Mary Ellen Nierman

15 September 1930–20 June 2010 (Age 79)
Amherst, Phillips, Colorado, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Nierman was born on 15 September 1930, in Amherst, Phillips, Colorado, United States, her father, Fritz William Nierman, was 24 and her mother, Johanna Verna Brunken, was 25. She married James Junior Dickson on 18 June 1950, in Phillips, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 20 June 2010, in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Junior Dickson
Mary Ellen Nierman
Marriage: 18 June 1950
James Theodore Dickson
Lynda Lee Dickson

Spouse and Children

18 June 1950
Phillips, Colorado, United States


    James Theodore Dickson


    Lynda Lee Dickson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 6

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 21

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin, perhaps from Yiddish nir or German Niere ‘kidney’ + German Mann ‘man’. This surname is now well established in Mexico.2 Respelling of German Niermann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ellen Nierman in household of Fritz W Nierman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Ellen Dickson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mary Ellen Dickson, „United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012“

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