Hattie May Nelson

Female5 April 1881–9 December 1945

Brief Life History of Hattie May

When Hattie May Nelson was born on 5 April 1881, in Harkers Island, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, her father, Amariah Nelson, was 36 and her mother, Mary Styron, was 33. She married Charles Davis Hamilton on 5 July 1899, in Diamond City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Harkers Island Township, Carteret, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Harkers Island, Carteret, North Carolina, British Colonial America in 1945. She died on 9 December 1945, in Harkers Island, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Harkers Island, Carteret, North Carolina, United States.

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John William Rose
Hattie May Nelson
Marriage: after 1913

Sources (16)

  • Hattie May Rose in household of John W Rose, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie M Nelson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Hattie Rose, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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  • Marriage
    after 1913Harkers Island, Carteret, North Carolina, British Colonial America
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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 16

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 17

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the personal name Nell or Nele, either of which might be a pet form of Elias or less commonly of Niel (from Latin Nigellus). See also Neal .

    Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson and also of the Danish, Norwegian, and North German cognates Nielsen and Nilsen (compare Nelsen ). Compare also Neilson and Nielson .

    History: The Nelson name was an important one in 18th-century VA, starting with Thomas ‘Scotch Tom’ Nelson, who emigrated to VA at the close of the 17th century from Penrith, Cumbria, where the Nelsons were numerous. Scotch Tom settled c. 1700 at Yorktown, VA, where he became a successful merchant and landholder. His son was sheriff and a member of the VA Council, and his grandson, Thomas Nelson (1738–89), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was governor of VA.

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

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