Nellie May Tooker

1892–1961 (Age 68)
Alcona, Michigan, United States

The Life of Nellie May

When Nellie May Tooker was born on 24 June 1892, in Alcona, Michigan, United States, her father, Frank Eli Tooker, was 28 and her mother, Harriet Holenbeck, was 17. She married Milo E Nivison on 11 October 1910, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Saint Ignace, Mackinac, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1961, at the age of 69, and was buried in Grant Center, Mecosta, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nellie May Tooker
Milo E Nivison
Marriage: 11 October 1910
Loren Edmond Nivison
Milo Nivison Jr.
Arthur Nivison
William C Nivison

Spouse & Children

  • Female1892–1961Female

  • Milo E Nivison


11 October 1910
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Eli Tooker


  • Female1874–1947Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 11

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie Olsen in household of Paul Olsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie M Olson in household of Paul F Olson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie Nivison in household of Henry Groves, "United States Census, 1920"

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