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Elizabeth Thompson (Nelson)

Birthplace: Yorktown York County Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Burial: Unknown England ?
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gov. William Nelson and Elizabeth Nelson
Wife of Captain Samuel Thompson
Sister of Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence"; Dr Nathaniel Nelson; Rel to above unconfirmed Keranhappuch Nelson; Colonel Hugh Nelson; Robert Nelson and 1 other
Half sister of Rev. Samuel Nelson; William Nelson, Jr.; Amos Nelson; Mary Nelson; Abner Nelson and 4 others

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About Elizabeth Nelson Thompson

Birth: unknown Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Death: unknown

Elizabeth Nelson, born about 1793, is the only daughter of President Willliam Nelson and Elizabeth Burwell. She married Captain (Samuel) Thompson, of the H. M. S. Ripon (Rippon) when he came over with Lord Botetourt on board. She went back to England with her husband and lived there. (Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Botetourt, arrived in Virginia in October, 1769, being the first governor in chief who had come to reside in Virginia since Lord Culpeper. He opened the spring session of the General Assembly on Monday afternoon, May 8, 1769. He died in October, 1770.) (HMS Rippon - British - launched Jan 20, 1758 from Woolwich Dockyard. She was broken up in 1808. Rippon was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy.)

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

 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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Yorktown York County Virginia, USA
Burial: Unknown England ?