Etta Nevada Baldwin

27 December 1891–11 December 1958 (Age 67)
Winters, Yolo, California, United States

The Life of Etta Nevada

When Etta Nevada Baldwin was born on 27 December 1891, in Winters, Yolo, California, United States, her father, Alfred Kemper Baldwin, was 48 and her mother, Frances Lenora Brandenburg, was 39. She married Thomas R. Morelan on 9 February 1910, in Yolo, California, United States. She lived in Winters Judicial Township, Yolo, California, United States in 1900 and Vacaville, Solano, California, United States in 1910. She died on 11 December 1958, in Yolo, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Thomas R. Morelan
Etta Nevada Baldwin
Marriage: 9 February 1910

Spouse and Children

9 February 1910
Yolo, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Powerful warrior

Sources (3)

  • Etta N Morlan in household of Ray L Morlan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Etta Baldwin in household of Francis L Baldwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Etta N Morlan in household of Ray T R Morlan, "United States Census, 1910"

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