Nellie Y Price (1945 - 2008)

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Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi

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1945 - In the year that Nellie Y Price was born, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1957 - She was only 12 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1959 - By the time she was just 14 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1964 - At the age of 19 years old, Nellie was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

1995 - At the age of 50 years old, Nellie was alive when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Nellie Y Price passed away on December 9, 2008 at age 63. There is no known cause of death. She was born on July 18, 1945. We are unaware of information about Nellie's family. We know that Nellie Y Price had been residing in Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi.

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