Amelia Catherine Nagel

January 1868–24 September 1935 (Age 67)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Amelia Catherine

When Amelia Catherine Nagel was born in January 1868, in Iowa, United States, her father, Johann Jacob Nagel, was 41 and her mother, Antje Koppelmann, was 39. She married Marion Wilson England on 31 January 1888, in Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States in 1910 and Pacific Election Precinct, Lincoln, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 24 September 1935, at the age of 67, and was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Marion Wilson England
Amelia Catherine Nagel
Marriage: 31 January 1888
Cora May England
Erma Gladys England
Pearl Adeline England
Kenneth Ivan England

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  • Marriage
    31 January 1888Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 0
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880
    Age 12
    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
    Age 18
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Heinz, Hans, Otto, Kurt, Armin, Franz, Fritz, Udo, Wilhelm, Aloys.German, Dutch, Scandinavian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Dutch nagel, German Nagel ‘nail’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of nails. Compare Nail .Germanized form of Sorbian Nahł, Nagł, Nahły, and Nagły: nickname from Upper Sorbian nahły, Lower Sorbian nagły ‘quick’, also ‘hot-tempered’.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Amelia Nagel in entry for England, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Amelia England, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
    • Amelia England in household of Marion England, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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