Maebell Clarisa Nix

1920–1999 (Age 78)
Etowah, Alabama, United States

The Life of Maebell Clarisa

When Maebell Clarisa Nix was born on 7 September 1920, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, her father, Harvey Andrew Nix, was 26 and her mother, Alice Missouri Payne, was 22. She married Grandville Noel Battles about 1939, in Alabama, United States. She lived in Election Precinct 18 Hoppers, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 27 February 1999, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Grandville Noel Battles
Maebell Clarisa Nix
Marriage: about 1939

Spouse and Children

about 1939
Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings





    Daniel Howard Nix


    Almogene or Jeanne Nix


    Harold Ray Nix


+1 More Child

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, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maybell Nix in household of Harvey Nix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarsia Maebell Nix in entry for Hoyt Garrison Or Gary Cline and Regina Battles Hyfield, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Clarice Maebelle Nix, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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