Mildred Ilene Nelson

21 June 1928–19 April 2010 (Age 81)
Melvin, McCulloch, Texas, United States

The Life of Mildred Ilene

When Mildred Ilene Nelson was born on 21 June 1928, in Melvin, McCulloch, Texas, United States, her father, Oscar John Nelson, was 37 and her mother, Sigred Lenia Johnson, was 35. She married Robert Lee Copeland on 1 July 1950, in Junction, Kimble, Texas, United States. She lived in Concho, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Concho, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 2010, in Brady, McCulloch, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Brady, McCulloch, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Copeland
Mildred Ilene Nelson
Marriage: 1 July 1950

Spouse and Children

1 July 1950
Junction, Kimble, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 1

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Nelson in household of Oscar Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Nelson in household of Oscar Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mildred Ilene Nelson - Published information: Obituary: burial: 23 April 2011; Brady, McCulloch, Texas, United States

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