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Lucy Nelson (Armistead)

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Middlesex, VA, United States
Death: 1770 (45)
Yorktown, York, VA, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Colonel Henry Armistead and Martha Armistead
Wife of Thomas Nelson, I
Mother of Col. William Nelson; Major John Nelson and Capt. Thomas Nelson, Jr.
Sister of William A. Armistead; Robert Armistead and Martha Digges
Half sister of Colonel Henry Armistead

Managed by: Barbara Ann Wood
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About Lucy Nelson

  • Parents: Henry Col. Armistead b: 1673 in Hesse, Gloucester County, Virginia & Martha Burwell b: 16 NOV 1685 in Fairfield, Gloucester County, Virginia


  1. 1745 in Yorktown, Virginia, USA to Thomas Nelson b: 1716 in Yorktown, Virginia, USA as her second husband.

Children of Thomas Nelson and Lucy Armistead are:

  1. William Nelson Col., b. June 17, 1746.
  2. Thomas Nelson,Capt., b. 1748.
  3. John Nelson, Maj., b. 1750, d. 1827.


  • Colonial Familes of the US Vol. 1 Armistead Family page 12 - 14
  • Garber, Virginia Armistead. The Armistead Family. Whittet & Shepperson, Printers, Richmond 1910.
  • "Armistead Family." William and Mary Quarterly. 1st. ser., 6: (July 1897): 31-33, (Oct. 1897):97-102, (Jan. 1898):164-171. The article is continued in volumes 8 and 9 


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Lucy Nelson's Timeline

Middlesex, VA, United States
June 17, 1746
Age 21
Age 23
Yorktown, York County, Virginia, United States
Age 23
Age 45
Yorktown, York, VA, United States