Nellie V Simpson

1862–Female
Nevada, United States

The Life of Nellie V

When Nellie V Simpson was born in 1862, in Nevada, United States, her father, James Elmer Simpson, was 34 and her mother, Sarah A. Smith, was 33. She lived in California, United States in 1870 and Judicial Township 4, Placer, California, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

James Elmer Simpson
1828–1914
Sarah A. Smith
1829–
George W Simpson
1855–
James Elmer Simpson
1859–1918
Nellie V Simpson
1862–
Luetta May Simpson
1868–1900

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 7

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nellie V Simpson in household of Jas E Simpson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nellie Simpson in household of James E Simpson, "United States Census, 1870"

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