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Clergyman

David Nelson, American clergyman. Served as surgeon in Canada invasion and Florida during War of 1812.

Background

Nelson, David was born on September 24, 1793 in Jonesboro, Tennessee, United States. Son of Henry and Anna (Kelsey) Nelson.

Education

Graduate Washington College, 1809. Studied medicine under Doctor Ephraim McDowell.

Career

Served as surgeon in Canada invasion and Florida during War of 1812. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1825. Editor Calvinistic Magazine, 1827-1829.

Founder, president Marion College, Palmyra, Missouri, 1831-1835. Became agent for American Anti-Slavery Society, 1835. Author: The Cause and Cure of Infidelity, 1836.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Cause and Cure of Infidelity, 1836.

Membership

Served as surgeon in Canada invasion and Florida during War of 1812.

Connections

Married Miss Deaderick, 1815.

father:
Henry Nelson

mother:
Anna (Kelsey) Nelson

spouse:
Miss Deaderick