Theo Irene Nelson

26 June 1896–1 April 1986 (Age 89)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Theo Irene

When Theo Irene Nelson was born on 26 June 1896, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Nels Hans Hansson Nelson, was 51 and her mother, Mary Ann Gillett, was 45. She married Thomas Richard Rees on 20 December 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 1 April 1986, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Richard Rees
1890–1974
Theo Irene Nelson
1896–1986
Marriage: 20 December 1917
Thomas Richard Rees Jr
1925–2000
Myrna Vaughn Rees
1929–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 1

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.
1909 · Utah's Largest Local Historic Societies

Age 13

Mount Pleasant is home to one of Utah's largest local historic societies that is still in operation. It was created in 1909 and meetings still happen in a building on Main St.
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Theo Nelson Reese in household of Thomas Richard Reese, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Theo Irene Nelson Rees in household of Thomas Richard Rees, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Theo Nelson Rees in household of Thomas Richard Rees, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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