Nelson participated in the September 16, 1893 Oklahoma Cherokee Strip Land Run, staking a claim to the SE 1/4 of Section 12 of Township 023N, Range 005W in Garfield County, Oklahoma. He was issued a Patent for this land by the US Bureau of Land Management on December 17, 1900.
"Papa says the marriage between Narcisse (Nelson) and Celina was one of convenience - they were both widowed and he says your mom [Louise Martin] wasn't happy about it. Papa doesn't have a marriage cert. for them , not sure when they got married or exact location but, figures must have been out at Enid or
This note was written in 2005 to Mildred Martin-21836. "Papa" is Wayne Martin-21941, and "your mom" is Louise Moran-1617.
Source: S-164232529 Repository: #R-797502548 Title: U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc APID: 1,7486::0
Repository: R-797502548 Name: Ancestry.com
Source: S-164232722 Repository: #R-797502548 Title: Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,1091::0
Source: S-177948377 Repository: #R-797502548 Title: 1910 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,7884::0
Source: S-177948399 Repository: #R-797502548 Title: 1900 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,7602::0
Source: S-178622514 Repository: #R-797502548 Title: 1880 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,6742::0
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Nelson by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: