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 Thomas Nelson

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Thomas Nelson

  • Birth 1635 England
  • Death 5 Apr 1712
  • Burial Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 11553699

Age: 77
Parents: Thomas Nelson & Dorothy Stapleton.
Marriages:
1. Ann Lambert, m. Dec. 16, 1659, bur. Jan. 7, 1678/9
2. Mary (Skerry) Lunt, widow of John Lunt, of Newbury, May 13, 1680, d. Aug. 28, 1688 (Goodwin's The Ancestry of Abel Lunt, 1963)
3. Phillippa, widow of Samuel Platts, m. Apr. 9, 1690
Source: Early Settlers of Rowley, 1933.

Note: gravestone was carved by John Hartshorne.

From contributor Paula McRonald:
THOMAS NELSON, baptized at Cottingham, Yorkshire 14 July 1636, died Rowley, Massachusetts 5 April 1712. He married (1st) at Rowley 16 (or 10) Dec. 1659 ANNE LAMBERT,buried at Rowley, Massachusetts 7 Jan 1678. He married (2nd) at Rowley, Massachusetts 13 May 1680 MARY LUNT, of Newbury, Massachusetts, died at Rowley, Massachusetts 28 Aug 1688.He married (3rd) at Rowley, Massachusetts 9 Apr 1690 PHILIPA ANDREWS, widow of George Felt and Samuel Platts, and daughter of Samuel nd Jane Andrews. She died at Rowley, Massachusetts 29 Sept 1709.(Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, Volume III, 2nd edition 2011, by Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham, editor, page 275)


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HERE LYS BURIED Mr
THOMAS NELSON
WHO DIED APRIL Ye 5
1712 AGED 77 YEARS
Who liv'd a saintLike harmLes Life
Lov'd ALL good books but no bad strife
Who dy'd a quiet easie death
& to christ resign'd his breath
So Liue my sons my christ o seek
& when you die Like christ be meek


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  • Created by: Bill Boyington
  • Added: 18 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11553699
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Nelson (1635–5 Apr 1712), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11553699, citing Rowley Burial Ground, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bill Boyington (contributor 46800933) .