Nellie May Hare

6 May 1887–18 August 1985 (Age 98)
Macorna, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Nellie May

Nellie May Hare was born on 6 May 1887, in Macorna, Victoria, Australia. She married Frank Richard Powell on 10 June 1910, in Morwell, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 18 August 1985, in Sale, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 98, and was buried in Narracan, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Frank Richard Powell
Nellie May Hare
Marriage: 10 June 1910
Alfred Frank Powell
Amelia Mary Powell

Spouse and Children

10 June 1910
Morwell, Victoria, Australia


    Alfred Frank Powell


    Amelia Mary Powell


World Events (8)


Age 5

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 14

First Federal election.

Age 27

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍr, meaning ‘long-lasting’. In Ireland this name is found in County Armagh; it has also long been established in Scotland.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Ó hAichir ‘descendant of Aichear’, a personal name derived from the epithet aichear ‘fierce’, ‘sharp’. In Ireland this name is more commonly Anglicized as O’Hehir.3 English: nickname for a swift runner (possibly a speedy messenger) or a timorous person, from Middle English hare ‘hare’. However, the surname Ayer and its variants was sometimes recorded as Hare.

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

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