.           Abraham Nester, c1799-00 - 1873, s/o Jacob Nester
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

E    Abraham Nester,4                                                                                                       11   (Jacob,3,Frederick,2,Frederick,1)
.
.          b ca 1799-1800 Montgomery Co, Va; d 25 Sep 1873 Laurel Fork, Carroll Co, Va, "age 84 yrs, 14 days, born Laurel Fk Twnshp,
.             occupation farmer, consort Rachael Nester".  (age should have been about 73, judging by the census records)
.          m Rachael Cock, b ca 1799-1801 Va, d 19 Sep 1881 Carroll Co, "age 81 yrs, of dropsy, parents Rubin & Rhoda Cox, occupation
.              farmer", d/o
Reuben and Rhoda Cock.  Informant for Rachel's death record: Rebecca Nester, daughter.

.          1820 Grayson Co, Va census, p 290, Abram Nester, 000100-00100-02.
.          1830 Grayson Co census, p 270, Abram Nester, 13001-01001.
.          1840 Grayson Co census, E dist, p 18, Abraham Nester, 210301-001101.
.          1850 Carroll Co census, 11th Dist, p 328, #154/154, Abraham Nester,51 Va, f armer, Rachel,51 Va, Aaron,25 Va, farmer, Andrew,
.                   25 Va, farmer, Frederick,22 Va, farmer, Zilphy,19 Va, James,16 Va, farmer, Joshua,13 Va, John,12 Va, Rebecca,8 Va, Jack-
.                   son,4 Va.
.          1860 Carroll Co census, p 88, #570/574, Abraham Nester,60 Va, farmer, $380, $310, Rachel,59 Va, John,22 Va, farm laborer, Re-
.                   becca,17 Va, Jackson,13 Va.
.          1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 436, #197/198, Abraham Nestor,70 Va (insane), farmer, $600, $125, Rachel,69 Va, Rebecca,
.                   27 Va, Sarah,1 Va, Mary Goad,64 Va, Leannah,19 Va.
.          1878, 8 May: Carroll Co: Rachel Nester, age "77", testified for Ellenor Goad's (wid of
Aaron Goad (#B)) pension application.
.          1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 32B, #200/200, Rachel Nester,80 Va, Rebecca,38 Va (dau), Sarah,12 Va (granddau), Robert
.                   F.,4 Va (grandson), Garland Hale,3 Va (grandson), Jane,15 Va (dau).

.          issue:

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1.   Reuben Nester, b 13 Jan 1821 Grayson Co, m Lurana Webb (Luraney).

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2.   Alley Nester, b 18 Mar 1822/23 Va, d 12 Feb 1899 Grayson Co, bur Bolt Cem, Troutdale, Grayson Co, Va, m 18 Mar 1843
.                Carroll Co to Tyre Bolt (Ticray), b 17 Nov 1822 Grayson Co, d 11 Aug 1905 Pike Co, Ky, bur Barney Gooslin Cem, Pike Co,
.                s/o John Bolt (Mean Johnny) and Rebecca Dillard (d/o Thomas Bolt and Ruth Goad (d/o
Abraham Goad (#3)).
.                The family moved to Surry Co, NC in the 1850's and to Grayson Co, Va in the 1860's.  Alley and Tyre separated and he moved
.                to Ky.  See
pictures of Alley's tombstone and of Tyre below.
.                issue:
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a.   Frederick Lee Bolt (Fred), b 21 Jun 1845 Grayson Co, d 11 May 1921 Casey Co, Ky, bur Antioch Baptist Church Cem, m
.                      Mary Wolf, b 24 Sep 1841 Alleghany Co, NC, d 20 Dec 1910 Grayson Co, bur Bolt Cem, Troutdale, d/o Fredrick Lawrence
.                      Wolf and Elizabeth Crouse.  Mary had m(1) Preston Blevins, b 1841.
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b.   Thomas Jefferson Bolt, b Oct 1846 Va, d 24 Mar 1933 Carroll Co, Va, bur Wells Ward Cem, Grayson Co, m(1) 17 Jun
.                      1871 to Nancy P. Ward (Nina), b 25 Aug 1846 Grayson Co, d 11 Apr 1912 Grayson Co, bur Wells Ward Cem, d/o David
.                      Ward and Minerva Ward. Thomas m(2) 2 Jul 1917 to Sarah Ann Ward.
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c.   Andrew Jackson Bolt (Jackson), b Jun 1848 Va, m(1) 19 Sep 1872 Grayson Co to Mary M. ____, b ca 1852 Va, m(2)
.                      Mary (Sauyers/Sauers), b May 1853 Va.
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d.   Julia Ann Bolt, b ca 1850 Va.
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e.   America Sylphia Bolt, b Feb 1852 Carroll co, d 1 Mar 1933 Carroll Co, bur Dixon Family Cem, Fries Junction, Carroll Co,
.                      m David Leander Redd, b Sep 1863 Va, d 9 Jan 1921 NC, bur Dixon Family Cem, s/o William Thomas and Mary Jane Redd.
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f.   James Madison Bolt (Jim), b 15 Mar 1854 Grayson Co, d 9 Sep 1936 Grayson Co, bur Wells Ward Cem, m(1) Rebecca
.                      Jane Ward, b 2 Dec 1862, d 30 May 1895, bur Wells Ward Cem, d/o David Ward and Minerva Ward.  James m(2) 13 Oct
.                      1895 to Laura Enice Poe, b 1 Sep 1871 Carroll Co, d 29 Apr 1902 Grayson Co, bur Wells Ward Cem, d/o William C. Poe and
.                      Margaret Moss.  James m(2) Elizabeth Anderson Cox Horn (Betty), b 7 Mar 1876 Grayson Co, d 30 Apr 1935 Grayson Co,
.                      bur Salem Methodist Church Cem, Elk Creek, Grayson Co, d/o Elsie Ann Anderson Savage.
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g.   John Marion Bolt, b Mar 1856 Va, Mary A. ____,  b Apr 1865 Va.
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h.   Rachel America Bolt, b ca 1858-60 NC,.m(1) 31 Oct 1880 Alleghany Co, NC to Hubbell Hill.  She m(2) 13 Feb 1882
.                      Grayson Co to L.D. Redd, b 1860 Grayson Co.
.                 
i.   William Lawson Bolt, b ca 1861 NC.
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j.   George Washington Bolt, b ca 1864-65 Ashe Co, NC, d 2 Jul 1896 Troutdale, Grayson Co, bur Troutdale Cem, m Nancy
.                      C. Russell (Nan), b Dec 1859 Va.

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3.   Aaron Nester (Murpy), b 15 Jul 1825 Carroll Co, m Virginnia Elizabeth Dalton (Elizabeth).

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4.   Andrew Nester (Andy), b 15 Jul 1825 Va, m(1) Nancy Angeline Dennis (Angeline), m(2) Elizabeth Marshall (Betty).
.                Moved to Morgan Co, Ky.

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5.   Frederick Nester (Fred), b 23 Jan 1827 Grayson Co, m Mary Goad (Polly).

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6.   Zelphia Nester (Zelphy,Zilpha), b 22 Oct 1831 Va, d 2 Feb 1916, bur Largen Cem, m 5 Dec 1853 Carroll Co to Robert Largen
.                (#42), b 17 Jul 1833 Grayson Co (b Jul 1835 acc to 1900 census), d 11 Apr 1912 Carroll Co, bur Largen Cem, s/o Elijah Largen
.                and Mary Eskue Nester (Polly) (wid of
Jonathan Nester (#I)).  See picture of Robert's tombstone below.

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7.   James Nester, b ca 1834 Grayson Co, m Hester Goad (Hettie).

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8.   Joshua Nester, b 1834 Va, m Paulina Goad (Lina).

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9.   John R. Nester, b ca 1838-39 Grayson Co, m(1) Ursula Spencer (Usley), m(2) Rebecca Ann Ayers.
.                Moved to Morgan Co, Ky, and later returned to Carroll Co.

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10.   Rebecca A. Nester, b ca 1842-44 Va.  Single.

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11.   Jackson Nester (Jack), b 5 Jun 1845 Carroll Co (b Jun 1846 acc to 1900 census), m(1) Mary Ann Largen, m(2) Netta Frances
.                Largen (Nettie), m(3) Sarah A. Miranda Bolt Sutphin Goad (Ran).







.          Ref:  1.   Nell Goad Belton's notes.
.                   2.   Essie Spence Goad's notes.
.                   3.   Rick Boult's notes, email:
rebelskins@yahoo.com    
.                   4.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Rickey "Rick" Boult.
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