Sabina Theresa Emelie Nagel

April 1865–1960 (Age 94)
Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The Life Summary of Sabina Theresa Emelie

When Sabina Theresa Emelie Nagel was born in April 1865, in Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, her father, Thies Nagel, was 51 and her mother, Wiebke Cathrina Haß, was 33. She married Elling Halner Ellingson on 22 August 1889, in Big Rock, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Winneshiek, Iowa, United States in 1905. She died in 1960, in Calmar, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Calmar, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Elling Halner Ellingson
Sabina Theresa Emelie Nagel
Marriage: 22 August 1889
Oleen Kathryn Ellingson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1889Big Rock, Scott, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 2
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    Age 25
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Heinz, Hans, Otto, Kurt, Armin, Franz, Fritz, Udo, Wilhelm, Aloys.German, Dutch, Scandinavian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Dutch nagel, German Nagel ‘nail’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of nails. Compare Nail .Germanized form of Sorbian Nahł, Nagł, Nahły, and Nagły: nickname from Upper Sorbian nahły, Lower Sorbian nagły ‘quick’, also ‘hot-tempered’.

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

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    Notes about Saline Theresa Emelie Nagel

    Once had her first name as "Saluse", as it looked like that on the passenger list when she came to the U.S. from Germany in 1870. The names we're using now came from the 1870, 1900, 1910, 1920, & the …

    Sources (24)

    • Labina Nagel in household of Thies Nagel, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thersa Nagel in entry for Carter H Ashcraft and Oleen K Kitsmiller, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Estheresa Ellingsen in household of Elling H Ellingsen, "United States Census, 1920"

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