George Nelson

(1814-1903)
FatherHorace Nelson (1779-1842)
MotherCharlotte Sacket (c 1785-1875)
George Nelson, farmer, son of Horace Nelson and Charlotte Sacket, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 29 November 1814.1,2 He died aged 88 in WestfieldG on 2 November 1903 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.2 He married Emeline ___. Emeline was born in MassachusettsG in about 1814.3
     George was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in WestfieldG on 10 February 1841 and proved at the Springfield Probate Court on 1 March 1842. He was appointed executor and was left the residue of the estate subject to his mother's lifetime interest in half the estate.4
     In 1850 George was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as George Nelson, a farmer, aged 35 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Emeline, 35, their son, Horace G, aged one, and George's mother Charlotte, 64.5
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as George Nelson, a farmer, aged 55. Living with him were his wife Emeline, 55, their sons, Horace, 21, and Henry, 17, and George's mother Charlotte, aged 85.6

Children of George Nelson and Emeline ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Gravestone.
  2. Website Find a Grave.
  3. Census.
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image, Ancestry.com, Hampden County Probate Court papers, 1842, estate of Horace Nelson, case no. 8192.
  5. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 318, p 213b
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Nelson, George, 35, farmer, real estate $2,000, b. MA
    Nelson, Emeline, 35, b. MA
    Nelson, Horace G, 1, b. MA
    Nelson, Charlott, 64, b. MA.
  6. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_619, p 436B, FHL film
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Nelson, George, 55, farmer, real estate $2000, personal estate $1000, b. MA
    Nelson, Emeline, 55, keeping house, b. MA
    Nelson, Horace, 21, farm laborer, b. MA
    Nelson, Henry, 17, farm laborer, b. MA
    Nelson, Charlotte, 85, no occupation, b. MA.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited4 Jun 2022
 

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