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.