Catherine Nelson

4 November 1917–1986 (Age 68)
Kellington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Nelson was born on 4 November 1917, in Kellington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Nelson, was 71 and her mother, Mary Jane Pearson, was 37. She died in 1986, in Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Nelson
1845–1924
Mary Jane Pearson
1880–
William Nelson
1915–1985
Catherine Nelson
1917–1986
John Nelson
1920–1989

Parents and Siblings

    William Nelson

    Male1845–1924Male

    Mary Jane Pearson

    Female1880–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1918

Age 1

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1924

Age 7

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.
1924 · Terry's Open the Chocolate Works

Age 7

Terry’s in York, England was a confectionery factory, later named the Chocolate Works. It opened in 1926 and closed in 2005 causing around 300 people to lose their jobs. Some of the treats that were made there consisted of Chocolate Apples and Chocolate Oranges.

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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