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William Nelson

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

Son of Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Lucy Nelson
Husband of Sarah Burwell Nelson
Father of Thomas Nelson
Brother of Thomas Nelson, Jr; Philip Nelson; Francis Nelson; Judge Hugh Nelson; Elizabeth Page and 6 others

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About William Nelson

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103509952&ref=wvr Birth: Aug. 9, 1763 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Death: Jan. 8, 1801 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA

Eldest son and child of Governor Thomas Nelson, Jr., Signer of the Declaratin of Indepence, also buried in this cemetery. He married his cousin, about 1790, Sally Burwell Page, eldest daughter and fourth child of Govenor John Page, of Rosewell, Gloucester, Co., Va. and Frances (called Fannie) Burwell, his first wife. There children included: 1. Thomas Nelson born about 1791 - married about 1815, Mary Lewis and died soon afterwards. - no issue 2. Elizabeth Nelson, born about 1793, married about 1813, John Roweles West. 3. William Nelson, Jr., born in 1801 married first Catherine Fox and secondly Martha Whiting Shield. (Ref: Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia)


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Parents:
 Thomas Nelson (1738 - 1789)
 Lucy Grymes Nelson (1743 - 1830)

Spouse:
 Sally Burwell Page Nelson (1767 - 1839)

Children:
 Thomas Nelson (1791 - ____)*
 Elizabeth Nelson West (1793 - ____)*
 William Nelson (1801 - 1849)*

Siblings:
 William Nelson (1763 - 1801)
 Thomas Nelson (1764 - 1804)*
 Philip Nelson (1766 - 1851)*
 Francis Nelson (1767 - 1833)*
 Hugh Nelson (1768 - 1836)*
 Elizabeth Nelson Page (1770 - 1853)*
 Mary Nelson Carter (1774 - 1803)*
 Lucy Nelson Page (1777 - 1863)*
 Robert Nelson (1778 - 1818)*
 Susanna Nelson Page (1780 - 1850)*
 Judith Nelson Nelson (1782 - 1869)*
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Note: No Marker is present in the cemetery.


Burial: Grace Episcopal Churchyard Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Plot: Not Marked


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Created by: Thomas Record added: Jan 13, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 103509952

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William Nelson's Timeline

1763
August 9, 1763
Yorktown, VA, USA
1790
1790
Age 26
1791
1791
Age 27
1803
1803
Age 39
Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States
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Grace Episcopal Churchyard Yorktown York County Virginia