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233. Mary Allen HARRISON was born in 1840 in Indiana.101,201 She died in 1871 at the age of 31.202

1860 Census. Robb, Posey Co, Indiana Hh 69
George Nelson, age 30
Mary, age 26
UnKnown, 2 months, male

1870 Census. Evansville Ward 1, Vanderburgh Co, IN
George Nelson, age 40, Conductor on E & C RailRoad, b. IN
Mary, 25
Frank 8. Harry 6. Stare 4. Cory 2.

Mary is buried Vincennes City Cemetery, Knox Co, IN

Mary Allen HARRISON and George S. NELSON were married on 20 December 1859 in Vigo County, Indiana.104,202 George S. NELSON was born in 1830.203 He died in 1909 at the age of 79.202

1880 Census. Denison, Grayson Co, Texas, Hh 24
Geo. S. Nelson, 43, Agent for MK&T Railroad, b. NY
Frank, 18, son, Machinist, b. IN
Harry, 16, son, Clerk, RR office, b. IN
Starr, 13, son, at school, b. IN
Cora L., 11, dau, at school, b. IN
Cora L., 40, sister, keeps house, b. NY
Minor Cook, 20 female, domestic servant, b. IN

Mary Allen HARRISON and George S. NELSON had the following children:



Frank NELSON was born in 1862 in Indiana.



Harry NELSON was born in 1864 in Indiana.






Cora NELSON202 was born in 1868 in Indiana.

Married James Alexander Davidson.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 79 Mrs. Cora Nelson Davidson. DAR ID Number: 78447
Born in Vincennes, Ind. Wife of James Alexander Davidson. Descendant of Moses Allen.
Daughter of George S. Nelson (1835-1909) and Mary Allen Harrison (1840-71), his wife, m. 1859.
Granddaughter of Britton Moore Harrison (b. 1801) and Adaline Allen (1812-57), his 1st wife, m. 1828.
Gr-granddaughter of Peter B. Allen (1777-1833) and Mary Peterson (1774-1832), his wife, m. 1796.
Gr-gr-granddaughter of Moses Allen and Chloe Ward (b. 1744), his wife.
Moses Allen (1740-1837) enlisted in Capt. Ichabod Ward's company, Colonel Field's Dutchess County regiment. He was born in Dutchess County, N. Y. Also No. 59748