Note: Find A Grave Memorial# 97744328-WMVAN !NAME: middle name BOVEE from his mother OR BRUCE from obituary ? 26 SEP 2012 !CENSUS: NELSON, JOHN (1850 U.S. Census) N Y,CATTARAUGUS,FRANKLINVILLE,Age: 51, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: SCOT Roll: M432_480 Page: 395 !CENSUS: NELSON, JOHN (1860 U.S. Census) N Y,CATTARAUGUS,ELLICOTTVILLE,Age: 61, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: SCOT Series: M653 Roll: 725 Page: 382 !CENSUS: Household Record 1880 United States Census Robert NELSON Self M Male W 45 VT Farmer VT VT Margaret NELSON Wife M Female W 35 SCOT KeepingHouse SCOT SCOT Aggie NELSON Dau S Female W 17 NY At Home VT SCOT Lottie NELSON Dau S Female W 15 NY At Home VT SCOT James E. NELSON Son S Male W 10 NY AttendingSchool VT SCOT Jennie M. NELSON Dau S Female W 4 NY At Home VT SCOT William Mack NELSON Son S Male W 1 NY VT SCOT Hugo GALING Other S Male W 24 PRUSSIA Laborer PRUS PRUS ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Source Information: Census Place Ellicottville, Cattaraugus, New York Family History Library Film 1254811 NA Film Number T9-0811 Page Number 149B !CENSUS: NELSON Robert B 64 M W VT NY CATTARAUGUS Co ELLICOTTVILLE 1900 U S Census gives Robert's DOB as July, 1836, BUT see 1880 Census !DEATH: "DIED - Robert B Nelson of Franklinville, June 13, aged 72." THE POST, Ellicottville, New York, Wednesdany, June 23, 1909, pg 5, col 5. Ellicottville NY Post 1909 Jan-Dec 1911 - 0198.pdf <http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html> - 21 SEP 2012 !OBITUARY: THE CHRONICLE; week ending Friday June 10 1909 ROBERT BRUCE NELSON died Sunday morning at the home of his daughter, Agnes Napier on Franklin Street. Although Mr. Nelson was in failing health his death Sunday was not expected. ROBERT BRUCE NELSON was born in Vermont July 8 1836 and was the oldest son of Mr & Mrs John Nelson. When Robert was 8 years old his parents moved to Bryant Hill, Franklinville NY. they covered the entire distance by team & on foot. In 1861 he married Miss Margaret Mc Pherson of this place. In 1865 Mr Nelson parents moved to the state of Iowa and Mr Nelson moved to the farm on Bryant Hill where he resided to about six years ago, when he and his wife both in failing health moved to their daughter's home Mrs Agnes Napier in Franklinville. (Oct 6 1906 Mrs. Nelson died.) Deceased leaves 5 children: Mrs Agnes Napier Franklinville, NY Mrs O. S. Jamison and Mrs H. H. Jamison of South Dakota, James Nelson Buffalo NY, William Nelson Salamanca NY. Besides the 5 children also survived by: 1 sister and 4 brothers. Eliza Glosgow, Jacob Nelson, Samuel Nelson of Iowa, William Nelson of Idaho, Cortland Nelson of Wellsville NY. Robert was one of 10 children, 5 deceased, Fred Nelson, James Nelson, John Nelson, Elizabeth Wheat and Jane Dennison No burial information given. From my wife Joie books: "Charlie Wilson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Wednesday, September 26, 2012 12:31 AM
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