Elmer Carl Nix

11 February 1899–2 August 1985 (Age 86)
Blue Creek, Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elmer Carl

When Elmer Carl Nix was born on 11 February 1899, in Blue Creek, Giles, Tennessee, United States, his father, Newton Atlas Nix, was 31 and his mother, Laura Fredonia Kiser, was 25. He married Eula Belle Kincaid on 22 February 1922, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Civil District 9, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 10, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 2 August 1985, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lay Cemetery, Ethridge, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States.

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Elmer Carl Nix
Eula Belle Kincaid
Marriage: 22 February 1922
Eugene Nix

Spouse and Children

22 February 1922
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States


    Eugene Nix


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Carl Nix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl Nix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl Nix in household of Att Nix, "United States Census, 1920"

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