Olga Valentine Nelson

14 February 1900–6 January 1996 (Age 95)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Olga Valentine

When Olga Valentine Nelson was born on 14 February 1900, in Colorado, United States, her father, Herman Nelson, was 25 and her mother, Anna F Larson, was 22. She lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 January 1996, in Simi Valley, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Bruno Frank DeVall
1892–1963
Olga Valentine Nelson
1900–1996

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 1

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1927

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Olga V Nelson in household of Melvin F Willard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olga V De Vall in household of Bruno F De Vall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alga Nelson in household of Herman Nelson, "United States Census, 1900"

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