Seeking info on Nelson Thrasher b. 17 Oct 1816 NY and died 15 Mar 1886 North Loup, NE. son of Charles Thrasher b. CT and Melinda Hicks b. NY. Nelson married Mahala Smith in Ohio, probably Cincinnati. Went to Hancock Co IL briefly before going to NE. does anyone know anything more about Nelson, especially place of birth other than the large state of NY?