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Hugh Nelson

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Birthplace: Yorktown, York, Virginia
Death: Died in Yorktown York County Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Grace Episcopal Churchyard Yorktown York County Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Gov William Nelson and Elizabeth Burwell Nelson
Husband of Judith Nelson
Father of Jane Byrd Walker; Lucy Pendleton and Capt Thomas Nelson
Brother of Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence"; Dr Nathaniel Nelson; Keranhappuch Nelson; Robert Nelson; Hon William Nelson, Jr and 1 other

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About Hugh Nelson

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestors # A082101

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Birth: 1750 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 3, 1800 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA

Col Hugh Nelson was the third child of President William Nelson and Elizabeth Burwell Nelson. He married, about 1775, Judith Page, the 2nd daughter and 5th surviving child of the Honorable John Page, of North End, Gloucester (now Matthews) County, Va. and Jane Byrd, his wife. The children of Col Nelson and wife Judith were: 1. Jane Byrd Nelson, born about 1776; married, 1798, Honorable Francis Walker, of Castle Hill, Albemarle County, Va. 2. Lucy Nelson, born about 1778, married, May 16, 1798, Edmund Pendleton, Jr., of Caroline County, Va., and was his second wife. 3. Captain Thomas Nelson, born about 1780, removed to Oakland, Hanover County, Va., and married, 1804, Judith, youngest child of Governor Thomas Nelson, of Yorktown, Va. 4. Dr. Nathaniel Nelson, born about 1786, removed to The Lodge, Hanover County, Va., and married, about 1811, Lucy Mann, eldest daughter of Mann Page, of Shelly, Gloucester County, Va. 5. Carter Nelson, born about 1788, died single. 6. Frances Edmonia Nelson, born about 1790, died single. She had a talent for drawing and was an artist. 7. Maria Nelson, born about 1794; burned to death in the Richmond Theatre, Dec 26, 1811, aged 17. Her body was identified by the watch of Hon. Francis Walker, her brother-in-law, of Castle Hill, Albermarle County, Va. Dr. Robert W. Nelson, of Charlottesville, had the watch, and a little diamond belonging to it was in possession of Dr. R.C.M. Page of New York.

(Ref: Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia)


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Parents:
 William Nelson (1711 - 1772)
 Elizabeth Burwell Nelson (1718 - 1798)

Children:
 Maria Nelson (____ - 1811)*
 Jane Byrd Nelson Walker (1775 - 1808)*
 Lucy Nelson Pendleton (1778 - ____)*
 Thomas Nelson (1780 - 1859)*
 Nathaniel Lee Nelson (1787 - 1829)*

Siblings:
 Elizabeth Nelson Thompson*
 Thomas Nelson (1738 - 1789)*
 Nathaniel Nelson (1745 - ____)*
 Hugh Nelson (1750 - 1800)
 Robert Nelson (1752 - 1818)*
 William Nelson (1754 - 1813)*
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Burial: Grace Episcopal Churchyard Yorktown York County Virginia, USA


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Created by: Thomas Record added: Mar 09, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 106416334 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106416334

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Col Hugh Nelson's Timeline

1750
1750
Yorktown, York, Virginia
1775
1775
Age 25
1776
May 17, 1776
Age 26
1780
November 24, 1780
Age 30
Hanover, VA, United States
1800
October 3, 1800
Age 50
Yorktown York County Virginia, USA
October 3, 1800
Age 50
Grace Episcopal Churchyard Yorktown York County Virginia, USA
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