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Re: Thomas Nelson
Posted by: Jerry Moore (ID *****1834) Date: February 06, 2008 at 11:00:13
In Reply to: Thomas Nelson by D. Nelson of 970

Hi,
I checked our database when I got to the Society Tuesday and here is what I found of the Thomas Nelson family:

Thomas Nelson, b about 1775 in Ireland, d about 1829 in, Campbell, KY, burial , Campbell, KY, Family Cemetery on Nelson Rd.
married
Mary Eunice Hough(pronounced Hoff), b ? in , , PA, d abt 1829 in, Campbell, KY, burial in , Campbell, KY, Family Cem on Nelson Rd.

Children:
John M Nelson, b 5-7-1805 in , , PA, b 5-22-1805 in , , PA, d 12-16-1854 in , Campbell, KY, burial in Alexandria, Campbell, KY, Alexandria Cem.
Married
Mary A Perry, 10-20-1829
Married
Mary Ann Johnson, 10-8-1844

William Nelson, b bet 1806-1808 in , , PA
Married
Susan Strieter, 6-3-1829 in , Campbell, KY

Thomas Nelson, b 11-11-1809 in, , PA, d 11-23-1881 in , Campbell, KY, burial, Alexandria, Campbell, KY, Alexandria Cem
Married Jane Taylor, 12-5-1839

Easter B Nelson, b 1812 in , , PA, d 1-31-1880 in , Campbell, KY
Married
Meredith Helm Herbert, 1-21-1834 in , Campbell, KY

Sarah Nelson, b about 1816, d ? in , Kenton, KY
Married
Marshall Martin, 5-20-1837 by Elam Grizzle in , Campbell, KY

Robert B Nelson, b Apr 1823 in, Campbell, KY, d 1905 in , Campbell, KY, d 1906 in , Campbell, KY, burial Alexandria, Campbell, KY, Alexandria Cem
Married
Elizabeth Melvina Barker, 11-9-1848 in , Campbell, KY by JHP

George Washington Nelson, b 10-8-1825 in , Campbell, KY, d 8-17-1886 in , Campbell, KY
Married
Triposa Cassandra Mitchell, 3-29-1848 in , Campbell, KY

Margaret J Nelson, b 1828 in , Campbell, KY, d abt 1852 in , Campbell, KY
Married
Michael Cage Sellars, 8-9-1850 in , Campbell, KY

Samuel Wesley Nelson, b 9-1-1829 in , Campbell, KY, d 1-25-1916 in , Campbell, KY, burial in Alexandria, Campbell, KY, Alexandria Cem
Married
Nancy Jane Barker, 11-6-1851 in , Campbell, KY

It was typical in the early 1800s for the farm owners to be buried someplace on their farms, usually on the crest of a hill in a grove of trees. Not all graves were marked with a tombstone. Sometimes they just turned a rock on it's edge to mark the head of the grave, usually determined by how much money was left to be inherited.

I hope this helps you in your research.
Jerry Moore
CCH&GS




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