Laura J Nessen

June 1878–1879
Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Laura J

When Laura J Nessen was born in June 1878, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jacob F Nessen, was 38 and her mother, Henrietta Hamson Jeffries, was 28. She died in 1879, in her hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Jacob F Nessen
1840–1903
Henrietta Hamson Jeffries
1850–1922
William H. Nessen
1869–1875
Lulu Nessen
1871–1872
Jacob F. Nessen
1873–1882
Mae E Nessen
1875–1962
Laura J Nessen
1878–1879
George Washington Nessen
1879–1961
Emma H. Nessen
1882–1934
Anna Nessen
1883–1900
Raymond Nessen
1884–1980
Harry H. Nessen
1886–
Henrietta Evelyn Nessen
1888–1964

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (1)

1879

Age 1

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Name Meaning

1 German and Danish: metronymic from the personal name Agnes ( see Agnes 1).2 German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony called Nesse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura J. Nessen, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Laura J Nesson, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Laura J Nessen in the New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971

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