Nellie Irene Allison

1919–2006 (Age 86)
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nellie Irene

When Nellie Irene Allison was born on 16 August 1919, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, her father, Marion Earnest Allison, was 30 and her mother, Mattie Elizabeth Rogers, was 29. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Charles Columbus Jack Cooper. She lived in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Monroe, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1998. She died on 17 May 2006, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nellie Irene Allison
Charles Columbus Jack Cooper
Betty Joe Cooper
William Howard Cooper

Spouse & Children



  • Female1937–2013Female

  • William Howard Cooper


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1909–1995Male

  • Billie Allison


  • Vera Lee Allison


  • Lilage Allison


  • Laura M Allison


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from a Middle English male personal name: in most cases probably Allen , but other possibilities include a variant of Ellis or a short form of Alexander . In some instances, it may be from a female personal name, Alise or Alice ( see Allis ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie Cooper in household of Charles C Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Hodge in entry for Mrs Rosa Allison Cooper, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Nellie Allison in household of Royce Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"

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