Nellie Viola Taylor

18 September 1894–13 March 1973 (Age 78)
Morgan, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Nellie Viola

When Nellie Viola Taylor was born on 18 September 1894, in Morgan, Indiana, United States, her father, William Alfred Taylor, was 45 and her mother, Emma Lavina Greeson, was 27. She married George Howard Tucker on 22 June 1912, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Gregg Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1931. She died on 13 March 1973, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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George Howard Tucker
Nellie Viola Taylor
Marriage: 22 June 1912
Ora Arthur Tucker
Mary E. Tucker
George H. Tucker

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  • Marriage
    22 June 1912Vigo, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 12
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    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

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Nellie Brentlinger in household of George Brentlinger, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Nellie Taylor, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Nellie V Taylor in household of Emma L Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"

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