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Andrew M. Nelson
Birth: 1809
Jefferson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1836
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

"Andrew M. Nelson was born about 1809 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. He probably came to Texas with David Crockett, as they were living in the same area in Tennessee. As he had not married, after he was killed at the Alamo, his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Mansfield Nelson, received many land grants in Texas for his service at the Alamo. These grants resulted in the Nelson families coming to Texas. Had it not been for Andrew's death at the Alamo, I would not be here today, as my great grandmother Nelson would not have met my great grandfather Terry. Thank you for your service, Uncle Andrew." "

From Ralph Terry, A Nephew
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His middle initial M. is said to have been Mansfield or Moses. Mansfield was his mother's maiden name. Moses was his uncle's name. I have no proof for either name.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John I. Nelson (1783 - 1830)
  Elizabeth Mansfield Nelson (1790 - ____)
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy M. Nelson Little Swain (____ - 1889)*
  Andrew M. Nelson (1809 - 1836)
  Amanda C. Nelson Little (1828 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
The Alamo
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Ralph Terry
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: May 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8821108
Andrew M. Nelson
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Andrew M. Nelson
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Andrew M. Nelson
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Thank you
- Eugene Watson
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016
Thank you cousin. You made Texas!!
- Ed Cook
 Added: Dec. 14, 2015
Lay down your arms, close your ranks, Rest in eternal peace. Rest easy, sleep well, my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done, rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up the line where you fell; the line has held. Peace, peace and farewell."
- Beverly Mahanay~Short❤
 Added: Feb. 9, 2015
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