Nettie Altizer

17 October 1890–16 August 1953 (Age 62)
Harman, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nettie

When Nettie Altizer was born on 17 October 1890, in Harman, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Vernon Altizer, was 41 and her mother, Lilly Caroline Christian, was 29. She married Linwood Loving Tinsley on 8 April 1913, in Mingo, Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lee District, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Big Creek District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 16 August 1953, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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Linwood Loving Tinsley
Nettie Altizer
Marriage: 8 April 1913
CPL Elwood C Tinsley
Edward Tinsley
Eldridge Tinsley
Thomas Russell Tinsley
Vernie Ray Tinsley
Edith H Tinsley
Ruth Tinsley
William Alvie Tinsley
Charles Tinsley
Fay Tinsley
June Tinsley
Nettie Jean Tinsley

Spouse and Children

8 April 1913
Mingo, Randolph, West Virginia, United States


    CPL Elwood C Tinsley


    Edward Tinsley


    Eldridge Tinsley


    Thomas Russell Tinsley



+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · Name change

Age 2

Name changed from Jeffersonville to Tazewell in 1892.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Althuyzer or German Althäuser, topographic name for someone who lived in ‘the old house’ or a habitational name from Althausen in Germany, named as ‘the old houses’. Compare German Althaus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nettie Altizer in household of Linwood L Tinsley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nettie Altizer in household of Wm J Reedy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nettie Tinsley in household of L L Tinsley, "United States Census, 1940"

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