Homer Franklin Nelson

1901–1979 (Age 78)
Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Homer Franklin

When Homer Franklin Nelson was born on 2 June 1901, in Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, Chancey Elmer Nelson, was 35 and his mother, Flora Louise Munn, was 23. He married Olive Marian Shaffer on 2 October 1924, in Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in White Oak, Ingham, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 June 1979, in Williamston, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Homer Franklin Nelson
Olive Marian Shaffer
Marriage: 2 October 1924
Homer Bruce Nelson
Jacqueline June Nelson
Iris Jane Nelson
Keith Clyde Nelson
Sharon Joy Nelson
Kenneth Franklin NELSON

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 1
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 2
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 22
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (48)

  • Homer Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer F Nelson in household of Chan E Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Homer F Nelson in household of Chan E Nelson, "United States Census, 1910"

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