Elaine Nelson

1927–28 October 1972 (Age 45)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Elaine

When Elaine Nelson was born in 1927, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Chester Lewis Nelson, was 24 and her mother, Emma Rose Nydegger, was 28. She married Blaine David Pearson on 21 March 1946. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Ogden City Legislative District 1, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 28 October 1972, at the age of 45, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Blaine David Pearson
Elaine Nelson
Marriage: 21 March 1946

Spouse and Children

21 March 1946

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 0

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · Marathon Dances at the El Monte Springs Resort

Age 1

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.

Age 14

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elaine Nelson Rohwer in household of Fenton Charles Rohwer, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elaine Nelson in household of John F Nydegger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elaine Nelson in household of Chester L Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"

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