Nellie Jane Steck

Female31 July 1886–2 September 1971

Brief Life History of Nellie Jane

When Nellie Jane Steck was born on 31 July 1886, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, her father, James Coulter Steck, was 38 and her mother, Lydia Ann Watson, was 37. She married Alonzo Daniel Duncan on 28 November 1906, in Kersey, Weld, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Montezuma, Colorado, United States in 1950 and Lewis, Montezuma, Colorado, United States in 1950. She died on 2 September 1971, in Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Daniel Duncan
Nellie Jane Steck
Marriage: 28 November 1906
Dorothy Irene Duncan
Gladys Clarabelle Duncan
Robert Alonzo Duncan

Sources (13)

  • Nellie Jane Duncan, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Steck, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Nellie Steck, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1906Kersey, Weld, Colorado, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1887: Weld, Colorado, United States

    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.

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Armin, Dieter, Ernst, Fritz, Gunther, Otto, Reinhard, Siebert, Urs.

    German: from Middle High German stecke ‘stick, rod’, hence a nickname for a tall thin man, or a topographic name from a posted grazing area.

    German: variant of Stech 2.

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

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