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John Edward Nelson

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: January 20, 1888 (74)
Beaconsfield, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Afirca
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Nelson, SV/PROG and Mary Anne Nelson (Craik)
Husband of Loveday Ann Amelia Nelson
Father of Lucy Maude Chapman; Charles Horatio Nelson; Benjamin Nelson; Loveday de Hart?; Mary Ann Cawood and 6 others
Brother of Mary Ann Minto; Louisa Rachel Thompson and Charles Horatio Nelson

Managed by: Roland Newlands Morgan
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About John Edward Nelson

Death Notice : "South Africa, Cape Province, Kimberley, Probate Records of the Supreme Court, 1871-1937," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 November 2016), > image 234 of 1456; Pietermaritzburg Archives Repository and National Archives of South Africa, Pretoria.


1820 British Settler

John Edward Nelson 5, together with his parents and sister, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departed London - 12 February 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 2 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River.

Children :

  • Mary Ann Nelson 10
  • John Edward Nelson 5
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John Edward Nelson's Timeline

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 31
December 3, 1847
Age 33
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 33
July 24, 1851
Age 37
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 43
Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 51
Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 20, 1888
Age 74
Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Afirca