Bridgett Nelson

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Bridgett Nelson (Rumney?)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Penrith, Cumbria, England
Immediate Family:

Wife of William Nelson, of Penrith
Mother of Hugh Nelson, of Penrith

Managed by: Barbara Ann Wood
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About Bridgett Nelson

William Nelson and his wife, Bridget, were listed on a Nelson monument formerly in the Penrith Churchyard. In 1704, Bishop Nicolson, visited the church and noted what was listed: "Here lyeth also the body of William Nelson, third Son who died upon the 28th of October 1670 aged 49 years: And also Bridget his wife who died upon the 18th of Dec. 1670, aged 50 years." (Ref: The Nelsons of Penrith, by G. Watson, Sep 18, 1900.) William Nelson and son Hugh after him were cloth merchants.(The Nelsons, A Biographic Study of a Virginia Family in the Eighteenth Century, by Emory Gibbo Evans, 1957)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Andrew's_Church,_Penrith

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Bridgett Nelson's Timeline

1622
1622
England
1647
1647
Age 25
Penrith, Cumbria, England
1670
December 19, 1670
Age 48
Penrith, Cumbria, England
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