Boyle County Obituaries


of Salvisa - Kentucky Advocate at Danville - "Death.--Of Pneumonia,
at his residence in this county [Mercer], on Friday last, Dr. R.A.Nelson, aged 71 years.
The deceased was a minister of the Baptist church, and also a physician.
He came from Virginia [Hanover County], and had been living in this county 38 years.
We learn that he was a very worthy and exemplary citizen.
His remains were buried in the Old Providence burial ground on Saturday, after appropriate religious services by Eld. W. P. Harvey."

His date of death was in fact 14 April 1876.
He was my great-grandfather through his son John Lawrence Nelson (1844-1897) who married Margaret Bell Stewart (1861-1949) 
;at her home in Clover Bottom, Woodford County, Kentucky, July 25, 1883.
Their son was Robert Elgin Nelson, Sr. (1893-1979), my father.

Sent by
Jack L. Nelson

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