The Articles of Incorporation of The Page-Nelson Society of Virginia provide that any bloodline descendant of Colonel John Page (1627-1692) and/or the Honorable Thomas Nelson (1677-1745), both of York County, Virginia, shall be eligible for membership in the Society provided that the applicant establishes his or her descent from one or both ancestors to the satisfaction of the Society's Genealogist. In all cases the burden of proof is on the applicant, and the proof must be positive, not conjectural. The Society is a 501(c)(3) organization; all dues and donations are tax deductible.
The Page-Nelson Society of Virginia
Qualifications: Proof must be provided of direct descent from John Page or Thomas Nelson.
Application: application is form-fill, tab-and-type PDF.
Genealogical Proofs: Acceptable genealogical proofs include birth, death, and marriage certificates (or published forms of those records), federal and state population censuses after 1850 ONLY, Social Security applications and death index transcripts, published tombstone transcriptions (no text from Find-A-Grave), photographs of tombstones with the name and location indicated on the photo, Bible records with a copyright page, wills, deeds, family histories documented with original source materials only and most similar types of documents.
A copy of the title page is required from all published sources.
Finalizing Your Application:
1. Make sure to sign your application on page 1.
2. Make sure you have paid your application fee prior to sending your application.
Please click on the link below to get the fillable PDF application form with instructions.
This is for new membership applications only!
To apply for a new membership in the Page-Nelson Society of Virginia, please fill out the downloadable PDF above and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and pay the $25 application fee here.
Once the genealogist has verified everything, this $25 will be applied toward you first year's membership.
This is not for current member dues or donations - please see the other PayPal links for those items..
This is for current society members only!
An easy way for all Page-Nelson Society members to stay current on your annual dues.
This is not for donations or membership applications - please see the other PayPal links for those items..
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