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

US Congressman; House, 1st District (Opposition) State Court Judge: Born in Roane County, Tennessee, 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) 
Family links: 
  Ann E Nelson (1816 - 1850)
  Mary Jones Nelson (1826 - 1901)*
  Ann Elizabeth Stuart Nelson (1816 - 1850)*
  Alice Nelson Nelson Cunningham (1840 - 1916)*
  Alexander W Nelson (1841 - 1874)*
  David M Nelson (1845 - 1881)*
  Thomas Amos Rogers Nelson (1847 - 1934)*
  Helen Nelson (1849 - 1897)*
  Charles Nelson (1853 - 1930)*
  Mary Nelson McTeer (1853 - 1901)*
  Valentine Sevier Nelson (1855 - 1932)*
  Selden Nelson (1857 - 1929)*
  Elizabeth Nelson Williams (1858 - 1936)*
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Old Gray Cemetery
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Nov 07, 2002
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