.                 Elijah Nester, 1812 - 1899, s/o Daniel Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.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).

.             issue:

.             
1.   Adam Nester, b 19 Sep 1842, bapt 6 Nov 1842, s/o Elias Nester and Elizabeth (sponsor Jacob Miller, Gatt).
.                   No further record.
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