Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” <I>Adkins</I> Nelson

Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” Adkins Nelson

Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Jan 1954 (aged 85)
Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 60371594 · View Source
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D/O Sherwood Adkins and Lucinda 'Cindy' Miller.

Nancy married 1st husband Gilbert Cummings 27 Jan 1887 in Boone County, WV. by Jacob Ball.

Gilbert b. 1865 in Turtle Creek, Boone, WV. & d. Aug 1913 in Turtle Creek, Boone, WV. was a S/O Robert Cummings and Rhoda Miller.

Children of Gilbert and Nancy are: Laura E., Lloyd, Thornton, William Edward, Lyda, Everett, Eva J. and Ernest Frank Cummings.

Nancy married 2nd husband William M. French before 1920. As of Oct 2010 I did not find a marriage record for William and Nancy but, two of her sons, Lloyd and Ernest, are stepsons in the home in Putnam County,WV.

Nancy married 3rd husband Opie D. Nelson 27 Nov 1923 in Logan, Logan, WV. by J.G. McNeely.

Obituary in The Hurricane Breeze:
The Hurricane Breeze, Friday, January 15, 1954
Page 1, Column 2

Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Nelson

Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Nelson, age 80, of Hurricane, died at her home Tuesday following a short illness.

Surviving are the husband, Opie Nelson, three sons, Ernest Cummings and Thornton Cummings, both of Hurricane and Lloyd Cummings of Lake, W.Va.; three daughters, Laura Harmon of Hurricane, Mrs. T. F. Newhart and Mrs. Eva Wigman, both of Miami, Florida; 8 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday afternoon at 2:00 P. M. at the residence, with the Rev. J. Luster Godbey officiating. Burial was in the Valley View Memorial park. The Allen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” Adkins Nelson (4 Feb 1868–11 Jan 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 60371594, citing Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .