Lamoyne Louise Ard

Female2 March 1916–31 December 1998

Brief Life History of Lamoyne Louise

When Lamoyne Louise Ard was born on 2 March 1916, in Elsmore, Allen, Kansas, United States, her father, John David Ard, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Zimmerman, was 38. She married Gordon Woodrow Nelson on 17 April 1936, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Marysville Election Precinct, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 31 December 1998, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dry Creek Cemetery, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gordon Woodrow Nelson
Lamoyne Louise Ard
Marriage: 17 April 1936
Jacquelin Nelson
Sharon Louise Nelson

Sources (29)

  • Lamoyne Louise Ard Nelson in household of Gordon Woodrow Nelson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Samoyne Ard, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"
  • Lamoyne Ard in entry for Sharon Louise Nelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1936Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1917 · Joining the First World War

    Age 1

    Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

    1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

    Age 22

    Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Aird .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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