Nellie Nelson (1901 - 1984)

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Nellie Nelson
1901 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Nellie Nelson was born on May 31, 1901. She died in June 1984 at 83 years old. We know that Nellie Nelson had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

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Nellie Nelson died in June 1984 at 83 years old. She was born on May 31, 1901. We have no information about Nellie's family or relationships. We know that Nellie Nelson had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
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1901 - 1984 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Nellie Nelson was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1925, at the age of 24 years old, Nellie was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1939, Nellie was 38 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1974, when she was 73 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1984, in the year of Nellie Nelson's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Carl C, Australia
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Nellie M Nelson
around 1895 - Sep 5, 1897
Nellie D Nelson
around 1854 - May 9, 1895
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around 1898 - Feb 26, 1900
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around 1889 - Feb 9, 1947
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Lillian Nelson
Feb 1, 1894 - June 1981
Litchfield, Minnesota
Gertrude Nelson
Jun 3, 1900 - November 1982
Tacoma, Washington
Eleanor Nelson
Apr 26, 1903 - August 1982
Saint Paul, Minnesota
May Nelson
May 19, 1886 - July 1974
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ina Nelson
Apr 29, 1891 - July 1977
Hibbing, Minnesota
Mabel Nelson
Dec 27, 1894 - December 1984
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mabel Otelia Nelson
Jul 10, 1901 - Mar 18, 2007
Grove City, Minnesota
Clara Nelson
Nov 18, 1896 - March 1974
Ivanhoe, Minnesota
Martha Nelson
Jun 7, 1896 - Feb 5, 1988
Mora, MN
Alma Nelson
Oct 12, 1890 - February 1982
Virginia, Minnesota
Edith Nelson
Feb 18, 1890 - December 1975
Anoka, Minnesota
Anna Nelson
Oct 14, 1890 - March 1976
Fosston, Minnesota
Irene H Nelson
Jul 29, 1906 - Mar 12, 2010
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Alice Nelson
Jul 10, 1888 - April 1973
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Anna Nelson
Jul 17, 1898 - May 1972
Granada, Minnesota
Mabel Nelson
Feb 14, 1891 - January 1985
Saint James, Minnesota
Borghild Nelson
Oct 12, 1890 - December 1978
Albert Lea, Minnesota
Ina J Nelson
Mar 30, 1896 - Dec 8, 1993
Pipestone, MN
Hannah Nelson
Feb 26, 1880 - April 1973
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ellen O Nelson
Apr 21, 1894 - Nov 8, 1989

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Sep 26, 1901 - April 1986
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Margaretha Wagner
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Heron Lake, Minnesota
Elise A Haas
May 25, 1894 - Jan 29, 1997
Belle Plaine, MN
Beulah C Dutcher
Dec 4, 1907 - Nov 2, 1999
Osseo, MN
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Clasina Degreeff
Oct 18, 1897 - February 1983
Lake Wilson, Minnesota
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