Looking for the family of John Nelson of Fort Collins Co 1873

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I am looking for the family of John Nelson of Fort Collins Colorado.  He came from Ayrshire Scotland.  His wife Mary Macphearson also came from Scotland.  His "milk-house still stands on Remington Ave. in Fort Collins.

Thank you for any info

Donna Hardy
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I don't if you mean his parents or his children. The 1880 US census lists the following:

Name: John Nelson
Age: 39
Birth Year: abt 1841
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1880: Larimer, Colorado
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Nelson
Father's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother's Birthplace: Scotland

Household members:

John Nelson age 39

Mary Nelson age 36

JessieL age 12

John age 11

Alexander age 99

William age 6

Murdoch age 3

Mary Jane age 11 months

answered by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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This appears to be his marriage record:

Name: John Nelson
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 30 Aug 1867
Marriage Place: Tibbermore,Perth,Scotland
Spouse: Mary Christie Mcpherson 
FHL Film Number: 6035516

 

answered by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)

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