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 Southey Nelson

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Southey Nelson

  • Birth 25 Dec 1770
  • Death 29 Mar 1885 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 104765008

Revolutionary War vet.
Died Sunday the 29th last, Southy Nelson, aged one hundred and fourteen years. Mr Nelson at his death was the oldest man in the state. He was drawing a pension from the Knoxville office as a veteran of the Mexican War. He will be buried today at 10 o'clock at Third Creek cemetery.

--Knoxville Daily Chronicle, Tue, 31 Mar 1885--


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Lived 114 yrs, 3 mos, and 4 ds

Gravesite Details Married - November 1, 1849.

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  • Created by: Thomas McLain
  • Added: 7 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104765008
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Southey Nelson (25 Dec 1770–29 Mar 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104765008, citing Third Creek Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Thomas McLain (contributor 48044943) .