Nellie Viola Taylor

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

The Life 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, Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo, 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

Spouse and Children

    George Howard Tucker



22 June 1912
Vigo, Indiana, United States


    Ora Arthur Tucker


    Mary E Tucker


    George H. Tucker


Parents and Siblings

    William Alfred Taylor


    Emma Lavina Greeson




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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 and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Brentlinger in household of George Brentlinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie V Taylor in household of Emma L Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie V Taylor in household of William Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"

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