William Henry Nelson

17 April 1872–13 January 1953 (Age 80)
33 Hatchett St, Birmingham

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Nelson was born on 17 April 1872, his father, William Henry Nelson, was 22 and his mother, Ellen E Harborne, was 22. He married Isabel Black on 27 September 1892, in Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 13 January 1953, in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Nelson
1872–1953
Isabel Black
1872–1926
Marriage: 27 September 1892
Mary Hardy Nelson
1893–
Horatio Henry Nelson
1895–
William Black Nelson
1898–1997
Ellen Elizabeth Nelson
1901–1902
Emily Nelson
1902–
Isabel Nelson
1905–1977
Sarah Elizabeth Nelson
1907–1999
Ellenor E Nelson
1909–1918
Doris Adelaide Nelson
1912–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1892
Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Mary Hardy Nelson

    Female1893–Female

    Horatio Henry Nelson

    Male1895–Male

    Male1898–1997Male

    Ellen Elizabeth Nelson

    Female1901–1902Female

    Emily Nelson

    Female1902–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Nelson

    Male1850–Male

    Ellen E Harborne

    Female1850–Female

siblings

(4)

    Ellen E Nelson

    Female1870–Female

    Male1872–1953Male

    Rose L Nelson

    Female1875–Female

    Lillian Nelson

    Female1877–Female

World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 15

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 21

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 24

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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