Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden
Nellie was born in 1880, the daughter of Julia Marvin and W. A. Drake. Drake was one of the pioneer railroad builders of the West who came to Arizona in 1901.

She was married to George E. "Ed" Meany, a banker, in 1905. They lived at 102 North Mt. Vernon Street, where they had a clay tennis court.

Nellie and her husband helped organize St. Luke's Episcopal Church. She belonged to the Monday Club, was the Regent of the General George Crook Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and served as treasurer of the Prescott Free Library.

Her mother and her sisters, Dorothy Ulmo and Mattie McClung, are also represented in the Rose Garden. Nellie died in 1953.

Donor: General George Crook Chapter, D.A.R.

Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.