.           Benjamin B. Nester, 1862 - 1929, s/o Abraham Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

2633   Benjamin B. Nester,5                                                                     263    (Abraham,4,Jacob,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
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.                b 18 Apr 1862 Montgomery Co, Pa; d 15 Oct 1929 Pottstown, Montgomery Co, "age 67 yrs, 5 mos, 27 days, of chronic Brights
.                   disease, chronic myocarditis, uremia, s/o Abraham Nester and Hettie Binder", bur Fairview Cem.
.                   Baptized 8 Jun 1862 The Lutheran Chuch in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, s/o Abraham and Esther Nester, sponsors
.                   Milton and Soph..a Brendinger.  See
image of  his death certificate below, informant Charles M. Nester.
.                m 17 Aug 1882 New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery Co to Catherine E. Weand (Kate,Katie), b 4 Apr 1856 Pa, d 11
.                    Apr 1926, "age 70 yrs, 0 mos, 7 days, of chronic myocarditis, acute dilatation of heart, d/o William Weand and Catherine Erb",
.                    bur Fairview Cem, d/o William Weand (family name "Weant" in 1870) and Catharine (Fry by one account).
.                    See
image of Catherine's death certificate below, informant Benjamin Nester.

.                1900 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 275, sheet 6B, 1249 Queen St, #126/126, Bengemin Nester, Apr 1862 Pa, day
.                         labor, Kate E., Apr 1856 Pa (marr 17 yrs, 3 ch, 3 living), Calvin W., May 83 Pa, day labor, Edwin K., Mar 86 Pa, Charley
.                         M., Oct 89 Pa.
.                1910 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 137, sheet 2A, 1112 High, #51/51, B.B. Nester,48 Pa, clerk, store groc, Kate,54
.                         Pa (marr 27 yrs, 3 ch, 3 living), Charles,20 Pa, clerk, clothing store.
.                1920 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 162, sheet 7A, 1112 High, #146/148, Benjaman B. Nester,57 Pa, retailer, coffe +
.                         butterene, Catherine E.,63 Pa, Charles M.,29 Pa, retaliler, coffee + butterine, Alice,29 Pa (dau-in-law), Charles E.,1 3/12.

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1.   Calvin Weand Nester, b 21 May 1883 Pottstown, Montgomery Co, d 18 May 1936 Montgomery Co, "age 52 yrs, 11 mos,
.                      27 days, of coronary thrombosis, s/o Benjamin Mester and Kate Erb", bur Fairview Cem.
.                      See his death certificate
image below, informant Charles Nester.  This has his last name as "Mester".
.                      Baptized 15 Jul 1883 The Lutheran Chuch in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, s/o Benj and Kate Nester, sponsors Milton
.                      and Soph..a Brendinger.
.                      1910 Faulk Co, SD census, De Voe Twp, ED 183, sheet 1A, #6/6, Calvin W. Nester,27 Pa, hired man, farm laborer, working
.                               out.
.                      1918, 12 Sep: Pottstown, Montgomery Co, Pa: WW I draft registration card: Calvin Weand Nester, b 21 May 1883, age 35;
.                                of 1112 High, Pottstown; occup: boiler making for Heine Safety Boiler Co; nearest relative: Benjamin Nester; des-
.                                cribed as medium height and build, brown eyes, dark brown hair.  See
image below.
.                      1920 Montgomery Co, Pa census, Lower Pottsgrove Twp, ED 123, sheet 4A, #62/69, Calvin Nester,36 Pa, farmer, general
.                               farm, plus Edwin K. Nester's family.
.                      1930 Montgomery Co census, Lower Pottsgrove, ED 46-82, sheet 4A, #54/54, Calvin W. Nester,46 Pa, laborer, machine
.                               shop, Elizabeth Bell,54 Pa (wid), servant, private family, William,21 Pa (son), laborer, machine shop.

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2.   Edwin Kirk Nester, b 11 Mar 1886 Pa, m Beulah L. Hoffman.

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3.   Charles Melvin Nester, b 21 Oct 1889 Pottstown, Montgomery Co, m Alice M. Frantz.
.                      Baptized Charles Melvin Nester 31 Dec 1889 The Lutheran Chuch in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, s/o Benjamin and
.                      Katie Nester.  His WW I draft registration card is indexed as Charles Mebin Nester, but this could be read as Charles Melvin
.                      Nester.
.                      1907, 9 Nov: Charles M. Nester confirmed at St Joseph's (Hill) Lutheran Church.








.                 Ref:  St Joseph's (Hill) Lutheran Church records.
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