Nellie Evelyn Allison

1904–1951 (Age 47)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Nellie Evelyn

When Nellie Evelyn Allison was born on 4 March 1904, in Illinois, United States, her father, Ollie Allison, was 36 and her mother, Minnie May Hundley, was 27. She had at least 2 sons with Benjamin Evans Scroggins. She lived in Joliet Township, Will, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. She died on 29 December 1951, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 47.

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Nellie Evelyn Allison
Benjamin Evans Scroggins
Robert Vernon Scroggins
John "Jack D." Scroggins Sr.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 13

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • Nellie Scroggins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Scrowggin in household of Benjn Scrowggin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie Allison in entry for Robert V Scroggins, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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