05-Elizabeth "Eliza" Ann Densford

Birth:. 24 May 1813, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY

Death: d. 5 Nov 1902, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 89

Mother: Rhoda Betsy Garriott


Marriage: 29 Nov 1930, Jackson Co, IN

Spouse: Albert NELSON

Birth: 26 Oct 1809, TN

Death: 28 Jul 1891, IN- age 81

​Occupation: Farmer

Father: George Washington Nelson (1772-1822)

Mother: Nancy Pritchett (-1831)


     CHILDREN: Elizabeth and Albert had children:
06----WILLIAM J NELSON [b. about 1837, IN];
06----NANCY E/C NELSON [b. 24 Oct 1839, IN; d. 23 May 1921, Jackson Co, IN- age 81, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], m. David M HALL [b. 10 Oct 1841, Jackson Co, IN; d. 16 Jun? 1865, Jackson Co, IN- age 23, bur. Gorrell Cemetery], son of James Hughes Hall (1801-1873) and Leah Houghland (1806-1852), had son:

     07----ALBERT EDGAR HALL [b. 15 Jun 1862, Jackson Co, IN; d. 31 Aug 1927, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 65, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], Civil War Veteran;​
06----JULIA ANNA NELSON [b. about 1841, IN];
06----SARAH E NELSON [b. 19 Mar 1843, Jackson Co, IN; d. 9 Mar 1921, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 77, bur. Crothersville Cemetery];
06----JOHN T NELSON [b. about 1845, IN];
06----JAMES A NELSON [b. 30 May 1847, IN; d. 20 Oct 1922, Madison, Jefferson Co, IN- age 75, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], m. Sara Jane DURMENT [b. 23 Oct 1849, IN; d. 3 Jul 1924, Jackson Co, IN- age 75, bur. Crothersville Cemetery] on 16 Nov 1868, IN, had children:
     07----CHARLES E NELSON [b. 1870, IN; d. 1927- age 56, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], m. Nora LANGDON [b. 11 Oct 1873, IN; d. 12 Jun 1919, Anderson, Madison Co, IN- age 45, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], had 2 sons:
          08----HOMER C NELSON [b. 9 Dec 1891, IN; d. 26 May 1905, Anderson, Madison Co, IN- age 13, bur. Crothersville Cemetery];
          08----HOLLIS NELSON [b. 16 Apr 1896, IN; d. 11 Nov 1949, Seymour, Jackson Co, IN- age 53, bur. Crothersville Cemetery];
     07----IRA G NELSON [b. about 1874, IN];
     07----JOHN A NELSON [b. about 1876, IN];
     07----HUBERT A NELSON [b. 24 Sep 1877, IN; d. 18 Feb 1937, Jackson Co, IN- age 59, bur. Crothersville Cemetery];
     07----NORA JANE NELSON [b. 1 Nov 1879, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1 Feb 1918, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 38, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], m. John E BELDING [b. 24 Aug 1870, Tampico, Jackson Co, IN; d. 9 Jul 1938, Seymour, Jackson Co, IN- age 67, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], son of Aaron O Belding (1835-1921) and Leah Phillips (1845-1912), had children:
          08----NELSON OLIVER BELDING
          08----BESSIE LEAH BELDING
          08----BONNIE MARIE BELDING
          08----LOUISE B BELDING
​          08----JAMES ALBERT BELDING [b. 25 Nov 1909, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN; d. 4 Apr 1980, Salem, Wash Co, IN- age 70, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery], m. Lucille Violet OLMSTEAD [b. 17 Jun 1915; d. 13 Feb 2000- age 84, bur. Vernon Cemetery], daughter of Benjamin Alvin Olmstead (1889-1955) and Lottie R Wheeler (1892-1937);
     Lucille 2nd m. ADE A NELSON [b. 8 Nov 1886, IN; d. 14 Apr 1918- age 31, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], was Brakeman on Railroad-Kellogg, ID, US Navy Seaman- 4 years;
     07----FRANK D NELSON​ [b. 29 Sep 1889, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1 Jul 1958, Little York, Wash Co, IN- age 68, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], Farmer, m. Alice BLUNT [b. 9 Apr 1891, IN; d. 12 May 1971, Salem, Wash Co, IN- age 80, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], had 2 sons:
          08----WILLIS PAUL NELSON; 
          08----KENNETH L NELSON [b. 5 May 1916; d. 9 oct 1916- age 5 Months, bur. Crothersville Cemetery];​
06----MARY E NELSON [b. about 1849, IN];

     CENSUS:
     1850 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census:
​ has (all but parents b. IN) Albert Nelson 40, b. TN, Farmer; Eliza A Nelson 37, b. KY; William J Nelson 13; Nancy E Nelson 11; Julia A Nelson 9; Sarah E Nelson 7; John T Nelson 5; James A Nelson 3; and Mary E Nelson 1.
     Next door
 is John Densford 27, Farmer; Jane Densford 20; Martha Densford 1; and Susan Garret 11

     1870 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census:​ has (all but 1 b. IN) Albert Nelson 61, b. KY, Farmer; Eliza Ann Nelson 53;  Julia Anna Nelson 28.;Sarah E Nelson 26; and Charles Nelson 19, Works on Farm. 
     1880 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all but parents b. IN) Albert Nelson 70, b. TN, Farmer; Eliza A Nelson 67, b. KY; Julia A Nelson 39; Sarah E Nelson 37; Nancy E Hall 30; and Albert E Hall 17, Working on Farm (Grandson).​
     1880 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census:
 has (all b. IN) James A. Nelson 33, Farmer; Sarah J Nelson 30; Charles E Nelson 8; Ira G Nelson 6; John A Nelson 4; Hubert A Nelson 2; Nora J Nelson 6/12; James T Zarring 17 (Nephew); and William R Hawn 22, Working on Farm (Boarder).
     1900 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census:
 has (all b. IN) James A Nelson 53, Farmer; Sarah J Nelson 50 (8 children-8 living); Albert Nelson 25, School Teacher; Mead A Nelson 13; and Frank D Nelson 10;
​     Next door has Jane Densford 47, Keeping House; William Densford 19, Farmer; James L Densford 14;
     Same page has Andrew J Perry 54, Farmer; Millie Perry 47; Ralph Perry 19; John P Perry 12; Lemuel Perry 9; Orville Perry 6; and Samuel T Peak 20 (Stepson).

     1910 Crothersville Ward 2, Jackson Co, IN census: has (both b. IN) Sarah E Nelson 67, Own Income; and Nancy E Hall 70, Own Income, (Sister)(1 child-1 living).  ​
     1910 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census:
 has (all b. IN) James A Nelson 62, Farmer-General Farm; Sarah J Nelson 60 (8 children-8 living); and Frank Nelson 20, Farm Laborer-Home Farm.
     1920 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census:
 has (both b. IN) James A Nelson 72; and Sarah Jane Nelson 70.


     1921 OBITUARY: Nancy Ellen Nelson Hall is the daughter of Albert Nelson and Elizabeth Ann Densford Nelson. Nancy was married to David Hall. David is the son of James Hughes Hall, Sr and Sarah Cox Houghland Hall. Nancy and David had one child, a son, Albert Edgar Hall, who was born in 1862. David died at about 24 years of age following the Civil War, in which he was an Indiana Volunteer with the Union. He was born in 1841 and died in 1865. He is buried at Gorrell Cemetery, Crothersville, Indiana. Albert Hall is buried at Crothersville Cemetery.

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