Nellie Lucinda Dillard

26 January 1908–11 September 1931 (Age 23)
Jerome, Yavapai, Arizona, United States

The Life of Nellie Lucinda

When Nellie Lucinda Dillard was born on 26 January 1908, in Jerome, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, her father, Thomas Gilford Dillard, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Electa Ray, was 23. She married Leland Elmer Bigelow on 28 September 1925, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1910 and Clarkdale, Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1930. She died on 11 September 1931, in Jerome, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Cottonwood, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leland Elmer Bigelow
Nellie Lucinda Dillard
Marriage: 28 September 1925
Elizabeth Emmaline Bigelow
Melvin Reid Bigelow
Joseph Bigelow

Spouse and Children

28 September 1925
Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

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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.

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Historical Boundaries 1912: Yavapai, Arizona, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Dollard . The name was in VA by 1698 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie L Bigelow in household of Leland Bigelow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Millie L Dillon in household of Elizabeth E Dillon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie L Dillon in entry for Elizabeth Emaline Bigelow, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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