Nellie E Wilson

21 January 1874–27 August 1953 (Age 79)
White, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nellie E

When Nellie E Wilson was born on 21 January 1874, in White, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Wilson, was 23 and her mother, Rachel Louisa Moore, was 21. She died on 27 August 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Monon, White, Indiana, United States.

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Joseph Wilson
Rachel Louisa Moore
Nellie E Wilson
Mary May Wilson

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Wilson


    Rachel Louisa Moore





    Mary May Wilson


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie W Dowel in household of Francis Dowel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie E Dowell in household of Francis M Dowell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie E Wilson in household of Francis M Dowell, "United States Census, 1910"

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