Amelia Catherine Nagel

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

Marion Wilson England
1866–1954
Amelia Catherine Nagel
1868–1935
Marriage: 31 January 1888
England
1889–1889
Cora May England
1891–1975
Erma Gladys England
1896–1929
Pearl Adeline England
1899–1956
Kenneth Ivan England
1902–1964
England
1904–1904
England
1911–1911
England
1911–

Sources (21)

  • Amelia England, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Amelia Nagel, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Amelia Catherine Nagel England, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

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.

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

1886

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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