George Reinhold Nelson

8 June 1886–12 July 1957 (Age 71)
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life of George Reinhold

When George Reinhold Nelson was born on 8 June 1886, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, his father, Axel Adrian Nelson, was 27 and his mother, Eliza Bardsley, was 17. He married Essie Viola Woods on 2 June 1908, in Council, Washington, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Toledo, Lincoln, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Spruce Election Precinct, Lincoln, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 12 July 1957, at the age of 71.

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George Reinhold Nelson
Essie Viola Woods
Marriage: 2 June 1908
Mable Delilah Nelson

Spouse and Children

2 June 1908
Council, Washington, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 19

Historical Boundaries 1905: Washington, Idaho, United States 1911: Adams, Idaho, United States

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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  • George R Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George R Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"

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