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Nelson, Thomas Jr.

Born: 1738 AD
Died: 1789 AD

1738 – Born on the 26th of December in Yorktown, Virginia.

1781 – He represented Virginia in the continental Congress.

1760 – He attended Eton before entering Trinity College at Cambridge University.

1761 – He was first elected to the Virginia house of Burgesses.

1762 – He married Sally Cary.

1774 – He was a member of the rebel convention.

1775 – He resigned the post when elected to the Continental Congress.

1776 – He returned to Congress in time to sign the Declaration of Independence.