In addition, William was also created Earl Nelson
in his own right: not for some service to the clergy, but as the next best thing to the late naval hero.
They are part of a family that are descended from Admiral Nelson through his sister Susannah Nelson whose eldest son became the second Earl Nelson
She married James Earl Nelson
on May 12, 1940, in Vancouver, Wash.
In May 1960, Ben left the Drifters, changing his name from his birth name Benjamin Earl Nelson
to Ben E.
For example, my uncle Earl Nelson
, a D-Day veteran, became a plumber after the war.
US star King was born Benjamin Earl Nelson
in 1938 in Henderson, North Carolina, and moved to New York aged nine.