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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, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Nancy's obituary lists a daughter, Viola Marian, who died in infancy. Viola Trostle is a foster daughter.
    Children 
    +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)
    Documents
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 1
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 1
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    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 2
    Anniversary- Nelson, Harold and Nancy 2
    Needs manual transcription.
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2018 08:46:25 
    Family ID F2255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jun 1894 - Mason, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Nelson, Nancy
    Obituary- Nelson, Nancy
    MRS. NANCY JANE NELSON
    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.
    MISCELLANEOUS
    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.