.                   Jacob Nester, 1818 - 1901, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

264   Jacob Nester,4                                                                                                                26   (Jacob,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
.
.            "Jakob"  His middle initial was M. acc to dau Sophia's death certificate.
.              b 21 Dec 1818 Pa; d 22 Jan 1901 Gilbertsville, Montgomery Co, Pa, age 82-1-1, bur Fairview Cem, Boyertown, Berks Co, Pa.
.              m 30 Jan 1853 New Hanover Lutheran Church, Twp, Montgomery Co, Pa to Emma Binder, b 6 May 1833 Pa, d 13 Aug 1909
.                  Boyertown, age 76-3-7, bur Fairview Cem.

.              1850 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, p 201, #182/202, Jacob Nester,29 Pa, day laborer, living with Daniel and Esther
.                       Fretz.
.              1860 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, p 28, #179/218, Jacob Nester,37 Pa, farmer, $4200, $1025, Emma,27 Pa, Jona-
.                       than,6 Pa, Sophia,1 Pa, Sophia Fryer,16 Pa.
.              1870 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, p 24, #166/193, Jacob Nester,50 Pa, farmer, $5000, $1600, Emma,38 Pa, Jona-
.                       than,16 Pa, Sophia,12 Pa, Sarah Emma,8 Pa, Willoughby,3 Pa, Olivia Sell,15 Pa, domestic servant.
.              1880 Montgomery Co census, West Douglass, p 70B, #7/9, Jacob Nester,61 Pa, farmer, Emma,48 Pa, Jonathan,28 Pa, farm lab-
.                       orer, Sarah,18 Pa, Willoughby,12 Pa, farm laborer, Annie,9 Pa.
.              1900 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, ED 200, sheet 8A, #156/167, Jacob Nester, Dec 1818 Pa, farmer, Emma, May
.                       1833 Pa (marr 39 yrs, 8 ch, 5 living), Jonathan, Feb 54 Pa, farm laborer, Sallie, Aug 61 Pa, servant.
.              1900-02 Montgomery Co Directory: Nester Jacob, farmer, Gilbertsville

.              issue:

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1.   Jonathan B. Nester, b 9 Feb 1854 Montgomery Co, d 25 Jun 1914 Gilbertsville, Douglas Twp, Montgomery Co, "age 60 yrs,
.                    4 mos, 16 days, of apoplexy, congestion of lungs, s/o Jacob Nester and Emma Binder", bur Fairview Cem.
.                    Bapt 7 May 1854 The Lutheran Church of New Hanover, Montgomery Co, s/o Jacob and Emma Nester, sponsors Jacob
.                    and Elizabeth Binder.  See
image of his death certificate below.
.                    1900-02 Montgomery Co Directory: Nester Jonathan, lab, Gilbertsville

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2.   Mahlon B. Nester, b 14 Jul 1856 Montgomery Co, d 1858, bur Fairview Cem.
.                    Bapt 7 Sep 1856 The Lutheran Church of New Hanover, Montgomery Co, s/o Jacob and Emma Nester, sponsors Abraham
.                    and Esther Nester.

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3.   Sophia B. Nester, b 31 Jan 1859 Douglass Twp, Montgomery Co, d 26 Oct 1954 Montgomery Co, "age 95 yrs, of arterio
.                    sclerosis, widowed, d/o Jacob Nester and Emma Binder", bur Fairvew Cem, m 12 Oct 1878 New Hanover Lutheran Church,
.                    Montgomery Co to Jacob R. Romig, b 16 Jun 1856 Berks Co, d 20 Mar 1946 Berks Co, "age 89 yrs, 9 mos, 4 days, of chr int
.                    nephritis, s/o George R. Romich [s/o Jacob Romich and Elizabeth Romich] and Sarag Rohrbach, spouse Sophia B. Romig", bur
.                    Boyertown.
.                    See
image of Sophia's death certificate below, informant George A. Romig.  See image of Jacob's certificate below, informant
.                    Wayland G. Schwank.
.                    issue: (one)
.                    
a.   George A. Romig, b 10 Mar 1879 Montgomery Co, d 22 Sep 1959 Philadelphia, "age 80 yrs, of arteriosclerotic cardiovas-
.                          cular disease, s/o Jacob R. Romig and Sophia B. Nester", bur Charles Evans Cem, Reading, m(1) 12 Aug 1901 Berks Co to
.                          Olivia W. Weiser, b ca 1879, d 13 Jan 1908 in the fire at the Rhoad's Opera House, Boyertown, d/o William H. and Cath-
.                          erine Weiser.  George m(2) 24 May 1911 Berks Co to Annie O. Rothermel, b 24 Apr 1883 Pa, d/o Daniel R. Rothermal and
.                          Mary Oswald.
.                          Living at 135 N Reading Ave, Boyertown in 1953.  George worked in Romig's Shoe Store on East Philadelphia Ave, Boy-
.                          ertown for 52 yrs, before retiring in 1946.
.                          issue:
.                          
(1)  Mary Rothermal Romig, b 25 Sep 1916 Pa, d 9 Oct 2000 (SSDI 172-22-7835 Pa), m ____ DeYoung
.                                 Her LR: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, Pa 19103.
.                                 Attended Western College in Oxford, Ohio and received an A.B. degree.  She was later a music student at the Univ of
.                                 Mich, in The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 1941-42.  She was recipient of The Hall of Fame Award
.                                 in the U-M School of Music (formely Citation of Merit).  There is a Mary Romig-de Young Scholarship in her memory
.                                 given by The University of Michigan Club of Philadelphia for students from the Philadelphia area who enroll as under-
.                                 graduate students at the Univ of Mich.  She was the director of music at the Beth-Jacob Schools in Philadelphia for
.                                 over years.  She also taught violin at the Philadelphia Musical Academy.

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4.   Sarah B. Emma Nester (Sallie), b 27 Aug 1861 Montgomery Co, d 3 Mar 1946 Boyetown, Berks Com, "age 84 yrs, 6 mos,
.                    23 days, of apoplexy, chr int nephritis, d/o Jacob M. Nester and Emma Binder", bur Boyertown, m 28 Feb 1901 Montgomery
.                    Co to George Wallace Weand (Wallace), b 12 Dec 1858 Frederick, Pa, d 20 Feb 1937 Berks Co, "age 78 yrs, 9 mos, 8 days, of
.                    carcinoma of liver, s/o William Weand and Christina Erb, wife Sarah E. Nester", bur Fairview Cem.    See
image of Sallie's death
.                    certificate below, infomant Anna B. Nester.  See
image of George's death certificate below, informant Sarah E. Nester.  George
.                    had m(1) Hettie B. ____, b 28 Mar 1854, d 7 Jun 1887, age 32-9-22, bur Fairview Cem.  This may have been Esther B. Nester
.                    (Hattie,Hettie), b 28 Dec 1854 Montgomery Co, d/o
Abraham Nester (#263) and Esther Magdalena Binder (Hettie).  G. Wal-
.                    lace Weand and Hettie "Nester" had dau Emma Magdalene Weand, b 21 Dec 1883 Montgomery Co, d 11 Apr 1944 Montgom-
.                    ery Co.  See her death certificate on page for Abraham.

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5.   William Jacob Nester, b 10 Jul 1864 Montgomery Co, d 21 Dec 1869 (d Dec 1870 Montgomery Co, age 5, of scarlet fever,
.                    acc to county rec, but wasn't in 1870 census).  William "B." Nester, 1864, d 1869, bur Fairview Cem.
.                  "William Jacob Nester, d 21 Dec 1869, age 5 yrs, 5 mos, 11 days, s/o Jacob and Emma", acc to the records of The Lutheran
.                    Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co.

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6.   Willoughby B. Nester, b 23 Jul 1867 Pottstown, Montgomery Co, m Annie Y. Beitenman.

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7.   Anna B. Nester (Annie), b 9 Aug 1870 Montgomery Co, d 23 Nov 1955 Montgomery Co, "age 85 yrs, of coronary thrombo-
.                    sis, arterio sclerosis, d/o Jacob Nester and Emma Binder", bur Fairview Cem.  Single.
.                    Bapt 25 Sep 1870 The Lutheran Church of New Hanover, Montgomery Co, d/o Jacob and Emma Nester, sponsor Sarah
.                    Nester.  See
image of her death certificate below, informant George A. Romig.

.              
8.   George W. Nester, b ca 10 Sep 1873, d 14 Oct 1878, age "3 yr, 1 mo, 4 d", bur St John Episcopal Lutheran Church, Boyer-
.                    town, Berks Co.








.              Ref:  1. "
Boyertown Democrat", 13 Oct 1938, "Mr. and Mrs. Jacob R. Romig Observe 60th Anniversary of Wedding Day".
.                             From Betty Burdan, email:
bjbudan@ptd.net   
.                       2.   Linta Mattila-Peters' notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: BBBsGramma@aol.com   
.                       3.   Carol Romig Dietrich's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: c4romig@supernet.com  
.                       4.   Info on Romig family at Montgomery On Line:
www.rootsweb.com/~paberks/   
.                       5.   Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
.                       6. "
Pottstown Mercury", 28 Jan 1953, 'Area Family Approaches Average Age of 86.6 Years', elderly Nester family mem-
.                             bers noted: Mrs. Sophia B. Romig, 94, her sister Anna B. Nester, 82, Mrs. Romig's son George B. Romig, nearly 74
.                             (on Mar 10), a cousin Abraham Nester, 99 (on 14 Dec 1952), their only brother Willoughby B. Nester, 85.  Sophia,
.                             Anna, and Willougby are pictured.  Sophia and Anna are living at the Mennonite Home for the Aged in Frederick.
.                             George lives at 135 North Reading Ave, Boyertown.  Willoughby lives at 44 W Sixth St.
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