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Nelly Evans Taburn (c1762-c1846) was a resident of Bute and Granville County, North Carolina. A free woman of color, Nelly Taburn supported her family through the hardships of the American Revolution and later faced unique challenges in applying for a widow's pension because of her identity.

For more information on Nelly Taburn, see her full biography or the Free Women of Color section of the Revolutionary War Widows of NC exhibit.