Nellie Carney Cason

1877–5 May 1954 (Age 77)
Greenmount Cemetery, Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Carney Cason was born in 1877, her father, James Carney, was 40 and her mother, Honoria O'leary, was 29. She married Daniel Cason on 25 November 1909, in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Animas, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1954, at the age of 77, and was buried in Greenmount Cemetery, Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Cason
1877–1940
Nellie Carney Cason
1877–1954
Marriage: 25 November 1909
Helen M Cason
1912–1919
Irene Cason
1916–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1909
Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States
children

(2)

    Female1912–1919Female

    Irene Cason

    Female1916–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Carney

    Male1837–Male

    Honoria O'leary

    Female1848–Female

siblings

(8)

    Margerett Carney

    Female1872–Female

    Mary Ann Carney

    Female1873–1910Female

    James Sylvester Carney

    Male1875–Male

    Female1877–1954Female

    John Thomas Carney

    Male1878–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

Age 4

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh ‘descendant of Catharnach’, a byname meaning ‘warlike’.2 Irish: reduced form of McCarney .3 Irish: variant of Cairney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Cason in household of Daniel Cason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie M Cason in household of Dan Cason, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Cason in household of Daniel Cason, "United States Census, 1910"

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