Amanda Lee Nelson

Brief Life History of Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee Nelson was born on 9 February 1886, in Gothenburg, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. She married James Robert Faussett on 10 May 1908, in Turlock, Stanislaus, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Benson, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 13 October 1953, in Turlock, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Turlock, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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James Robert Faussett
1869–1949
Amanda Lee Nelson
1886–1953
Marriage: 10 May 1908
Elva Eileene Faussett
1920–2007

Sources (2)

  • Amanda L Faussett in household of James R Faussett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda L Nelson in entry for Eileene Faussett Horst, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1891

Historical Boundaries: 1891: Douglas, Nebraska, United States

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Nell or Nele, either of which might be a pet form of Elias or less commonly of Niel (from Latin Nigellus). See also Neal .

Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson and also of the Danish, Norwegian, and North German cognates Nielsen and Nilsen (compare Nelsen ). Compare also Neilson and Nielson .

History: The Nelson name was an important one in 18th-century VA, starting with Thomas ‘Scotch Tom’ Nelson, who emigrated to VA at the close of the 17th century from Penrith, Cumbria, where the Nelsons were numerous. Scotch Tom settled c. 1700 at Yorktown, VA, where he became a successful merchant and landholder. His son was sheriff and a member of the VA Council, and his grandson, Thomas Nelson (1738–89), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was governor of VA.

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

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