Lucia Mabel Nelson

6 September 1885–17 May 1973 (Age 87)
Saint Charles, Winona, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lucia Mabel

When Lucia Mabel Nelson was born on 6 September 1885, in Saint Charles, Winona, Minnesota, United States, her father, Thomas Nelson, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth McHenry, was 19. She married Leon Galehouse on 28 August 1903, in Carrington, Foster, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Carrington, Foster, North Dakota, United States for about 30 years. She died on 17 May 1973, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Carrington, Foster, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leon Galehouse
1869–1941
Lucia Mabel Nelson
1885–1973
Marriage: 28 August 1903
Mary Elizabth Galehouse
1904–1986
Leon Galehouse Jr
1906–1981
Lucia Virginia Davis
1914–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1903
Carrington, Foster, North Dakota, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889

Age 4

North Dakota is the 39th state.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucia Nelson in household of Sarah Nelson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lucia Galehouse in household of Leon Galehouse, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucia M Galehouse in household of Leon Galehouse, "United States Census, 1940"

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