|. Unidentified Nesters (except Pa and NJ)
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. See other page for: Unidentified Pennsylvania and New Jersey Nesters
. Jacob Nester
. 1866 Mobile Co, Ala census, p 43, Jacob Nester, 0 males < 10, 0 males 10-20, 5 males over 20, 0 fem < 10, 1 fem 10-20, 2 fem over
. 1866 Mobile Co, Ala census, p 533, Jacob Nester, 002201-010101. (2 males 20-30, 20 males 30-40, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 10-20,
. 1 female 30-40, 1 female 50-60.)
. 1866 Russell Co, Ala census, p 35, Catharine Nester, no males, 1 fem < 10, 0 fem 10-20, 1 fem > 20.
. Cathareine Nester m 25 Nov 1869 Russell Co, Ala to Larkin Jourden.
. James H. Nester,40 Ga, was living in Muscogee Co, Ga in 1860, with wife Catharine,41 SC, and children Malesia A.,10 Ala, inf son,2
. Jacob Nester, age 22, enlisted 24 Jul 1861 as pvt in Co I, Ohio 26th Inf Regmt. He was mustered out 13 Jun 1862 Wheeling.
. Edward Nester, d 14 May 1936 E. Feliciana Par, La, age 82.
. Alma G. Nester, d 12 Jun 1934 Caddo Par, La, age 49. She was b 1885 Germany and m William Nestor.
. Lawrence Nestor, age 23, b Patrick Co, Va, m 1 Nov 1913 Henry Co, Va to Beula Scott, age 22, b Patrick Co, d/o Peter and Lucy Scott.
. Poss same person as Lawrence R. Dalton, b Feb 1895 Va, s/o Ida Belle Nester (#C123), but no proof.
. a. Octavia Nester, b ca 1916 Rockingham Co, NC, m 27 Mar 1937 Henry Co to Robert Lee Pulliam, b ca 1916 Rockingham Co, s/o
. Mandy Pulliam and Rosa Harris.
. She was d/o Laurence Nester and Bulah Scott acc to the marr rec and her residence was Spray, NC.
. Henry Nester, b 30 Mar 1889 Laurel, Miss (Jones Co), age 28; of Needham, Ala: 5 Jun 1917/18 WW I draft registration card:
. Choctaw Co, Ala. He was married with 3 children.
. Not located in any census.
. J. N. Nester: On list of Floyd Co, Va Civil War veterans, Pvt, Co B, 54th Virginia Inf.
. Gladys Bernice Nester (Bernice), b 8 Apr 1907 Laurel Fork, Carroll Co, d 4 Jun 1977, d/o Paxton Harris and Della A. Nester, acc to a
. delayed birth record filed by her on 5 Oct 1943. She says her mother was age 30 then and b Carroll Co.
. Bernice Nester, b ca 1907 Carroll Co, d/o John and Della Nester, m 9 Jun 1934 Covington, Alleghany Co, Va to Lacy McMullen, b 16
. Sep 1908 Rockbridge Co, Va, d May 1971 (SSDI 228-01-1433 Va), s/o J. A. McMullen. Lacy's LR: Covington, Va 24426.
. Judging from the census she was d/o Aucify Della Jennings (Della), b ca 1874-78 Ky.
. Della Jennings Nester, b Jul 1876 Carroll Co, d 3 Feb 1935 Bedford Co, Va, d/o John Nester. Her residence was Covington, Va, and she
. was listed as a widow.
. 1900 census, Della not located.
. 1910 census, Gladys and Della not located.
. 1920 Carroll Co, Va census, Pine Creek, ED 8, sheet 9B, #146/150, Aucify D. Jennings,46 Ky (wid, Va,Va), servant, cook, private
. family, Glayds B. Nester,12 Va (Va,Ky), boarder, living with David M. Durnel.
. 1930 Alleghany Co, Va census, Covington, ED 3-7, sheet 16A, 230 Chestnut St, #302/331, Gladys Nester,23 Va, reeler, rayon mill,
. Della Jennings,52 Ky (wid, mother).
. 1940 census, family not located. Lacy may have been the Lacy McMillian,30 Va, living in Surry Co, NC in 1940 with wife Hazel,29
. NC, plus 4 children. Otherwise this family isn't located.
. Lafone E.(?C.) Nester, b 3 (?4) Nov 1902 South Point, Lawrence Co, Ohio, d 26 Jun 1988 Ironton, Lawrence Co, Ohio, age
. "85" (SSDI 273-30-7677 Ohio), d/o Henry Clay and Nina Davidson. She m 6 Jun 1936 Lawrence Co to Peter Nestor and they
. divorced. Her LR: Ironton, Lawrence Co 45638. He was Pete Nester and b ca 1908 Ohio. Their wedding picture is on ancestry.com.
. He was s/o William and Pearl Nester of Cuyahoga Co, and he and Lafone were living in Mahoning Co in 1940. Ref: "Nowaczyk-
. Ballinger Genealogy". He was Peter Nester, b 1 Mar 1905 Cuyahoga Co, s/o Wayne Nester and Pearl Hutura.
. Michael Roy Nester, b 6 Mar 1949, m(2) 3 Nov 1986 Pike Co, Ky to Clareen V. Ball, b 14 Jan 1951. He had m(1) 22 Nov 1984 For-
. est Hills, Ky to Clair Ferrell. He is a dentist in South Williamson, Ky. He grad in 1974 from the WVa Univ School of Dentistry
. He was s/o Roy Brooks Nester and Virginia Hatfield, of Gilbert, Mingo Co, WVa. Roy was from Spencer, WVa, and s/o Charles Glen
. Nester and Julia E. Wilson. Charles was s/o Alpheus Nester and Martha Jane Huff. See Andrew Nester's book, p 1109, 1127, 1168.
. Mary Jane Nester, b ca 1861 Yadkin Co, NC, m 3 Mar 1879 Surry Co, NC to C. L. Adkins, b ca 1859. He was prob the C.C. Atkins,
. age 37, b Surry Co, who m 25 Nov 1894 Surry Co to Sarah Bullin, age 18. (Last name could be Nesten)
. 1870 census, Mary not located.
. 1880 Surry Co, NC census, Rockford Twp, p 158A, #135/135, Columbus Adkins,22 NC, farmer, Mary Jane,20 NC, James L.,6/12
. NC, Sinda Oneal,20 NC, servant.
. 1900 Surry Co census, Rockford Twp, ED 115, sheet 6B, #82/84, C. Columbus Atkins, 1851, farmer, Sarah, Sep 1876 NC (marr
. 4 yrs, 1 ch, 1 living), John W., 1896 NC, James L., 1881 NC, farm laborer, Rosa E., 1883 NC, Cora E., 1885 NC, Mary A.,
. 1888 NC, Cora E., 1893 NC.
. Betty Louise Starkey, b 14 Jun 1928 Ohio, d 10 Apr 2007 (SSDI Ohio), bur Obetz Cem, Franklin Co, Ohio, m William Ray Debord, b
. Ky. She m(2) ____ Nester. Her LR: Millersport, Fairfield Co, Ohio 43046. Apparently Donald Matthew Nester, b 27 Dec 1919
. Athens, Ohio, d 2 Apr 1999 (SSDI 3:1-10-5227 Ohio), with LR Columbus, Franklin Co 43228, and the one who d 6 Apr 1999, bur
. Obetz Cem. He was s/o Donald Lawrence Nester and Elizabeth Mae Clowes.
. They had dau Carol Lynn Leach, b 1951 Columbus Ohio, who m 26 Aug 1967 Dickenson Co, Va to John M. Stepp, b ca 1949 Paints-
. ville, Ky, s/o Charles M. Stepp and Margaret L. Wuile. Carol and John div 6 Jun 1969 Franklin Co. Carol m(2) 7 Mar 1970 Franklin
. Co, Ohio to Michael D. Wiseman, b ca 1945.
. Robert L. Nester, b ca 1933, m 18 Mar 1953 Tuolumne Co, Cal to Wilhelmi Jane Wreath, b ca 1938, d/o ____ Wreath and Cora Arvilla
. Smith Campbell. Jane was prob Wilhelmina J. Nester, b 28 Mar 1937, d 1 Oct 1997 Douglas Co, Nev (SSDI 550-46-5073 Cal).
. Wilhelmina J. Nester and Robert L. Nester, president, are associated with Woodland Dry Cleaners and Drapery Center, Inc., of
. Wawona, Cal.
. He may be the Robert Lee Nester, b 8 Jan 1933 Los Angeles Co, d 4 Mar 2003 (SSDI 564-44-5809 Cal), s/o George Aubrey Nester
. (s/o William L. Nester) and Lillian M. Waters. Intelius.com lists Robert L Nester, age 78, and Robert Lee Nester, age 57, both of
. La Sal, Utah. Robert's LR: Gardnerville, Douglas Co, Nev 89410.
. Jane Wreath was a stepdau of Emmet E. Campbell (Buzz), b 3 Oct 1921, d 30 Jun 2010, and was raised in Sonora, Cal.
. His obit lists dec stepdau Jane Wreath Nester and grandson Robert L. Nester Jr of Alaska. His 2nd wife was Cora Arvilla
. Campbell, b 4 Oct 1914, d 2 Nov 2003. Her obit lists dec dau Jane Nester, and grandson Robert Nester of La Sal, Utah.
. 1. Robert Lee Nester, b 1953 Calaveras Co, Cal (s/o Wreath), m 7 Jul 1995 Douglas Co, Nev to Linda Ann Burhans.
. Of La Sal, Utah in 2003 and of Alaska in 2010.
. He was poss the Robert L. Nester who m 13 Jun 1977 Mariposa Co, Cal to Deborah G. Gyer.
. 2. Lillian Arvilla Nester, b 29 Mar 1956 Stanislaus Co, Cal (d/o Wreath), d 23 Sep 1993 Fresno Co, Cal (SSN 569-13-3963),
. m 4 Nov 1978 Santa Clara Co, Cal to Terry L. Jones, b ca 1951. Her Cal d rec lists her as a Nester, and there is no SS
. listing for that number.
. Ref: "The Union Democrat", 8 Dec 2003, obit for Cora Arvilla Campbell, 89 (Oct 4, 1914 - Nov 2, 2003). She was b Cherokee,
. Okla, and lived in Sonora 1945-55 and San Andreas since 1990. Survived by hushand of 60 yrs Emmett (Buzz) Camp-
. bell, dau Millicent Hammill, 4 gc Dana Hammill, Robert Nester of La Sal, Utah, Virginia and Larry Kahl, and 9 ggc.
. Preceeded in death by two children Jane Nester and Lorana Kahl, and a gs Leonard Kahl Jr.
. (same obituary posted in "The Modesto Bee", naming her as Cora Arvilla Smith Campbell.
. (Dana L. Hammill was b 1971 Santa Clara Co, d/o Campbell)
. (Millicent Maxine Campbell was b 1946 Tuolumne Co, d/o Smith)
. (Lourenna Barbara Kahl, b 1934 Colo, d 1996, d/o Smith and Wreath)
. John Houston Lester, b ca 1874 Monroe Co, WVa, m 17 Jun 1905 Mercer Co, WVa to Pearl Handshaw, b ca 1889 Tazewell Co,
. Va. His parents W.S. + Mary and hers T.J. + M.J.
. 1910 McDowell Co, WVa census, Coalwood Pct, ED 72, sheet 8A, 18 Clearfork Rd, #107/109, John Lester,36 WVa (2nd marr),
. miner, coal mines, Pearl,21 Va (marr 5 yrs, 3 ch, 1 living), Arnold,3 WVa, plus one boarder.
. 1920 Logan Co, WVa census, Triadelphia Dist, ED 34, sheet 14A, #304/307, John Lester,46 WVa, track man, coal mine, Pearl,31
. Va, Arnald,13 WVa, Cecil,9 WVa, Elims,7 Ky, Walter,3 4/12 WVa, Catherine,2 3/12 WVa.
. issue: (Cecil's name "Nester" by mistake in his marr rec)
. 1. Cecil Nester, single, age 21, b WVa, s/o John Nester and Pearl Handshaw, m 4 May 1932 Logan Co, WVa to Rachel Lunsford,
. single, age 21, b WVa, d/o Alex Lunsford and Nancy L. Berry.
. Bur in Salem United Methodist Church Cem, Mt Airy, Surry Co:
. Judy Louise Nester, 11/6/1954 - 11/6/1954. Same dates as Judy L. Niston, d 6 Nov 1954 NC.
. Laura Jane Nester, 9/8/1881 - 9/8/1976. Almost same dates as Laura Hawks Niston, b 8 Sep 1881, d 6 Sep 1976 (SSDI
. 241-12-5978 NC), with LR: Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co 27105.
. I1124: b 1951 Monmouth, Ill, m(1) 21 May 1971 Charleston to Gary David S......, div, b 1949 Charleston, s/o William S..... and
. Leatrice Erskine. m(2) Kenneth Carlyle W...... (Ken), b ca 1949. Of Blue Ridge, Va in 2003 and 2013.
. C33325. He also m Carolyn Maxwell Leland, b ca 1962 and they divorced.
. Elnora/Nora Nester (over age 18), m 25 Dec 1893 Linn Co, Mo to Elmer F. Sinex. He was s/o Jacob and Permelia Sinex, of 1870
. Wayne Co, Ind. He was poss the one b 1872, d 1925, bur Greenwood Baptist Church Cem, Franklin Co, Ark.
. (she may be the d/o William Riley Nester (Riley) (#B21), but no proof)
. ? 1900 Linn Co, Mo census, Marceline Twp, ED 83, sheet 5B, #105/105, Albert Sinex, Feb 1871 N Ns (Eng,Eng), coal miner, Nara,
. Mar 1874 Kans (T..land,Tenn) (marr 6 yrs, 0 ch), Martha Stover, Aug 1833 Tenn (wid, 7 ch, 4 living, g mother).
. ? 1910 Jackson Co, Mo census, Kansas City, ED 94, sheet 6A, 1021 E 8th St, #1/2, Elmer Singer,36 Ohio, harness maker, harness
. shop, Nora,36 Ill (marr 12 yrs).
. 1920 Adair Co, Mo census, Elmer F. Sinex,49 US (Ind,Eng), with wife Elnora,46 Kans (Ire,Tenn).
. Nora Nester m 25 Nov 1863 Logan Co, Ill to Patrick Kelleher.
. John J. Nester, b 19 Mar 1926 Conn, d 8 May 2009, bur Arlington National Cem, "CAPT US MARINE CORPS; WORKD WAR II;
. KOREA", m Joan Hayn. They were of New Haven, Ct in 1954. He was s/o Walter J. Nester, b Oct 1895 Conn, below. Walter was
. s/o Patrick J. Nester, b Mar 1871 Ireland and Margaret ____, b Apr 1875 Ireland. Walter m Jadwiga Adamski.
. 1940 New Haven Co, Conn census, New Haven, ED 11-167, sheet 14A, 28 Grace St, #224, Walter J. Nester,44 Conn, truck driver,
. ?print co, Jadwiga,41 Poland, John J.,14 Conn, Francis J.,10 Conn, Francis J.,10 Conn, Walter Jr,6 Conn, Mary M.,3 Conn.
. "The Washinton Post", 21 Aug 2009: NESTER JOHN J. NESTER On Friday, May 8, 2009, of Arlington, VA. A Veteran of the
. United States Marine Corps, he was awarded the Purple Heart during his service in the Korean War. He was also a member of the
. E.D. White of the Knights of Columbus since 1960. Mr. Nester retired from the US Department of Labor in 2007 after 48 years.
. Beloved husband of Joan Hayn Nester; loving father of Diane E. Kresh and John J., Michael P. and Mark E. Nester; cherished
. grandfather of Matthew and Nathaniel Kresh and Catherine and Chase Nester; brother of Walter J. Nester of North Haven, CT and
. Mary Radziszewski of West Haven, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Fort Myer Chapel, 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday,
. August 25. Interment Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors....
. 1. Diane Elizabeth Nester, b Jun 1954, m 16 May 1986 to David Benedict Georg Kresh, b 13 Mar Bronx, NY, d 26 Sep 2006
. Washington, D.C., s/o Joseph Kresh and Etta Korshin. Diane may have been from Takoma Park, Montgomery Co, Md.
. Diane grad from Yorktown, Va High School, received a BS and Master's degree from Catholic Univ of America, and is of
. Arlington, Va. Both she and he were/are associated with the Library of Congress. They have children Matthew and Nathaniel. \
. He had m(1) 15 Jun 1961 Elkton, Md to Katherine Olive Johnson (Kathe), b 16 Apr 1941 Lancaster Co, Nebr, d/o Albert Litle
. Johnson and Ruth Eleanor Miller (Patsy), and they div May 1965. He had m(2) Christina Poole, and they div.
. 2. John J. Nester.
. 3. Michael P. Nester.
. 4. Mark E. Nester.
. Francis J. Nester, b ca 1930 Conn. Brother of John J. Nester above.
. Walter J. Nester, b ca 1934 Conn. Of North Haven, Ct in 2009. Brother of John J. Nester above.
. Mary M. Nester, b ca 1937 Conn, m ____ Radziszewski. Of North Haven, Ct in 2009. Sister of John J. Nester above.
. Alfred James Nester (James), b 5 Jul 1913 Roanoke, Va, s/o James Bradford Nester (b Mich, parents b NY) and Anna Lee Hilar (or
. Lena Nicely.
. He was s/o James B. and Shanny Nester of Roanoke Co, Va in 1930 and had brother Leo, b ca 1919 Va. Family not located in 1920.
. m(1) 2 Mar 1935 Roanoke Co to Margaret Virginia Carter, b 2 Sep 1921 Eden, Rockingham Co, NC, d 9 Jan 1991 Eden, bur Roselawn
. Memorial Gardens, Eden, d/o Edward S. Carter (Ed) and Jennie Hunniecutt. She m(2) ____ Bishop, and div by the time of her
. m(2) 5 Oct 1946 Roanoke to Hester May Burton, b ca 1901 Pulaski, Va, d/o Charles Burton and Etta Whittaker.
. m(3) 27 Aug 1968 Roanoke to Myrtle Zada Holdren Wilcox, b 3 Dec 1903, d/o William Henry Holdren and Lillian Coon.
. 1940 Roanoke Co census, Roanoke, ED 119-12, sheet 9B, 101 11th St, #181, James A. Nester,26 Va, laborer, road construction, Mar-
. garet,19 NC, Margaret A.,3 Va, James A.,3/12 Va.
. a. Margaret Ann Nester, b 26 Feb 1936 Va, d 5 Jul 1991 Eden, Rockingham Co, NC (SSDI 241-50-1691 NC), bur Brim Family
. Cem, Eden, m 11 Jul 1952 Rockingham Co to Robert William Forbes, b 10.Jul 1932 NC, d 10 Sep 1972 Eden, bur Brim Family
. Cem, s/o William Hassell Forbes and Maggie Mae Brim. See pictures of their tombstones on www.findagrave.com
. issue: Bruce W. Forbes, Juanita Morris; Faye; Robert; Wanda Mae.
. b. James Edward Nester, b 1940 Va, m(1) 12 Jan 1957 Camden, NC to Mary Virginia Bickley, b ca 1941, d/o Rennie L. and Mary V.
. Bickley. James m(2) 11 Mar 1968 Norfolk, Va to Patricia Ann West Swain, b ca 1941, d/o Clarence Vernon West and Thelma
. Elizabeth Fetzer. Listed as brother in Margaret's obit. James "A." in 1940 census.
. Their dau Theresa Renee Nester, b 1969 Norfolk Co, m Kenneth Paul Nester (#E14824).
. The following are Nistons, not Nesters:
. 1910 Carroll Co census, Fancy Gap, ED 1, sheet 15A, #239/242, Hugh F. Niston,37 NC, farmer, home farm, Jennie,35 NC (marr 15
. yrs, 8 ch, 7 living), Fred,13 NC, laborer, home farm, Ella,11 Va, Ila,9 Va, Hattie,7 Va, Howard,5 Va, Roscoe,3 Va, Robert,1 8/12
. 1920 Surry Co, NC census, Mt Airy Twp, ED 257, sheet 11A, #216/216, Hue Niston,47 NC (wid), farm laborer, general farm, How-
. ard,15 NC, Roscoe,14 NC, Robert,13 NC, Rhoten,9 NC.
. 1930 Surry Co, NC census, Mount Airy Twp, Mount Airy, ED 86-12, sheet 7A, 143 Hadley St, #112/128, Howard F. Niston,25 Va
. (marr age 23), finisher, furniture factory, Letha,27 NC (marr age 25), Haley M. Money,64 NC (wid, mother-in-law), J. Roscoe
. Niston,23 Va (brother), finisher, furniture factory.
. 1930 Carroll Co census, Pipers Gap, ED 18-11, shee 6B, #123/126, Robert A. Niston,20 NC (marr age 18), laborer, furniture factory,
. Ora G.,19 NC (marr age 17), Ora M.,1 1/12 NC, Roaton R.,18 NC (brother), laborer, furniture factory.
. 1940 Surry Co, NC census, Mt Airy, ED 86-20, sheet 30B, #508, Roscoe J. Nester,32 NC, laborer, chair factory, Mattie L.,29 NC,
. Roten S.,26 NC, laborer, chair factory, Ray J.,8 NC, plus one housekeeper.
. 1940 Surry Co census, Mt Airy, ED 86-20, sheet 30B, #509, Robert A. Nester,31 NC, laborer, chair factory, Ora G.,29 NC, Ora May,
. 11 NC, Simon L.,6 NC, John W.,4 NC, Lois F.,4/12 NC.
. Ginger Marie Hollingsworth Nester, b 6 Jul 1966 Union, Newton Co, Miss, d 17 May 2000 (SSDI 428-37-2909 Miss) bur Pine
. Ridge Cem, Hazel, Newton Co, Miss. Picture of tombstone on www.findagrave.com. Poss m Jimmy Charles Nester, b 8 Jul 1951
. Newton, Miss, d 20 Aug 2006 (SSDI Miss), and of Lawrence, Lake, and Scott Co's, Miss. His LR: Durham, Durham Co, NC 27701.
. He was poss the Jimmy C. Nester who div 14 May 1976 Bell Co, Tex from Sun T. Nester. (she was poss associated with the family
. of Edward Davis Nester (#A5211) who was bur in same cemetery.) Ginger had marr ____ Richardson prior to her marr to Stacey
. Posey. Ginger was murdered by Stacey Posey her ex-husband. "Franklin County Times", 5/6 Dec 2000. He was sentenced to life in
. Christy Platt Nester:
. orig in "The Meridian Star", 23 Jan 2017:
. Wanda Platt Jones, 62, of Maylene, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017. She was a member of Westwood Baptist Church, Alabas-
. ter. She was a retired histotechnologist and a volunteer at Shelby Baptist Hospital. She is preceded in death by her father, Hines Platt;
. sister, Christy Nester; and brother, Vernon Platt. Survivors include her husband, M. Lamar Jones; sons, Kerry Bradford and Kyle
. (Abby) Grace; grandchildren, Caleb Bradford and Barrett Grace; mother, Waudine Williamson; father, Boyd Williamson; and brother,
. Russell Williamson. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Westwood Baptist Church, Alabater and
. Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 12 p.m. at Pine Grove Church of God in Union, Miss. with visitation prior to service from 10:30 a.m
. - 12 p.m. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.
. Melissa Kaye Blizzard, b 1971 Okinawa, m 7 Aug 1998 Richmond, Ky to Shawn Anthony Bishop.
. She was d/o Lee Warren Blizzard and JoAnn Schroeder and granddau of Eugene Schroeder (Gene) and Mary Katherine Baldwin.
. issue: (father unknown)
. a. Sierra Nicole Nester, b 1991 Madison Co (d/o Melissa Blizzard)..
. b. Autumn Rae Nester.
. Ref: www.genealogy.com: home page of Mary K. Schroeder. This gives Sierra's last name as Blizzard.
. South Carolina:
. North Carolina:
. Wanda Jean Nester, b 1950 Carroll Co, m 12 Apr 1968 Rockingham Co to Steve Edward Brown, b ca 1950. Both of Martinsville.