Nellie P Crue

5 February 1873–23 January 1941 (Age 68)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nellie P

When Nellie P Crue was born on 5 February 1873, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Crue, was 29 and her mother, Anna "Annie" Penny, was 25. She had at least 1 son with Edward Myers. She lived in Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 23 January 1941, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Addison, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Myers
1869–1933
Nellie P Crue
1873–1941
James E. Myers
1890–

Spouse and Children

    Edward Myers

    Male1869–1933Male

    Female1873–1941Female

children

(1)

    James E. Myers

    Male1890–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 12

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 19

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a dullard, from Middle English crot, crote ‘lump’, ‘clod’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nellie Meyers in household of Edward Meyers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie Myers in household of Edward Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie Cruen in household of John Cruen, "United States Census, 1880"

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