Nellie Florence Commerford

Female14 March 1889–10 February 1967

Brief Life History of Nellie Florence

When Nellie Florence Commerford was born on 14 March 1889, in Reilly Settlement, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Commerford, was 37 and her mother, Jennie Mullen, was 28. She married James Corrigan on 29 January 1918, in Reilly Settlement, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Douglas, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Highline Election Precinct, Douglas, Washington, United States in 1940. In 1917, at the age of 28, her occupation is listed as teacher in district #1 in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. She died on 10 February 1967, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in East Wenatchee, Douglas, Washington, United States.

Photos and Memories (7)

Do you know Nellie Florence? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Corrigan
Nellie Florence Commerford
Marriage: 29 January 1918
Charles Paul Corrigan
James Edward Corrigan
Walter Joseph Corrigan
Mary Jane Corrigan
John Patrick Corrigan
Margaret Ann Corrigan
Terrence Michael Corrigan

Sources (26)

  • Nellie Cammerford in household of Chas Cammerford, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Nellie Florence Commerford, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Nellie Florence Commerford Corrigan, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1918Reilly Settlement, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · African American Population in Roslyn

    Age 1

    In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 21

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Comerford . In southeastern England it may have been confused with Comfort .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    A Brief Intro About Nellie Commerford

    Nellie was a widow from a young age. It was very tough to be a single mom in that time. Although it was hard, Nellie did a good job raising her kids. She was very short and nice. Her grandchildren wou …

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.