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Lillie Mae Nelson Carter
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1892
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1983
Whitfield County
Georgia, USA

Lillie Mae Nelson had three husbands. In 1908, at the age of 16, she married John Quincy Hamby with whom she had nine children. The children were Freeda, Edna, Bernice, Oliver, Albia, Winston (Mutt), George (Jeff), Thomas, and Hezekiah. John Quincy died in 1925 and Lillie remarried in 1927 to Esco Moss, with whom she had two children. The children were Melvin and Robert. The 1940 census lists Lillie Moss as married, living with Melvin and Robert, but no mention of Esco. It is not known what happened to Esco, but other evidence indicates that Lillie was married to James Carter by 1942. James' enlistment record lists his status as married as of his military enlistment date of 21 Nov 1942. Further, Hezekiah's 1945 draft card lists Lillie as Mrs James H Carter. There were no children as a result of this union. 
 
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 Parents:
  William C Nelson (1869 - 1939)
  Ida Burgess Nelson (1877 - 1961)
 
 Spouses:
  William Esco Moss (1903 - 1983)
  John Quincy Hamby (1885 - 1925)*
  James Hutson Carter (1908 - 1990)*
 
 Children:
  Freeda Irene Hamby Craig (1910 - 1990)*
  Edna Earl Hamby (1911 - 1911)*
  Bernice Minerva Hamby King (1913 - 2000)*
  John Oliver Newton Hamby (1914 - 1995)*
  Alvie Nelson Hamby (1917 - 1932)*
  Winston Augustus Hamby (1919 - 1987)*
  George Jefferson Hamby (1921 - 1996)*
  Thomas Jegarthey Hamby (1923 - 2004)*
  Hezekiah Callaway Hamby (1924 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lillie Mae Nelson Carter (1892 - 1983)
  William N Nelson (1895 - 1977)*
  Augustus Armerdia Nelson (1897 - 1990)*
  George Washington Nelson (1899 - 1935)*
  Elisha H Nelson (1901 - 1990)*
  Theodore Taft Nelson (1908 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery
Polk County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Robert Love Taylor Jr
Originally Created by: Cindy Womble Billman
Record added: Feb 21, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10507746
Lillie Mae <i>Nelson</i> Carter
Added by: Robert Love Taylor Jr
 
Lillie Mae <i>Nelson</i> Carter
Added by: Laura Loudermilk Laney
 
 
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- Cindy Womble Billman
 Added: Feb. 17, 2013

- Trish Holaway
 Added: Nov. 27, 2005
 
 
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