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William Nelson
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Birth: 1621
Penrith
Cumbria, England
Death: Oct. 28, 1670
Penrith
Cumbria, England

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) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bridget Nelson (1620 - 1670)
 
 Children:
  Hugh Nelson (1658 - 1708)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Andrew Churchyard
Penrith
Eden District
Cumbria, England
 
Created by: Thomas
Record added: Jan 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103282293
 

 
 
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