Thelma May Hornsby Nelson

Thelma Hornsby Nelson
April 1, 1920 – September 11, 1990

1920

Thelma May Hornsby Nelson was born April 1, 1920 in Blaney, South Carolina, a daughter of Joseph Tillman Hornsby and Emily Bowen Hornsby.

1930

Thelma M Hornsby was counted in the census on 02 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a nine-year-old female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Joseph T Hornsby, her step-mother, Eliza Hornsby, and brothers; Woodrow T. Hornsby and John R. Hornsby.

1939

When she was 18, she married John Moultrie Nelson on 01 Feb 1939 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-DQZJ-B?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-DQZZ-G?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1944

On September 28, 1944, Thelma May Nelson was listed as the living mother on the death certificate of Infant Daughter Nelson.

1966

On December 22, 1966, Mrs. Thelma Mae Hornsby Nelson was listed as the living wife on the death certificate and obituary of John M Nelson.

1975

On August 3, 1975, Mrs. Thelma Nelson was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of Joseph Tillman Hornsby.

1990

LUGOFF

Mrs. Thelma Hornsby Nelson, 70, widow of John M Nelson, died Tuesday, September 11, 1990.

Born in Blaney, she was a daughter of the late Joseph T. Hornsby and Emily Bowen Hornsby, and was a member of Lugoff Friendship Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jean Jordan of Camden; a son, John Nelson of Lugoff; sisters, Mrs. Josephine Nelson of Atlanta and Mrs. Ellaree Hartmen of Charleston; and brothers, Woodrow Hornsby of Lugoff and J. R. Hornsby of Elgin.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today, September 13, 1990 at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge.

September 13, 1990 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina
Page 16
Located in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA

2002

On October 3, 2002, Thelma Nelson was listed as the deceased sister in the obituary of Woodrow T. Hornsby

2015

On November 19, 2015, Thelma Hornsby Nelson was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of John Donald Nelson.

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