Doris Elva Neilson

9 May 1914–6 March 2004 (Age 89)
Taylorville, Cardston, Alberta, Canada

The Life Summary of Doris Elva

When Doris Elva Neilson was born on 9 May 1914, in Taylorville, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, her father, August Julius Neilson, was 24 and her mother, Olga Sally Burgstrom, was 24. She married Morgan Walter Smith on 22 September 1937, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. She died on 6 March 2004, in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Champion Cemetery, Champion, Vulcan County, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Walter Smith
1905–1951
Doris Elva Neilson
1914–2004
Marriage: 22 September 1937

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World Events (2)

1918
Age 4
Oldest Grave seen in Memorials list
1982
Age 68
Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: patronymic from Neill .2 Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson .

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

Possible Related Names

Neill
Nilsson

Story Highlight

Elva Smith recalls growing up in Taylorville, AB

Memories of my life in Taylorville for twenty three years 1914 to 1923 by Elva Neilson Smith. Taylorville was a good place to grow up in. We had good parents, good brothers, sisters and many good …

Sources (16)

  • Doris Elva Neilson Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Doris Elva Nielsen in household of August Julius Nielsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Deros Elva Nielsen in household of August Julius Nielsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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