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Caroline Childers Nelson
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1816
Death: Aug. 1, 1909

Obituary - unknown source.
Mrs. Caroline Nelson, who early Saturday morning was found unconscious by her Daughter-in-law, Mrs Richard Nelson, of the northeast part of the city, with whom she resides, died Sunday evening at 5:30 o'clock. She was ninety-three years, five months and thirteen days old. The cause of her death was an attack of apoplexy suffered sometime Friday night. Her husband, Samuel Nelson, has been dead forty-one years. She is survived by the following children: William Nelson, Richard Nelson, with whom she lived, Mrs. Mary Lyons of Ft. Recovery, Ohio, and Mrs. Martha Brow [Brown] of Hartford City. The funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Afternoon at 2:00 o'clock by Rev. Fred. Stovenour at Kidder Chapel. Interment will be at Green Park cemetery.

Additional Biographical Information:
Caroline Childers was born 14 February 1816, in Virginia, the daughter of Shadrick Childers and Julia Ward. She died on 1 August 1909, at age 93 years 5 months and 13 days, in Portland, Jay County, Indiana. She married on 6 June 1839 in Jackson County, Ohio to Samuel Nelson [b.abt 1818 d. abt 1868 No grave has been found for Samuel Nelson.]
Caroline Childers Nelson was the sister of Mary Childers Nelson [Find-a-Grave #70964681] and Samuel was the 1st cousin of Moses Nelson Find-a-Grave #70964681]

Children of Samuel and Caroline Nelson:
William R. Nelson b. Dec 1835.
Mary Ann Nelson b. abt 1842 She married Martin J. Lyons.
John M. Nelson b, abt 1844.
Allison J. Nelson b. Apr1847.He married 18 September 1897, a widow, Sarah (Tobey) Wright.
Jonathan Harvey Nelson b. abt 1851.
J. Nelson b. abt 1853.
Richard E. Nelson b. Mar 1855.
Martha E. Nelson b. abt 1857. She married Joe E. Brown.
Joseph W. Nelson b. abt 1863.
[Infant] Nelson.
 
 
Burial:
Green Park Cemetery
Portland
Jay County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Eloine
Originally Created by: David Kennedy
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67518890
Caroline <i>Childers</i> Nelson
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