Nell Nunheimer

Brief Life History of Nell

When Nell Nunheimer was born on 4 November 1885, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, her father, William Nunheimer, was 40 and her mother, Dora Or Dorothy Burchtorf, was 40. She married W. E. Thurston on 7 July 1904. She died on 26 September 1914, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Walter Gates Champlin
Nell Nunheimer
Marriage: 14 February 1912
Zachary Taylor Champlin

Sources (16)

  • Nellie Nunheimer Champion in household of Walter Gates Champion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Nellie Newheimer, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nell Nunheimer Champlin, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Medieval short form of Eleanor , Ellen , and Helen . For the initial N-, compare Nan and Ned . It was the name by which Charles II's mistress Eleanor Gwyn ( 1650–87 ) was universally known to her contemporaries, and at about that time it also became established as an independent name.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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