Nina Maxwell

1891–1953 (Age 62)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Nina

Nina Maxwell was born in 1891, in Nebraska, United States. She married Charlie I Welfring on 31 December 1924, in South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Township 9 Range 4, Butte, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1953, in South Dakota, United States, at the age of 62.

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Charlie I Welfring
Nina Maxwell
Marriage: 31 December 1924
Bethel June Welfring

Spouse and Children

    Charlie I Welfring



31 December 1924
South Dakota, United States


    Bethel June Welfring


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 7

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Melrose in Roxburghshire. The place name is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream (Old English well(a))’.2 Irish: this surname is common in Ulster, where it has sometimes been adopted as an alternative to Miskell .3 Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nina E Welfring in household of Charles I Welfring, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nina Schroyer in household of Elmer Schroyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nina Schroyer in entry for Bethel Welfring, "South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970"

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