Thomas Nelson Jr. DOI

Thomas Nelson Jr. was born in Yorktown Virginia on 26 December 1738 and died 4 January 1789. He was an Episcopalian and married Lucy Gryme in 1762 and had at least one son. Like many Virginians of his time, was educated in England. He attended Eton before entering Christ’s College at Cambridge University, graduated in 1760 and returned to America in 1761. Thomas elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1761. He served as Virginia’s 4 Governor from12 June 1781 to 22 November 1781.


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