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Walter William Nelson
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1872
Paluxy
Hood County
Texas, USA
Death: May 23, 1935
Highlands
Harris County
Texas, USA

Walter was one of three children born to Tandy James Nelson and Mary Frances Phenix.

According to census & family records, Walter was a rancher until about 1906 in Aspermont, Stonewall county, Texas. On the 1920 census for Freeport, his occupation is listed as Rigman On Oil Derrick which is about the time he worked for Texas Gulf Sulphur. In 1930 he is on the Lubbock census as a Painting Contractor which is also what his brother (James Preston Nelson) was doing in Lubbock at that time. Walter died of cancer. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Tandy James Nelson (1838 - 1877)
  Mary Frances Phenix Meridith (1847 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Josie Winifred Trammell Nelson (1878 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Alphie Fern Nelson O'Bryan (1900 - 1993)*
  Eastin Nelson (1902 - 1973)*
  Lois Vada Nelson Hart (1906 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter William Nelson (1872 - 1935)
  James Preston Nelson (1874 - 1939)*
  Donnie Edgar Meridith (1883 - 1941)**
  Mary Arminda Meridith Wilson (1885 - 1977)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: DNB
Record added: Jul 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28198207
Walter William Nelson
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Walter William Nelson
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Walter William Nelson
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 Added: Jul. 25, 2013
 
 
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