David Nelson Haldeman

Brief Life History of David Nelson

When David Nelson Haldeman was born in 1851, in Eagle Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Haldeman, was 39 and his mother, Rachel Ann Gantt, was 31. He married Ruby Corpe on 8 May 1880, in Streator, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 5 October 1901, in Streator, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

David Nelson Haldeman
Ruby Corpe
Marriage: 8 May 1880
Dora Edith Haldeman
Unknown Haldeman
Elsie Margart Haldeman

Sources (10)

  • Nelson Haldeman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: David Nelson Haldeman - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: David Nelson Haldeman
  • David A Holderman Or Halderman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1861: LaSalle, Illinois, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Haldemann: topographic name for someone who lived on a mountainside or slope, from Middle High German halde ‘slope’ + man(n) ‘man’.

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

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