Susan Elizabeth Flynn

12 November 1885–18 October 1997 (Age 112)
Pulaski, Ripley, Missouri, United States

The Life of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth Flynn was born on 12 November 1885, in Pulaski, Ripley, Missouri, United States, her father, Luther Flynn, was 29 and her mother, Victoria Ann Patterson, was 28. She married Fred Lincoln Nelson on 18 August 1906, in Waynesville, Pulaski, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brown Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Benton Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 October 1997, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 111.

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Family Time Line

Fred Lincoln Nelson
1880–1946
Susan Elizabeth Flynn
1885–1997
Marriage: 18 August 1906
John Otto Nelson
1909–1973
Girl Nelson
1911–1911
Emma V Nelson
1915–1988
Leo Nelson
1919–2013
Fred Leon Nelson
1922–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1906
Waynesville, Pulaski, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

    Male1909–1973Male

    Girl Nelson

    Female1911–1911Female

    Female1915–1988Female

    Leo Nelson

    Male1919–2013Male

    Fred Leon Nelson

    Male1922–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

    Luther Flynn

    Male1855–1917Male

    Victoria Ann Patterson

    Female1857–1928Female

siblings

(6)

    Elmer Flynn

    Male1881–Male

    Lelia Edith Flynn

    Female1883–1944Female

    Female1885–1997Female

    Goldie Ethel Flynn

    Female1889–1953Female

    Ida J Flynn

    Female1892–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 19

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

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

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann ’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish)’, ‘ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan E Flynn in household of Luther Flynn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susie Nelson in household of Fred Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Susie Nelson in household of Fred Nelson, "United States Census, 1910"

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