Nellie E. Presby

4 October 1890–August 1981 (Age 90)
Goldendale, Klickitat, Washington, United States

The Life of Nellie E.

When Nellie E. Presby was born on 4 October 1890, in Goldendale, Klickitat, Washington, United States, her father, Winthrop Bartlett Presby, was 31 and her mother, Nellie M. Burnett, was 25. She married Samuel Harcourt Edes on 30 August 1917, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. She died in August 1981, in Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Harcourt Edes
Nellie E. Presby
Marriage: 30 August 1917
Francis Presby Edes
Marion Julia Edes

Spouse and Children

30 August 1917
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States


    Francis Presby Edes


    Marion Julia Edes


Parents and Siblings

    Winthrop Bartlett Presby


    Nellie M. Burnett




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 15

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Pres(t)bury from any of various places called Presbury (Devon) or Prestbury (Cheshire, Gloucestershire), all named in Old English as ‘the manor house (burh) of the priests’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie P Edes in household of Samuel H Edes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nelly E Presby in household of Winthrop B Presby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nellie E Presby in household of Winthrop B Presby, "United States Census, 1900"

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