Nelson, Hiram 

Biography

12 Nov. 17971–27 July 1862.2 Stockman.3 Born at Orange Co., North Carolina.4 Son of Thomas Burton Nelson and Martha Williams.5 Married Mary (Polly) B. Roundtree, 4 July 1825, in Illinois.6 Baptized into LDS church by 1838, when he moved to Daviess Co., Missouri.7 Involved in election-day brawl at Gallatin, Daviess Co., 6 Aug. 1838.8 Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, by Nov. 1843; to Itasca, Johnson Co., Illinois, by Nov. 1846; to Jefferson Co., Illinois, by June 1850; to Burnet Co., Texas, by Feb. 1857; and to Kerr Co., Texas, by June 1862.9 Died at Spring Creek, Kerr Co.10