I'm looking for information William Nelson, born about 1750 in NC or VA. He had at least one son named Charles b 1768 in NC, married about 1796 to Lydia (Libby) Hand, d 11 July 1805. Charles and Lydia had a son named John b 22 Feb 1799 married Sara Jane Yarbrough on Sep. 27, 1827 and died May 19, 1888. John and Sara had a son named Baron DeKalb (or Decalb) born May 29, 1844, married Magaret ML McDaniel on April 5, 1868, and died Aug. 25 1930. B.D. and Margaret had a son named John Henry Nelson (who I had trouble with for a while) born Dec. 31, 1868 in TC Alabama, married Nannie Nancey Elizabeth Carr on Aug. 17, 1890 and died July 25, 1935 in Cass County Texas. John and Nannie had a son named James Robert Nelson born Dec 30, 1893, married Florence I. Morrow Dec 6, 1924, died Jan 5, 1953. James and Florence had a son Bonnie Gene Nelson born July 17, 1927 married Lovie Jaunita Johnson Feb 23, 1947, and died Dec 1, 1993. Jaunita and gene had a son named Bruce Eugene Nelson (who shows up as Bryce on my birth certificate) born July 14, 1949. Bruce married Paulette (Eaton) Heard, and had me Sept. 18, 1981. I am one of 2 children they had together. My dad married Lou Ann Parrish years later. Any information on William Nelson and beyond would be appreciated. If you don't want to leave a reply here, please e-mail me at email@example.com
My name is Miriam (Nelson) Carnley. Thanks in advance.