Descendants of Richard Nelson, ( – 1708) of Charles County, MD

Richard Nelson (died in 1708) married Mary Brett. Richard & Mary Brett Nelson had a daughter, Margaret (died 1755) who married William Warden (died 1735). William & Margaret Nelson Warden had a son, Richard (1714-1773). Richard Warden married Agness [last name unknown]. Richard & Agness [last name unknown] Warden had 8 children, one of whom was a daughter named Charity (1752 – ?) who married William Mills. William & Charity Warden Mills had four children that we know of: Robert Alexander Mills, William Nelson Mills, Agness “Nessey” Mills Violett, and Ann “Nancy” Mills Johnson. You can look at the detailed chart of our descendancy from Richard Nelson of Charles County, MD by visiting this page.

Warden & Nelson families lived on or near the Piscataway River and Mattawoman Creek in Charles County for several generations. This information was found by researching Charles County, MD and Fairfax Co, VA old land records. It proves the information written on the family lineage parchment that states our Warden ancestor “came from Elgin, Scotland and settled near to Mattawoman Creek in Charles Co. in 1698.” This parchment is in the possession of our cousin, Peggy Brennan who lives in Cranbury, NJ.

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