Nellie May Tooker

1865–1956 (Age 90)
Towerville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Nellie May

When Nellie May Tooker was born on 31 August 1865, in Towerville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Lester Tooker, was 36 and her mother, Harriet M Woodburn, was 17. She married Anson Guy Tainter on 14 February 1883, in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fullerton, Nance, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Wisner, Cuming, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 25 May 1956, in Greybull, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 90.

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Nellie May Tooker
Anson Guy Tainter
Marriage: 14 February 1883
Lester Tainter
Chrystle Louise Tainter
Mabel Erna Tainter
Lester Le Roy Tainter
Goldie A. Tainter
Queen Marie Tainter
Keith Stacy Tainter

Spouse & Children

14 February 1883
Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States


  • Lester Tainter


  • Chrystle Louise Tainter


  • Mabel Erna Tainter


  • Male1889–1974Male

  • Goldie A. Tainter


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Lester Tooker


  • Harriet M Woodburn




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.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 2

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
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: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie Tooke in household of Harvey Tooke, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nellie M Tainter in household of Lester L Tainter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie M Tainter, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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