Nellie B Donaldson

Female1875–1966

Brief Life History of Nellie B

When Nellie B Donaldson was born in 1875, in Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Edward H. Donaldson, was 25 and her mother, Lucy Artimitia Carpenter, was 20. She married Theron H Phillips on 11 November 1895, in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cambridge Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Columbia Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1966, in Brooklyn, Columbia Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Brooklyn, Columbia Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theron H Phillips
1869–1935
Nellie B Donaldson
1875–1966
Marriage: 11 November 1895
Florence Phillips
1898–

Sources (14)

  • Nellie B Phillips in household of Theron H Phillips, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie B. Donaldson, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Mrs Nellie B. Phillips, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1895Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 0

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 4

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 25

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: patronymic from Donald , generally representing an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill (see McDonald ).

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

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