Nelle Alta Fennel

7 March 1906–25 November 2007 (Age 101)
Bloomington, Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Nelle Alta

When Nelle Alta Fennel was born on 7 March 1906, in Bloomington, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Bertie G Fennell, was 34 and her mother, Lela Jane Sawyer, was 32. She married Deane Cloice Timmerman on 5 October 1929, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Northfield, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Northbrook, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 25 November 2007, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Deane Cloice Timmerman
Nelle Alta Fennel
Marriage: 5 October 1929

Spouse and Children

5 October 1929
Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Bertie G Fennell


    Lela Jane Sawyer




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 1

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 27

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Fennell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nellie A Timmerman in household of Dean Timmerman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nelle A Timmerman in household of Dean Timmerman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Fennell in household of Roland C Fennell, "United States Census, 1910"

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