Elmer William Chilson

19 October 1905–17 February 1961 (Age 55)
Bemidji, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer William

Elmer William Chilson was born on 19 October 1905, in Bemidji, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States as the son of William Chilson and Mary Defrang. He married Emily Miles on 4 October 1934. He lived in Marshfield Township, Perkins, South Dakota, United States in 1920. He died on 17 February 1961, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Elmer William Chilson
Emily Miles
Marriage: 4 October 1934

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  • Marriage
    4 October 1934
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1908: Perkins, South Dakota, United States
    Age 15
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Chilson in Oxfordshire, named with Old English cild ‘young man’ (see Child ) + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’.History: It is not known when this surname was first brought to America, but it was already established in CT in the early 18th century. Daniel Chilson of Weathersfield, CT, was born c. 1720 and on 4 October 1745 married Sybil Stanclift in Middlesex County, CT.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Elmer William Chilson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Elmer Chilson, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Elmer William Chilson, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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