Tombstone Tuesday: Nellie Ellison Suggs --My 1st cousin 4x removed

Image courtesy of Find A Grave
Source Information:Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. 
Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi. Memorial created by Created by: Deborah Clark
Record added: Jan 13, 2014 Find A Grave Memorial# 123367178



Stone reads as follows:  
Suggs
Mrs. Nell E.
Apr. 1, 1907
Aug. 6, 1965

We Trust In God To Meet
Again.


(Her birth year was probably 1897 since she was listed on the 1900 Federal Census.
 On the census her age was noted as 3 years old and her birth month was April just like it was listed on her headstone. Nellie Ellison Suggs was buried at Rest Haven Cemetery in Wilson County, NC)

Don't you just love it when you haven't checked Find A Grave in a while and all of the sudden one of your ancestors pops up! That happened to me the other day. Nellie Ellison Suggs was my 1st cousin 4x removed. She was the daughter of Harvey Ellison Sr.(b.1861--d.1925) and Laura Harper (b.1867--d.1934) of Olds, Greene County, NC.


Image courtesy of Wikipedia.
Map of Greene County, North Carolina, United States with township and municipal boundaries.
Source:  taken from US Census website and modified by User:Ruhrfisch


Nellie's father Harvey Ellison was one of Caroline Ellison Bryant's brothers. Caroline Ellison Bryant was my 3rd great grandmother.




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