Hugh Nelson, of Penrith

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Hugh Nelson, of Penrith

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

Son of William Nelson, of Penrith; William Nelson; Bridgett Nelson and Bridgett Rumney
Husband of Sarah Nelson and Sarah Jackson
Father of John Nelson; Thomas "Scotch Tom" Nelson, Sr. and Hugh Nelson

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About Hugh Nelson, of Penrith

Hugh Nelson (son of William Nelson) was born 1658 in Penrith, Cumbria, England, and died 1708 in Penrith, Cumbria, England.He married Sarah Jackson on 1673 in Penrith, Cumbria, England.

More About Hugh Nelson and Sarah Jackson:

Marriage: 1673, Penrith, Cumbria, England.

Children of Hugh Nelson and Sarah Jackson are:

  • +Thomas Nelson, b. 20 Feb 1677, Penrith, , Cumberland, England1335, d. 07 Oct 1745, Yorktown, , Virginia, USA1335.

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)'s_Church,_Penrith

Thomas "Scotch Tom" Nelson (1677-1745) was the progenitor of Yorktown, Virginia Nelsons. He was born to Hugh and Sarah Nelson who were cloth merchants in Penrith.

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Hugh Nelson, of Penrith's Timeline

Penrith, Cumbria, England
Age 23
Cumbria, United Kingdom
February 20, 1677
Age 30
Penrith, Cumberland, England
Age 61
Penrith, Cumbria, England
United Kingdom