Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Nelsons in:
 • Hillside Cemetery
 • Cortlandt Manor
 • Westchester County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
William Nelson
Birth: Jun. 29, 1784
Hyde Park
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1869
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: 
  Cornelia Mandeville Hardman Nelson (1797 - 1889)*
  Dorinda Hardman Nelson Arthur (1813 - 1876)*
  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 D. Nelson (1839 - 1888)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Cortlandt Manor
Westchester County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8610530
William Nelson
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
William Nelson
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
William Nelson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: KimPS
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Hamish mom
 Added: Oct. 3, 2012

- Jean Colson
 Added: Dec. 13, 2010

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 12, 2009
There are 14 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.3 after 14 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service