The Nelson Family of Rowley, Massachusetts
Author: Christopher Challender Child
Published: January 2014
In 1638, Thomas Nelson traveled with Rev. Ezekiel Rogers and his company from Rowley, Yorkshire, England, to settle Rowley, Massachusetts. This genealogy treats several generations of Nelson descendants and provides new insight into Thomas’s possible ancestry at Drax, Yorkshire. An ahnentafel for Philip Stapleton, the maternal grandfather of Thomas.
Winner of the National Genealogical Society's 2015 award for "Excellence: Genealogy and Family History.”