Benjamin Nelson1

b. 1850
Last Edited=9 Nov 2012
1st cousin 3 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
     Benjamin Nelson was born in 1850 at St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri.1 He was the son of William Nelson and Sarah Williams.2,3

On 6 September 1850 Benjamin Nelson was enumerated in the household of William Nelson on the 1850 U. S. census for Washington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri as Benjamin Nelson, 1/12 years old, birthplace of Missouri.. Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Ann Richmond and William Nelson.4


  1. "Ancestral File v4.19," FamilySearch ( accessed 8 Jul 2002), entry for Benjamin Nelson( 1GVV-GN).
  2. "Ancestral File v4.19," William Nelson Sr(1GVT-8H ),.
  3. "Ancestral File v4.19," Sarah Williams(1GVT-9N),.
  4. 1850 U. S. census, Buchanan County, Missouri, population schedule, Washington Township, p. 63 (written) p. 32 (stamped) and p. 64 (written) p. 32 back (stamped), dwelling 430, family 430, William Nelson; digital image, ( : accessed 12 Jun 2011); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 393.