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James Nelson (1757 - 1828)

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James Nelson
Born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvaniamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Nelson-7416 created 5 Jan 2015 | Last modified
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Categories: NSDAR Patriot Ancestors | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors.

SAR insignia This profile is about an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-255308
Rank: Soldier


James Nelson was born in 1757 and died in 1828 in Pennsylvania. He is buried in Big Spring Cemetery in Fulton County, Pennsylvania next to his wife, Martha Sloan Nelson.[1]


  1. James Nelson's tombstone is on

See Also:

  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed July 21, 2016), "Record of James Nelson", Ancestor # A082106.

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