Ethel Chard Hancox (née Nelson)

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Ethel Chard Hancox (née Nelson)
(1880 – 1993)
Birth: , Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: , Eastern Cape, South Africa
Parents: Richard William Nelson
Rachel Nelson (née Cawood)
Siblings: Ethel Chard Hancox (née Nelson)
    1880 – 1993
Partners: Frank Heeley Hancox
Mr Wrightman
Children: Harold Nelson Hancox
Mary Ray Hancox
Wikitree: Nelson-26173
FamilySearch: LZP1-7DT
Ethel's genealogical record written by her for the 1920 Settlers Centenary in Grahamstown, South Africa.[1]

Aged 22, she married Frank on 16 April 1902 in Grahamstown, South Africa.[2]

Her family arrived in South Africa in the 1830s.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1820 Settlers' Centenary genealogical record
  2. "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973", database, FamilySearch ( : 6 July 2021), Ethel Chard Nelson in entry for Frank Heeley Hancox, 1902.