Margaret Amelia Nelson

5 January 1920–2 October 1989 (Age 69)
Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Margaret Amelia

When Margaret Amelia Nelson was born on 5 January 1920, in Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Andrew Sidney Nelson, was 46 and her mother, Alma Olsen, was 33. She married Robson Elster Moulton on 3 March 1938, in Morristown, Lamoille, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Washington, Vermont, United States in 1935 and Morrisville, Morristown, Lamoille, Vermont, United States in 1940. She died on 2 October 1989, in Berlin, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hardwick, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Robson Elster Moulton
Margaret Amelia Nelson
Marriage: 3 March 1938
Bonita June Moulton

Spouse and Children

3 March 1938
Morristown, Lamoille, Vermont, United States


    Bonita June Moulton


Parents and Siblings



    John Alfred Nelson


    Edwin Carl Nelson


    Ralph Nelson


    Eleanora Elizabeth Nelson


    Edith Carrie Nelson


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Margret A Moulton in household of Robson E Moulton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret A Nelson in household of Andrew S Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marguerite Nelson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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