.    Christian Nester, c1810-13 - 1880+, prob s/o Christian Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

244   Christian Nester,4                                                                                           ?   24   (Christian,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
.
.            "Christie".  Christian was prob a s/o Christian Nester, but no proof.
.              b ca 1810-13 Pa; d after 1880.
.              m 18 Oct 1842 Berks Co, Pa to Hanna C. Felker, b 25 Aug 1824 Europe, d 21 Jul 1857, age 32-10-27, bur Huff Union Church
.                  Cem, Huffs Church, Berks Co.  See
picture of her tombstone below.  Her name was Johanna acc to dau Elizabeth's death record.

.              1839, 9 May: Christian, Andreas, and George Nester participated in communion at Huffs Union Church.
.              1841, 16 May: Christian Nester participated in communion at Huffs Union Church.
.              1845, 16 .?.: Christie, George, Hannah, and David Nester participated in communion at Huffs Union Church.
.              1850 Berks Co, Pa census, District Twp, p 171, #55/65, Christian Nester,40 Pa, farmer, $1400, Hanna,25 Europe, Emillia,6 Pa,
.                       Mary Ann,3 Pa, Elizabeth,1 Pa.
.              1860 Berks Co census, District Twp, p 6, #42/45, Christian Nester,50 Pa, laborer, $1500, $75, Emelia,16 Pa, Mary,13 Pa, Eliza-
.                       beth,10 Pa, Hanna,9 Pa, Noah,7 Pa.
.              1870 Berks Co census, District Twp, p 12, #84/93, Christie Nester,57 Pa, retired farmer, $1500, $150, living with Nathan and
.                       Mary Staufer.
.              1880 Berks Co census, Longswamp Twp, p 369D, #249/276, Christian Nester,69 Pa (father-in-law, wid/div), living with Nathan
.                       and Mary Staufer.

.              issue:

.              
1.   Emillia Nester (Emelia), b ca 1844 Pa.

.              
2.   Mary Ann Nester (Polly), b 11 Dec 1847 Pa, d 23 Aug 1880, age 33-8-12, bur Huffs Union Church, m Nathan Stauffer, b ca
.                    1839-46 Pa.
.                    1870 Berks Co census, District Twp, p 12, #84/93, Nathan Staufer,24 Pa, farmer, --, $310, Mary,23 Pa, Ida,2 Pa, Christie
.                             Nester,57 Pa, retired farmer, $1500, $150.
.                    1880 Berks Co census, Longswamp Twp, p 369D, #249/276, Nathan Staufer,41 Pa, enginear, Mary,38 Pa, consumption, Ida,
.                             12 Pa, Hannah,8 Pa, Allis,6 Pa, Christian Nester,69 Pa (father-in-law, wid/div).
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Ida C. Stauffer, b 5 Feb 1868 Pa, d 16 Jun 1930 Berks Co, "age 62 yrs, 4 mos, 11 days, of chr valvular heart disease, d/o
.                          Nathan Stauffer and Catharine Nester", bur Charles Evans Cem, m 11 Feb 1888 Lehigh Co to Henry C. Steffie, s/o Eph-
.                          raim Steffie.
.                    
b.   Hanna Stauffer, b ca 1872 Pa.
.                    
c.   Allis Stauffer, b ca 1874 Pa.

.              
3.   Elizabeth Nester, b ca 1849-50 Berks Co, d 23 Feb 1869 Philadelphia, Pa, "age 20, b Berks Co, d/o Christian + Johanna
.                    Nester", bur German Lutheran Cem (now defunct), Philadelphia.

.              
4.   Hannah Jane Nester, b 21 May 1856 Berks Co, d 11 May 1919 Lehigh Co, "age 62 yrs, 11 mos, 20 days, of tubercular peri-
.                    tonitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, d/o Christian Nester and Hannah Felker", bur Ziegels Church Cem, m Elias Benjamin Moyer
.                    (Eli), b 22 Mar 1856, d 29 Aug 1922, "age 66 yrs, 5 mos, 7 days, of valvular heart disease, thrombosis of femoral vein, s/o
.                    Aaron Moyer and Julia Gehriger", bur Ziegel's Union Church Cem.
.                    See
image of Hannah's death certificate below, informant Eli Mooyer.  See image of Elias' death certificate below, informant
.                    Noah Moyer.  See
pictures of Hannah's and Elias' tombstones below.
.                    1880 Lehigh Co census, Weisenburg Twp, p 596A, #303/321, Eli Moyer,24 Pa, farmer, Hannah,24 Pa, Bertha,3/12 Pa (Oct).
.                    1900 Berks Co census, District Twp, ED 15, sheet 2A, #27/28, Elias Moyer, Mar 1856 Pa, farm, Hannah, May 1856 Pa (marr
.                             21 yrs, 3 ch, 1 living), Noah, Nov 83 Pa, laborer (farm).
.                    1910 Lehigh Co census, Lower Macungie Twp, East Texas Dist, ED 177, sheet 8A, #163/163, Eli Moyer,54 Pa, laborer, odd
.                             jobs, Hannah,53 Pa (marr 31 yrs, 3 ch, 1 living), Noah,27 Pa, laborer, odd jobs, Lizzie M.,24 Pa (dau-in-law, marr 5 yrs,
.                             2 ch, 2 living), Bertha M,5 Pa (gd), Alice M.,1 Pa (gd).
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Bertha Moyer, b Oct 1879 Pa.
.                    
b.   Noah N. Moyer, b Nov 1883 Pa, m 10 Sep 1904 Berks Co to Lizzie M. Fox, b ca 1886 Pa, d/o Henry W. and Katie Fox.
.                          issue:
.                          
(1)  Bertha M. Moyer, b ca 1905 Pa, m 5 Apr 1924 Lehigh Co to Vernie S. Lorish, b ca 1904, s/o Samuel Lorish and Rosie
.                                 Kuhns.
.                          
(2)  Alice M. Moyer, b ca 1909 Macungie, d 5 Sep 1986 Coopersburg, m 13 Sep 1942 Lehigh Co to Harold Bower, b ca
.                                 1909, s/o Harry Bower and Sallie Hertzog.
.                          
(3)  Noah Moyer.  

.              
5.   Noah Nester, b ca 1850-53 Pa, d prior 1900, m Sarah Smith, b 30 Jun 1851 Pa, d 16 Sep 1932 W Providence, Montgomery
.                    Co, "age 80 yrs, 2 mos, 18 days, of arterio-capillary fibrosis, d/o Charles Smith and Margaretta Wampole", bur Sumneytown.
.                    See
image of Sarah's death certificate below.
.                    1870 Berks Co census, Hereford Twp, p 5, #31/36, Noah Neter,19 Pa, labourer on farm, living with John Bouse.
.                    1880 Montgomery Co, Pa census, Marlborough Twp, p 327B, #224/274, Noah Nester,30 Pa, tailoring, Sarah,28 Pa, tailoring,
.                             James Hauck,27 Pa, laborer, boarder.
.                    1900 Montgomery Co census, Marlborough Twp, ED 225, sheet 13A, #233/263, Sarah Nester, Jun 1851 Pa (wid, dau, 0 ch),
.                             living with Charles and Margaretta Smith.
.                    1910 Montgomery Co census, Marlborough Twp, Sunnytown, ED 104, sheet 10A, #17/18, Sarah Nester,58 Pa (wid, 0 ch).
.                    1920 Montgomery Co census, Marlboro Twp, ED 95, sheet 7B, #150/163, Sarah Nester,67 Pa (wid), stripper, cigar factory.








.              Ref:  Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
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 Added by D. A. Richards