Nellie G Hyre

July 1890–8 April 1909 (Age 18)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Nellie G

When Nellie G Hyre was born in July 1890, in Illinois, United States, her father, Granville Hyre, was 56 and her mother, Margaret Jane Richardson, was 55. She lived in Condit Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 8 April 1909, at the age of 18, and was buried in Onarga, Onarga Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States.

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Granville Hyre
Margaret Jane Richardson
Agnes Hyre
Olie Hyre
Nellie G Hyre

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    Agnes Hyre




World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 3

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Heier .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nellie G Hyre in household of Granville Hyre, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie G Hyre, "Find A Grave Index"

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