Historical Rosters Database
William NelsonRoster ID 2519
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Nelson, Class of 1865: New Market Cadet; Sergeant, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- April 25 (grave marker says April 17), 1845, in Yorktown, Va. Father- William Nelson; Mother- (first name unknown) Whiting. Pat. Grandfather- William Nelson; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Burwell Page. Mat. Grandfather- John Shield; Mat. Grandmother- unknwon. Married- Molly Duval. No children. Career: Lawyer. Died- September 10, 1877 in St. Louis, Mo. He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Texas.|