Fannie Sue Nelson

29 November 1910–27 December 1980 (Age 70)
Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Fannie Sue

When Fannie Sue Nelson was born on 29 November 1910, in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States, her father, Hugh Smith Nelson, was 30 and her mother, Mary Hannah Theodocia McCorkle, was 27. She married James Preston Freeman on 8 January 1927, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 27 December 1980, in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

James Preston Freeman
1894–1965
Fannie Sue Nelson
1910–1980
Marriage: 8 January 1927
James Preston Freeman
1927–2003
Hugh Milton Freeman
1931–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1927
Ellis, Texas, United States
children

(2)

    James Preston Freeman

    Male1927–2003Male

    Hugh Milton Freeman

    Male1931–1989Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1929

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie Sue Nelson in household of Hugh S Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fannie S Freeman in household of James P Freeman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fannie Sue Nelson in entry for Freeman, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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