Nellie Louise Chadwick

1 March 1908–1 October 1991 (Age 83)
Straits, Carteret, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nellie Louise

When Nellie Louise Chadwick was born on 1 March 1908, in Straits, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, her father, Clarence Cooper Chadwick, was 40 and her mother, Emma Julia Willis, was 31. She married Edgar Wilfred Downum on 17 June 1930, in Carteret, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Beaufort, Lons-le-Saunier, Jura, Franche-Comté, France in 1962 and Beaufort, Carteret, North Carolina, United States in 1991. She died on 1 October 1991, in Carteret, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Carteret Memorial Gardens, Beaufort, Carteret, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Wilfred Downum
1909–1983
Nellie Louise Chadwick
1908–1991
Marriage: 17 June 1930
Edgar Wilfred Downum , Jr.
1933–1977
Barbara Louise Downum
1939–2019
David Lee Downum
1951–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1930
Carteret, North Carolina, United States
children

(3)

    Male1933–1977Male

    Barbara Louise Downum

    Female1939–2019Female

    David Lee Downum

    Male1951–2014Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1914 · World War I

Age 6

On July 31, 1914 French socialist leader, Jean Jaurés was murdered. A few days later Germany starts plans to invade France. Britain then started to occupy France. The battles that took place in France were First Battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, Jutland, Battle of Verdun, Battle of the Somme, and the Brusilov Offensive. 25 percent of the allied military deaths that happened in World War I were from France. Between civilian and military deaths France lost 1,697,800 people and 4,266,000 were wounded.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 8

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1939

Age 31

Second World War. Defeat and occupation by Germany. General de Gaulle leads the Resistance from London and Algiers. Allied victory came on May 8, 1945.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Merseyside (formerly in Lancashire), Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wīc) of Ceadel’. The other in Worcestershire and the one in Merseyside are named as ‘Ceadda's dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, St. Chad.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie L Chadwick in household of Clarence C Chadwick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nettie L Downum in household of Edgar W Downum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Chadwick in household of Clarence C Chadwick, "United States Census, 1930"

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