Edward Nelson FELL

Born1857 Nelson, New Zealand
Died1928 Warrenton, Virginia, USA
FatherAlfred FELL (1817 – 1871)
MotherFanny SEYMOUR (1819 – 1901)

Biography and Notes

Edward, the 7th child and youngest son emigrated to America where he founded two townships, Fellsmere and Narcoossee in Indian River County, Florida. It is understood they lie between the Florida Turnpike and I 95. Dick and Jeannie Cobbold (#622/#3088) attended the centennial of Fellsmere in 2011. They reported being joined by two third cousins, from New Zealand; Cliff aka Frank Fell (a writer and Gt Gt Grandson of Dr Walter Fell from Nelson) and Alison Mildon from Palmerston. Also present was another third cousin, Lady Josephine Aldenham, wife of Vicary Tyser Gibbs of Holwell Manor, Dorset.

Life Events

1871Death of father Alfred FELL
1885Married Ann Mumford PALMER in Washington, USA
1886Birth of daughter Marian FELL
1888Birth of daughter Olivia FELL
1895Birth of son Nelson FELL
1901Death of mother Fanny SEYMOUR
1926Death of son Nelson FELL

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