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RICHARD NELSON & ST.HELENA BARRETT - FROM JACKSON PARISH, LOUISIANA -TO- NACOGDOCHES CO., TEXAS

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TIME LINE FOR NELSON - BARRETT FAMILIES

RICHARD NELSON  -  TIME LINE

  • 1815-1825       Birth of Richard Nelson somewhere in Louisiana Territory.  Birth year is calculated by the 1850 Jackson Parish, La. Federal census stating that he was 25 years of age born in Louisiana. The 1870 Hill Co., Tx. Federal Census shows him to be 55 years of age born in Louisiana.
  • 1820                 unknown
  • 1830                 unknown
  • 00-00-1838    CALDWELL PARISH, LOUISIANA formed from CATAHOULA AND  OUACHITA 
  • 00-00-1838.....MADISON PARISH, LOUISIANA formed from CONCORDIA
  • 00-00-1839.... UNION PARISH, LOUISIANA formed from OUACHITA
  • 1840................ unknown
  • 05-06-1842.... Richard Nelson and St.Helena Barrett applied for marriage certificate in Caldwell Par., La. William P. Snow, Parish Judge  -  stated that they were both residents of Catahoula Par., La.
  • 05-00-1842.... Richard Nelson and St.Helena Barrett married by Nathan M. Davis, MG - Month and year readable, unable to read the day. Witnesses were: Hiram Parker, Henry Hart, and James "Jimy" Pool
  • 12-10-1842.....Richard Nelson and St.Helena Barrett filed their marriage certificate in Caldwell Parish La. Clerk's Office
  • 00-00-1843......FRANKLIN PARISH, LA. formed from CATAHOULA - OUACHITA - MADISON
  • 00-00-1844     Margaret Nelson - First child of Richard & St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Union Parish, Lousiana. Her name possibly could be Sarah A. Margaret Nelson the 1870 Hill Co., Tx. Federal Census has the oldest child listed as Sarah A. and none by the name of Margaret.
  • 12-12-1844  Richard Nelson, James Roan, J. Wheat  witnessed the marriage of Marion C. Wheat and Sarah Barrett in Union Par., La., Jacob Hickman, MG and John Taylor, Parish Judge.
  • 00-00-1845......Jackson Parish, Louisiana was formed from UNION - OUACHITA - CLAIBORNE
  • 02-27-1845..... Richard Nelson, M.C. Wheat, Jacob Bass witnessed the marriage of James Edward Lyons and Bashally Barrett in Union Parish, La., Jacob Hickman, MG, and John Taylor, Parish Judge.
  • 10-01-1845..... Richard Nelson bought land: SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 S21 T18N R2W
  • 06-17-1846......Richard Taliaferro Wade Nelson - second child of Richard and St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Jackson Par., La.
  • 12-01-1846......George Barrett bought land: SE 1/4 S21 T18N R2W
  • 04-12-1847..... Richard Nelson bought land: SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 S21 T18 R2W
  • 05-01-1847..... Delila Dunn bought land: NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 S33 T19N R2W
  • 12-00-1847......Mary Ann Nelson - third child of Richard and St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Jackson Par., La.
  • 10-30-1848         George Barrett sold land to Richard Nelson:                                                        SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 S21 T18N R2W
  • 06-00-1849..... Nancy Jane Nelson - fourth child of Richard and St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Jackson Parish, La.
  • 09-01-1849..... Richard Nelson bought land: NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 S21 T18N R2W
  • 09-01-1849......William Bailey bought land:   NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 S22 T18N R2W
  • 09-01-1849......Delila Dunn bought NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 S24 T19N R3W -&-NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 S19 T19N R2W
  • 09-01-1849......John Dunn bought land:   NW 1/4 SW 1/4 S18 T19N R2W     SW 1/4 NW 1/4 S18 T19N R2W      &    NE 1/4 SW 1/4 S18 T19N R2W
  • 09-01-1849..... Barsheba Barrett received land (matrimonal dotal): NW 1/4 SW 1/4 S29 T18N R2W
  • 07-01-1850..... John Aarons bought land: SW 1/4 NW 1/4 S30 T18N R2W
  • 10-30-1850......1850 Jackson Par., La. Federal Census:
  • Richard Nelson 25 La., St.Hellena 25 Ms., Margaret 6 La., R.T.W. 4 La., Mary A. 3 La., Nancy J. 1 La.
  • 01-03-1852...... Richard Nelson sells land to William Bailey: SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 S21 T18N R2W SW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 S21 T18N R2W SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 S21 T18N R2W NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 S21 T18N R2W  Note: stated that William Bailey paid Richard Nelson $200.00 and was to pay the remaining $200.00 with interest one year from date and was to be paid to Reuben Nelson
  • 09-01-1852.......Marion C. Wheat bought land: SW 1/4 SE 1/4 S20 T18N R2W
  • 09-00-1852...... Martha A. "Dutch" Nelson - fifth child of Richard and St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.
  • 09-01-1853......James Edward Lyons bought land: SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 S24 T18N R2W
  • 09-01-1853..... William Bailey bought land: N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 S19 T18N R2W &           NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 S25 T18N R2W
  • 02-24-1854......John Tolbert Nelson - sixth child of Richard and St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.
  • 00-00-1855.......Richard Nelson left Louisiana and went to Texas NOTE: according to the 1867 Hill Co., Tx. Voters Registration, had been in Texas for 12 years putting him in Texas by 1855.
  • 00-00-1860....... CAN NOT LOCATE RICHARD NELSON AND FAMILY ON 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS
  • 07-00-1861....... Francis Delila Catherine "Pink" Nelson - seventh child of Richard and St.Helena Barrett Nelson was born in Texas
  • 00-00-1862.......Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List - Richard Nelson and Jessee Neel by James E. Lyons
  • 00-00-1864...... Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List - shows a Richarad Nelson (col)
  • 12-00-1866...... Richard Nelson and family arrives in Hill Co., Tx. Note: 1867 Hill Co., Tx. Voters Registration stated that he had lived in Hill Co., Tx. for 8 months - voters registration was dated August 26, 1867
  • 1866-1867....... Richard T.W. Nelson and Mary E.E. Garrison married prior to June, 1867, their first child Thomas Lafayette Nelson was born 3-12-1868
  • 08-19-1867..... Richard T.W. Nelson signed up to vote on the Hill Co., Tx. Voters Registration.
  • 08-26-1867..... Richard Nelson signed up to vote on the Hill Co., Tx. Voters Registration. Stated that they both lived in Peoria Pct. been in Hill Co., Tx. 8months and had lived in Texas 12 years.
  • 03-12-1868..... Thomas Lafayette Nelson - first child of Richard T.W. and Mary E.E. Garrison Nelson was born in Hill Co., Tx.
  • 04-04-1869..... Paulina St.Helena "Hellen" Nelson - second child of Richard T.W. and Mary E.E. Garrison Nelson was born in Hill Co., Tx.
  • 07-19-1870..... 1870 Hill Co., Tx. Federal Census: Richard Nelson 56 La., St.Hellena 45 Ms, Sarah A. 24 La., Mary A. 18 La.,
  • Nancy J. 17 La., Martha A. 15 La., John T. 14 La., and Francis D. 9 Tx.
  • R.T.W. Nelson 23 La., Mary E. 19 Tx. Thomas L. 1 Tx and Paulina S. 3/12 Tx.
  • 10-08-1872........ Richard T.W. and Mary E.E. Garrison Nelson sells land to Hiram West - stated that the land was received by Mary E.E. Garrison Nelson that was left to her from the estate of her grandfather W.H. Moores as the heir of the Estate of her late father and mother Thomas F. and Paulina C. Garrison
  • 00-00-1872...... Richard Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List - 5 horses valued 200.00 7 cattle valued 28.00
  • R.T.W. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List - 1 horse valued 60.00 2 cattle valued 8.00
  • 00-00-1873....... Richard and R.T.W. Nelson both listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List
  • 00-00-1874....... Richard and R.T.W. Nelson both listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List
  • 01-21-1874....... Richard Nelson applied for 160 ac. of public lands per "Disposal act of Public Lands approved 8-12-1870" land was situated: SE of C.L. Chandler, NE of C. Koonce, S of James Cooper's survey of 320 Ac. N boundary of Cooper's and the field of A.J. Chandler. Witnessed by George W. Mills and Franklin L. Taylor
  • 01-31-1874........ Richard Nelson's date that began his residents to homestead this property.
  • 07-29-1874........ Richard Walter Nelson - third child of Richard T.W. and Mary E.E. Garrison was born in Nacogdoches Co., Tx.
  • 01-00-1875....... Mary E.E. Garrison Nelson died when Richard Walter Nelson was 6 months old. NOTE: Family stated that family had to burn wood to thaw the ground to dig her grave. She was buried in what   they   called    the  Crossroads   Cemetery   in Nacogdoches Co., Tx.    but I have been unable to find a cemetery by that name
  • 00-00-1875....... Richard T.W. Nelson listed on Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List
  • 00-00-1876........R. Nelson listed on Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List
  • 12-05-1876....... land surveyed by D.C. Mast, deputy surveyor for Nacogdoches Co., Tx., stated that Richard Nelson had lived on this land for 3 consecutive years
  • 00-00-1877....... Richard Nelson, R.T.W. Nelson and J. T. Nelson listed on Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List
  • 03-07-1877....... certificate for land witnessed by A.G. Cooper and Z.D. Williams (also written as E.D. Williams) -  R.T.W. Nelson and A.J. Chandler were the chain carriers - land located 12 miles northeast of Nacogdoches, Texas
  • 03-17-1877...... Certificate given to Richard Nelson for Deed to Land
  • 00-00-1878...... Richard Nelson, R.T.W Nelson and J.T. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List
  • 00-00-1879...... Richard Nelson and J.T. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Tax List
  • 03-14-1879...... Richard T.W. Nelson married his second wife Mary F. Byrd, daughter of Leonard and Lucy Owens Byrd.
  • 00-00-1880..... Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Federal Census
  • 03-04-1882..... Richard Nelson filed land in Nacogdoches Co., Tx.
  • 01-21-1883..... Francis Delila Catherine "Pink" Nelson married in Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Judge T.D. "M" Owens, son of Malachai and Amelia Catherine Weeks
  • 08-19-1886..... John Tolbert Nelson married in Nacogdoches Co., Tx. Missouri Owens, daughter of Malachai and Amelia Catherine Weeks
  • 01-17-1888...... Richard Nelson and wife, St.Helena Barrett Nelson sold land to Z.T. Mast witnessed by J.W. Murph and R.T.W. Nelson
  • 00-00-1895...... Richard Nelson, R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, T.L. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1896...... Mrs. R. Nelson, R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, T.L. Nelson and R.W. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • NOTE: Richard Nelson has died between 1895-1896 tax season
  • 00-00-1897....... Mrs. S.H. Nelson, R.T.W. Nelson, John T. Nelson, and R.W. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1898....... St.Hellena Nelson, R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, R.W. Nelson, and T.L. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1899...... R.T.W. Nelson, John T. Nelson, R.W. Nelson, Tom Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • NOTE: St.Hellena Barrett Nelson died between 1898 - 1899 tax season
  • 00-00-1900...... R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, R.W. Nelson, and T.L. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1901....... R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, R.W. Nelson, and T.L. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1902....... R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, R.W. Nelson, and T.L. Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1903....... R.T.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, and Walter Nelson listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.
  • 00-00-1904....... R.T.W. Nelson, R.W. Nelson, J.T. Nelson, T.L. Nelson, listed on the Nacogdoches Co., Tx Tax List.

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