)  Raymond J. Smith.
.                        (6)  Lloyd B. Smith.
.                        (7)  Lawrence R. Smith. He was president of the 20th St Bank in Huntington, WVa.
    
.            6.   Lewis Perry, b ca 1851-52 Va, m 15 Jun 1871 Wayne Co to Mary Jane Browning (Jane), b May 1850 Va, d/o William E.
.                  Browning (Buck) and Sarah Wallace (Sally).

.            
7.   Catherine Perry, b 4 Oct 1853 Wayne Co.

.            
8.   Hannah Perry, b 8 Mar 1857 Wayne Co, m 8 Mar 1878 Wayne Co to G. John Whitt, b ca 1858 Va (WVa).

.            
9.   Rodah Perry,  16 Mar 1857 Wayne Co.

.      ?  
10.   William H. Perry, b ca 1869 WVa.  (listed as son of Arnold in some ref's, but not listed in the 1870 census).







.            Ref:  Robert Lewis Campbell's email:
rcambe4@tampabay.rr.com


.            To order "The Descendants of Frederick Nester (ca 1709-1782) of Berks County, Pennsylvania, and Descendants", 8th edition,
.                  May 2003, which contains a chapter on the above Catherine Nester (Chapter 18):  
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.            To go to the outline of the Nester family of the above book:  Outline
.            To go to the 1st page of the book:  Frederick Nester      
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