Nellie W Wareham

1882–1954 (Age 72)
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Nellie W

When Nellie W Wareham was born in 1882, her father, John S. Wareham, was 25 and her mother, Martha Ellen Hine, was 26. She lived in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Charles Jacob Powles
Nellie W Wareham

Spouse and Children

    Charles Jacob Powles



Parents and Siblings

    John S. Wareham


    Martha Ellen Hine





    Edward Leslie Wareham


    Esther Genevieve Wareham


World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of the places called Warham, in Herefordshire and Norfolk, or from Wareham in Dorset. All are named with Old English wær ‘weir’ + either hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie W Powles in household of Charles J Powles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nell W Powles in household of Charles J Powles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie E Wareham in household of John S Wareham, "United States Census, 1900"

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