Nellie Dolman


Brief Life History of Nellie

When Nellie Dolman was born in 1877, in Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Enoch Dolman, was 40 and her mother, Phoebe Coley, was 40. She married John Francis Elton in 1905, in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1915, in Tutbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 38.

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John Francis Elton
Nellie Dolman
Marriage: 1905
John Elton

Sources (5)

  • Nellie Dolman in household of Enoch Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Nellie Dolman in entry for John Francis Elton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Nellie Dolman in household of Enoch Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1905Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (5)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 3

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 7

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 27

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name denoting a ‘dweller by the boundary mark’ (compare Dole ).

    English: nickname for a ‘dull, foolish man’. Compare Doll 5.

    Dutch: topographic name from dol ‘swampy land’ + man ‘man’, or a nickname from the adjective dol ‘wild, fierce, rash, foolish’ for such a man.

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

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