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Jamescarr Nelson Born 1930 in Preston, Lancashire (Parish of St Lukes)

Mothers name Mary Nelson (nee Gill) Father. Albert Henry Nelson

married Eunice Bamber in 1951.did National service for two years in the

Royal Engineers. resumed trade as Plumber in civil life

Had three children - Linda 1952. Chistine 1956. Michael.
Mar 15, 2008 · Reply
Marsha Mintz-Williams My Grandmother Lydia Adeline Nelson was born 21 Sept 1894 to William Adam
"W.A." Nelson (Jan 1840 to May 1908)and Sarah M.Gainey(Ganey) Nelson (May
1865). She had 3 half sisters (Alice Luen Nelson 12/11/1870 Martha Electa
Nelson 12/25/1872 and Susan Garris Nelson 4/1/1881(Luen and Susan married
Skippers)and an uncle Steve) Steve was born with a deformed foot, therefore
most of the folk who knew him called him "Clubfoot Nelson" She married John
Phillip Brehmer A Brunswick County transplant from Pennsylvania. Addie gave
birth to Jacob Henry Brehmer,6 April 1919, a set of twins John Phillip Jr and
Arthenia born 6 May 1923 (the twins did not survive a year) then my mother
Avis Arthenia Brehmer 12/14/1925.
Mar 16, 2008 · Reply
Donna Wells I am looking for information about my great-great-great grandfather. His name was Jerome Nelson, born in Virginia, lived in New Lisbon, Ohio. He was an abolitionist and served in the civil war for the Union. He was married to Ann Whitaker. They were Episcopal Methodists. I'm researching my fathers side and I come to a dead end with Jerome. Can anyone help? Thanks.
Jun 04, 2010 · Reply
Julie Blake I'm searching for my father's birthparents. He was adopted. He was born George William Nelson on June 8, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA. His birthmother was Clara Nelson, unmarried, born around 1907 or 1908 in Washington state. The birthfather is listed as Fred Nelson, born around 1902 or 1903, a laborer, birthplace unknown. My dad's paternal DNA tested R1a1. I have my dad's adoption record, he was adopted by Leonard & Edith Row. I have a sample of Clara Nelson’s handwriting.
Sep 14, 2011 · Reply
Karen Steinhaus I have found among my family possessions an embroidered ladies napkin from the PAN AM Exhibition in Buffalo, NY dated 1901 with the name of Elizabeth Nelson. If anybody might know who this woman was please email me at [contact link]
Jan 03 · Reply
Karen Steinhaus Charles R. Nelson. b. 1882 d. Jan 1932. Parents from Sweden-Charles and Ida Nelson and had a successful stair building co. Family from Queens, NY. CRN had brothers named Arthur, Edward and Frank. 1 sister Ethel S. Nelson. CRN never married but did have an illegitimate daughter. Any information would be appreciated.
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Most Common Nelson First Names

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  • John 2.7%
  • William 2.2%
  • Robert 1.9%
  • James 1.9%
  • Mary 1.6%
  • Charles 1.4%
  • George 1.3%
  • Carl 1.0%
  • Arthur 0.8%
  • Thomas 0.8%
  • Richard 0.7%
  • Edward 0.7%
  • Helen 0.7%
  • Harold 0.7%
  • Donald 0.7%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • Anna 0.6%
  • Ruth 0.6%
  • Dorothy 0.6%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • David 0.6%
  • Henry 0.6%
  • Harry 0.6%
  • Joseph 0.6%
  • Elizabeth 0.5%
  • Frank 0.5%
  • Albert 0.5%
  • Clarence 0.5%
  • Paul 0.5%
  • Alice 0.5%
  • Roy 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Florence 0.4%
  • Nels 0.4%
  • Oscar 0.4%
  • Mildred 0.4%
  • Andrew 0.4%
  • Fred 0.3%
  • Alfred 0.3%
  • Marie 0.3%
  • Ernest 0.3%
  • Emma 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Esther 0.3%
  • Norman 0.3%
  • Willie 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Peter 0.3%
  • Lillian 0.3%

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