Maude I Cato Nelson


Maude I Cato Nelson was born on October 14, 1914,  in Lancaster County, South Carolina, daughter of Thomas Columbus Catoe and Ida Mae McManus Catoe.

1940 Census Information:

According to the United States Census reported on May 12, 1940, Alton Benjamin Nelson (28) rented a home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with his wife Maude Cato Nelson (25). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Alton Benjamin Nelson was the township magistrate and Maude Cato Nelson kept house.


On March 12, 1944, Mrs. A. B. Nelson (Miss Maude Cato) was listed in the newspaper article “Thomas Franklin Nelson.


Mrs. Maude Nelson, Eastern Star matron


Mrs. Maude Cato Nelson, 71, widow of A. B. Nelson, died Friday.

Born in Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas C. Catoe Sr. and Ida Mae McManus Catoe. She was a retired employee of Bendix Corp. and a member and former worthy matron of Leslie Zemp Chapter No. 111, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member and deaconess at Sand Hill Heights Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Frank Nelson of Elgin; sisters, Mrs. Margaret Nelson and Mrs. Mabel Davis of Camden, Mrs. Edna Thomas of North Myrtle Beach and Miss Nettie Catoe of Elgin; a brother, Thomas Catoe of North Myrtle Beach; and granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to the Baptist Medical Center Hospice Program in Columbia or the Sand Hill Heights Baptist Church building fund.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.

Plans will be announced by the funeral home.

September 27, 1986  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 6
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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On October 30, 2019, Maude Nelson was listed as a deceased sister in the obituary of Margaret Catoe Nelson.

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