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
1861–1932
Anna Lisa Johansdotter Nelson
1861–1926
Nils Albin Nelson
1882–1958
Jenny Elisabet NELSON
1884–1909
John Emil NELSON
1885–1977
Fannie Emelia NELSON
1886–1982
Victor Harnot Nelson
1888–1908
Anna Esther Nelson
1889–1952
Ellen Nelson
1891–1912
Jonas Benhard Nelson
1892–1893
Jonas Benhard Nelson II
1893–1910
Klara Evangeline Nelson
1895–1973
Herbert J Nelson
1896–1968
Ernst Harold NELSON
1899–
Helmer Teodor Nelson
1901–1978
Mildred Rosely NELSON
1902–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Nils Albin Nelson

    Male1882–1958Male

    Female1884–1909Female

    John Emil NELSON

    Male1885–1977Male

    Fannie Emelia NELSON

    Female1886–1982Female

    Victor Harnot Nelson

    Male1888–1908Male

+9 More Children

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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