Capt Thomas Nelson

Capt Thomas Nelson

Yorktown, York County, Virginia, USA
Death 5 Jun 1859 (aged 78)
Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Burial Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 14789739 · View Source
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He is the eldest son and 3rd child of Col Hugh Nelson and Judy Page. Col Hugh Nelson is the 3rd son and child of President William Nelson, of Yorktown, Va.

Capt Thomas Nelson married Judith Nelson in 1804, youngest child of Gov. Thomas Nelson, of Yorktown, York Co., Virginia. She was his first cousin. The two were known as Uncle Tom and Aunt Judy. Capt Nelson moved from Yorktown to Oakland, Hanover Co. Va.

Capt Thomas Nelson's mother was Judith Carter Page, born about 1751, who married about 1775, to Col. Hugh Nelson, third son and child of Pres. William Nelson, of Yorktown, Va. The mother, Judith Carter(Page) Nelson was the daughter of Hon. John Page of North End (on the North River, Goucester (now Matthews) County, Va.) and Jane Byrd, of Westover (on the James River, Charles City County, Va.).

The children of Capt. Thomas Nelson and Judith NOT linked are:
Mary Carter Nelson, born about 1805, died single 1861
Maria Nelson, born about 1809, died single
Judith Nelson, born 1815, died single 1832
Lucy Nelson, born 1817, died single 1872

(Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia, Pg 182-3, c-1983.)

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A Faitfull Christian Man
at Chillion Hanover Co. Va
Nov. 24, 1780.
at Oakland Havover Co. Va
June 5, 1859.
He came to his grave in the full age as
shock of over cometh by his season.
On such this sacred death hath no pain.
J.W. Davies

  • Maintained by: Thomas
  • Originally Created by: Kenneth Williams
  • Added: 1 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14789739
  • Peter Irvine
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Thomas Nelson (24 Nov 1780–5 Jun 1859), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14789739, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Thomas (contributor 47966515) .