Lennox Nelson

29 November 1894–18 August 1964 (Age 69)
Lincoln, Kansas, United States

The Life of Lennox

When Lennox Nelson was born on 29 November 1894, in Lincoln, Kansas, United States, his father, Jens Peder Nielsen, was 39 and his mother, Henrikke Elisabeth Jensen, was 35. He married Viola Mae Brocklesby on 1 August 1917, in Crawford, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1935 and Milford Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 1964, in Vail, Crawford, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Vail, Crawford, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lennox Nelson
Viola Mae Brocklesby
Marriage: 1 August 1917
William Robert Nelson
Verna Mae Nelson

Spouse and Children

1 August 1917
Crawford, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jens Peder Nielsen


    Henrikke Elisabeth Jensen




    Heinrik Emil Nielsen


    Axel C. Nelson


    Christine Nelson



    Walter Henry Nelson


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lenox Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lennox Nelsen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lennox Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"

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