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Nellie (Schermerhorn) Twining (1824 - abt. 1907)

Nellie Twining formerly Schermerhorn
Born in New York, USAmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 18 Oct 1842 in Broome County NYmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 83 in Kipton, Lorain County, Ohio, USAmap
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Profile last modified | Created 28 Jul 2009
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Profile adopted September 2013, research still undertaken.

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Nellie's birth details are unknown.


Nellie married Charles Twining in Broome, New York.


Charles and Nellie had about eleven children.


This profile gives Nellie's death date as 21 Dec 1903 but her headstone reads 1907. She was buried at Camden Cemetery in Ohio.


  • "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 23 November 2015), Nelly Twining in household of Chas A Twining, Township Of Russia, Lorain, Ohio, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, ( : n.d.); citing p. 20, household ID 140, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 805,002.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Nellie Twining in household of Charles Twining, Ohio, United States; citing p. 1, family 3, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,734.


Profile created by Linda Vermilyea in 2009.

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