Lou Neil Nelson

1884–1954 (Age 69)
Elmore, Elmore, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lou Neil

When Lou Neil Nelson was born on 2 October 1884, in Elmore, Elmore, Alabama, United States, her father, Lewis Wilbury Nelson, was 25 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Mitchell, was 21. She married James Thomas Arant on 23 July 1903, in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 11 Mountain Creek, Autauga, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 4 Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 10 February 1954, in Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lou Neil Nelson
James Thomas Arant
Marriage: 23 July 1903
James Luther Arant
Lewis Prender Arant
Mattie Lou Arant
Ila Mel Arant
Johnie Durwood Arant
Thelma Alice Arant

Spouse & Children

23 July 1903
Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Lewis Wilbury Nelson


  • Martha Elizabeth Mitchell




  • Luther Calvin Nelson


  • Female1884–1954Female

  • Nellie Nelson


  • Male1889–1975Male

  • Will Nelson


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 11

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lula Nelson in household of Lewis H Nelson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lula Arantt in household of James T Arantt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lula Arant in household of James T Arant, "United States Census, 1920"

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