Frances Harriotte Nelson

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Frances Harriotte Nelson (Burrows)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
Place of Burial: Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William W. Burrows, Lt Col, Commandant USMC and Mary Burrows
Wife of John Nelson, U.S. Attorney General
Mother of Mary Sim Sim Nelson
Sister of Lt William Ward Burrows II

Managed by: Keith Neville Bystrom
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About Frances Harriotte Nelson

From online memorial at

Daughter of William Ward Burrows and Mary Bond. Baptized May 24 1799 at Christ Church, Philadelphia. Married John Nelson who became the US Attorney General, on November 18, 1816. The wedding was conducted at St. John's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC, by The Rev. Mister Addison.

John Nelson married a second time to Matilda Tennant of Baltimore, Maryland.

The children of John Nelson & Frances Burrows were:

1. William Burrows Nelson who married Mary Comfort Worthington.

2. Mary Sim Nelson who married Alexander Neill II of Hagerstown, Maryland.

3. Ann Cecilia Thompson Nelson who married William Baird.

4. Harriotte Love Nelson, died young.

5. John Lawrence Nelson who married Eliza Worthington.

6. Rosa Landonia Nelson who married 1st John Davis, and 2nd Isaac Nevett Steele.

7. Thomas Bond Nelson, died young.

8. Frances Columbia Nelson, died young.

9. Catherine Nelson, twin, infant death.

10. Arthur Nelson, twin, infant death.

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Frances Harriotte Nelson's Timeline

June 14, 1798
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Age 20
April 28, 1836
Age 37
Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA