Earl Ellsworth Nelson

28 June 1913–2 January 1979 (Age 65)
Chippewa, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Earl Ellsworth

When Earl Ellsworth Nelson was born on 28 June 1913, in Chippewa, Minnesota, United States, his father, Eddie John Nelson, was 21 and his mother, Anna Minnie Stoen, was 31. He lived in Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 January 1979, in Rice, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Nicollet, Minnesota, United States.

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Eddie John Nelson
Anna Minnie Stoen
Earl Ellsworth Nelson
Edna Anita Nelson
Walter Stoen Nelson

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World Events (8)

1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home
Age 1
Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
Age 18
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Earl Nelson in household of Edd J Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earl Nelson in household of Eddie J Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl Ellsworth Nelson, "Find A Grave Index"

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