Eleanor P Nelson

October 1898–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eleanor P

When Eleanor P Nelson was born in October 1898, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Neilson, was 39 and her mother, Edda Jane Watt Neilson, was 38.

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William Neilson
Edda Jane Watt Neilson
Allan Neilson
Anna K Neilson
William L Neilson
Ida M Neilson
Susan Mary Neilson
Jean Neilson
Robert Neilson
Emily Neilson
Eleanor P Nelson
Eleanor Neilson

Parents and Siblings

    William Neilson


    Edda Jane Watt Neilson




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World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

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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