Nellie S Overstake

18 September 1886–2 October 1972 (Age 86)
Wapello, Iowa, United States

The Life of Nellie S

When Nellie S Overstake was born on 18 September 1886, in Wapello, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Vandingham Overstake, was 22 and her mother, Rhoda Alice Clark, was 23. She married William E Richards on 8 May 1903, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Richland Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 2 October 1972, in Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chariton Cemetery, Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William E Richards
Nellie S Overstake
Marriage: 8 May 1903
Benjamin W Richards
Raymon Edwin Richards
Thelma Edna Lucile Richards
Donald L Richards
Chester Clemont Richards

Spouse and Children

8 May 1903
Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Overstake in household of Charles Overstake, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie Richards in household of W E Richards, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Nellie Richards, "United States Census, 1930"

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