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Abram Nelson
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1837, Norway
Death: Aug. 14, 1923
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Abraham Nelson, father of Mrs. E.J. Kingsley, was born in Norway, Feb. 29, 1837. He was always a farmer by occupation and was seven years old when he came to this country, growing to manhood in Wisconsin. At the age of 18, he came to Minnesota, locating in Winona county, near what is now known as Wytoka, where he resided until his marriage to Adeline Clark, who was born in Fond du Lac county in 1840. He then removed to Money Creek township, Houston county, but later went to Faribault county, Minnesota, where he and his wife spent a number of years. He then returned to Winona county, continued in active life here for a number of years, and is now living retired in this county. His wife died about 1891. He is a Civil War veteran, having served the last six months of the war in a Minnesota regiment. History of Houston County, 1919

Abram Nelson was a Civil War soldier:
Nelson, Abram, Pvt 27 20/Sep/1864 - 20/Jun/1865. A Heavy Artillery, Norway, Ridgeway, Winona, Minnesota, Appointed Wagoner 01/Jan/1865. Pension Claim, September 1895.

After Adeline's death, he married Anne Campbell. They were married 44 years. After her death, he married Katherine Griffin and moved to Spokane, Washington, where he died August 14, 1926 at the age of 89 years 6 months and 12 days. Cause of death was apoplexy (stroke).
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  Adaline A Clark Nelson (1841 - 1892)
  Anna Marie Terry Nelson (1849 - 1910)
  Katherine R. Kelly Nelson (1861 - ____)*
  Dora Estillia Nelson Berry (1873 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Plot is listed under Katherine Nelson. No marker.
Greenwood Memorial Terrace
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Plot: Lawn 19, Lot 86, Sp S6N3
Created by: Nancy Stout
Record added: Jan 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103044607
Abram Nelson
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