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Emily Nelson Gunnell
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1869
Shanghai
Shanghai Municipality, China
Death: Dec. 24, 1969
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

Thanks to Find A Grave contributor Thomas for providing Emily's parent links, her birth/death places, parent links, and the following obituary:

Emily N. Gunnell, 100 Last Autumn, Burial Tomorrow

Emily Nelson Gunnell, widow of the late Leonard Coleman Gunnell of Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., and Bush Hill in Fairfax County, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Donald Boyer Phillips in Alexandria.
Mrs. Gunnell was born in the Shanghair, China, 100 years ago, on Sept. 20, 1869. She was the great-granddaughter of Thomas Nelson of Yorktown, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
In addition to Mrs. Phillips, she leaves a daughter, Mrs. Mark Mayo Boatner, Jrl., of Penrith Plantation, Jackson,, La., and a son, Bruce Coleman Gunnell of Alexandria; as well as a sister, Mrs. Rosewell Page of Oakland, Hanover County and eight grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fork Church, Hanover County.
(ref: The Alexandria Gazette, Dec 26, 1969)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Nelson (1819 - 1886)
  Rose Points Nelson (1829 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Leonard Coleman Gunnell (1870 - 1941)
 
 Siblings:
  James Poyntz Nelson (1849 - 1929)*
  Mary Carter Nelson (1856 - 1950)*
  John Poyntz Nelson (1860 - 1883)*
  Emily Nelson Gunnell (1869 - 1969)
  Ruth Nelson Page (1872 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Born in Shanghai - Daughter of Rev. Robert Nelson and Rose Poyntz Nelson - Wife of Leonard Coleman Gunnell
 
Burial:
Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery
Doswell
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: An Ashland Genealogist
Record added: Nov 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22632575
Emily <i>Nelson</i> Gunnell
Added by: Thomas
 
Emily <i>Nelson</i> Gunnell
Added by: An Ashland Genealogist
 
Emily <i>Nelson</i> Gunnell
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- Linda Gunnell
 Added: Mar. 16, 2009
 
 
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