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Nester Saint John

 (born 1825)
Nester Saint John was active/lived in New York, California.  Nester Saint John is known for Watercolor Painting.

Biography   Nester Saint John

Nester Saint John was born in New York in 1825.  Nester was the wife of Benjamin St John.  The couple joined the Gold Rush and mined in Grass Valley for a few years before settling in San Francisco.  Her daughter was artist Eda St John Smitten. 

Exh:  Mechanics' Institute (SF), 1864.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

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