Nellie Mae Thomlinson

17 March 1903–3 February 1985 (Age 81)
Monterey, Reynolds, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nellie Mae

When Nellie Mae Thomlinson was born on 17 March 1903, in Monterey, Reynolds, Missouri, United States, her father, Albert Matthew Thomlison, was 28 and her mother, Mary Catherine Santhuff, was 25. She married Robert Emmett Lee on 30 June 1923, in Iron, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lesterville, Reynolds, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 February 1985, in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Arcadia, Iron, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Emmett Lee
Nellie Mae Thomlinson
Marriage: 30 June 1923
Ruby Jewel Lee
Charles Ray Lee
Lucy Marie Lee
Willis Doyle Lee

Spouse and Children

30 June 1923
Iron, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Matthew Thomlison


    Mary Catherine Santhuff




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Tomlinson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • May Lee in household of Robert Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Thomlinson in household of Albert Thomlinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie Mae Thomlison in entry for Robert E Lee, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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