.                   John Nester, 1808 - 1878, s/o Daniel Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

221   John Nester,4                                                                                                                22   (Daniel,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
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.             b 24 Oct 1808 Berks Co, Pa; d 12 Nov 1878, age "70 years and 18 days", bur Fairview Cem Boyertown, Berks Co.
.                See
picture of his tombstone below.
.             m 11 Oct 1846 New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery Co, Pa to Ellen Egel (Elenora,Nellie,Elener), b 11 Nov 1817 Pa, d
.                 8 Mar 1900, "AGED 82 YRS, 3 M, 27 D", bur Fairview Cem.  Her name was apparently "Cornelia" in two baptismal records.
.                 See
picture of her tombstone below, which gives her name as "Elener".

.             1840 Berks Co, Pa census, p 331, John Nesston, 001001-10202.
.             1850 Berks Co census, Douglas Twp, p 315, #156/169, John Nester,37 Pa, farmer, $4000, Ellen,31 Pa, Philip,2 Pa, Mary Nagle,
.                      16 Pa, John Fritz,14 Pa.
.             1860 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, p 239, #471/478, John Nester,51 Berks Co, farmer, $5000, $763, Ellen,41, Philip,12,
.                      Daniel,8, Sarah,4, Mahlon Marquart,17, Emma Albright,15.
.             1870 Berks Co census, Douglas Twp, p 4, #27/29, John Nester,61 Pa, farmer, $3000, $3000, Elnora,51 Pa, Daniel,16 Pa, Sarah,
.                      14 Pa, George,9 Pa.
.             1880 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, p 216D, #165/174, Nella Nester,62 Pa (wid/div).

.             issue:

.         ?  
1.   Mahlon Marquart (?Nester), b ca 1843 Pa, d 1900 Berks Co (death registry Bk 1, p 153, line 31).
.                   Mahlon was listed as a Marquart/Marquet in all the census records, but recorded as Mahlon Nester in the death record index.
.                   Either that was an erroneous filing or he was adopted by John Nester.  More likely the death record filing was incorrect, since
.                   he was never listed as a Nester in the census records.
.                   1850 Berks Co census, Amity Twp, p 440, #161/174, Mahlon Marquart,8 Pa, son of Jacob and Elizabeth Marquart.
.                   1860 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, p 239, #471/478, Mahlon Marquart,17, living with John Nester.
.                   1870 Berks Co census, Douglas Twp, p 239, #193/208, Mahlon Marquet,27 Pa, watchman, --, $100, Lydia,20 Pa, Sallie,2 Pa,
.                            Annie,2/12 Pa.
.                   1880 Chester Co, Pa census, Phoenizville, p 283B, #13/14, Mahlon Marquet,36 Pa, laborer, Lydia,30 Pa, Sarah,12 Pa, Annie,
.                            10 Pa, Mary,7 Pa.
.                   1900 Montgomery Co, Pa census, Abington Twp, ED 196, sheet 15B, #265/283, Anna Marquette, Mar 1870 Pa (sis-in-law),
.                            Lydia Marquette, Mar 1850 Pa (wid, mother-in-law, 3 ch, 3 living), living with George Campbell, Mar 1863 Pa and his
.                            wife Sarah, Mar 1868 Pa (marr 11 yrs, 4 ch, 4 living), and family.

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2.   Philip E. Nester, b 20 Feb 1848 Pa, bapt Apr 1848 (sponsors George Jorgy and Sarah), m Sarah F. Rohrbach (Sallie).

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3.   Daniel E. Nester, b ca 22 Apr 1852 Pa (b Aug 1852 acc to 1900 census), m Mary Helfrich.

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4.   Sarah Ann Nester, b 17 Jun 1856 Pa, d 13 Mar 1876, age 19-8-26, bur Fairview Cem.  See picture of her tombstone below.

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5.   George Washington Nester, b 22 Feb 1861 Pa, bapt 7 Apr 1861 ("with John Nester and Cornelia"), m Hettie ____.









.             Ref:  Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.  Marr date for John and Ellen from Pa German Church Records.
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