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Colonel Hugh Nelson

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Yorktown, York, Virginia
Death: October 3, 1800 (50)
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 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; Rel to above unconfirmed Keranhappuch Nelson; Robert Nelson; Hon. William Nelson, Jr and 1 other
Half brother of Rev. Samuel Nelson; William Nelson, Jr.; Amos Nelson; Mary Nelson; Abner Nelson and 4 others

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About Colonel Hugh Nelson

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


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)

Family links:

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

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

 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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Colonel Hugh Nelson's Timeline

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