Nellie Adell Dimmitt

1865–1959 (Age 94)
Lineville, Wayne, Iowa, United States

The Life of Nellie Adell

When Nellie Adell Dimmitt was born on 3 March 1865, her father, Henry Thompson Dimmitt, was 22 and her mother, Edith Jay, was 19. She married Jacob Milton Allen on 4 December 1881, in Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Story, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Lincoln Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 26 March 1959, at the age of 94, and was buried in Burns, Harney, Oregon, United States.

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Nellie Adell Dimmitt
Jacob Milton Allen
Marriage: 4 December 1881
Clara Edith Allen
Vanetta Marie Allen
Laura Elizabeth Allen
Nora Leoti Allen
Ada Rebecca Allen
Otis Edward Allen
Katie Ann Allen
Loran Henry Allen

Spouse & Children

4 December 1881
Story, Iowa, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Thompson Dimmitt


  • Edith Jay




  • Rebecca Belle Dimmitt


  • Female1865–1959Female

  • Carrie Dimmitt


  • Infant Dimmitt


  • Female1868–1962Female

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1880 · ""

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1880: Grant, Oregon, United States; 1889: Harney, Oregon, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps an altered form of Dimmick .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie Allen in household of Jacob Allen, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Nellie Burdick in household of Henry Dimmitt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nellie A Allen in household of Jacob M Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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