|. Lyman Eugene Nester, 1905 - 1993, s/o Jacob Samuel Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
243313 Lyman Eugene Nester,7 24331 (Jacob,6,William,5,Samuel,4,Christian,3,Andrew,2)
. b 1 Mar 1905 Franklintown, York Co, Pa; d 7 Jul 1993 Carlisle, Cumberland Co, Pa (SSDI 162-22-0913 Pa), bur Dillsburg
. Cem, York Co. See picture of Lyman and children Marlin and Vilma below.
. See picture of Lyman's, Nellis's, and Helen's tombstone below.
. m(1) 8 Jun 1929 Abbottstown, Adams Co, Pa to Nellie Pauline Smith, b 8 Jun 1910 Adams Co, d 21 Nov 1929 Dillsburg,
. "age 20 yrs, 7 mos, of pulmonary oedema, phlebitis of left thigh + leg, septic, d/o Charles [B.] Smith and Ethel [A.] Mil-
. ler, spouse of Lyman E. Nester", bur Dillsburg Cem. She died seven weeks after childbirth, bur Dillsburg Cem.
. See image of her death certificate below, infomant Charles Smith. This was indexed as "Hester".
. m(2) 1 Mar 1932 Harrisburg, Pa to Helen Rebecca Brandt, b 23 Feb 1912 Dillsburg, York Co, d 6 Apr 1996 Mechanicsburg
. (SSDI 177-26-6764 Pa), bur Dillsburg Cem, d/o James Monroe Brandt and Cora Ellen Hayberger.
. Lyman was a farmer and an employee of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
. His and Helen's LR: Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co 17055.
. 1930 York Co census, Dillsburg, ED 67-10, sheet 5B, #144/152, Lyman E. Nester,24 Pa (wid, son), laborer, wholesale hard-
. ware, Ethel R.,6/12 Pa (granddau), living with Jacob S. Nester.
. 1940 York Co census, Monaghan Twp, ED 67-55, sheet 5B, #100, Lyman E. Nester,35 Pa, farmer, farm, Helen R.,28 Pa,
. Ethel R.,10 Pa, Marlin E.,6 Pa, Vilma (?V).,4 Pa, Verna M.,2 Pa, Robert A.,9/12 Pa.
. 1. Ethel Rebecca Nester, b 1 Oct 1929 Dillsburg, York Co, d 30 May 2013 Thousands Oak, Cal (not in SSDI), bur Dills-
. burg Cem, m 14 Apr 1947 Hagerstown to Milton E. Shultz Jr, b 3 Dec 1922 Pa, d 17 Oct 1996 (SSDI 189-18-7280 Pa),
. bur Dillsburg Cem, s/o Milton E. and Esther F. Shultz.
. Ethel grad from Dillsburg HS in 1947. She lived with her grandfather Jacob Nester prior to her marriage.
. Of Dillsburg in 1993. See her picture below.
. a. Jeffrey Samuel Shultz, b 1952, m(1) 25 Apr 1975 Dillsburg to Sharon Wagner. He m(2) Melinda ____.
. Of Dillsburg in 2013.
. b. Larry Lee Shultz, b 1956, m Yolanda ____. Of Simi Valley, Cal in 2013.
. c. Sheryl Anne Shultz, b 1957, m(1) 18 Sep 1982 Dillsburg to Alan Edward Steck, b ca 1957. She m(2) Jack Wasbers.
. Of Mechanicsburg in 2013.
2433131 2. Marlin Eugene Nester (Sonny), b 12 Aug 1933 Mechanicsburg, m(1) Leona Mae Garman, m(2) Paula Jean Wagner
. 3. Vilma Darlene Nester, b 1936 Pa, m 28 Oct 1955 Hagerstown, Md to Harry Elmer Coken II, b ca 1934.
. She was a sophomore at Messiah College academy in Oct 1951. See "News Comet" (East Berlin, Pa), 12 Oct 1951.
. issue: Of Mechanicsburg in 1993, and of Dillsburg in 2016.
. a. Debra Joy Coken (Deb), b 1956 Harrisburg, m 4 Oct 1975 to David Eugene Tritt (Dave), b 1952.
. (1) Andrew David Tritt, b 1980, m Sandra Marie Kapuchinsky (Sandy), b ca 1983.
. (a) Japheth Andrew Tritt, b 2005.
. (b) Gabriel David Tritt, b 2007.
. (c) Seth Lazarus Tritt, stillborn 2009.
. (d) Eliana Hope Marie Tritt, b 2010.
. (e) Hosanna Joy Tritt, b 2012.
. (2) Jacob Eugene Tritt, b 1982, m Nancy Fae McIntyre.
. (3) Isaac Steven Tritt, b 1988, m Holly Ketner.
. b. Wendy Lou Coken, b 1960 Harrisburg, m 21 Apr 1977 to Scott Alan Miller, b 1957.
. (1) Adrienne Rebecca Miller, b 1983 Camp Hill, Pa, m 28 Jun 2008 to Michael Lee Crowe, b 1983.
. (a) Callie Zoe Crowe, b 2009.
. (b) Piper Rose Crowe, b 2011.
. (c) Lilah Grace Crowe, b 2014.
. (2) Derrick Scott Miller, b 1985 Harrisburg.
. c. Cathy Ann Coken, b 1962 Harrisburg, m(1) 1982 to Roswell Schwalm Deninger, and div in 1984. She m(2) 1985 to
. Lewis Wilmer Killian, and div in 1994.
. (1) Rachel Helen Killian, b 1987, m 26 Sep 2009 to Joseph Brower.
. (a) Micah Thomas Brower, b 2011.
. (2) Christopher James Killian, b 1989.
. d. Harry Elmer Coken III, b 1966 Harrisburg, m Joni Lerew.
. 4. Verna Mae Nester, b 1937 Pa, m 16 Sep 1967 to Jack McGarvey. Of Elliotsburg in 1993, 2016.
. a. William Matthew McGarvey, b 1970 Camp Hill, Pa.
. b. Laura Leigh McGarvey, b 1973 Camp Hill.
2433132 5. Robert Alvin Nester, b 27 Jun 1939 Dillsburg, m(1) Patricia Ann Good, m(2) Jane Marie Haas.
2433133 6. Francis Matthew Nester, b 1942, m Lois Ann Lehman
. Ref: 1. Robert A. (Rob) Nester's extensive notes, with info from Lyman Nester's family tapes.
. 2. "News Comet" (East Berlin, Pa), 12 May 1950, article on marriage of Milton Shultz and Ethel Nester.
. 3. "The Gettysburg Times", 22 Nov 1929: TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD FUTILE - Brother Gives 18 Ounces of
. Blood in Vain Effort to Save Young Married Sister - Mrs Nellie Smith Nester, aged 19, wife of Lyman Nester of
. Dillsburg, died Thursday morning at 6:45 o'clock at her home as the result of an attack of hemorrhages. The trans-
. fusion was made last Saturday at the Harrisburg City hospital. Surviving are her husband, her seven weeks old
. daughter; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith, York Springs, and the following brothers and sisters: Joretta, Dor-
. othy, Elmo, Clare and John, all at home; her grandfather, Benjamin Miller, and grandmother, Mrs. Lovina Smith,
. both of York Springs.
. 4. "The Gettysburg Times", 8 Jun 1929, marr license issued to Lyman Eugene Nester of Dillsburg and Nellie Pauline
. Smith of York Springs.
. 5. "Patriot News", 9 Jul 1993: obit of Lyman E. Nester, 88.
. 6. "Patriot'News", 4 Jun 2013: Ethel R. Shultz, 83, formerly of Dillsburg, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013 in the
. Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, Thousand Oaks, CA. Ethel was the widow of Milton E. Shultz, Jr. She
. was born October 1, 1929 in Dillsburg the daughter of the late Lyman E. and Nellie P. (Smith) Nester. Ethel was a
. retired school bus driver with over twenty years of service. She was a former member of the Dillsburg Christian
. Missionary Alliance Church and the South Mountain V.F.W., Post #6771, Dillsburg Ladies Auxiliary. She is sur-
. vived by one daughter, Sheryl A. Wasbers and her husband Jack of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Jeffrey S. Shultz and
. his wife Melinda of Dillsburg and Larry L. Shultz and his wife Yolanda of Simi Valley, CA; two sisters, Velma
. Cocken and Verna McGarvey; and two brothers, Marlin Nester and Francis Nester. She also leaves behind six
. grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Ethel was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Nester. Services will
. be held Friday, June 7, 2013, at 11:00 am in the Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc., 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg. Burial
. will be held in the Dillsburg Cemetery-Mountain Road.
. 7. www.findagrave.com, info by MOtto, orig in "The Patriot News", 8 Apr 1996: Helen Rebecca Brandt Nester, 84, of
. Silver Spring Twp., formerly of Dillsburg, died Saturday. She was a retired employee of Dillsburg Dress Co.; had
. worked for Mechanicsburg Silk Mill; and was a member of Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ Church. She was the
. widow of Lyman E. Nester. Surviving are three sons, Marlin E. of Grantville, Robert A. of Newport and Francis M.
. of Mechanicsburg; three daughters, Ethel R. Shultz of Dillsburg, Vilma D. Coken of Mechanicsburg and Verna M.
. McGarvey of Elliottsburg; a sister, Dorothy Trimmer of Carlisle; 18 grandchildren and 27 greatgrandchildren. Ser-
. vices will be held at noon Wednesday in her church. Burial will be in Dillsburg Cemet
. 8. Deb Tritt's email: email@example.com
. 9. Adrienne Crowe's email: Adrienne.Crowe@dallastown.net
. 10. Cathy Coken's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 11. Wendy Miller's email: email@example.com
. 12. Vilma Coken's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
| Ethel R. Shultz
Picture from her obituary
|Lyman Nester with Marlin and Vilma
Picture courtesy of Vilma Nester Coken
|Picture from www.findagrave.com
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