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From: Richard Heyduck <>
Subject: descendants of Robert NELSON - NC,TN,MS,LA
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 1999 13:20:31 -0600


Here's what I have on my wife's Nelson family so far. Thanks for the
help some of you have provided. There are still plenty of holes to fill.

Richard Heyduck

Descendants of Robert Nelson - 28 Feb 1999
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FIRST GENERATION

1. Robert Nelson was born about 1740. He died in 1792 in Rockingham
Co. NC.

Alice died after 1795. Robert Nelson and Alice had the following
children:

+2i.John Nelson.
+3ii.Thomas Nelson.
4iii.William Nelson.
5iv.Alexander Nelson.
6v.James Nelson.
7vi.Samuel Nelson.
+8vii.Elizabeth Nelson.
+9viii.Isabel Nelson.
10ix.Jane Nelson.
11x.Alice Nelson.

SECOND GENERATION

2. John Nelson was born on 30 Mar 1753 in Virginia. He died on 20 Jul
1819 in Davidson Co. Tennessee.

He was married to Nancy Ware Hunter on 31 Jan 1782 in Mecklenburg Co.
NC. Nancy Ware Hunter died on 11 Jan 1813 in Davidson Co. Tennessee.

3. Thomas Nelson was born on 14 Apr 1769 in North Carolina. He died on
8 May 1851 in Rutherford Co. Tenn.

He was married to Nancy Howell (daughter of John Howell and Sarah Gwinn)
in North Carolina ?. Nancy Howell was born between 1770 and 1780. She
died before 1832. Thomas Nelson and Nancy Howell had the following
children:

+12i.John Nelson.
+13ii.Eliza A. Nelson.
+14iii.Thomas C. Nelson.
+15iv.Mary Margaret Nelson.
+16v.Sarah Howell Nelson.
+17vi.Samuel Nelson.
+18vii.Pleasant H. Nelson.

He was married to Judith Morton on 16 Apr 1832 in Rutherford Co. Tenn.

8. Elizabeth Nelson.

She was married to Benjamin McFarling on 9 Dec 1774 in Guilford Co. NC.

9. Isabel Nelson.

She was married to John Burns. John Burns was born in 1753 in Baltimore
Co. MD. He died in 1837 in Bedford Co. Tennessee.

THIRD GENERATION

12. John Nelson was born on 31 May 1793 in North Carolina. He
immigrated in 1837 to Davidson Co. Tennessee. He immigrated in 1842 to
Mississippi. He immigrated in 1845 to LaFourche Parish, LA. He
appeared on the census in 1850 in LaFourche Parish, LA. He appeared on
the census in 1860 in LaFourche Parish, LA. He appeared on the census
in 1870 in LaFourche Parish, LA. He died on 3 Aug 1877 in LaFourche
Parish, LA.

He was married to Nancy T. Edwards (daughter of Owen Edwards and Judith
Morton) in 1824. Nancy T. Edwards died about 1842 in Davidson Co.
Tennessee. John Nelson and Nancy T. Edwards had the following children:

+19i.Catherine Nelson.
+20ii.Sarah E. Nelson.
+21iii.Mary Jane Nelson.
22iv.Thomas Nelson.

He was married to Maria Ann Robinson after 1842. Maria Ann Robinson was
born about 1820 in Tennessee. She died 31 sep 1853 in LaFourche Parish,
LA. John Nelson and Maria Ann Robinson had the following children:

+23i.John Nelson.
+24ii.George A. Nelson.

13. Eliza A. Nelson.

She was married to William Edwards (son of Owen Edwards and Judith
Morton) on 1 Apr 1830 in Rutherford Co. Tenn.

14. Thomas C. Nelson died about 1850 in Issaquena Co. MS.

Thomas C. Nelson had the following children:

+25i.Mary L.L. Nelson.

15. Mary Margaret Nelson died before 1831.

She was married to Thomas G. Watkins on 10 Mar 1818 in Rutherford Co.
Tenn. Mary Margaret Nelson and Thomas G. Watkins had the following
children:

26i.Thomas Watkins.
27ii.William Watkins.

16. Sarah Howell Nelson was born about 1798. She died in 1840.

She was married to James Crichlow (son of ? Crichlow) in 1817 in
Rutherford Co. Tenn.. James Crichlow was born on 3 Sep 1793 in North
Carolina. He died on 8 Apr 1872 in Murphreesboro, Tenn.. He was buried
in Evergreen Cemetery. Sarah Howell Nelson and James Crichlow had the
following children:

+28i.Nancy Elizabeth Crichlow.
+29ii.Thomas Henry Crichlow.
+30iii.Mary C. Crichlow.
31iv.Caroline Crichlow was born in 1822 in Rutherford Co. Tennessee.
+32v.Sarah Crichlow.
33vi.Martha Crichlow was born in 1828 in Rutherford Co. Tennessee.
34vii.John Crichlow was born in 1830 in Rutherford Co. Tennessee.
35viii.James Pitts Crichlow was born in 1830 in Rutherford Co.
Tennessee.
+36ix.Samuel Pleasant Crichlow.

17. Samuel Nelson was born about 1799 in Tennessee. He appeared on the
census in 1830 in Obion Co. TN. He appeared on the census in 1850 in
Issaquena Co. MS. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Issaquena Co.
MS. He died in Sep 1861 in Issaquena Co. MS.

He was married to Eunice R. Williams on 18 Dec 1824 in Rutherford Co.
Tenn. Eunice R. Williams was born about 1810 in North Carolina. Samuel
Nelson and Eunice R. Williams had the following children:

+37i.Julia I. Nelson.
38ii.Nathan Thomas Nelson was born about 1835 in Tennessee.
39iii.John N. Nelson was born about 1836 in Mississippi.
40iv.Samuel Nelson was born about 1839 in Mississippi.
41v.James Nelson was born about 1840 in Mississippi.
42vi.Frances L. Nelson was born about 1842 in Mississippi.
43vii.Eunice Ann Nelson was born about 1845 in Mississippi.
44viii.Emma R. Nelson was born about 1847 in Mississippi.
45ix.Dick Nelson was born about 1849 in Mississippi. He died before
1860.
46x.Mary Nelson was born about 1852 in Mississippi.

18. Pleasant H. Nelson died in 1831 in Rutherford Co. Tenn.

He was married to Henrietta S. Barnett on 10 Dec 1827 in Rutherford Co.
Tenn.

FOURTH GENERATION

19. Catherine Nelson was born about 1817.

She was married to Andrew Jackson Donelson on 13 Oct 1835 in Rutherford
Co. Tenn. Andrew Jackson Donelson was born about 1817. He died in
LaFourche Parish, LA. Catherine Nelson and Andrew Jackson Donelson had
the following children:

+47i.Catherine Donelson.
48ii.Martha Alice Donelson was born about 1840 in Mississippi.
+49iii.Annie Louise Donelson.
50iv.William Donelson was born about 1843 in Mississippi.
51v.John Donelson was born about 1845 in Mississippi.

20. Sarah E. Nelson was born about 1825 in Rutherford Co. Tenn. She
died after 1860.

She was married to Andrew Jackson Donelson before 1850. Andrew Jackson
Donelson was born about 1817. He died in LaFourche Parish, LA. Sarah
E. Nelson and Andrew Jackson Donelson had the following children:

52i.Thomas P. Donelson was born about 1847 in Mississippi.
53ii.Andrew J. Donelson was born about 1851 in LaFourche Parish, LA.
+54iii.Elizabeth "Lizzie" Donelson.
55iv.Mary N. Donelson was born about 1856 in LaFourche Parish, LA.
56v.Sally W. Donelson was born about 1859 in LaFourche Parish, LA.

21. Mary Jane Nelson.

23. John Nelson was born about 1852.

He was married to Caroline Harrison on 23 Jan 1870 in LaFourche Parish,
LA.

24. George A. Nelson was born about 1853 in LaFourche Parish, LA.

He was married to Bertha W. Howell on 23 Aug 1881. George A. Nelson and
Bertha W. Howell had the following children:

57i.Laura Boatner Nelson was born on 27 Aug 1883 in LaFourche Parish,
LA.
58ii.John Howell Nelson was born on 19 Oct 1886 in LaFourche Parish,
LA.

25. Mary L.L. Nelson was born about 1833.

She was married to John C. McClemore By 11 Oct 1852 in Issaquena Co. MS.

28. Nancy Elizabeth Crichlow was born on 24 Mar 1818 in Rutherford Co.
Tennessee. She died on 30 Mar 1878.

She was married to John Johnston Lawing (son of John Killian Lawing and
Agnes Nancy Martha Johnston) on 3 Dec 1839 in Tennessee. John Johnston
Lawing was born on 28 May 1814 in near Charlotte, NC. He died on 20 Jan
1895 in Mufreesboro, Tennessee. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
Nancy Elizabeth Crichlow and John Johnston Lawing had the following
children:

+59i.Sam Nelson Lawing.
60ii.Sallie Lawing was born in 1844 in Tennessee.
61iii.John Lawing was born in 1851 in Rutherford Co. Tennessee.
+62iv.Kate Crichlow Lawing.

29. Thomas Henry Crichlow was born in 1820 in Rutherford Co.
Tennessee. He died in 1855 in Florida.

Helen Mar May Ida Jeannete Wasson was born Virginia. Thomas Henry
Crichlow and Helen Mar May Ida Jeannete Wasson had the following
children:

63i.William Scott Crichlow.
+64ii.Thomas Nelson Crichlow.
+65iii.James H. Crichlow.

30. Mary C. Crichlow was born in 1822 in Rutherford Co. Tennessee.

She was married to John S. Parks on 31 Oct 1852 in Williamson Co.
Tennessee.

32. Sarah Crichlow was born in 1826 in Rutherford Co. Tennessee.

She was married to Alexander M. Gwin on 26 Oct 1853 in Rutherford Co.
Tennessee. Alexander M. Gwin was born about 1817 in Tennessee. He
appeared on the census in 1850 in Issaquena Co. MS. He appeared on the
census in 1860 in Issaquena Co. MS. Sarah Crichlow and Alexander M.
Gwin had the following children:

66i.Thomas W. Gwin was born about 1855 in Issaquena Co. MS.
67ii.Alexander M. Gwin was born about 1856 in Issaquena Co. MS.
68iii.Mary G. Gwin was born about 1857 in Issaquena Co. MS.
69iv.James Gwin was born in 1859 in Issaquena Co. MS.

36. Samuel Pleasant Crichlow was born in 1835 in Rutherford Co.
Tennessee. He appeared on the census in 1870 in LaFourche Parish, LA.

Annie Louise Donelson (daughter of Andrew Jackson Donelson and Catherine
Nelson) was born about 1841 in Mississippi. She was born about 1845 in
Mississippi. Samuel Pleasant Crichlow and Annie Louise Donelson had the
following children:

70i.Andrew D. Crichlow was born about 1864 in LaFourche Parish, LA.
71ii.Alice Donelson Crichlow was born on 11 Feb 1869 in LaFourche
Parish, LA.
72iii.James Crichlow was born on 11 Dec 1872 in LaFourche Parish, LA.

37. Julia I. Nelson was born about 1831 in Tennessee.

Richard W. Pettway was born about 1821 in Virginia. He died on 13 Jun
1859 in St. Louis, MO. Julia I. Nelson and Richard W. Pettway had the
following children:

73i.Thomas R. Pettway was born about 1850 in Mississippi.
74ii.Ida E. Pettway was born about 1852 in Mississippi.
75iii.Sally Gwin Pettway was born about 1854 in Mississippi.
76iv.Laura Danks Pettway was born about 1856 in Mississippi.
77v.Richard W. Pettway was born about 1857 in Mississippi.
78vi.Mary R. Pettway was born about 1859 in Mississippi.

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