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William Nelson
Birth: Jun. 29, 1784
Hyde Park
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1869
Peekskill
Westchester County
New York, USA

US Representative from New York. He graduated from Poughkeepsie Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York in 1807. For thirty years he served as district attorney for Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester Counties. He was a member of the State assembly in 1820 to 1821, served in the State senate 1824 to 1827 and was a judge of the court for the correction of errors 1824 to 1827. Elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses, serving March 4, 1847 to March 3, 1851. After his term he resumed the practice of law until his death.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cornelia Mandeville Hardman Nelson (1797 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Dorinda Hardman Nelson Arthur (1813 - 1876)*
  Joseph Nelson (1815 - 1905)*
  George Parker Nelson (1817 - 1905)*
  Thomas Nelson (1819 - 1907)*
  Sarah Ann Nelson Ferris (1821 - 1908)*
  William Rufus Nelson (1822 - 1864)*
  Cornelia Mandeville Nelson Nelson (1824 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth Parker Nelson Johnson (1826 - 1900)*
  Richard James Nelson (1830 - 1833)*
  Edward Beverly Nelson (1832 - 1837)*
  Laura Young Nelson (1836 - 1839)*
  Robert Dean Nelson (1839 - 1888)*
 
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Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Cortlandt Manor
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 07, 2004
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