Clyde Alfred Nelsey

18 May 1893–15 October 1980 (Age 87)
Clarkston, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Clyde Alfred

When Clyde Alfred Nelsey was born on 18 May 1893, in Clarkston, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, William James Nelsey, was 31 and his mother, Almeda Jane Fisk, was 31. He married Nellie May Whitfield on 20 November 1912, in Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States. He lived in Waterford Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Springfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 15 October 1980, in Winter Garden, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Clarkston, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Clyde Alfred Nelsey
Cynthia King
Marriage: 24 November 1920

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  • Marriage
    24 November 1920Oakland, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
    Age 5
    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from North or South Kelsey in Lincolnshire, so named from an uncertain initial element (perhaps an Old English personal name with genitive -es) + Old English ēg ‘island’.Possibly also an Americanized form of German Gelzer.History: William Kelsey was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Clyde A Nelsey in household of William J Nelsey, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Clyde Nelsey, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • Clyde A Nelsey, "United States Census, 1930"

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