Nellie Mable Huilker

14 May 1897–29 April 1986 (Age 89)
Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Nellie Mable

When Nellie Mable Huilker was born on 14 May 1897, in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, Gustave Rheinhold Huilker, was 34 and her mother, Josephine Braddee, was 28. She married Charles Saunders on 21 August 1921, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Gray, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 April 1986, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Saunders
Nellie Mable Huilker
Marriage: 21 August 1921
Freida Jeanette Saunders
Jack Arthur Saunders

Spouse and Children

21 August 1921
Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    W. A. Huilker


    Minnie Huilker


    G. M. Huilker



    William Huilker


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably a North German variant of German Hunker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nellie M Saunders in household of Charles Saunders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie M Huilker in household of Augustus Huilker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie M Duckworth in household of Neal S Duckworth, "United States Census, 1940"

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