Joyce Elma Nelson

21 September 1932–14 June 2009 (Age 76)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Joyce Elma

When Joyce Elma Nelson was born on 21 September 1932, in Illinois, United States, her father, Robert C. Nelson, was 28 and her mother, Evelyn Margaret Ott, was 30. She married William Henry Campbell on 7 June 1953, in Mineral, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Piedmont Magisterial District, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 June 2009, in DeLand, Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in DeLand, Volusia, Florida, United States.

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William Henry Campbell
Joyce Elma Nelson
Marriage: 7 June 1953

Spouse and Children

7 June 1953
Mineral, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Evelyn Margaret Ott




World Events (8)

1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 1

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1954 · The First McDonald's Opens Its Doors

Age 22

Ray Kroc opened up the first McDonalds in Des Plaines after the McDonald Brothers gave him the rights to set up restaurants thoughout the country.

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)

  • Joyce E Nelson in household of Jacob E Ott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Joyce Campbell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Joyce Campbell in entry for Robert C Nelson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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