Biography of Sylvanus M. Nestell of Batavia, NY

Sylvanus M. Nestell was a native of Montgomery County, N. Y., where he lived, and died in 1874, at the age of 65 years. His wife, Harriet Ellis, bore him seven children, as follows: Daniel, Lorenzo, Amenzo, Amelia, Jane, Martha, and Homer. For his second wife he married Catherine Ellis, and they had three children, viz.: George, Harriet, and Mary. Homer Nestell was born in Pike, N. Y., in February, 1832. He married Mary E. Case, December 12, 1854, daughter of Daniel and Dolly (Moore) Case, and his children are Annette Frank, Jennie Edna, and Fred. Mr. Nestell served in the late war in Co. F, 2d N. Y. H. A.. for three years, or during the war, and was honorably discharged in 1865. He was engaged in the battles of Cold Harbor, Petersburg, North Anna, Kolopotomy Creek, Reams's Station, and Hatcher's Run, and. was in the. 2d Corps near Petersburg. He is now drawing a pension, and lives on road 6i in the town of Batavia.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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