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Nancy Jane Frank Nelson

Female 1873 - 1949  (76 years)

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  • Name Nancy Jane Frank Nelson 
    Nickname Nannie 
    Born 9 Jan 1873  Mason, Warren County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Aug 1949  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5465  Rossville
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2019 

    Family ID F6795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harold L Nelson,   b. 1865, Indian Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1956, Newton, Harvey County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1894  Mason, Warren County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Nancy's obituary lists a daughter, Viola Marian, who died in infancy. Viola Trostle is a foster daughter.
    +1. Harold Frank Nelson,   b. 1899,   d. 6 Jun 1949  (Age 50 years)
     2. Viola Marian Nelson,   b. 1905,   d. 1906  (Age 1 years)
     3. George Wilbur Nelson
     4. Viola Nelson Trostle,   b. 23 Apr 1906, Linwood, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1978, Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 1
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 1
    Golden Wedding
    In the Potwin Presbyterian church on Wednesday, June 28, before a group of more than three hundred guests, Dr. and Mrs. Nelson renewed their wedding vows. The ceremony began with several organ pieces chosen by Mrs. Nelson, including "Beautiful Ohio," "Put On Your Old Gray Bonnet," and "Loves Old Sweet Song," and a solo "Because" sung by Beverly Ann Nelson, accompanied by her mother Mrs. Wilbur Nelson, who was the organist for the occasion.

    To the strains of the wedding march, Dr. and Mrs. Nelson came from the pastor's study to their places before the platform banked with flowers predominantly gold and white. The Dr. A. Walton Roth, read the service and the Rev. Wilbur Nelson pronounced the benediction after which the bride and groom led the guests to the gymnasium in the church dining room. Here a receiving line headed by Harold and Ruth Nelson and made up of Dr. and Mrs. Nelson, Lewis Nelson and all their children and grandchildren formed to greet the guests.

    Beverly Nelson, Harry and Charles Nelson, presided at the anniversary guest book with a golden cover, which all guests were urged to register.

    Refreshments consisted of ice cream with strawberry dope made by Mrs. Nelson, cookies, punch and wedding cake.

    At the close of the reception, a set of reed porch furniture with rug was presented by the church and a lace table cloth by the church and a reproduction of Hofman's "Head of Christ" was given by the Topeka Presbytery. After Mrs. Nelson cut the wedding cake, the wedding party again went to the church auditorium where a photographer took several pictures.

    For the evening Mrs. Nelson wore a dotted Swiss white formal dress. The other women in the wedding party wore formals in various shades.

    After several days of very hot weather the heat broke on the day of the party, this adding to the enjoyment of the occasion.

    [From 13 Jul 1944]
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 2
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 2
    Nelson Golden Wedding
    Dr. and Mrs. H.L. Nelson of Topeka will celebrate their Golden Wedding anniversary, Wednesday, June 28, at 8:30 a.m. at the Potwin Presbyterian Church in Topeka.

    Harry L. Nelson and Nannie J. Frank were married at Mason, Ohio, near Cincinnati, June 28, 1894. Both were Hamilton County school teachers. They came west in September 1899. Mr. Nelson entered Washburn College and graduated in 1901.

    He has been a Presbyterian minister since 1902, serving churches in the vicinity of Topeka ever since. He served the Potion Church in Topeka 27 years and retired in 1935.

    Dr. Nelson was pastor of the Rossville Presbyterian Church for five years, living in the Manse on Pearl Street.

    No cards have been issued but any one is welcome to attend.

    Their children are Harold Frank Nelson, vice-president of the Guaranty State Bank, Topeka; the Rev. George Wilbur Nelson, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Newton; and Mrs. Roy Trostle of Rossville.

    [From 22 Jun 1944]
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 22:36:20 
    Family ID F2255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Nelson, Nancy
    Obituary- Nelson, Nancy
    Mrs. Nancy Jane Nelson, 76, wife of Dr. Harry L. Nelson of 4009 North Kansas, died at her home Monday.

    She was born in Mason, Ohio, Jan. 9, 1873, where she spent her early life. She was married to Dr. Nelson on June 28, 1894. They came to Topeka in 1898. Dr. Nelson served as pastor of churches in Linwood and Rossville, returning to Topeka in 1908, when he became pastor of Potwin Presbyterian church until 1935, when he retired.

    Mrs. Nelson was a member of Potwin Presbyterian church and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Viola Marian, in infancy and son Harold F. Nelson on June 6, this year.

    Other survivors beside her husband, Dr. H. L. Nelson, and one son, Dr. George W. Nelson of Newton; a daughter, Mrs. Roy Trostle of Rossville; one brother the Rev. A.G. Frank of Seattle, six grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and a number of nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services were held in Potwin Presbyterian church, Wednesday afternoon with burial in Rossville cemetery.
    From the World of pain and sorrow
    To the land of peace and rest;
    God has taken you, dear Mother,
    Where you have found eternal rest.

    In memory of our dear wife and Mother, Mrs. H. L. Nelson, who passed away one year ago today, August 15, 1949. Sadly missed by husband and children.