Elmer Wilford Carlson

18 September 1912–27 May 1972 (Age 59)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Elmer Wilford

When Elmer Wilford Carlson was born on 18 September 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, August Carlson, was 51 and his mother, Caroline Theblom Anderson, was 39. He married Dorothy Lanora Fife on 15 June 1933, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 May 1972, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Wilford Carlson
1912–1972
Dorothy Lanora Fife
1914–1939
Marriage: 15 June 1933
Dennis Elmer Carlson
1935–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 June 1933
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Dennis Elmer Carlson

    Male1935–2020Male

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

Age 2

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.
1928 · Marathon Dances at the El Monte Springs Resort

Age 16

After the Ogden Canyon Resort burned down in 1927, Entrepreneur A.V. Smith bought the land and rebuilt the resort in brick. Naming it El Monte Springs, the resort featured a large swimming pool and a grand ballroom where dances were held until it shut its doors in 1932. The resort is still open but is a gift shop and restaurant under the name Rainbow Gardens.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Wilford Carlson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Wilborn Carlsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Carlson in household of August Carlson, "United States Census, 1920"

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