Amanda Lee Nelson

Female9 February 1886–13 October 1953

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. 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
Amanda Lee Nelson
Marriage: 10 May 1908

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  • Amanda L Faussett in household of James R Faussett, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1908Turlock, Stanislaus, California, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1891: Douglas, Nebraska, United States


    Age 18

    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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