.               Andrew M. Nester, 1813 - 1901, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

262   Andrew M. Nester,4                                                                                                   26   (Jacob,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
.
.           "Andreas"
.             b 30 Mar 1813 Pa; d 6 Dec 1901, age "88 yr, 8 mos, 6 d", bur Old Mennonite Cem, Bally, Washington Twp, Berks Co, Pa.
.                See
picture of his tombstone below.
.             m(1) 15 Apr 1838 Berks Co to Sarah Jacob Bechtel, b 2 Sep 1814, d 15 Dec 1843, d/o Henry Jacob and Elizabeth Fuche.
.            "Andreas" m(2) 16 Sep 1851 New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery Co to Catharine Bechtel (Kate), b 1 Apr 1828 Pa, d
.                      3 Nov 1870, age "42 yr, 7 mos, 2 d", d/o Abraham Clemens Bechtel and Esther Weiss Bechtel (Ester), d/o Gerret Bechtel acc
.                      to one church record.)  See
picture of Catherine's tombstone below

.             1840 Berks Co census, Long Swamp, p 267, Andrew "Neston", 10101-00011.
.             1850 Montgomery Co, Pa census, Douglas Twp, p 196, #103/117, Andrew Nester,36 Pa, farmer, --, Anna,54 Pa, Angeline,9 Pa.
.             1860 Berks Co, Pa census, Colebrookdale Twp, p 50, #329/374, Andrew Nester,47 Pa, laborer, --, $3000, Catharine,32 Pa, Jacob,
.                      7 Pa, Abraham,5 Pa, Andrew,1 Pa, Angeline Moyer,19 Pa.
.             1870 Montgomery Co census, New Hanover Twp, p 12, #86/103, Andrew Nester,57 Pa, farmer, $6000, $1500, Catharine,42 Pa,
.                      Jacob,18 Pa, farm laborer, Abraham,16 Pa, Andrew,10 Pa, Franklin,7 Pa, David,5 Pa, Sarah Koch,13 Pa, domestic, Elizabeth
.                      Gerhart,17 Pa, domestic.
.             1880 census, Andrew not located.
.             1900 Montgomery Co census, New Hanover Twp, ED 229, sheet 7B, #143/159, Andrew Nester, Mar 1812 Pa (wid), landlord.

.             issue:

.             
1.   Henry Nester, b 12 Feb 1839 Pa, d 5 May 1848, bur Old Mennonite Cem, Bally, "son of Andrew & Sarah, age 9 yr, 2 mos,
.                   23 d".  See
picture of his tombstone below.

.             
2.   Angeline Elizabeth Nester (Elizabeth), b 14 Mar 1841 Berks Co, d 24 Mar 1900 Montgomery Co, bur Swamp Lutheran
.                   Church, m 17 Mar 1859 to Henry K. Moyer, b 5 Jul 1833 Montgomery Co (b Jul 1834 acc to 1900 census, d 16 May 1919
.                   Montgomery Co, "age 85 yrs, 10 mos, 12 days, of intra capsular fracture of hip joint, due to a fall, arterio sclerosis, s/o Henry
.                   Moyer and Hettie [Hester] Krouse.  See
image of his death certificate below, informant Mrs John Krause.
.                   1870 Northampton Co, Pa census, Easton, 293rd Dist, Lower Mt Bethel, p 46, #336/358, Henry K. Moyer,36 Pa, teamster,
.                            $2000, $2000, Angeine,28 Pa, Cataherine,8 Pa, Eliza Jane,4 Pa, Nathaniel,2 Pa.
.                   1880 census, New Hanover Twp, p 381C, #130/150, Henry R. Moyer,46 Pa, farmer, Elizabeth A.,38 Pa, Kathy Ann,18 Pa,
.                            Eliza Jane,13 Pa, Nathaniel,11 Pa, David Nester,14 Pa (brother), Annei Heydt,3 Pa, boarder.
.                   1900 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, Ward 10, ED 280, sheet 1A, 437 Beech St, #8/8, Henry K. Moyer, Jul 1834 Pa
.                            (wid), teamster, Eliza J. Wise, Aug 64 Pa (dau, marr 9 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Lewis B., Jun 66 Pa (son-in-law), auctioneer,
.                            Ralph L., Jan 92 Pa (gs), Dorothy, Apr 00 Pa (gd).
.                   1910 census, family not located.
.                   issue:
.                   
a.   Catherine Ann Moyer (Kate,Katie), b 5 Jul 1861 Lehich Co (b Jul 1862 acc to 1900 census), d 13 Feb 1944 Montgomery
.                         Co,"87 yrs, 7 mos, 8 days, of acute arthritis, influenza, d/o Henry Moyer and Angilina Nester", m 19 Dec 1885 Montgo-
.                         mery Co to John H. B. Krause, b 27 Apr 1861 Pa, d 27 Dec 1943 Montgomery Co, s/o Conard G. Krause and Mary Bart-
.                         man.
.                         issue:
.                         
(1)  Verna M. Krause, b Jul 1888 Pa.
.                         
(2)  Arthur Guy Krause, b 15 Apr 1893 Pa, d Aug 1964 (SSDI 178-03-7701 Pa), m(1) Florence ____, b ca 1905 Pa.  He
.                                m(2) 22 May 1945 Lehigh Co to Edith S. Gaumer, b ca 1894, d/o Victor M. Gaumer and Katie Scheifley.
.                   
b.   Eliza Jane Moyer, b 11 Jun 1866 Allentown (b Aug 1864 acc to 1900 census), d 12 Feb 1951 Montgomery Co, "age 84
.                         yrs, 8 mos, 1 day, of cerebral hemorrhage, hypertension, generalized arteriosclerosis, d/o Henry K. Weiss and Angeline Nes-
.                         ter", bur Memorial Mausoleum, Wyomissing Hills, Berks Co, m 13 Jun 1891 Montgomery Co to Lewis B. Weiss, b Jun
.                         1866 Pa, s/o Jonathan R. and Charlotte Weiss.
.                         issue:
.                         
(1)  Ralph L. Weiss, b 11 Jan 1892 Pa, d Feb 1968 (SSDI 178-03-7702 Pa).
.                         
(2)  Dorothy R. Weiss, b Apr 1900 Pa.
.                   
c.   Nathaniel Moyer, b ca 1868-70 Pa, m Mary Elizabeth Wildner.

.             
3.   John Nester, b 1 Nov 1847, bapt "9 May 1855".  Not in 1850 census.

.             
4.   Jacob Nester, b 3 Jul 1853 Pa, d 22 Oct 1875, bur Old Mennonite Cem, Bally, "son of Andrew and Catherine, age 22 yr, 3
.                   mos, 19 d", m 27 Jun 1874 to Susanna Weller Heydt, b 1855, d/o Johannes D. Heydt and Rebecca Weller.
.                   See
picture of his tombstone below.

.             
5.   Abraham B. Nester, b 18 Dec 1853 Montgomery Co (b Dec 1852 acc to 1900 census), bapt 9 May 1855, d 19 May 1954
.                   Berks Co, "age 100 yrs, 5 mos, 1 day, of broncho pneumonia, arterio sclerosis, widowed, s/o Andrew Nester and Catharine
.                   Bechtel", bur Fairview Cem, m 28 Aug 1881 to Kate H. Weller (Katie), b 13 Jan 1860 Pike Twp, d 25 Aug 1929 Berks Co, "age
.                   69 yrs, 7 mos, 12 days, of influenza, dilation of the heart, d/o Henry Weller and Mary Houck", bur Fairview Cem.  He was age
.                   99 on 14 Dec 1952 acc to an article in the "
Pottstown Mercury", on 28 Jan 1953.
.                   See
image of his death certificate below, informant William W. Yoder.
.                   See
image of her death certificate below, informant Abraham Nester.  (Indexed as "Nesler".)
.                   1900 Montgomery Co census, Douglas Twp, ED 200, sheet 8B, #169/184, Abraham Nester, Dec 1852 Pa, farmer, Kate, Jan
.                            1860 Pa (marr 19 yrs, 0 ch), plus two boarders.
.                   1900-02 Montgomery Co Directory: Nester Abraham B, farmer, Niantic
.                   1910 Berks Co census, Colebrookdale Twp, ED 13, sheet 12B, #260/275, Abraham B. Nester,56 Pa, superintendant, public
.                            roads, Kate H.,50 Pa (marr 29 yrs, 0 ch).
.                   1920 Berks Co census, Colebrookdale Twp, ED 16, sheet 3B, #63/65, Abraham B. Nester,65 Pa, labor, casket fact, Kate H.,
.                            58 Pa.
.                   1930 Berks Co census, Colebrookdale Twp, ED 88, sheet 4B, #90/93, Abraham Nestor,76 Pa (wid, marr age 27), laborer, cas-
.                            ket factory, David Esback,25 Pa (marr age 20, nephew), knitter, knitting mill, Beulah,24 Pa (marr age 19), Gordon,4 6/12
.                            Pa.
.                   1940 Berks Co census, Colebrookdale Twp, New Berlinville, ED 6-20, sheet 8A, #147, Abraham Nester,86 Pa (marr), "loger",
.                            with David H. and Beulah Y. Eshback.
.                   issue: none

2624      
6.   Andrew B. Nester, b 14 Jan 1855 Hereford, Berks Co, bapt 2 Oct 1859, m Clara Elizabeth Neiman.

2625      
7.   Franklin B. Nester (Frank), b 20 Jan 1861 Pa (b Jan 1863 acc to 1900 census), m Emma C. Updegrave.

2626      
8.   David B. Nester, b Sep 1864 Pa, m Alice S. Sheetz.
.                   1880 census, New Hanover Twp, p 381C, #130/150, David Nester,14 Pa (brother), living with Henry R. and Elizabeth A.
.                            Moyer.






.             Note: Acc to one source, Sarah Ann "Nester", b 15 Jul 1846 Pa, d 8 Jul 1919, was d/o Catherine Bechtel Nester, although not
.                       listed with the family in 1850 or 1860.  She m 14 Jun 1870 to
William Will Nester (#2451).


.             Ref:  1.   Gardner Moyer's notes.
.                      2.   Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
.                      3.   Bruce's notes at
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.  Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
.          Added by Kenneth Schaeffer