Elsie Ellen Nixon

Brief Life History of Elsie Ellen

When Elsie Ellen Nixon was born on 2 July 1884, in Yell Township, Boone, Iowa, United States, her father, Richard Nelson Nixon, was 38 and her mother, Annie Perlinda Redmond, was 23. She married Herbert Wilson Little on 23 August 1903, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Baldwin, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States in 1940 and Ogden, Boone, Iowa, United States in 2009. She died on 25 November 1965, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States.

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Herbert Wilson Little
Elsie Ellen Nixon
Marriage: 23 August 1903
Lawrence Wilson Little
Lyland Gwendolyn Little
Ethel Murl Little
Clifford Eugene Little
Donald Herbert Little
Myrtle Cleo Little
Irma Margaret Little

Sources (15)

  • E Little in household of H W Little, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Nixon, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Ellsie E Nixon, "North Dakota, County Marriages, 1872-1958"

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Historical Boundaries: 1901: Burleigh, North Dakota, United States

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Name Meaning

English (northern), Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas . This is a famous Scottish Borders surname, which has also been established in Ireland since the Plantation of Ulster during the 17th century.

Americanized form of Finnish Nissinen, from the personal name Nissi, a pet form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ) + the surname suffix -nen.

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

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