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Mary Elizabeth Nelson (Greer)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States
Place of Burial: Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jesse Franklin Greer and Martha Eads Greer
Wife of Thomas Finley Nelson
Mother of Ada Virginia Nelson; Thomas Graves Nelson; Rosa Lee Howton; Horace L. Nelson; William Milton Nelson, II and 2 others
Sister of Milton L. Greer; Edmond Greer; Thomas Franklin Greer; Ruth Cornelia Ernest; Martha V Ernest and 2 others

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About Mary Elizabeth Nelson

Mary Elizabeth Greer Nelson. Birth 5 Dec 1853 in North Carolina. Death 17 Nov 1916 in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho (death certificate). Buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States

Family

  • Jesse Franklin Greer & Martha Eads Carlton Greer

Married

  1. Thomas Finley Nelson (1846 – 1916). He was the son of John M. Nelson (1812 – 1903) & Elizabeth Pendley Nelson (1816 – 1880)

Children

  1. Ada Virginia Nelson Edwards (1871 – )
  2. Thomas Graves Nelson (1873 – 1964)
  3. Rosa Lee Nelson Howton (1875 – )
  4. Horace Lyman Nelson (1877 – )
  5. William Milton Nelson (1879 – 1944)
  6. John Finley Nelson II (1880 – )
  7. Samuel Hudson Nelson (1883 – 1968)
  8. George Stanley Nelson (1887 – 1926)
  9. Gordon Nelson (1887 – )
  10. George Washington Nelson (1891 – )

Sources

  1. "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F89P-GVF : accessed 18 Oct 2014), Thomas F Nelson and Mary E Greer, 12 Dec 1870; citing Caldwell, North Carolina, reference bk 2; FHL microfilm 590345. Name: Thomas F Nelson Spouse's Name: Mary E Greer Event Date: 12 Dec 1870 Event Place: Caldwell, North Carolina Father's Name: John Nelson Mother's Name: Elizabeth Nelson Spouse's Father's Name: Jesse Greer Spouse's Mother's Name: Marthy Greer
  2. Findagrave - Mary Elizabeth Greer Nelson Note: Findagrave has the wrong parents listed (William Riley Greer & Francis T Wilson)

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Mary Elizabeth Nelson's Timeline

1853
December 5, 1853
North Carolina, United States
1870
December 12, 1870
Age 17
Caldwell , North Carolina, United States

North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004
Name: Mary E. Greer
Gender: Female
Spouse: Thomas Nelson
Spouse Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 12 Dec 1870
Marriage County: Caldwell
Marriage State: North Carolina
Source: Record of this marriage may be found at the Family
Source Citation: Data Source: FHL microfilm # ?????.
Source Information:

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From Catherine Lela Hall Oct 16, 2014:

"The marriage record I see on familysearch lists Jesse Greer and Martha Greer as parents of the spouse. It says Caldwell County for marriage location."

1871
1871
Age 17
Blowing Rock, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
1873
March 26, 1873
Age 19
Blowing Rock, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
1875
July 24, 1875
Age 21
Wautaga, North Carolina, United States
1877
1877
Age 23
Blowing Rock, Watauga County, North Carolina, United States
1879
October 16, 1879
Age 25
Blowing Rock, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
1881
August 21, 1881
Age 27
1887
May 24, 1887
Age 33
Cottonwood, Idaho, Idaho, USA
1916
November 17, 1916
Age 62
Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States