06 March 2013

Wedding Wednesday - Hurst & Nelson (1845)

I certify that I solemnized the rights of matrimony between Nelson Evans & Elizabeth Hurst by uniting them together as husband & wife Nov. 9, 1845
     /s/ G. M. Clerk
I do certify the of matrimony were celebrated by me between the within named persons Nov. 9, 1845. 
   /s/ W.L. Turner, Minister of the Gospel
 Elizabeth Hurst was the 3rd great aunt of Mr. Brown Eyes.  She and Nelson were the parents of 10 children - James, George, William, Isaac, John, Thomas, Sarah, Mary, Nancy and Granville.  Nelson dies in 1864 in the Union Prison, Rock Island, Illinois.  It is unknown to the compiler the date & location of Elizabeth's death & burial.

**Claiborne County, Tennessee marriage records, 1845, Pg. 84, marriage of Nelson Evans and Elizabeth Hurst.

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