Nellie Belle Stout

29 March 1915–8 February 2006 (Age 90)
Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States

The Life of Nellie Belle

When Nellie Belle Stout was born on 29 March 1915, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Walter Stout, was 30 and her mother, Satie Brooks, was 21. She married Herbert Horace Brunell in 1932. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 1 Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 8 February 2006, in Ruidoso, Lincoln, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States.

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Herbert Horace Brunell
Nellie Belle Stout
Marriage: 1932
Shirley Nell Brunell

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Walter Stout





    Frances Karen Stout


    Clara Ella Stout



    Ollie Stout


    Walter Stout


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 8

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Age 25

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

Name Meaning

Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie B Brunall in household of Herbert H Brunall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Stout in household of Samuel Stout, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie B Stout in household of Samuel W Stout, "United States Census, 1930"

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