Ellen Nelson

22 January 1891–28 May 1912 (Age 21)
Apple River, Polk, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Nelson was born on 22 January 1891, in Apple River, Polk, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Nils Jonas Glad Nelson, was 29 and her mother, Anna Lisa Johansdotter Nelson, was 29. She lived in Lincoln, Polk, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. She died on 28 May 1912, in Apple River, Polk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Amery, Polk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nils Jonas Glad Nelson
Anna Lisa Johansdotter Nelson
Nils Albin Nelson
Jenny Elisabet NELSON
John Emil NELSON
Fannie Emelia NELSON
Victor Harnot Nelson
Anna Esther Nelson
Ellen Nelson
Jonas Benhard Nelson
Jonas Benhard Nelson II
Klara Evangeline Nelson
Herbert J Nelson
Ernst Harold NELSON
Helmer Teodor Nelson
Mildred Rosely NELSON

Parents and Siblings



    Nils Albin Nelson



    John Emil NELSON


    Fannie Emelia NELSON


    Victor Harnot Nelson


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World Events (7)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 9

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Nelson in household of John Nelson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Nelson, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Ellen Nelson, "Find A Grave Index"

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