Nancy Nestor Obituary

This obituary was found in the collection of the Colson Library, Morgantown, WV and submitted by Bridgette Osz.


Barbour DemocratFebruary 5, 1914

Mrs. Nancy Nestor died at 9:00 O'clock Friday night January 23, 1914 at her home on Raccoon Creek near Kasson. She was in her 69th year. She had been in bad health for some time. Her husband Geo. W. Nestor Sr preceded her to the grave about 20years. deceased had lived a bright and exemplary Christian life for many years. She was a worthy member of the M. P. church, having her membership in the church at Kasson (Danville). Her remains were laid to rest in the cemetery at Center M. P. Church at 2:00 pm Sunday January 25, in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing relatives. Her pastor, Rev. C. W. Nestor preached the funeral sermon and officiated at the grave. Three sons, George W.. a prominent merchant at Danville; Aleck, who lives in Preston County, and John, with whom she was living at the time of her death, and two daughters Mrs. R. H. W. Ford and Mrs. A. A. England, both living near Danville, survive her. One son Daniel J. died a few years since at Belington.


I copied this because I have a George W. Nestor 1818-1893 son of George and Amelia (Poling) Nestor that married Anna Mary Haller d/o George and Catherine (Rayburn) Haller

Does anyone know the connection between The above George and this Daniel on 1850 census.

1850 Barbour Co. Census
Daniel 53 y
Nancy 32 y
George W 6 y
Catherine 5 y
John J. 3 y

1870 Barbour Co census
Geo. W. Nestor 26y
Nancy 25y
Daniel J. 7y
Louisa B. 6y
Alexander 4y


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