Myrtle Elizabeth Thornton-Nelson

1899–1975 (Age 75)
Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Myrtle Elizabeth

Myrtle Elizabeth Thornton-Nelson was born on 30 September 1899, in Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland, United States. She died on 2 September 1975, in her hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Asbury Cemetery, Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland, United States.

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Myrtle Elizabeth Thornton-Nelson
1899–1975
Horace Addison Nelson
1875–1967

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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