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
1891–1969
William Albert Elkins
1885–1966
Marriage: 28 June 1908
Mary Mildred Elkins
1909–1993
Daisy Mae Elkins Bonham
1910–1987
Marvin Edward Elkins
1913–1987
Martha Matilda Pearl Elkins
1916–
Mabel Jeanette Elkins
1919–1971
William Sedric Elkins
1922–1922
Minnia Susie Elkns
1923–
Bert Everett Elkins
1926–1926
Spurgeon Ledell Elkins
1929–1974
William Alex Elkins
1935–1935

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1908
Cushman, Independence, Arkansas, United States
children

(10)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

  • Female1891–1969Female

  • Female1894–1967Female

  • Walter S Sisk

    Male1897–Male

  • Bartlet Edward Sisk

    Male1899–1918Male

  • Elsie Mae Sisk

    Female1902–1929Female

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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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