Nellie Ethel Sisk

1891–1969 (Age 78)
Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nellie Ethel

When Nellie Ethel Sisk was born on 19 August 1891, in Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States, her father, Alexander Hicks Sisk, was 28 and her mother, Martha Ann Simons, was 28. She married William Albert Elkins on 28 June 1908, in Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Miller Township, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Sasakwa, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 26 December 1969, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Nellie Ethel Sisk
William Albert Elkins
Marriage: 28 June 1908
Mary Mildred Elkins
Daisy Mae Elkins Bonham
Marvin Edward Elkins
Martha Matilda Pearl Elkins
Mabel Jeanette Elkins
William Sedric Elkins
Minnia Susie Elkns
Bert Everett Elkins
Spurgeon Ledell Elkins
William Alex Elkins

Spouse & Children

28 June 1908
Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States


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Parents & Siblings



  • Female1891–1969Female

  • Female1894–1967Female

  • Walter S Sisk


  • Bartlet Edward Sisk


  • Elsie Mae Sisk


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World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 3

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin, found in County Cork since the 18th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nettie Ethel Elkins in household of W E Elkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Elkins in household of Will Elkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Elkins in household of Will Elkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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