Nellie Ella Kercher

Ohio, United States

The Life of Nellie Ella

When Nellie Ella Kercher was born in 1876, in Ohio, United States, her father, Raymond Kercher, was 29 and her mother, Ella Ryan, was 24. She married Jacob Leslie Grafton on 4 February 1901, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Springfield Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940.

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Nellie Ella Kercher
Jacob Leslie Grafton
Marriage: 4 February 1901
Walter W Grafton
Lyle Jacob Grafton

Spouse & Children

4 February 1901
Montgomery, Ohio, United States


  • Walter W Grafton


  • Lyle Jacob Grafton


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Southern German variant of Karcher .2 Altered spelling of German Kircher .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie C Grafton in household of Ledlie Grafton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Grafton in household of Leslie J Grafton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie Graften in household of Lealie Graften, "United States Census, 1910"

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