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Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

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Where is Nelson, New Hampshire, USA? 

Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA

Originally named Monadnock No. 6, the town was granted in 1752 by Governor Benning Wentworth. It was first settled in 1767 by Breed Batchelder. On February 22, 1774, the town was incorporated by Governor John Wentworth as Packersfield, after a major proprietor, Thomas Packer, the sheriff at Portsmouth. The name was changed in 1814 to Nelson in honor of Viscount Horatio Nelson, British admiral and naval hero...wikipedia


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Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - Church at Nelson, N. H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

Church at Nelson, N. H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - Spoonwood Pond and Nubanusit Lake, Nelson, N.H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

Spoonwood Pond and Nubanusit Lake, Nelson, N.H.

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1906
Nelson, a post-township (town) of Cheshire co., N.H., about 10 miles NE. of Keene. Pop. in 1900,...Read MORE...

News  1947 - Nashua Business Man Is Nubanusit Drowning Victim
Elmer C. Orff, 58, of 76 Amherst st., retired wood dealer, drowned in a fishing trip accident at...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bemis
flag   Daniel BEMIS (19 July 1782, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - July 1860, Ellington, New York, USA)
flag   John BEMIS (12 January 1776, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 1811, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick))
flag   Susannah BEMIS (24 February 1774, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 14 April 1865, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick))
flag   Zenas Leborreau BEMIS (18 April 1779, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - June 1860, Ellington, New York, USA)

Derby
flag   Milan Gerler DERBY (1 March 1830, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 21 April 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag   Milan Munroe DERBY (6 April 1837, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 12 June 1910, Harrisville, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag   Miles Milton DERBY (1 September 1841, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 27 October 1869, , New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag   Rosanna Maria DERBY (14 December 1833, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 9 March 1920, Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag   Sarah Matilda DERBY (5 February 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 17 February 1921, Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Nurse
flag   Betsey NURSE (19 August 1781, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 2 September 1795, Keene, New Hampshire, USA)
flag   Calvin NURSE (13 August 1785, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag   Isaac NURSE (8 September 1779, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 26 April 1849, Keene, New Hampshire, USA)
flag   Silas NURSE (4 November 1776, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 13 June 1846, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)

Nurse (Nourse)
flag   Benjamin NURSE (NOURSE) (27 May 1783, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 30 October 1856, Keene, New Hampshire, USA)
flag   Francis NURSE (NOURSE) (13 May 1788, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 10 May 1838, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Rugg
immigrant - US to Canada    David RUGG (6 January 1782, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 22 February 1847, Compton, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas-de-Compton))
flag   Hepzibah RUGG (15 July 1778, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag   Josephus RUGG (18 June 1775, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag   Luther RUGG (25 August 1790, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag   Martha RUGG (27 February 1780, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag   Ruth RUGG (6 April 1786, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag   Sarah RUGG (14 July 1788, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Symonds
flag   Sally SYMONDS (1778, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 28 August 1808, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick))
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Darby
flag   James DARBY (6 July 1795, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - 16 January 1867, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Derby
flag   Gilbert DERBY (14 February 1810, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA - 8 February 1821, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)

DERBY
flag   Milan Gerler DERBY (1 March 1830, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 21 April 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Stoddard
flag   Jacob STODDARD (1704, Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA - 1795, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1821
Samuel Granville DARBY (24 July 1790 - 26 September 1874) & Lucretia FARWELL (19 March 1796 - 13 May 1863)
married 29 November 1821
 

Cemeteries in Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

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