Nima Eletha Donovan

24 April 1892–23 September 1987 (Age 95)
Vernon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Nima Eletha

When Nima Eletha Donovan was born on 24 April 1892, in Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Alva William Donovan, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Ellen Appleman, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Albert Quentmeyer. She lived in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1987. She died on 23 September 1987, in New Glarus, Green, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Albert Quentmeyer
Nima Eletha Donovan
Anita Nima Quentmeyer

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    Anita Nima Quentmeyer


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 15

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Irish (originally of County Limerick, later of Counties Cork and Kilkenny): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donndubháin ‘descendant of Donndubhán’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nina Quentmeyer in household of Albert Quentmeyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nima E Quintmeyer in household of Albert Quintmeyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nima Donavan in household of William Donavan, "United States Census, 1900"

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