Nellie Alberta Allison

1911–1975 (Age 63)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Nellie Alberta

When Nellie Alberta Allison was born on 21 August 1911, in South Dakota, United States, her father, Emmert Fremont Allison, was 20 and her mother, Rosie Gottschalk, was 19. She married Cecil Benjamin Thomas in 1930, in Parker, Turner, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Home, Turner, South Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 12 January 1975, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 63.

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Nellie Alberta Allison
Cecil Benjamin Thomas
Marriage: 1930
Phyllis Maxine Thomas
Harold Richard Thomas
Leo Benjamin Thomas
Walter Cecil Thomas

Spouse & Children

Parker, Turner, South Dakota, United States


  • Phyllis Maxine Thomas


  • Male1934–2007Male

  • Leo Benjamin Thomas


  • Walter Cecil Thomas


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from a Middle English male personal name: in most cases probably Allen , but other possibilities include a variant of Ellis or a short form of Alexander . In some instances, it may be from a female personal name, Alise or Alice ( see Allis ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Nellie Thomas in household of Cecil Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Allison in household of E R Allison, "United States Census, 1920"

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