Nellist, Mrs. Phebe, Somerset, was born in Shelby, September 16, 1832, and is a daughter of Barney and Betsey Hellenbolt, both of whom were born in Herkimer county. They had four children: Louisa, born in August, 1835; John, born in July, 1838, died February 28, 1893; Marshall, born in 1839, and Mrs. Nellist, married to Henry Nellist, a native of England. He came to America with his parents in 1883, and was a prosperous farmer, He died January 20, 1892. Mrs. Nellist is the mother of three children: Ida, now Mrs. Irvine Kenyon, born February 3, 1863; Christopher G., born November 11, 1866, married Minnie Lewis, and Elizabeth E., her youngest daughter, resides at home, was born February 22, 1871.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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