Elizabeth Ann Nelson

about 1884–13 August 1954 (Age 70)
Foxton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Nelson was born about 1884. She married Lionel Frank De Ridder in 1901, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 August 1954, in Foxton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, at the age of 70, and was buried in Foxton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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Lionel Frank De Ridder
Elizabeth Ann Nelson
Marriage: 1901
Kathleen Mary De Ridder

Spouse and Children

New Zealand


    Kathleen Mary De Ridder


World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 3

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 9

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

Age 23

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

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)

  • Free New Zealand BMD Historical Records - Deaths
  • Free New Zealand BMD Historical Records - Marriages
  • New Zealand Marriage Index 1840 - 1937

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