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Thomas Nelson

Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Death 6 Aug 1648 (aged 46-47)
Burial Unknown
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DOROTHY STAPLETON, daughter and heiress, baptized at Pannall, Yorkshire 11 Aug. 1608. She married at All Saints, North Street, York 17 Jan 1626/7 (as his 1st wife)[MR] THOMAS NELSON, Gent., of Cottingham, Yorkshire. His wife Dorothy was buried at Rowley, Yorkshire 27 Sept. 1637. He immigrated to New England about 1639. Mr Thomas Nelson, freeman 23 May, 1639, the wealthest of Mr. Roger's company, had a six-acre house lot, 1643...Mr Nelson died in England, 6 Aug, 1648 (Essex Deeds, 4 Ips.: 190). His will, dated 24 Dec., 1645, "being by providence called now to make a voyage into old England,"

Children of Dorothy Stapleton, by Thomas Nelson, Gent.:
i. THOMAS (1st of the name),
ii. [Capt] PHILIP NELSON, baptized at Cottingham, Yorkshire 22 Jan 1634/5. m. (1st) at Rowley, Massachusetts 24 Jun 1657 SARAH JEWETT, baptized at Bradford, Massachusetts 3 Jan 1635, buried at Rowley massachusetts 17 Feb 1665/6. He married (2) at Rowley, Massachusetts 1 Dec 1666 ELIZABETH LOWELL, born at Newbury, Massachusetts 16 Feb 1646, died at Rowley, Massachusetts 14 Dec 1731.

iii. 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.

He married (2) after 15;12 mo. 1641, Jane or Joane, daughter of Thomas Dummer of Badgely, England, and a neice of Mr. Richard Dummer of Newbury....
Children, by wife Joane:

vii. Mercy, b. Rowley, 26;12 mon. 1643; m. in England, John Storke of Ramsey, England.
viii. Samuel, b, About 1646; d. in England, without issue, before 1676.
ix. John; d. young

Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, Volume III, 2nd edition 2011, by Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham, editor, page 275

Early Settler's Of Rowley, Massachusetts, compiled by George Brainard Blogette, A.M. Revised, Edited and Published by Amos Everett Jewett, page 242-243

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