Nellie Harter

27 January 1880–21 June 1960 (Age 80)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nellie

When Nellie Harter was born on 27 January 1880, in Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas J. Harter, was 27 and her mother, Emmaretta J Rice, was 24. She married Daniel L Scaff on 15 August 1901, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Swisher, Texas, United States in 1910 and Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1915. She died on 21 June 1960, in Franklin, Kansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel L Scaff
Nellie Harter
Marriage: 15 August 1901
Beatrice Irene Scaff
Geneva R Scaff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1901Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway
    Age 1
    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
    1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages
    Age 1
    Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
    Age 21
    "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""."

    Name Meaning

    1 German (also Härter): variant of Harder .2 South German and Tyrolean: habitational name for someone from Hart in Austria.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Nellie Scoff in household of Daniel L Scoff, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Nellie Harter in household of Thomas J Harter, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Nellie Harter in household of Thos Harter, "United States Census, 1900"

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