John Nelles
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John Adolphus Nelles (1844 - 1918)

John Adolphus "Dolphus" Nelles
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Nov 1865 in Handimand, Ontario, Canadamap
Husband of — married 19 Feb 1874 in Wallacetown, Ontario, Canadamap
Husband of — married 7 May 1879 in Caledonia, Haldimand, Ontario, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 74 in Stratford, Perth, Ontario, Canadamap
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John Adolphus Nelles was born on February 14, 1844, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He married Margaret H. Cuthbertson on November 16, 1865 in York, Haldiman, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, and they had one child. He then married Betsy Leitch on February 19, 1874 in Elgin, Ontario, Canada and they had two children. He third married Priscilla C Pearson (1854-1945) on May 7, 1879 in Caledonia, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada and they had four children together. He died on October 2, 1918, in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74.


  • "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 31 March 2017), John Adolphus Nelles and Margt H Cuthbertson, 16 Nov 1865; citing Haldimand, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,030,057.
  • "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2014), John Adolphus Nelles, 02 Oct 1918; citing Stratford, Perth, Ontario, 218, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,862,884.
  • Nellis-Nelles Immigrants From the Palatinate 1710, Ontario, Canada, Vol. 1 published in 1997 by The Nellis and Nelles Family Associations and the Herkimer County Historical Society, #3576, page 496
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #216330253


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Nelles-260 and Nelles-7 appear to represent the same person because: Same names, married to same spouse. Appear to be duplicates.
posted by Lisa (Corbett) Murray

Rejected matches › Johann Nelius (1837-)

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