Nelson Brock

7 February 1875–
Washington Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nelson

When Nelson Brock was born on 7 February 1875, in Washington Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, William Brock, was 55 and his mother, Francis Marian Mallett, was 34. He married Gertrude Bunce on 6 March 1910, in Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1875.

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Nelson Brock
Gertrude Bunce
Marriage: 6 March 1910
Dail W Brock

Spouse and Children


    Gertrude Bunce


6 March 1910
Wood, Ohio, United States


    Dail W Brock


Parents and Siblings

    William Brock


    Francis Marian Mallett




    Florence L. Brock


    Samuel Brock



    John A. Brock



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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .2 English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.3 English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilson Brock in household of Marion Brock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nelson H Brock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nelson Brock, "United States Census, 1920"

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