|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|
|Place of Burial:||Wesley, Ward 5, Peddie District, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
Son of Thomas Nelson, Snr, SV/PROG; Thomas (Snr); Mary Ann Nelson, SM/PROG and Mary Ann Nelson
|Occupation:||Farmer at Dryer's Hoek (Farm 21 Ward 1), East London District, Eastern Cape , South Africa|
|Managed by:||Private User|
Historical records matching Thomas Nelson
About Thomas Nelson
Thomas, a 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: "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004." Images, FamilySearch, https://das.familysearch.org/das/v2/TH-1951-23580-53727-34/$dist?ctx=CrxCtxPublicAccess&header=Content-Disposition&headerValue=attachment%3B%20filename%3Drecord-image.jpg: accessed 2014. Citing William Cullum Library, Wits University, Johannesburg. (Grahamstown - St George's Cathedral (Anglican), register), 1826-1836, page 48 entry number 396.
"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-23580-53727-34?cc=1468076&wc=MCM6-438:44975801,44975802,49802601,49802602 : accessed 11 Aug 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown Cathedral, St George > Baptisms 1826-1836 > image 10 of 80; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.
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.
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.