|. Oswin Benfield Nester, 1887 - 1952, s/o Elijah W. Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
22541 Oswin Benfield Nester,6 2254 (Elijah,5,Henry,4,Daniel,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
. b 11 Jan 1887 Washington Twp, Berks Co, Pa; d 20 Aug 1952 Berks Co, "age 65 yrs, of cerebral hemorrhage, involutional m...,
. s/o Elijah Nester and Rebecca Benfirled", bur Saint Josephs Hill Church Cem, Berks Co.
. See picture of his and Emma's tombstone below. See image of his death certificate below, informant W. W. Snyder.
. m 10 Jun 1913 Berks Co to Emma F. Miller, b 26 Sep 1889 Douglas Twp, Berks Co, d 1971 (not in SSDI), bur Saint Josephs
. Hill Church Cem, d/o George Washington Miller (Washington) and Sarah ____.
. Oswin of Bechtelsville and Emma of Douglassville at time of marr.
. 1910 Berks Co census, District Twp, ED 16, sheet 4B, #79/86, Oswin Nester,24 Pa, laborer, general farm, hired man with
. John H. Landis.
. 1917, 5 Jun: Berks Co, Pa: WW I draft registration card: Oswin B. Nester, b 11 Jan 1887 Washington Twp, Pa; occup: labo-
. rer, Glasgo Iron Co; married with one child; described as medium height and build, gray eyes, white hair.
. See image below.
. 1920 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, ED 20, sheet 7A, #128/130, Oswin Nester,32 Pa (son-in-law), trimmer, steel mill,
. Emma,30 Pa (dau), Rebecca,3 3/12 Pa (granddau), living with George and Sarah Miller.
. 1930 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, ED 6-94, sheet 11A, #209/220, Oswin V. Nester,44 Pa (marr age 26), laborer, iron
. foundry, Emma F.,40 Pa (marr age 22), George L. Miller,73 Pa (father-in-law, wid, marr age 23), helper, at home, Fred
. F.,44 Pa (bro-in-law), laborer, odd jobs, Rebecca Nester,14 Pa, Ethel,9 Pa.
. 1940 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, Colebrookdale, ED 6-28, sheet 4A, Road 100, #63, Oswin Nester,53 Pa, shipping
. clerk, foundry, Emma,50 Pa, Eteh Conrad,19 Pa (dau), Ernest,21 Pa (son-in-law), spray painter, retail ?.... dealer, Ron-
. ald,6/12 Pa (gs).
. 1942, 27 Apr: Collegeville, Montgomery Co, Pa: WW II draft registration card: Oswin Benfield Nester, b 11 Jan 1887 Wash-
. ington Twp, Berks Co, age 55; of Boyertown, RD #2, Douglas, Berks Co; employed by Colebrookdale Foundry; con-
. tact Leon Erb; described as 5' 11", 196 lbs, blue eyes, brown hair, light brown complexion. See image below.
. 1. Warren Linwood Nester (Linwood), b 16 Jan 1914 Pa, d 23 Jul 1915 Berks Co, "age 1 yrs, 6 mos, of accidental drowning,
. s/o Oswin Nester and Emma Miller", bur St Josephs Hill Church Cem, age, 1-6-7". See image of his death certificate
. 2. S. Rebecca Nester, b 11 Jun 1916 Pa, d 18 Feb 2000 Pennsburg, Montgomery Co (SSDI 185-03-9594 Pa), bur Highland
. Memorial Park, m(1) Ernest Neiman, m(2) ____ Pence, m(3) Wayne Robert Marley, b 3 Dec 1927, d 6 May 1997 (SSDI
. 138-22-1115 Pa). Wayne's LR: Pottstown, Montgomery Co, Pa 19464. There was a Pvt Ernest C.D. Neiman, from Pa,
. who d 21 Oct 1944, bur Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Lorraine Region, France. He was b
. 1912, and enlisted 1 Sep 1943 in Allentown, Pa. He was apparently the s/o Calvin and Elda Neiman of Montgomery Co.
. She was poss the Rebecca N. Neiman who m (lic) 18 Dec 1970 Berks Co to Francis J. Widener ( Frank), who may be the
. one b 10 Dec 1925, d 5 Feb 2001 (SSDI 195-12-0701 Pa), bur Indiantown Gap National Cem, Annville, Lebanon Co, Pa,
. with LR: Pottstown, Montgomery Co 19464.
. Rebecca worked as a cashier for 28 yrs at Limerick Diner and was employed as a computer operator at Mrs. Smith's Bak-
. eries, Inc, Pottstown, retiring in 1970. She worked for 15 yrs as a volunteer in the gift shop in Pottstown Medical Center
. until 1999. Rebecca's LR: Boyertown, Berks Co 19512.
. a. Ernest L. Neiman, b ca 1933, m (lic) 7 Mar 1953 Berks Co to Betty Haas Dilliplaine, b ca 1934.
. Of Birdsboro in 2000.
. b. Randall J. Pence, b ca 1948, poss m Mariellen J. ____, b ca 1954. Of Pennsburg in 2000.
. 3. Ethel M. Nester, b ca 1921 Pa, m 12 Sep 1937 Winchester, Va to Ernest C. Conrad, b ca 1915-19 Pa, s/o Myron Conrad
. and Estella Shirey.
. 1940 Berks Co census, Douglass Twp, Colebrookdale, ED 6-28, sheet 4A, Road 100, #63, Eteh Conrad,19 Pa (dau), Er-
. nest,21 Pa (son-in-law), spray painter, retail ?.... dealer, Ronald,6/12 Pa (gs), living with Oswin Nester.
. a. Ronald Conrad, b ca 1940 Pa.
. Ref: 1. Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
. 2. J. Fronheiser's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: Fronheiser2000@hotmail.com
. 3. World Family Tree, Vol 53, Tree 206.
. 4. "Reading Eagle", Feb 2000, obit for S. Rebecca Marley, dau of Oswin Nester and Emma Miller, naming sons Ernest
. Neiman and Randall Pence, plus 6 gc and 5 ggc.
|. Picture from www.findagrave.com
. Added by Mike O.