Major John Nelson  ‎(I2300)‎
Prefix: Major
Given Names: John
Surname: Nelson

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: about 1744 North Carolina, GBR
Death: August 1785 ‎(Age 41)‎ Guilford, North Carolina, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth about 1744 North Carolina, GBR

Marriage Levinia McCuestion - 19 June 1764 ‎(Age 20)‎ Greensboro, Rowan, North Carolina, GBR

Address:
Buffalo Presbyterian Church


Note: Levina McCuistion and Major John Nelson were married on 19 June 1764 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Major John Nelson was born in 1749 in Guilford County, North Carolina. Marnette Click, indicates John Nelson was born in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He obtained a marriage bond on 19 June 1764 in Guilford County, North Carolina. John Howard and George Magoune are the bondsmen, with John Frohock as the witness. He served in the military between 1780 and 1783 in North Carolina. John was taken prisoner at Charleston, South Carolina on 12 May 1780. He was exchanged in March 1781 and transferred to North Carolina Regiment in February 1782. He retired 1 January 1783. John died in 1785 at the age of 36 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Military 1775 ‎(Age 31)‎ American Revolution North Carolina, United States

Agency: 4th NC Reg

Note: John Nelson was listed as Captain in the 4th North Carolina Regiment 16 April 1776 and Major in the 1st North Carolina Regiment 3 February 1778. He was taken prisoner in Charleston, South Carolina 12 May 1780 and exchanged March 1781. He transferred to the 1st North Carolina Line in February 1782 and retired 1 January 1783. ‎(sources: Heitman. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, pg 410 ; DAR. Roster of North Carolina Soldiers [1932]‎, pg 42)
Death August 1785 ‎(Age 41)‎ Guilford, North Carolina, USA

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Immediate Family  (F830)
Levinia McCuestion
1742 - 1804
Jane "Jennie" Nelson
1768 - 1850


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Marriage Levina McCuistion and Major John Nelson were married on 19 June 1764 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Major John Nelson was born in 1749 in Guilford County, North Carolina. Marnette Click, indicates John Nelson was born in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He obtained a marriage bond on 19 June 1764 in Guilford County, North Carolina. John Howard and George Magoune are the bondsmen, with John Frohock as the witness. He served in the military between 1780 and 1783 in North Carolina. John was taken prisoner at Charleston, South Carolina on 12 May 1780. He was exchanged in March 1781 and transferred to North Carolina Regiment in February 1782. He retired 1 January 1783. John died in 1785 at the age of 36 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Marriage Levina McCuistion and Major John Nelson were married on 19 June 1764 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Major John Nelson was born in 1749 in Guilford County, North Carolina. Marnette Click, indicates John Nelson was born in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He obtained a marriage bond on 19 June 1764 in Guilford County, North Carolina. John Howard and George Magoune are the bondsmen, with John Frohock as the witness. He served in the military between 1780 and 1783 in North Carolina. John was taken prisoner at Charleston, South Carolina on 12 May 1780. He was exchanged in March 1781 and transferred to North Carolina Regiment in February 1782. He retired 1 January 1783. John died in 1785 at the age of 36 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Military John Nelson was listed as Captain in the 4th North Carolina Regiment 16 April 1776 and Major in the 1st North Carolina Regiment 3 February 1778. He was taken prisoner in Charleston, South Carolina 12 May 1780 and exchanged March 1781. He transferred to the 1st North Carolina Line in February 1782 and retired 1 January 1783. ‎(sources: Heitman. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, pg 410 ; DAR. Roster of North Carolina Soldiers [1932]‎, pg 42)

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Family with Levinia McCuestion
Major John Nelson ‎(I2300)‎
Birth about 1744 North Carolina, GBR
Death August 1785 ‎(Age 41)‎ Guilford, North Carolina, USA
-19 months
Wife
 
Levinia McCuestion ‎(I2301)‎
Birth 22 May 1742 , Greensboro, North Carolina, GBR
Death October 1804 ‎(Age 62)‎ , Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Marriage: 19 June 1764 -- Greensboro, Rowan, North Carolina, GBR
4 years
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Daughter
Jane "Jennie" Nelson ‎(I2117)‎
Birth 10 April 1768 24 25 , , North Carolina, GBR
Death before 1850 ‎(Age 81)‎ Bedford, Tennessee, USA