Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan
Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan




Frank Nestell was born December 1866 in St. Johns, Michigan. His parents were Hiram and Clarissa/Clarinda Nestell. He married Lillian Addlin “Addie” Fox. She was born September 1870 in Crystal, Montcalm County, Michigan.


Frank and Addie had the following children:

  1. Alice Nestell was born August 1886 in Michigan.

  2. Lena Nestell was born 5 November 1888 in Crystal, Montcalm County, Michigan.

  3. Archibald “Archie” Nestell was born on 27 January 1891 in Lakefield Township.

  4. Fred Nestell was born November 1895.

  5. Myrtle Nestell was born 1898 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.

  6. Harry Nestell was born 2 April 1899 in Carson City, Montcalm County, Michigan.

  7. Leo Nestell was born in 1903.

While living in Lakefield Township in the 1990's, Frank's brother, Loren, also lived in Lakefield Township with his family.


By 1900, Frank and his family were living in St. Louis, Gratiot County, Michigan.



Sources: Archibald Nestell's Lakefield Township birth record; Lena Nestell's birth record; Harry Nestell's birth record; Lena Nestell's marriage record. Loren Nestell's marriage record; 1870 Federal Census.



Pioneers of Lakefield Township - Left to Right: Jacob Brown, Lawrence Dubay, Alva Hinterman, David Dubay, Mr. Harris, George Easlick, Calvin Harris;   Ray Rowell standing towards the top of photo and his daughters, Mildred, Dorothy, and Carrie Rowell,  sitting on the wood pile.    Carry Rowell later married Fred Honaman.     photo from John and Linda Honaman Johnson.



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