|. Joseph Nester, c1809 - 1830s, s/o Andrew Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
29 Joseph Nester,3 2 (Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
. b ca 1809 (ca 1807-11); prob d 1830's.
. Prob the one who m 6 Aug 1831 Berks Co, Pa to Polly Patt. She may have m(2) Abraham Ritz, b ca 1804-06 Pa, who had wife
. Mary,50 Pa in 1860, and wife Polly,64 Pa in 1870, but no wife in 1850. Abraham and Mary (Polly) lived very close to William
. and Sarah McGargy, with Sarah being Joseph and Polly's daughter.
. 1825, 7 Jan: Joseph Nester, minor, had guardian John Lesser, whom he chose in 1824, according to Andrew Nester's estate papers.
. 1830-50 census', Joseph not located, unless he was the following:
. 1860 Lehigh Co, Pa census, Upper Macungie Twp, p 268, #627/128, Joseph Nester,45, miner, living with Charles Troxell.
. 1870 Lehigh Co census, Heidelberg Twp, p 291, #1/1, Joseph Nester,56 Pa, laborer, living with Saml J. Kistler.
. 1860 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 694, #1080/1080, Abraham Ritz,56 Pa, farmer, $1200, $300, Mary,50 Pa.
. 1870 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 34, #222/234, Abraham Ritz,64 Pa, day labor, $2500, $440, Polly,64 Pa.
. 1. Sarah Nester (Sallie), b 26 Nov 1831, bapt Sara 25 Dec 1831 (d/o Joseph and Polly Patt). (b Dec 1828 acc to 1900 census)
. She was the Sarah Nester who had a child by Adam Weidenhammer: Emeline, b 19 Nov 1851, bapt 7 Mar 1852 at St. Peter's
. German Reformed Church, Richmond Twp. She was apparently born out of wedlock, since Adam's only known marriage was
. to Anna Margaret Babb. He was Adam Glauser Weidenhammer, b 23 Dec 1827 Richmond Twp, Berks Co, d 17 Nov 1899
. Berks Co, bur Zion Moselem Cem, s/o Johannes Weidenhammer and Sarah Glauser. He m 21 Sep 1852 to Anna Margaret
. Babb (Margaret), b 9 Aug 1833 Berks Co, d 1 Mar 1873 Berks Co bur Zion Moselem Cem.
. Sarah Nester (Sallie) m(2) ca 1853 to William G. McGargy, b Aug 1827 Pa.
. 1860 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 720, #1265/1265, Adam Wiedenhamer,32 Pa, inkeeper, --, $800, Anna M.,27 Pa,
. Samuel,6 Pa, Louisse,5 Pa, Mary,3 Pa, Isabella Babb,21 Pa, Mary Drumb,10 Pa, George Brown,22 Pa.
. 1870 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 261, #199/212, Adam Weidenhamer,42 Pa, $5000, $870, Margaret,37 Pa, Samuel,16
. Pa, Louisa,14 Pa, Mary,12 Pa, Isabella,8 Pa, Oscar,5 Pa.
. 1860 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 694, #1081/1081, William McGarkey,35 Pa, machinist, --, $100, Sarah,30 Pa, Eliza-
. beth,3 Pa, William,1 Pa, William McGarkey,6_ Pa.
. 1870 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 34, #219/232, William Magorgy,41 Pa, millwright, $300, $600, Sarah,41 Pa, Mary,
. 9 Pa, Esther,8 Pa, Sarah,2 Pa.
. 1880 Berks Co census, Kutztown, p 60D, Main St, #224/243, William McGargy,52 Pa, mill wright, Sarah,50 Pa, Mary A.,18
. Pa, sigar maker, Sarah A.,12 Pa, Sadie A. Adelman,2 Pa (granddau), Oscar Rhode,20 Pa, boarder, student.
. 1900 Berks Co census, Maxatawny Twp, ED 34, sheet 3B, #49/50, William G. McGargy, Aug 1827 Pa (f in law), millwright,
. Sallie, Dec 1828 Pa (marr 47 yrs, 5 ch, 3 living), living with Amos A. and Mary A. Butz.
. a. Emaline Weidenhammer (Emma), b 19 Nov 1851 Richmond Twp (b Mar 1849 acc to 1900 census), d 27 Mar 1918
. Berks Co, bur Fairview Cem, m 2 Apr 1873 Berks Co to John Barnet Peters, b 18 Mar 1848 Berks Co, d 13 Jan 1930
. Berks Co, s/o Joseph Peter and Maria Magdalena Barnet. See picture of their tombstone below.
. 1860 census, Emma not located.
. ? 1870 Berks Co census, Richmond Twp, p 34, #220/233, Emmalina Peter,18 Pa, h.keeping, living with John Rssler.
. (this household listed between the Mcgorgy's and the family of Abraham and Polly Ritz)
. 1880 Berks Co census, Kutztown, p 60D, Main St, #225/244, John B. Peter,33 Pa, laborer, Emma,29 Pa, Sarah,7 Pa, Hat
. tie,2 Pa, Daniel Young,20 Pa, boarder, segar maker.
. 1900 Lehigh Co, Pa census, Souith Whitehall Twp, ED 52, sheet 7B, #144/151, John Peter, Jun 1848 Pa, carpenter, Emi-
. lina, Mar 1849 Pa (marr 27 yrs, 4 ch, 4 living), Robert, Aug 74 Pa, truck farmer, Ida, Feb 82 Pa.
. 1910 Lehigh Co census, South Whitehall Twp, ED 194, sheet 6A, #118/126, John A. Peter,61 Pa, farmer, truck farm,
. Emmaline,60 Pa (marr 38 yrs, 4 ch, 4 living), Robert,37 Pa, farm laborer, home farm.
. b. Elizabeth McGargy, b ca 1857 Pa, apparently d 1860's.
. c. William McGargy, b ca 1859 Pa, apparently d 1860's.
. d. Mary A. McGargy, b Jan 1861 Pa, m Amos A. Butz, b Jan 1859 Pa. Of Kutztown in 1918.
. 1900 Berks Co census, Maxatawny Twp, ED 34, sheet 3B, #49/50, Amos A. Butz, Jan 1859 Pa, farmer, Mary A., Jan
. 1861 Pa (marr 16 yrs, 2 ch, 1 living), Hubert S., Jan 85 Pa, William G. McGargy, Aug 1827 Pa (f in law), millwright,
. Sallie, Dec 1828 Pa (marr 47 yrs, 5 ch, 3 living), Sallie Figeley, Jan 82 Pa, boarder, housekeeper, Willie Keim, Aug 83
. Pa, boarder, shoe lather, Willie Shiey, Oct 78 Pa, boarder, farm labor.
. e. Esther McGargy (Hettie), b Jan 1863 Pa, m George B. Haines, b Apr 1864 Pa. Of St Petersburg, Fla in 1918.
. 1900 Hillsborouth Co, Fla census, St Petersburg, ED 57, sheet 8A, 6th Ave, #205/205, George B. Haines, Apr 1864 Pa,
. jeweler, Hettie, Jan 1863 Pa (marr 10 yrs, 0 ch).
. f. Sarah McGargy, b ca 1868 Pa, m George Bauer. Of Topton in 1918.
. She may have been the Sarah McGargy who m 1887 Berks Co to Henry P. Neitz, b Jul 1861 Pa. Henry m(2) 1896 Berks
. Co to Kate Frey, b Dec 1877 Pa.
. Not located in the census'.
. Ref: 1. http://trees.ancestry.com/, info by Stanley Weidenhammer
. 2. "The Reading Eagle", 28 Mar 1918, obit for Emma, nee Weidenhammer, wife of John B. Peter, d aged 66 yrs, 4 mos, 8
. days. Survived by husband, sisters: Mrs George Bauer, Mrs Amos Butz, Mrs Hettiie Haines, children: Hattie, wife of
. George Kunkle, Sallie, wife of John Scheirer, Jennie, wife of C. Herbert Schwartz, Carrie, wife of Fred Kutz. Two sons
. preceded her in death, and survived b 11 gc and 3 ggc.
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Added by Stanley Weidenhammer