Nellie Isadore Walsh

24 November 1872–20 December 1930 (Age 58)
New London, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Nellie Isadore

When Nellie Isadore Walsh was born on 24 November 1872, in New London, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Francis Xavier Walsh, was 38 and her mother, Rebecca Minerva Wood, was 32. She married Ferman Prescott Housel on 30 May 1895, in Stockham, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1900 and School District 1 Lewistown, Fergus, Montana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 December 1930, in Lewistown, Meagher, Montana Territory, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Lewistown City Cemetery, Lewistown, Meagher, Montana Territory, United States.

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Ferman Prescott Housel
Nellie Isadore Walsh
Marriage: 30 May 1895
Furman Prescott Housel Jr
Lovell Oliver Housel
Francis Gertrude Housel
Lloyd Housel
Marjorie Mae Housel
Mildred Helen Housel
Bernice Evelyn Housel
Ernest Claude Housel
Herschel Dean Housel
Clifford Brice Housel

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30 May 1895
Stockham, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1879: Meagher, Montana Territory, United States; 1886: Fergus, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Fergus, Montana, United States

Age 17

Montana is 41st state.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Breathnach ‘Briton’. It was used in particular to denote the Welshmen who arrived in Ireland in the wake of Strongbow's Anglo-Norman invasion of 1170 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Honsel in household of Ferman Honsel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie Housel in household of Ferman P Housel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nelle I Housel in household of Herman P Housel, "United States Census, 1930"

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