24 July 1840–30 May 1920 (Age 79)
Surry, North Carolina, United States
When Francis Marion Nelson was born on 24 July 1840, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Nelson, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Ann Yarborough, was 32. He married Martha Ann Champion on 4 March 1859, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Daviston, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 4 Poplar Springs, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States for about 40 years. He died on 30 May 1920, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States.
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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
Researched by Karen Reynolds Daniel and Annie Mae Nelson Belyeu [I, Sheralyn Schofield Belyeu, transcribed this account from the only known manuscript. My daughter, Bethany Ann Belyeu, found the manu …