Elzenia Adella Nuckols

2 November 1842–7 December 1923 (Age 81)
Rockville, Hanover, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elzenia Adella

When Elzenia Adella Nuckols was born on 2 November 1842, in Rockville, Hanover, Virginia, United States, her father, Andrew Broadus Nuckols, was 24 and her mother, Martha Jane George, was 19. She married William L. Puryear on 7 March 1861, in Hanover, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Smith Township, Lincoln, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 7 December 1923, in Dumas, Desha, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tyro Cemetery, Star City, Lincoln, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jackson Bowles
Elzenia Adella Nuckols
Marriage: 6 June 1865
Emma Jane Bowles
Frank " Leslie" Bowles
Susan Ann Bowles
Alice Roberta Bowles
Andrew Jackson Bowles
John Ivahoe Bowles
Octavius Eric Bowles
Robert " Bobby" Calhoun Bowles
Elzenia Bowles

Spouse and Children

6 June 1865
Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1857: Drew, Arkansas, United States; 1871: Lincoln, Arkansas, United States

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Nückel ( see Nuckels ), a pet form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsenia Nuckols in household of Andrew B Nuckols, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ella A Bowles in household of John J Bowles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elzenia Adella Nuckols Bowles, "Find A Grave Index"

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