Dr. Jacob HENRY NELSON
Jacob HENRY NELSON (Isham 2, Thomas 1) b. 06-19-1836,
AL; d.1918 Weldon, Houston, Co., TX; married
WALL. b. Ga. or AL Dec. 25, 1844, d. Jul. 20, 1911 TX; buried
Salem Cemetery located a few miles north of Weldon, Houston Co. TX.
Children of Dr. Jacob Henry NELSON & Sara WALL NELSON:
+ii.Laura Elizabeth (Sarah
E.?) NELSON, b. 3 Jul 1870 d. 28 Feb 1931 Burial Weldon
Cemetery Houston Co. TX.
married Vanada E. Goodrum, NELSON b 01 11 1872 Mexia, Limestone Co. TX; d.1961 Lovelady, TX;
m. 04-18- 1904 Weldon, Houston Co.TX; d/of Thomas Van & Melvina Hicks Goodrum
v. Isam J. NELSON, b.1875.
(2) Emogene BALDWIN m. 26 JAN 1915 Houston Co. TX.
Leggett Drug & Weldon Hardware, Weldon, TX - Dr. Henry Nelson & Horace Leggett
Jacob Nelson (First_Last) Regiment Name
10 Alabama Infantry Side Confederate Company E Soldier's Rank_In
Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private Alternate Name Notes Film Number
M374 roll 33
Crockett Paper: 4 Apr. 1890: Residents met at Weldon & appointed the following farmers to bring these specimens to the W.A. Rosemond store at Weldon by April 10. R.H. HYDE was to bring stone coal & black soil, Mat HUNTSMAN to bring cedar, G.M. HUNTER birch, R.H. HUTCHINGS, locust, G.W. REYNOLDS sand rock, J.R. MORROW & B.H. ROSEMOND ash, Joe ROSEMOND prairie soil, Geo. M. THOMPSON grapevine, L.S. VINSON & L.S. LONG fine corn. Shipment was to be handled by W.H. GIMON, J. NELSON, & Prof. SNEED.
6 May 1892 A Democratic Party Club was organized at Weldon with Dr. J. NELSON as president & W.D. GIMON as secretary.
3 June 1892: Democrats at Weldon precinct met on 28 May and elected G.M. THOMPOSN & Dr. NELSON as delegates & instructed them to vote for HOGG.
18 Aug 1893: Jacob NELSON, M.D. wrote a letter from Weldon to encourage repeal of the act of 1873 & to allow free coinage of silver.
8 Mar 1895: Delinquent tax list; Jon R. SHERIDAN, collector of taxes in Houston Co., announced that on 2 April 1895 he would sell the following land for unpaid taxes for 1894 among about 60 was NELSON, Jacob, Dr. Abstract 2 Original Grantee J.A. AUGHENBAUGH for 625 tax cost $12.27.
12 Jul 1895: In Weldon Dr. J. NELSON & W.S. RUSHING debated 2 propositions; (1) The scriptures teach that a believer in Christ may apostatize & fall away and be finally lost. (2) The scriptures teach that baptism is for remission of sin & therefore essential to salvation. DR. J. NELSON ARGUES "YES" & Rev. W.S. RUSHING argued "NO" Rev. RUSHING won the debate.