|Place of Burial:||'Dryers Hoek', Farm 21, Ward 1, East London District, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Birthplace:||Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Death:||Died in (Richmond Farm), Ward 1, Peddie District, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Cause of death:||pneumonia and bronchitis|
|Occupation:||Farmer at Dryer's Hoek (Farm 21 Ward 1), East London District, Eastern Cape , South Africa|
|Managed by:||Gerald Winston Nelson|
Historical records matching Thomas Nelson
About Thomas Nelson
Baptised by Thomas Ireland - Chaplain, Source: St George (Anglican), Grahamstown, register, 1826-1836, page 48 entry number 396.
Additional detailed info: eGGSA (website) BDM # Thomas, son of Thomas and Mary Nelson, born: 29 May 1824, baptised: 25 March 1827 by Thomas Ireland - Chaplain. Residence: Thomas and Mary Nelson - Albany. Occupation: Farmer. Source: Grahamstown - St George (Anglican), Grahamstown register, 1826-1836, page 48 entry number 396. Repository: Cory Library, MS 14 878-1. Transcribed by Lynn Couperthwaite as part of the eGGSA Project, from photographs by William Jervois.
Take Note: the above additional info is also applicable for Joseph and Benjamin Nelson, sons of Thomas and Mary Nelson. Three sons, namely; Joseph born 14 June 1823, Thomas born 29 May 1824 and Benjamin born 19 August 1826 were baptised on 25 March 1827. Updated: 01/05/2013 N Edwards.
Thomas Nelson 1824-1917, husband of Mary Jane Nelson née Kingman 1841-1919. Source: South African, Cape Province, Civil deaths 1895-1972. Death records. Image courtesy of National Archives of South Africa. Updated: 23/06/2013 N Edwards.
Additional info: Dryer's Hoek, Farm 21 was in the field cornetcy (Ward 1), East London District/PO Hamburg. The extent of Dryer's Hoek was 2835 acres. This farm was originally granted to a Alexander Stephen Edwards on the 1st October 1865 at an annual quitrent of 5 pounds 13 shillings and 4 pence. Thomas Nelson 1824-1917 purchased it c1882. It is believed that James William Nelson 1861-1953, his eldest son inherited the farm possibly after his death in 1917. Info courtesy of Peter Still. Updated: 26/12/2013 N Edwards.