William NELSON

Male 1823 - 1870  (46 years)


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  • Name William NELSON 
    Born 4 Nov 1823  Carnwath, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census
    Occupation Coal Miner 
    • Coalminer
    Died 24 Apr 1870  Morningside, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 46y 
    Cause: Bronchitis and Asthma 
    Address:
    Morningside Square, Cambusnethan, Lanark 
    • Copy of death certificate shows that he died on 24 April 1870. He was a coalminer married to Jane Tweedie and was the son of Alexander Neilson, a coalminer and Margaret Neilson ms Brown (both deceased). Dth informant was his son John Nelson who was present at his death.
    Person ID I1429  Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2013 

    Father Alexander NEILSON OR NELSON,   b. 20 May 1795, Carnwath, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1863, Calderhead, Shotts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Margaret BROWN,   b. 16 Oct 1801, Lesmahagow, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1856  (Age < 54 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1818  Edinburgh, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • source = Family Search
    Census 1851  Stane, Cambusnethan Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane TWEEDIE,   b. 7 Dec 1821, Walston, Carnwath Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1877, Carluke, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1845  Greenend, Walston, Parish Of Carnwath Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 8 children 
    Last Modified 6 May 2007 
    Family ID F550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Nov 1823 - Carnwath, Lanark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 46y - 24 Apr 1870 - Morningside, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ferguson Nelson
1863-1936
    Ferguson Nelson 1863-1936
    Ferguson, son of William Nelson and Jane Tweedie
    Husband of Helen Calder Ross

  • Notes 
    • In 1876 some of the Nelson family were living at
      Abbey Green Cottage, Whiteshaw Road, Carluke - this is the address given according to a newspaper report outlining the Pit Accident death of their sons, James and John who were crushed by a Pit beam


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