Anna Carrie Nelson

Brief Life History 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 Hiawatha, Brown, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Hiawatha Township, Brown, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 August 1976, in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States.

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  • Anna C Jackson, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Carrie Nelson - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Anna (Annie) Carrie Nelson
  • Annie Caroline Nelson Jackson, "Find a Grave Index"

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1890 · Woman's Suffrage

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1912 · The Girl Scouts

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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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