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Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson
Birth: Mar. 19, 1812
Kingston
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1873
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

US Congressman; House, 1st District(Opposition)State Court Judge: Born in Roane County, TN, served in the 36th Congress. Eventually he re-settled in Knoxville, TN where lived until his death. He is best know as one President Andrew Johnson's defense counsel in his 1868 impeachment trial. Elected to represent Tennessee's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1859 to 1861. He is buried next to his second wife but his grave is unmarked. Original cemetery records confirm his burial at Old Gray and that he has not been disinterred. (bio by: Dr. Bob Schneider) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Jones Nelson (1826 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Nelson Williams (1858 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Gray Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 07, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6912607
Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson
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Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson
Added by: Dr. Bob Schneider
 
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
RIP
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 Added: Aug. 24, 2014
Happy Heavenly Birthday
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