Nellie W. Throckmorton

19 February 1898–1975 (Age 76)
Burlington, Coffey, Kansas, United States

The Life of Nellie W.

When Nellie W. Throckmorton was born on 19 February 1898, in Burlington, Coffey, Kansas, United States, her father, George Throckmorton, was 35 and her mother, Clara Elizabeth Evans, was 38. She married Will Carleton Robson on 27 April 1920, in Halls Summit, Coffey, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ottumwa, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Ottumwa Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died in 1975, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Will Carleton Robson
Nellie W. Throckmorton
Marriage: 27 April 1920
Margaret Ellen Robson
Mary Charlotte Robson
Harry E Robson
Frances Irene Robson

Spouse and Children

27 April 1920
Halls Summit, Coffey, Kansas, United States


    Margaret Ellen Robson



    Harry E Robson


    Frances Irene Robson


Parents and Siblings

    George Throckmorton


    Clara Elizabeth Evans




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Throckmorton in Worcestershire, possibly named from Old English þroc ‘beam bridge’ + mere ‘pool’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Throckmorton, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Nellie Throckmorton in household of Geo Throckmorton, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Nellie T Robson in household of W Carl Robson, "United States Census, 1940"

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