Lucinda Nelson

June 1839–after 1909 (Age 69)
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucinda

When Lucinda Nelson was born in June 1839, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry M Nelson, was 24 and her mother, Mahala Kidd, was 24. She married Edward Hudson Bellah on 5 August 1890, in Davidson Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Columbia Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Elm Store, Randolph, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died after 1909, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Edward Hudson Bellah
Lucinda Nelson
Marriage: 5 August 1890

Spouse and Children

5 August 1890
Davidson Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry M Nelson





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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Age 21

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Nelson in household of Manah Nelson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucinda Nelson in household of H M Nelson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucinda Nelson in household of Henry M Nelson, "United States Census, 1850"

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