Suckling Nelson

5 January 1764–17 April 1799 (Age 35)
Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England

The Life Summary of Suckling

When Suckling Nelson was born on 5 January 1764, in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England, his father, Rev Edmund Nelson, was 41 and his mother, Catherine Suckling, was 38. He died on 17 April 1799, in England, at the age of 35, and was buried in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England.

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Family Time Line

Rev Edmund Nelson
1722–1802
Catherine Suckling
1725–1767
Edmund Nelson
1750–1750
Maurice Nelson
1753–1801
Susanna Nelson
1755–1813
William Nelson
1757–1835
Lord Horatio Nelson 1st Viscount
1758–1805
William Nelson
1758–1805
Anne Nelson
1760–1783
Suckling Nelson
1764–1799
George Nelson
1765–1766
Catherine Nelson
1767–1842

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World Events (4)

1770 · Boston Tea Party
Age 6
Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
Age 11
"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
Age 23
The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Nell or Nele, either of which might be a pet form of Elias or less commonly of Niel (from Latin Nigellus). See also Neal .Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson and also of the Danish, Norwegian, and North German cognates Nielsen and Nilsen (compare Nelsen ). Compare also Neilson and Nielson .History: The Nelson name was an important one in 18th-century VA, starting with Thomas ‘Scotch Tom’ Nelson, who emigrated to VA at the close of the 17th century from Penrith, Cumbria, where the Nelsons were numerous. Scotch Tom settled c. 1700 at Yorktown, VA, where he became a successful merchant and landholder. His son was sheriff and a member of the VA Council, and his grandson, Thomas Nelson (1738–89), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was governor of VA.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Nell

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Suckling Nelson - Published information: birth-name: Suckling Nelson
  • Suckling Nelson, "Find A Grave Index"

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