Ella Dunn

FemaleApril 1876–23 December 1936

Brief Life History of Ella

Ella Dunn was born in April 1876, in Berlin, Germany. She married Charles Henry Nash on 18 March 1894, in Santa Clara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in San Francisco, California, United States in 1910. She died on 23 December 1936, in Independence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Nash
1867–1917
Ella Dunn
1876–1936
Marriage: 18 March 1894
Hazel Gail Nash
1894–1955
Esther M Nash
1903–1991

Sources (11)

  • Ella Nash in household of Charles Nash, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella Dunn, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Unknown in entry for Hazel Gail Nash, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1894Santa Clara, California, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

    Age 7

    The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    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

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

    English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

    Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

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