.               Henry M. Nester, 1817 - 1892, s/o Daniel Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com   

225   Henry M. Nester,4                                                                                                    22   (Daniel,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
.
.           "Heinrich Nester"
.             b 20 Aug 1817 Pa; d 28 Jul 1892, age 74-11-8, bur St Josephs (Hill) Lutheran Church Cem, Boyertown, Berks Co, Pa.
.                See
picture of his tombstone below.
.             m(1) 15 Jul 1848 New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery Co to Hannah Zimmerly, b 18 Jun 1822 Pa, d 1 Aug 1856, bur
.                      Hill Church Cem.  (supposedly marr 16 Sep 1854, but 1848 is consistent with the 1850 census and children's birthdates)
.                      See
picture of Hannah's tombstone below.
.             m(2) 1850's to Caroline Warmkessel (Carolina), b 23 May 1837 Berks Co, d 4 Mar 1912, "age 74 y, 9 mos, 11 days, of gastric car-
.                      cinoma, d/o Henry "Nester" and Hettie Rohrbach", bur Hill Church Cem.
.                      She may have marr a Rohrbach, since Hetty Rorbach, age 2, was listed in 1860 census with this family.  One source says
.                      Caroline's last name was Moyer (Meyer).  See
picture of Caroline's tombstone below.
.                      See
image of her death certificate below, informant Chas Nester.

.             1850 Berks Co, Pa census, Dist Twp, #10/12, Henry Nester,27 Pa, farmer, $2100, Hannah,24 Pa, Daniel,6/12 Pa, Sarah Leimmer-
.                      ly,8 Pa, Aron Nester,21 Pa, farmer, Esther Nester, 60 Pa.
.             1860 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 798, #81/90, Henry Nester,44 Pa, farmer, $2000, $600, Caroline,22 Pa, Daniel,11
.                      Pa, Emma,10 Pa, William,8 Pa, Hetty Rorbach,2 Pa.
.             1870 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 487, #185/199, Henry Nester,49 Pa, farmer, $7000, $850, Caroline,33 Pa, William,
.                      17 Pa, Aaron,13 Pa, Elijah,8 Pa, John,5 Pa.
.             1880 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 394B, #14/14, Elijah Nester,59 Pa, farmer, Caroline,46 Pa, Ester,23 Pa, Aaron,20 Pa,
.                      farm laborer, Elijah,18 Pa, farm laborer, John,16 Pa, farm laborer, Any Miller,9 Pa, servant.
.             1880 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 394A, #12/12, William Nester,26 Pa (nephew), laborer, Hattie,24 Pa (niece), house
.                      servant, living with Elijah Nester, who was listed as #11/11.
.             1899, 14 Jan: "
Berks County Democrat", "A judgement was made to distribute $323.59, to Carolina Nester, administrator of the
.                       estate of Henry Nester, deceased.
.             1900 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, ED 118, sheet 3B, #62/67, Carolina Nester, May 1837 Pa (mother, wid, 4 ch, 2 living),
.                      living with John W. Nester.
.             1910 Berks Co census, Colebrookdale Twp, ED 13, sheet 13B, #280/296, Caroline W. Nester,72 Pa (mother, wid, 4 ch, 3 living),
.                      living with John W. Nester.
.             1912 Berks Co Will Bk 26, p 445: Estate settlement of Caroline Nester, widow of Heinrich Nester of Washington Twp. Heirs:
.                      Elijah Nester, the exec, John Nester, and grandchildren Elmer Moyer, Alice Moyer Koch, and Sallie Moyer.

.             issue:

.             
1.   Daniel Nester, b 20 Oct 1849 Pa, d 10 Oct 1869, bur St Josephs Hill Church Cem, "Son of Heinrich Nester & Hannah nee
.                   Zimmerli 19-11-20".  Berks Co record: Daniel Nester, age 20, d Oct 1870 Berks Co of consumption.  His occupation was
.                   given as a druggist.

.             
2.   Emma Z. Nester, b 1 Jan 1851 Berks Co, d 22 Jun 1944 Montgomery Co, "age 93 yrs, 5 mos, 21 days, of coronary thrombo-
.                   sis, arteriosclerosis, senility, d/o Henry Nester", bur Hillside Cem, Roslyn, Montgomery Co, m 4 Mar 1876 Frederick to
.                   Jonathan B. Grubb, b 28 Jun 1848 Frederick, Montgomery Co, d 4 Dec 1918, bur Hillside Cem, 4s/o Silas Grubb and Elizabeth
.                   Bertolet.  See
images of their death certificates below.
.                   1870 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, p 38, #266/300, Emma Nester,18 Pa, domestic servant, boarder with Frank and
.                            Malara Wagonhorst.
.                   issue:
.                   
a.   Harry W. Grubb, b May 1879 Pa, m R. May ____, b ca 1880 Pa.
.                         issue:
.                         
(1)  Katherine M. Grubb, b ca 1907 Pa m James F. Baird, b ca 1903 Pa.
.                         
(2)  Charles A. (?G.) Grubb, b ca 1909 Pa.
.                         
(3)  Anna B. Grubb, b ca 1911 Pa.
.                         
(4)  Samuel A. Grubb, b ca 1913 Pa.
.                         
(5)  E. Christina Grubb, b ca 1916 Pa.
.                   
b.   Jonathan Lynwood Grubb (Lynwood), b Oct 1885 Pa, m Laura W. Weil, b ca 1884 Pa.
.                         issue:
.                         
(1)  J. Lynnwood Grubb, b ca 1915-16 Pa.
.                         
(2)  Harold A. Grubb, b 9 Oct 1920, d 10 Oct 1991 (SSDI 194-12-4264 Pa).
.                         
(3)  Eleanor R. Grubb, b ca 1923 Pa.

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3.   William Z. Nester, b 20 Sep 1852 Pa (b 15 Sep acc to bapt rec), m Caroline Mest (Carolina).

.             
4.   Heinrich Nester, b 1 Jun 1856, d 30 Sep 1856, bur Hill Church Cem ("s/o Heinrich and Hana Nester").

.             
5.   Esther Ann Nester (Hettie), b 3 May 1859 Pa, d 22 Sep 1929 Norristown, Montgomery Co, "age 70 yrs, 4 mos, 19 days, of
.                   arterio-capillary fibrosis, cerebral hemorrhage, d/o Henry Nester and Hannah Simmerly", bur St Josephs Hill Church Cem, Pike
.                   Twp, m 12 Oct 1895 Montgomery Co to Isaac A. Umstead, b Jun 1856 Pa, d 16 Jun 1936 Pottstown, Montgomery Co, of
.                   coronary thrombosis, s/o William Umstead and Caroline Amery", bur St Josephs Hill Church Cem.  She was "Nettie" in the
.                   marr rec index.  See
image of her death certificate below, infomant Mr Isaac Umstead.  See image of his death certificate
.                   below, informant William Umstead.
.                   1860 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 798, #80/89, Esther Nester,6 Pa, living with her uncle Elijah Nester and her gm
.                            Esther Nester.
.                   1870 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 487, #186/200, Esther Nester,16 Pa, living with her uncle Elijah Nester and her
.                            gm Esther Nester.
.                   1880 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 394A, #12/12, Hattie Nester,24 Pa (niece), living with Elijah Nester, #11/11.
.                   1880 Montgomery Co census, East Ward Pottstown, p 528C, #155/182, Isaac Umstead,24 Pa (bro-in-law), Esther Umstead,
.                            19 Pa (sis-in-law), both single, living with Danil and Hannah Mayberry.
.                   1900 Montgomery Co census, New Hanover Twp, ED 229, sheet 11B, #218/243, Isaac Umstead, Jun 1854 Pa, blacksmith,
.                            Hettie, May 1859 Pa (marr 5 yrs, 0 ch).
.                   1910 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 137, sheet 9B, 847 Queen St, #167/168, Isaac Umsted,52 Pa (1st marr), black-
.                            smith, bridge works, Hettie,48 Pa (2nd marr, marr 15 yrs, 0 ch).
.                   1920 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 162, sheet 11A, 994 Queen St, #247/250, Isaac A. Umstead,63 Pa, blacksmith,
.                            bridge work, Hettie C.,63 Pa.
.                   1930 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 46-121, sheet 8B, 447 High St, #166/181, Isaac Umstead,71 Pa (wid), janitor,
.                            bridgeworks, living with Elmer A. Graham.
.                   issue: none apparently

.             
6.   Aaron W. Nester, b 28 Feb 1859 Pa, d 22 Jun 1890, age 31-3-25, bur Hill Church Cem, m Lydia ____, b May 1868 Pa, d/o
.                   Jacob and Lavina.  Lydia m(2) 8 Apr 1896 Berks Co to Jacob Lavengood, b Mar 1871 Pa (b ca 1874 acc to 1920 census), s/o
.                   James and Elwina (?Elmira) Lavengood.  See
picture of his tombstone below.
.                   1860 Berks Co census, Washington Twp, p 798, #86/98, Aaron Nester,1 Pa, living with Martin and Cathrine Smith.

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7.   Elijah W. Nester, b 18 Oct 1860 Pa, m Rebecca W. Benfield.

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8.   John W. Nester, b 18 May 1865 Washington Twp, Berks Co, m(1) Catharine Y. Moyer (Kate), m(2) Malinda Moyer, m(3)
.                   Lizzie M. Bieber.








.             Ref:  1.   Patti King's notes.
.                      2.   1899 note in "
The Berks County Democrat", quoted at www.rootsweb.com/~paberks/   (not currently available)
.                      3.   Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
.                      4.   Frank W. Shalkop Undertaker Records, Trappe, Montgomery Co, death record for Hattie Nester Umstead.
.                      5.   
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