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
1878–1967
Nellie May Hare
1887–1985
Marriage: 10 June 1910
Alfred Frank Powell
1911–2001
Amelia Mary Powell
1916–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1910
Morwell, Victoria, Australia
children

(2)

    Alfred Frank Powell

    Male1911–2001Male

    Amelia Mary Powell

    Female1916–2001Female

World Events (8)

1892

Age 5

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 14

First Federal election.
1914

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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