Marvin Lee Nelson

7 June 1951–17 November 2000 (Age 49)
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

The Life of Marvin Lee

When Marvin Lee Nelson was born on 7 June 1951, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, his father, Marvin Leo Nelson, was 40 and his mother, Marie Antionette Van Oostendorp, was 31. He died on 17 November 2000, in his hometown, at the age of 49, and was buried in Meridian Cemetery, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Leo Nelson
Marie Antionette Van Oostendorp
Catherine Lorraine Nelson
Donna Marie Nelson
David B Nelson
Marvin Lee Nelson

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 4

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act

Age 14

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

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 (3)

  • Lee in entry for Donna Marie Van Oostendorp Nelson Ballif, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Lee in entry for Donna Marie Bailiff Nelson Ballif, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Marvin Lee Nelson in entry for Marie A Vanoostendorp Nelson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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