|. Catherine Nester, c1815 - 1880+
. of Logan and Wayne Cos, Va (WVa)
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.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.
. 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. Damron (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
. 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,
. (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.
. (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: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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): Book
. 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