Catherine Nelson (Suckling)

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Catherine Nelson (Suckling)

Birthplace: Barsham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev Maurice Suckling, DD and Mary Anne Suckling (Turner)
Wife of Rev. Edmund Nelson
Mother of Edmund Nelson; Susannah Bolton; 1st Viscount Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson; Anne or Ann Nelson; Edmund Nelson and 5 others
Sister of Captain Maurice Suckling

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About Catherine Nelson (Suckling)

Catherine Suckling (1725-1767) was the mother of Horatio Nelson. Catherine had 11 children of which Nelson was the third surviving son.

On moving to Beccles on her father's death, Catherine Suckling met and married the former curate of Beccles, the Reverend Edmund Nelson. They moved to Hilborough, Norfolk where Horatio Nelson was born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, on 29 September 1758.

She was grand niece to Sir Robert Walpole and sister to Captain Maurice Suckling who was responsible for the early training of Horatio and aunt to Captain Maurice William Suckling.

Catherine Suckling died in 1767, when Nelson was nine years old.

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Catherine Nelson (Suckling)'s Timeline

May 9, 1725
Barsham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
May 11, 1749
Age 24
Bath, Somerset, , England
April 5, 1750
Age 24
Swaffham, Norfolk , England
May 24, 1753
Age 28
June 12, 1755
Age 30
Burnham Thorp, Norfolk, , England
April 20, 1757
Age 31
Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England
September 29, 1758
Age 33
Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England
September 20, 1760
Age 35
June 4, 1762
Age 37
Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England
January 5, 1764
Age 38