Nellie Rae Meroney

8 March 1918–12 October 1986 (Age 68)
Cove, Union, Oregon, United States

The Life of Nellie Rae

When Nellie Rae Meroney was born on 8 March 1918, in Cove, Union, Oregon, United States, her father, Edward William Meroney, was 22 and her mother, Leanora Ruth Gardner, was 17. She died on 12 October 1986, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Cove, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward William Meroney
1896–1976
Leanora Ruth Gardner
1900–1994
Nellie Rae Meroney
1918–1986
Edward Joseph Meroney
1920–1922

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Female1918–1986Female

    Edward Joseph Meroney

    Male1920–1922Male

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Moroney .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nellie Rae Nibler, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"
  • Nellie Rae Nibler, "Find A Grave Index"

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