Foster Delma Todd

1898–1970 (Age 72)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Foster Delma

Foster Delma Todd was born on 30 April 1898, in South Carolina, United States. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Otis Blaney Chestnut. She lived in Conway, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Conway Township, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 10 July 1970, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Conway, Horry, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Foster Delma Todd
Otis Blaney Chestnut
James Alex Chestnut
Lula M Chestnut

Spouse & Children



  • James Alex Chestnut


  • Lula M Chestnut


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 18

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’ (of unknown origin).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Delma Chestnut in household of Blaney Chestnut, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delma Chestnut in household of Blaney Chestnut, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dalma Todd in entry for James Alex Chestnut, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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