Delin Nelson (1882 - 1969)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Delin Nelson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Delin so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Delin’s biography.

Delin Nelson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Delin Nelson and their immediate Nelson family. Add to Delin Nelson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Delin.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Delin Nelson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Delin finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Delin attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Delin did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Delin Nelson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Delin's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Delin's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Delin a religious person? Add Delin’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Delin during various points of their life.

Timeline

1882 - In the year that Delin Nelson was born, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

1898 - By the time this person was 16 years old, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1914 - This person was 32 years old when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

1923 - At the age of 41 years old, Delin was alive when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

1969 - In the year of Delin Nelson's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

Delin Nelson Family Tree

Who was Delin’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Delin’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Delin's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Delin Nelson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Delin's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Delin Nelson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Delin Nelson passed away in October 1969 at 86 years old. There is no listed cause of death. Delin was born on November 20, 1882. We have no information about Delin's family or relationships. We know that Delin Nelson had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Delin Nelson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Delin is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Delin Nelson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources