Here is some info I found on my last trip to the FHL. Some of the dates don't make sense to me. Maybe it does to some of you. None of it relates to my line.Joe
John NELSON Was born in Yorktown, Virginia in 1748,and married Nancy Carter in 1780 Williamsbury, VA. Lucy ARMISTEAD in Mecklenburg CO, VA. She was born in 1725 at Williamsburg, VA.Died in 1770 Major John NELSON was an officer in the Revolutionary War at the siege of Yorktown. died 2 Feb 1827 at Oak Hill, Va. Land Bounty Warrents in the Virginia State Library show a certificate was issued to Major John NELSON in 1783 and reads, "On Sep 24 1783 Col Mariweather will give to Major John NELSON a bounty certificate as Major of the Horse Calvery. signed Benjamin HARRISON" John lived in Mecklenbury or Yorktown during the Revolutionary war
Children of John NELSON are Thomas NELSON b-1782 married Sarah W. PAGE John NELSON b- 1783 Lucy b-1785 married Norbourne Thomas NELSON Robert NELSON B- 1787 married Isbella H. WILSON William NELSON maried Martha Lewis WALKER Nancy NELSON married Erasmus KENNON Matilda NELSON married John LEWIS Hugh NELSON b- Aug 17 1828, married Bolling ARCHER
======== General Thomas E. NELSON b-26 Dec 1738 in York CO. VA. On July 26 1762 he married Lucy GRYMES who was born in Middlesex CO, VA. He died 4 Jan 1789 in Hanover CO, VA. and was buried in Yorktown VA. General NELSON was a signer of the Declaration of Independance, and Governor of VA in 1781, Commander of the State Forces. He lived in Yorktown VA. during the Revolutionary War. Children of General Nelson are William NELSON b- Aug 1763in 1790 he married Sallie BURNELL Thomas NELSON b-27 Dec 1764 and married Frances PAGEin 1795 Phillip NELSON b-14 Mar 1766 and married Sarah N. PAGE in 1789 Francis NLSON b-25 Jun 1767,in 1792 he married Lucy PAGE Hugh NELSONb- 30 Sep 1768,in 1799 he married Eliza KIMLOCH Elizabeth NELSON b- 26 Dec 1770,in 1788 she married Mann PAGE MaryNELSON b- 19 Dec 1774,in 1792 she married Robert CARTER Lucy NELSON b- 2 Jan 1777,in 1799 she married Major Carter PAGE Robert NELSON b-14 Oct 14 1778,in 1803 he married Judith CARTER Susanna NELSON b- 10 Mar 1780,in 1806 she married Francis PAGE Judith NELSON b- 18 May 1782,In 1807 she married Capt. Thomas NELSON.