Nettie Lingenfelter

Brief Life History of Nettie

When Nettie Lingenfelter was born in March 1891, in New York, United States, her father, Charles G. Lingenfelter, was 43 and her mother, Harriet "Georgianna" Putnam, was 36. She married Earl Keith Brown on 8 June 1912, in Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cape Vincent, Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1910 and Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1985, at the age of 94, and was buried in Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Earl Keith Brown
1888–1958
Nettie Lingenfelter
1891–1985
Marriage: 8 June 1912
Marian E Brown
1921–1962

Sources (12)

  • Nettie A Brown in household of Cortland E Brown, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Nettie E Lingenfelter, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Nettie Lingenfelter Brown, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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

Americanized form of German Lingenfelder .

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

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