Nelson Allen Latham

17 October 1909–16 June 1985 (Age 75)
Clayton, Union, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Nelson Allen

When Nelson Allen Latham was born on 17 October 1909, in Clayton, Union, New Mexico, United States, his father, Louis Charles Latham, was 39 and his mother, Ella H. Harrington, was 33. He lived in Hillsboro, Sierra, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years and East Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1930. He died on 16 June 1985, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Nelson Allen Latham
Rena Fern Stewart

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    Pearl Beatrice Latham


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hlǫðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nelson Latham in household of Loula C Latham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nelson A Latham in household of Louis C Latham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nelson A Latham in household of Don E Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"

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