Nellie Rose Edington

29 December 1895–12 June 1975 (Age 79)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Nellie Rose

When Nellie Rose Edington was born on 29 December 1895, in Kansas, United States, her father, James Wade Edington, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Edmonia York, was 29. She married Walter Lewis York Sr on 29 November 1915, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Pleasant View Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 June 1975, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Carl Junction Cemetery, Carl Junction, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Lewis York Sr
Nellie Rose Edington
Marriage: 29 November 1915
Harold Edward York
Herschell Leroy York
Ruth Kathyrn York
Marie Aleen York
Walter Lewis York Jr
Robert F York
Gerald York
Jim York

Spouse and Children

29 November 1915
Missouri, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    James Wade Edington


    Eliza Edmonia York




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 2

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places so named, especially one in Northumbria originally named in Old English as Idingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Ida’ ( see Ide ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nell York in household of W L York, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie York in household of Walter L York, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie York in household of Walter L York, "United States Census, 1930"

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