Anna Carrie Nelson

29 February 1888–24 August 1976 (Age 88)
Leona, Doniphan, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Carrie

When Anna Carrie Nelson was born on 29 February 1888, in Leona, Doniphan, Kansas, United States, her father, Louis Nelson, was 37 and her mother, Susan Melvina Cowger, was 35. She lived in Irving Township, Brown, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Hiawatha, Brown, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 August 1976, in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88.

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Frank Almer Jackson
1882–1962
Anna Carrie Nelson
1888–1976

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 16
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 24
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

Possible Related Names

Nell

Sources (6)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Carrie Nelson - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Anna (Annie) Carrie Nelson
  • Anna C H Nelson in household of Susan M Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Nelson in household of Louis Nelson, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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