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William Nelson, Col.

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

Son of Gov William Nelson and Elizabeth Burwell Nelson
Husband of Mary Polly McCandlish / Nelson; Charlotte? Nelson and Abigail Willing Nelson
Father of Elizabeth "Betsey" Edwards; Unknown Nelson; Jonas Nelson, Sr; Mary Pickens; Abby Byrd Nelson and 4 others
Brother of Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence"; Dr Nathaniel Nelson; Keranhappuch Nelson; Col Hugh Nelson; Robert Nelson and 1 other

Occupation: Judge of the United States District Court of Virginia
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Hon. William Nelson, Jr

Marriage 1 Mary TALIAFERRO b: BET. 1754 - 1760 Married: 1779

Marriage 2 Abigail Willing BYRD b: 4 NOV 1767 in Westover, Charles City, VA Married: ABT. 1790 Children Mary Willing NELSON b: 1790 in Pagebrook, Charles City, VA Abigail Byrd NELSON b: 1792 in Pagebrook, Charles City, VA Lucy NELSON b: 1793 in Pagebrook, Charles City, VA Evelyn Byrd NELSON b: 1795 in Pagebrook, Charles City, VA Ann Rosalie NELSON b: 1796 in Pagebrook, Charles City, VA Alfred ^ NELSON b: 12 MAY 1803 in Louisa County, VA James Franklin NELSON b: 11 AUG 1805 in VA

Judge Nelson, of the District Court, died at age 59, and was buried in Yorktown. He is known as Uncle Judge Billy and Col. William Nelson, of Oakland, Hanover Co., Va.

===========================================================================Birth: 1754

Yorktown York County Virginia, USA Death: 1813 Yorktown York County Virginia, USA

Judge Nelson, of the District Court, died at age 59, and was buried in Yorktown. He is known as Uncle Judge Billy and Col. William Nelson, of Oakland, Hanover Co., Va. He firat married, about 1779, Miss Taliaferro, of James City County, Va, and had one child, Elizabeth (called Betsy) Nelson who married Edwards. He married secondly, Abby, daughter of Col. William E. Byrd, of Westover, on James River, Charles County, Va., and Mary Willing, of Philadelphia, Pa., his wife. William and his brother, Robert, were captured by British troopers under Tarleton, at Castle Hill, the residence of Dr. Thomas Walker, Albemarle Co., Va., during the war of the American Revolution.

Judge William Nelson and his wife, Abby, had the following children: 1. Mary Nelson who married Pickens of South Carolia 2. Abby Byrd Nelson 3. Evelyn Byrd Nelson who married William Byrd Page, of Pagebrook, Clarke Coounty, Va. 4. Lucy Nelson who married Harrison, of Berkeley (Harrison's Landing) on the James River, Charles City County, Va. 5. Rosalie Nelson


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

Spouse:
 Abigail Byrd Nelson (1767 - ____)

Children:
 Lucy Nelson Harrison (1791 - 1816)*
 Abigail Byrd Nelson (1792 - 1868)*
 Ann Rosalie Nelson (1795 - 1869)*

Siblings:
 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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Note: No grave marker


Burial: Grace Episcopal Churchyard Yorktown York County Virginia, USA


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Created by: Thomas Record added: Mar 09, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 106415413 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106415413

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Hon. William Nelson, Jr's Timeline

1754
1754
Yorktown, York County, Province of Virginia
1779
1779
Age 25
Virginia, USA
1789
1789
Age 35
Virginia, USA
1791
1791
Age 37
Westover, Charles City, Virginia, USA
1792
1792
Age 38
Yorktown, York, Virginia, USA
1805
August 11, 1805
Age 51
Richmond, Virginia, United States
1813
1813
Age 59
Yorktown, York County, Virginia, United States
1813
Age 59
Yorktown, VA, USA
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