|. Elijah Nester, 1812 - 1899, s/o Daniel Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
223 Elijah Nester,4 22 (Daniel,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
. "Elias Nester"
. b 16 Aug 1812 Pa; d 27 Feb 1899, age 86 y, 6 m, 11 da, bur Hill Church Cem ("Elias").
. (the German name for Elijah is Elias)
. Apparently m Elizabeth ____, as Elias and Elizabeth were listed as parents of Adam Nester in 1842, but Elizabeth isn't listed in
. any census record.
. 1840 census, Elijah/Elias not located.
. 1848, 14 Mar: Berks Co Will Bk 9, p 292, Elias Nester listed as son and coexecutor of Daniel Nester's will.
. 1850 Berks Co, Pa census, Dist Twp, p 168, #12/13, Elias Nester,30 Pa, blacksmith, $300.
. 1860 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 797, #80/89, Elijah Nester,45 Pa, blacksmith, Esther Nester,73 Pa, Esther Nester,6
. Pa. (Esther was prob his niece and d/o Henry M. Nester (#225))
. 1870 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 487, #186/200, Elijah Nester,57 Pa, blacksmith, $1000, $200, Esther,83 Pa, Esther
. Nester,16 Pa.
. 1880 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 394A, #11/12, Elijah Nester,65 Pa, blacksmith. Listed in household #12/13: William
. Nester,26 Pa, laborer (nephew), Hattie,24 Pa (niece), house servant, Caroline Nester,19 Pa (wife), Daniel,1 Pa (son).
. 1. Adam Nester, b 19 Sep 1842, bapt 6 Nov 1842, s/o Elias Nester and Elizabeth (sponsor Jacob Miller, Gatt).
. No further record.