Vitals: John Nelson & Annie Allen

John Nelson (1788-1859) born in N. Ireland; res. Ross Twp., Allegheny Co., PA (parents unknown; Farmer)
-buried: Hiland Presbyterian Cemetery, Perrysville, Ross Twp., Allegheny Co., PA (See “Show map” for GPS)

John Nelson (1788-1859) Hiland Presb. Cemetery

Anne/Annie Allen (1785-1855) res. Ross Twp., Allegheny Co. (parents unknown; Home Manager)
-buried: Hiland Presbyterian Cemetery, Allegheny Co., PA (See “Show map” for GPS)

Anne Nelson (1785-1855) Hiland Presb. Cemetery

Married: probably in N. Ireland before 1803

Emigration: before 1820? (1820 Census shows a “John Nielson” in Ross Township)

Children: (exact birth order unknown)

1. Thomas (1803-1876) born N. Ireland (m. Pamelia Allison;my father’s maternal Ggrandparents)
– buried Hampton U.P. Cemetery, Allison Park, PA
2. William (unknown)
3. Alfred (unknown)
4. John *(1818/20-1905) (m. Ellen Fowler) continued to live on farm, although some sources have them living in Cherry, Butler Co., PA, in later years
5. Jane A. (1815/28-1898) b & r Ross Twp. (m. James Lendrum)
6. Anna Mary *(1836- )
7. Richard (unknown)
8. James (unknown) Could this have been the young James buried at Hiland at age 8 (1826-1834)?
9. Anna Elizabeth (unknown) may have been 1st Anna who died in infancy

* siblings listed in 1850 census


Betsy Hare Kemp. “Descendants of John Nelson & Anne Allen,” which includes cemetery records, tombstone inscriptions, and family sources

“John & Anne Nelson.” 10 Sept. 2018

US Federal Census 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850. National Archives.

US Passenger & Immigration List Index. Western PA Genealogical Society, Pittsburgh, compilers. A List of Immigrants Who Applied for Naturalization Papers in the District Courts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: The society. Vol. 1, 1798-1840. 1978. 109p

Various John & Anne Nelson Member Public Family Trees. 12/31/13.

John & Anne Nelson family trees and documents. 4/9/17.



Last revised: 9/10/18

2 Responses to Vitals: John Nelson & Annie Allen

  1. Betsy Hare Kemp says:

    Please note Brooks is not my name in your documentation

    My grandmother was Pamela Clara Brooks, she married William Hare

    Thank u for sharing this website……blog

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