Then and Now ---The Van Pelts of Atlantic, NC:Information about Thomas Nelson
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Thomas Nelson (b. 1716, d. 1782)Thomas Nelson (son of Thomas Nelson "Scotch Tom" and Margret Reade) was born 1716, and died 1782.He married Lucy Armistead.
Notes for Thomas Nelson:
Secretary- Thomas Nelson was the second son of "Scotch Tom" Nelson and his first wife Margaret Reade.He was the secretary of the colony of Virgina,there-by earning the title " Secretary".
Secretary Thomas Nelson married Lucy Armistead.They had three sons,all of whom distinguished themselves in the American Revolution War.They all served under George Washington.
Children of Thomas Nelson and Lucy Armistead are:
- William Nelson Col., b. June 17, 1746.
- +Thomas Nelson,Capt., b. 1748.
- +John Nelson, Maj., b. 1750, d. 1827.