Ancestry of
John Nelson

1. John Nelson, b. m. Maggie Downing 7 Feb 1893, St. Helens, Columbia county, OR; d.

Maggie Downing, daughter of John Downing and Elizabeth Root Davis; married John Nelson 7 Feb 1893 at the home of John Downing in St. Helens, Columbia county, OR



Children of John Nelson and Margaret Mae Downing:

i. Florence Marguerite Nelson, b. 14 Sep 1909 at Warren, Columbia county, OR.
daughter of Maggie Downing and John Nelson; married Forrest Pickett

ii. Mildred Nelson, b. married …Pierce

Notes: reported in the Oregonian 30 Nov 1989: Florence was television’s Konnie G. Worth (KGW) she taught Clark Gable how to waltz for “Gone with the Wind”… she married Forrest Pickett when she was 30… her son F. Nelson Pickett was a writer for the Oregonian.

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