George William Nell

1884–1888 (Age 3)
Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Nell was born on 31 July 1884, in Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, United States, his father, Daniel Charles Nell, was 22 and his mother, Martha May Shupe, was 29. He died on 26 January 1888, at the age of 3, and was buried in Moran, Allen, Kansas, United States.

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Daniel Charles Nell
Martha May Shupe
William Nell
George William Nell
Pearl Luretta Nell
Herbert Sylvester Nell
Guy Harrison Nell
Ethel Henrietta Nell
Leona May Nell

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World Events (3)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from the personal name Nel, a reduced form of Cornelius .2 South German: nickname from Middle High German nelle ‘crown of the head’, perhaps denoting an obstinate person.3 English: from the Middle English personal name Nel(le), a variant of Neill .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • George William Nell, "Find A Grave Index"

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