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Abner Nash, Sr
Birth: Aug. 8, 1740
Prince Edward County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1786
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

North Carolina Governor, Continental Congress member. He was a member of North Carolina state legislature, in both the house of commons and state senate from 1777 to 1780, and again in 1782. He was then the Governor of North Carolina from 1780 to 1781. He was a member of the Continental Congress from North Carolina from 1782 until his death during a session in 1786. He was originally buried at St. Paulís Churchyard in New York, but was reinterred in the family cemetery at Pembroke. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
Family links: 
  Justina Davis Nash (1745 - 1771)
  Mary Whiting Jones Witherspoon (1757 - 1799)
  Frederick Nash (1781 - 1858)*
  Maria Jones Nash Burgwin (1786 - 1848)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Stabler Cobb (1804 - 1875)*
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Pembroke Plantation Family Cemetery
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8055254
Abner Nash, Sr
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- R I P
 Added: Dec. 2, 2014
May he rest in peace.
- David A. French
 Added: Aug. 28, 2014

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