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Nellie Lorena James

Female 1876 - 1950  (74 years)


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  • Name Nellie Lorena James  [1
    Born 24 Apr 1876  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Oct 1877  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church, sponsors Mrs. Benson, Mrs. Crampton
    Confirmation 20 Jul 1891  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    Died 7 Dec 1950  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 10 Dec 1950  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Emmanuel Episcopal church, Rev. Thomas J. McElligott
    Notes 
    • Listed in 1880 MN Census, Fillmore County, Rushford, age 4, born in Minnesota
      1885 MN State Census, Rushford City, Fillmore Co., George James 58, Hattie 39, Nellie 9, George Jr. 6, Royal 2
      Listed as a child of George James, residing in Rushford, MN in Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893

      1900 MN Census, Rushford, Fillmore County, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 3B, Nellie L. James, born Apr 1876 in MN, 24 years old, single, no occupation

      1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Harriet E. James, 63, widow, born CT, parents born CT, own income, daughter Nellie L, 33, single, born MN, father born England, mother born CT, clerk dry good store

      1920 US Census, Minmesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Conrad A. Eggen, owns home free of mortgage at 32 Maple Street, age 41, proprietor garage, with wife Caroline E. 34, children James H. 6, Alice D. 7/12, sister-in-law Nellie L. James, 43, sales lady department store

      1930 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Conrad A. Eggen, owns home valued $4500, owns radio, age 52, first married age 30, Proprietor Auto Sales Gar., with wife Carrie E. 44, children James H. 16, Dorothy 10, sister-in-law Nellie James 58, clerk general store

      1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Conrad Eggen, owns home valued 2500, 62, education H2, born MN, owner garage, wife Carrie, 54, education H4, born MN, daughter Dorothy 20, education H4, born MN, sister in law Nellie James, 63, education H4, born MN, clerk department store

      Died suddenly early Thursday morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. C.A. Eggen, with whom she had lived for 32 years. She had been in failing health for two years and had suffered a heart attack shortly before her death. Miss James had been a clerk in the H. M. Smith department store for 41 consecutive years, retiring in May, 1949. During her lifetime in Rushford, she was active in the Emmanuel Episcopal church and the Royal Neighbors of America.

      Sold residence of her parents to George W. Betz, Oct. 10, 1930, for $225. Recorded Dec. 2, 1930 Vol. No. 20, pages 151-610
      Funeral services will be held Sunday (10 Dec 1950) at 2 p.m. at the home of her sister, Mrs. C.A. Eggen, and 2:30 p.m. at the Emmanuel Episcopal church. [2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
    Person ID I13178  Mindrum
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2015 

    Father George James,   b. 6 Apr 1832, Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1907, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Harriet Elizabeth Dauchy,   b. 17 Apr 1846, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1918, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1875  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    Family ID F9157  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    Nellie James with H. M. Smith's store clerks, Camp Hazard, Minnesota. Nellie at lower left.
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    Nellie James with H. M. Smith's store clerks at Camp Hazard, Minnesota. Nellie at upper left.
    Emmanuel Church Choir
    Emmanuel Church Choir
    Emmanuel Episcopal Church Choir, Rushford, Minnesota. Nellie James, 5th from right. Carolyn James, 8th from right.
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie
    James Siblings
    James Siblings
    L-R, Nellie, George, Royal, Carolyn
    James Siblings
    James Siblings
    L-R, George, Nellie, Carolyn, Royal
    Eggen, Oline with James Eggen, Nellie James
    Eggen, Oline with James Eggen, Nellie James
    Eggen Family Sunday Dinner
    Eggen Family Sunday Dinner
    L-R, Dorothy Eggen, Norman Mindrum, Nellie James, Carrie Eggen, Ruth Ukkestad, Thelma Ukkestad, Conrad Eggen at bottom center. Picture taken by James Eggen.

    Documents
    James, Nellie and George baptism records
    James, Nellie and George baptism records

    Headstones
    James, Nellie
    James, Nellie

  • Sources 
    1. [S1022] Nellie Lorena.

    2. [S1023]

    3. [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    4. [S8142] Book 1, Baptisms, page 52.

    5. [S8142] Book 1, Confirmed, page 80.

    6. [S1024]

    7. [S165] 1880 Minnesota Census.

    8. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    9. [S183] Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893.

    10. [S97] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 8B.

    11. [S7795] 1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Enum. Dist. 34, sheet 12A.

    12. [S2576]

    13. [S2565]

    14. [S6457]

    15. [S214]