Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Nelson

Male 1719 - 1791  (72 years)


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  • Name John Nelson 
    Born 1719  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 1791  Fauquier County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I49250  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Father John Nelson,   b. 1675, Lancaster, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Foley,   b. Abt 1723,   d. Aft 1791, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1740  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Nelson,   b. 19 Oct 1740, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1761, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
     2. James Nelson,   b. 19 Oct 1740, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1771, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Nelson,   b. 1744, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Thomas Nelson,   b. 1747, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. John Nelson,   b. 10 Jul 1747, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Mar 1791, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 43 years)  [natural]
     6. William Nelson,   b. 1750, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Joseph Nelson,   b. 1752, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F5766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Fauquier County Va Wills, page 210
      JOHN NELSON, SENIOR (Will) Date: 22 March 1791
      Wife: Mary - all estate during her life, to be sold after her decease and divided into five equal parts, one-fifth part to each of the following heirs: Catherine Horton and Elizabeth Green; Hannah James, wife of Thomas James; Mary Nelson, widow of John Nelson, Jr., dec'd.; Thomas Nelson and Joseph Nelson (sons).
      Exors: Wife Mary Nelson, William Phillips of Stafford County and Garrart Gray, Jun'r.
      Signed: John Nelson, Sen'r.
      Wit: Original Young, John Green, Elizabeth (I) James
      Proved: 26 December 1791, by o. of Original Young, John Green and Elizabeth Green. Garrett Gray and Mary Nelson granted cert. to obtain probate.
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      Fauquier County Va Wills, page 210
      Pages
      258-259: JOHN NELSON, SENIOR (Inventory)
      Date: 8 January 1793. Court order dated December 1791.
      App'd by: Original Young, John Mauzy and Banj'm. Payne No total. Sworn as true statement before John Blackwell, Jr., by Original Young, 27 January 1793.
      Ret.: 28 January 1793

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