Nell May Byers

6 May 1894–3 April 1981 (Age 86)
Warne, Clay, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nell May

When Nell May Byers was born on 6 May 1894, in Warne, Clay, North Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Virgil Byers, was 42 and her mother, Laura Louella Erwin, was 32. She married Wilford Hazel Jensen on 7 January 1920, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fort Hall, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Tyhee Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. She registered for military service in 1919. She died on 3 April 1981, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Hazel Jensen
1893–1986
Nell May Byers
1894–1981
Marriage: 7 January 1920
Dan Byers Jensen
1920–2005
Betty J Jensen
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1920
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
children

(2)

    Male1920–2005Male

    Betty J Jensen

    Female1924–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1917

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a cattleshed, Middle English byre, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from any of several places named with Old English bȳre, for example Byers Green in County Durham or Byres near Edinburgh.2 Americanized spelling of German Bayers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nell Byers in household of Samuel V Byers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nelle B Jensen in household of Willford H Jensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nelle M Jensen in household of W H Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"

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