.                   David Nester, 1826 - 1902, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

265   David Nester,4                                                                                                                26   (Jacob,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
.
.              b 21 Aug 1826 Pa; d 13 Jun 1902, bur Pottstown Cem, Pottstown, Montgomery Co, Pa.
.                 Christened 4 Feb 1827 Hereford Twp, Berks Co, Pa.
.              m 15 Sep 1852 New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery Co, Pa to Catherine Ann Geiger (Katie), b 20 Nov 1828 Montgom-
.                  ery Co (b Sep 1828 acc to 1900 census), d 18 Feb 1911, "age 82 yrs, 2 mos, 28 days, of arterio sclerosis, d/o Abraham Geyer
.                  and Sarah Bickel", bur Pottstown Cem  See
image of her death certificate below, informant Howard Nester.
.              Catherine's last name was Geiger in the marr record and dau Rosa's death certificate.  David may have been married previously,
.              since the 1st 3 children born prior to 1852, or else they simply didn't get married until after having three children.

.              1850 Montgomery Co census, New Hanover Twp, p 171, #37/42, David Nester,23 Pa, tanner, living with Alfred and Clarisa
.                       Schneider.
.           ? 1850 Montgomery Co census, New Hanover Twp, p 171, #35/40, Catharine Geyer,22 Pa, living with Francis and Elizabeth Weant
.                       family.
.           ? 1850 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, p 202, #191/212, Catharine Ann Geyer,22 Pa, living with Sophia Geyer,63 Pa, in
.                       same dwelling as Gabriel and Sophia Schweinhart family.
.              1860 Montgomery Co census, New Hanover Twp, p 10, #59/66, David Neschter,33 Pa, farmer, $1800, $600, Cathrin,31 Pa,
.                       Ellen,4 Pa, Hannah,2 Pa, Malara Bickel,18 Pa, domestic, Percival Giger,8 Pa.
.              1870 Montgomery Co census, Pottsgrove Twp, p 16, #114/116, David Nester,43 Pa, $3000, $400, Catharine,41 Pa, Ellen,14 Pa,
.                       Hannah,12 Pa, Emma,5 Pa, Annie,3 Pa.
.              1880 Montgomery Co census, Pottsgrove, p 25C, #23/26, David Nester,52 Pa, butchering, Catharine A.,50 Pa, Hannah G.,22 Pa,
.                       Rosa E.,15 Pa, Howard W.,8 Pa.
.              1890-92 Pottstown City Directory: Nester David, farmer, h 863 N Charlotte
.              1900 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 277, sheet 6A, 863 Charlotte St, #118/123, David Nester, Aug 1826 Pa, farmer,
.                       Catharine, Sep 1828 Pa, Hannah, Feb 58 Pa.
.              1910 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 140, sheet 9A, 31 East Third St, #155/157, Kathrine Nester,80 Pa (mother, wid,
.                       7 ch, 4 living), Hannah,52 Pa (sister), living with Howard W. Nester.

.              issue:

.              
1.   James Nester, b 2 Oct 1846, bapt 3 Jan 1847 (parents David and Kath).  Apparently died by 1850, since not listed in cen-
.                    sus.

.              
2.   William Nester, b 10 Nov 1849, bapt 24 Feb 1850 (parents David and Catherine Nester), d 24 Aug 1863, age 14, bur Old
.                    Old Burial Grounds, St Joseph's Hill Church, Hereford Twp, Berks Co.  Not listed in the 1860 census.

.              
3.   George Washington Nester, b 25 Jan 1851, bapt 7 Mar 1851 (parents David and Catherine Nester).
.                    Apparently died by 1860.

.              
4.   Christiana Nester, b 29 Jul 1853 Montgomery Co, d 22 Apr 1860, bur New Hanover Lutheran Church Cem.
.                    Bapt 30 Jul 1853 The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, d/o David and Catharina Nester.

.              
5.   Ellen Louisa Nester, b 9 Sep 1855 Montgomery Co, d 11 Jan 1927 Montgomery Co, "age 71 yrs, 3 mos, 23 days, of influen-
.                    za, pneumonia, myocarditis, spouse Amandus K. Buchert, d/o David Nester and Catharine Geyer", bur Pottstown Cem, m
.                    Amandus Keim Buchert, b 14 Nov 1852 Pa, d 6 Dec 1937 Montgomery Co, "age 85 yrs, 22 days, of cancer of intestines, s/o
.                    Jesiah Buchter [Josiah Buchert] and Susanna Keim", bur Pottstown Cem, spouse Ellen Nester Buchert, s/o Josiah Buchert and
.                    Susanna Keim.  See
picture of their tombstone below.  See image of Ellen's death certificate below, informant Harry W.
.                    Buchert.  See
image of Amandus' death certificate below, informant Harry W. Buchert.
.                    1880 Montgomery Co census, Pottsgrove, p 38A, #256/276, Amandus Bucher,27 Pa, farm laborer, Ellen L.,25 Pa.
.                    1900 Montgomery Co census, Lower Pottsgrove Twp, ED 220, sheet 3A, #37/40, Amandus Buchert, Nov 1852 Pa, farmer,
.                             Ellon, Sep 1854 Pa (marr 22 yrs, 4 ch, 4 living), Harry, Nov 79 Pa, William, Apr 82 Pa, Emma, May 83 Pa, Howard,
.                             Jun 85 Pa, Emerson Hartman, Jul 89 Pa (nephew).
.                    1910 Montgomery Co census, Lower Pottsgrove Twp, ED 100, sheet 2B, #32/35, Amandus K. Buchert,57 Pa, farmer, gene-
.                             ral farm, Ellen L.,54 Pa (marr 32 yrs), Howard C.,24 Pa, farmer, general farm.
.                    1920 Montgomery Co census, Lower Pottsgrove Twp, ED 123, sheet 4B, #63/70, Amandus Buchert,67 Pa, farmer, grain
.                             farm, Ellen L.,64 Pa, Howard,34 Pa, laborer, public work, Hannah Nester,62 Pa (sis-in-law).
.                    1930 Montgomery Co census, Lower Pottsgrove Twp, ED 46-82, sheet 4B, #72/72, Amandus R. Buchert,77 Pa (wid), far-
.                             mer, general farm, Howard C.,44 Pa, operator, shafting co, Mary L. Shaver,47 Pa (wid), servant, private family, Arlene
.                             M.,4 9/12 Pa.
.                    issue:
.                    
a.   Howard Clifford Buchert, b 1 Jun 1885 Lower Pottsgrove Twp, d 11 Apr 1962 Pottstown, "age 76 yrs, 10 mos, 10 days,
.                          of acute congestive heart failure, pulmonary congestion, arteriosclerotic heart disease, s/o Amandus K. Buchert", bur Potts-
.                          town West End Cem.
.                          1918, 12 Sep: Pottstown, Montgomery Co: WW I draft registration card: Howard Clifford Buchert, b 1 Jun 1885, age33,
.                                    of RFD 3, Pottstown; occup (illegible); nearest relative: Mrs. Amandus K. Buchert; described as medium height and
.                                    build, brown hair and eyes.

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6.   Hannah G. Nester, b 22 Feb 1858 Montgomery Co, d 8 Apr 1948 Montgomery Co, "age 90 yrs, 2 mo, 15 days, of arterio-
.                    sclerosis, hypostatic pneumonia, d/o David Nester and Catherine Gayer"", bur Pottstown Cem.  Single.
.                    Bapt 30 Mar 1858 The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, d/o David and Catharina Nester.
.                    See
image of her death certificate below, informant Fred R. Fluck.
.                    1910 Montgomery Co census, Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 140, sheet 9A, 31 East Third St, #155/157, Hannah
.                             Nester,52 Pa (sister), living with Howard W. Nester.
.                    1920 Montgomery Co census, Lower Pottsgrove Twp, ED 123, sheet 4B, #63/70, Hannah Nester,62 Pa (sis-in-law), living
.                             with Amandus and Ellen L. Buchert.
.                    1927 Pottstown, Pa City Directory, p 629: Nester Hannah J., r 419 N York
.                    1930 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 46-125, sheet 9B, 31 East Third St, #218/227, Hannah G. Nester,72 Pa (sister),
.                             living with Howard W. Nester.
.                    1940 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, Ward 9, ED 46-180B, sheet 8B, 31 E 3rd St, #171, Hannah Nester,82 Pa (aunt),
.                             living with Howard Nester.
.                    1948 Pottstown City Directory: Nester Hannah G r 31 E 3d

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7.   Mary Amanda Nester, b 28 Jan 1861 Montgomery Co.  Apparently d prior 1870.

.              
8.   Rosa Emma Nester (Emma), b 12 Mar 1865 Montgomery Co, d 22 Jan 1941 Montgomery Co, "age 45 yrs, 10 mos, 10 days,
.                    of hypertensive cardio-renal vascular disease, uremia, d/o David Nester and Catharine Geiger", bur Pottstown West End Cem,
.                    m 26 Apr 1900 Montgomery Co to Horace W. Mack, b Jan 1862 Pa, s/o George and Catharine Mack.
.                    See
image of Rosa's death certificate below, informant Gerald C. Hipple.
.                    Bapt 30 Jul 1865 The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, d/o David and Catharine Ann Nester.
.                    1900 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 277, sheet 9B, 466 Spruce St, #186/192, Horace W. Mack, Jan 1862 Pa, pud-
.                             dler, R. Emma, Mar 1865 Pa (marr 0 yrs, 0 ch), dressmaker, George, Dec 1828 Pa (father, wid).

.              
9.   Annie Olivia Nester, b 25 Oct 1867 Montgomery Co, d 22 Jun 1870, age "2 yrs, 7 mos, 4 days, d/o David and Catherine
.                    Nester", acc to records of The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, but d 17 Jul 1870, bur New Hanover
.                    Lutheran Church Cem, acc to
www.findagrave.com.
.                    Bapt 29 Mar 1868 The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, d/o David and Katie Ann Nester.

.            
10.   Howard Wilson Nester, b 12 May 1871 Montgomery Co, d 7 Feb 1948 Pottstown, "age 76 yrs, 8 mos, 12 days, of nephro-
.                    sclerosis, chronic cardiovasular renal disease, hemiplegia, s/o David Nester and Catherine Geyer, spouse Annie D. Yohn", bur
.                    Pottstown Cem, m 12 May 1898 Montgomery Co to Annie Mary D. Yohn, b 23 Nov 1874 Pottstown, d 20 May 1953
.                    Pottstown, widowed, "age 78 yrs, 5 mos, 27 days, of cardiac decompensation and generalized arteriosclerosis, d/o Zephaniah
.                    Yohn and Sarah Davidheiser", bur Pottstown Cem.
.                    He was baptized 24 Sep 1874 The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery Co, s/o David and Catharine Nester.
.                    See
image of his death certificate below, informant James G. Waters.
.                    See
image of her death certificate below, informant Anna E. Fithian.
.                    1900 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 27, sheet 6A, 31 Third St East, #120/120, Howard Nester, May 1871 Pa,
.                             tailor, Annie M.D., Nov 1874 Pa (marr 2 yrs, 1 ch, 0 living), tailoress.
.                    1910 Montgomery Co census, Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 140, sheet 9A, 31 East Third St, #155/157, Howard
.                             W. Nester,38 Pa, tailor, retail clothing, Annie,36 Pa (marr 11 yrs, 0 ch), Kathrine,80 Pa (mother, wid, 7 ch, 4 living),
.                             Hannah,52 Pa (sister),
.                    1920 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 165, sheet 9A, 31 Third St, #177/178, Howard W. Nester,48 Pa, tailor, cloth-
.                             ing store, Annie M.D.,45 Pa, Mary A. Wise,74 Pa (wid).
.                    1927 Norristown, Pa City Directory, p 629: Nester Howard W., (Annie M.), tailor, h 41 E 3d
.                    1930 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, ED 46-125, sheet 9B, 31 East Third St, #218/227, Howard W. Nester,58 Pa (marr
.                             age 27), tailor, tailor shop, Annie D.,55 Pa (marr age 24), Hannah G.,72 Pa (sister), Mary A. Wise,84 Pa (wid, aunt).
.                    1940 Montgomery Co census, Pottstown, Ward 9, ED 46-180B, sheet 8B, 31 E 3rd St, #171, Howard Nester,69 Pa, tailor,
.                             clothing store, Annie,65 Pa, Hannah,82 Pa (aunt).
.                    1948 Pottstown City Directory: Nester Howard W (Annie D) tailor S Miller & Son h 31 E3d
.                    1950 Pottstown City Directory: Nester How W
.                    issue: infant son, b and d 1899, bur Pottstown Cem.





.             The following unidentified individual is poss related to David Nester, above, but no proof.
P1          
Willoughby Nester, b ca 1853 Pa, apparently m Catharine G. (Kate) ____.
.              He could be the Wm H. Nester, age 24, who m 7 Aug 1880 Berks Co to Catharine Knode, age 20.
.              Charles Nester, b 1882, was s/o Willoughby and Catharine Nester acc to his marr record.
.              1870 Montgomery Co census, Douglass Twp, p 307, #26/30, Willoughby Nester,17 Pa, apprentice to carpenter, Alice,11 Pa,
.                       Mary,9 Pa, John,6 Pa, living with Mark Rosenberger,45 Pa, Sarah,40 Pa.  (other 3 children may not be Nesters)
.              No further record, other than son Charles' marriage record.  He prob died young, as Catharine remarried in 1888 to William M.
.              Adams.







.             Ref:  1.   Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
.                      2. "
Pottstown Mercury", 12 Apr 1948: obit for Hannah G. Nester, 90, d/o David and Catharine (nee Geyer) Nester.
.                      3.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Mike O.  This gives Catherine's last name as Geiger.
.
Picture from www.findagrave.com
       Added by Janis Tomko