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Horace, Estelae and James Nelson from MS.,TN, MO
Posted by: Dorothy Bumbaugh (ID *****3342) Date: November 17, 2007 at 16:27:09
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Horace was the son of John Nelson who emigrated from Sweden in 1870. This is what I have found so far. If anyone can help me add to it, I would appreciate it.
John E. Nelson married Mary Elizabeth McDonald in Monroe Co. Ms. 4 Nov. 1886

In the 1880 census of Monroe Co. Smithville, Ms.

John Nelson age 50. born abt 1830, farmer, born Sweden. Married/Widowed
Ida, daughter, age 23, born Sweden
John age 21, son, born Sweden
John and Mary Elizabeth had a son Richard Monroe born in May 1885 and they married in Nov. 1886.
1900 census of Smithville, Ms. Monroe Co.
enumerated June 1900

John E. Nelson, age 41, born May 1859, Sweden, emigrated in 1870
Mollie E., age 33, born June 1866, married 13 years, 4 childrenl, 3 living, born Alabama
Mollie E. age 17, born Sept 1882 in Ms, Father born Sweden,. Mother in Alabama
Richard Monroe, age 16, born May 27, 1885, Ms, Sweden. Al.
Hattie Lee. age 12, born Feb. 1888, Ms, Sweden. Al
Hardis Lamar, age 15, born July 1894, MS, Sweden, Al
Condie D., age 3, born Jan 1897, MS, Sweden. Al

I also found a Mr. Nelson living in house with W.J. Webb and he is listed as painter and age 27 born in Sweden. Living in Aberdeen, Monroe Co. Ms. Also a Kate Nelson, age 17, born in Sweden, living in the house with Isaac Dortch and working as a seamstress. Also living in Aberdeen. Could they be John's children too?
In the 1910 census of Hatley, Monroe Co, Ms.
Enumerated April 11, 1910

John E. Nelson, age 51, married 2 times, married age 22, born Sweden,
Molly age 43, married 1 time, married age 23, born Al, NC, SC, 8 children. 5 living
Hattie, daughter, age 24, born Ms, Sweden, Al
Horace L., son, age 15, born Ms, Sweden. Al
Condie D. son, age 13, born MS, Sweden. Al
Dessie M,. daugher, age 7 (?) born Ms, Sweden, Al
Lizzie M. daughter, age 2, born Ms, Sweden. Al
In the 1920 census of Memphis, Shelby Co. Tn
enumerated 12 January at 18 East Iowa

John Nelson, head, rents, age 60, born Sweden
M.E. Age 51, born. Al. Sc. NC
Hattie Lee Bennett, daughter, age 30, married, born MS, Sweden, Al, machine oper., rubber fcty
H.L., son age 25, cabinet maker, store, born Ms, Sweden. Al.
C.D. , son, age 20, cabinet maker, factory, born MS, Sweden. Al
Wm McDonald (father in law) age 75, widowed, born SC, US, SC

Sept 14, 1920, Condie D. Nelson died if Typhoid Fever in Memphis, TN
I also found Condie D. and Horace Lamar Nelson's regristration for WW1

1930 census Beaver Co. Pa., Aliquippa
enumerated 14 April 1930

Horace Nelson age 38 married age 30, born MS, MS, MS, structural iron contractor
Estelae age 32, married age 24, born TN, TN, TN
James age 7, born Missouri,
living in the house with them is Edwin Neuland age 30 married age 27 born MS,MS.MS, iron worker
Robert and Pearl Powers born in TN

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