Lenora Nielson

8 January 1884–23 December 1933 (Age 49)
Chester, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Lenora

When Lenora Nielson was born on 8 January 1884, in Chester, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Anders Christensen, was 39 and her mother, Karen Hansen, was 25. She married Alma Christen Mortensen on 20 January 1901, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1910 and Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1920. She died on 23 December 1933, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Christen Mortensen
Lenora Nielson
Marriage: 20 January 1901
Earl Alma Mortensen
Leonora Zatell Mortensen
Jesse Ordell Mortensen
Rozell Mortensen
Leola Mortensen
Ivan Eugene Mortensen
Clair Raymond Mortensen
Eldon Gale Mortensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1901Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 7
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 14
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    (2007: 8039; 2010: 11511)Scottish (Lanarkshire): patronymic from the personal name Neil , meaning ‘son of Neil’, or an Anglicized form of McNeill .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Nielsen and, in some cases, of Swedish Nilsson .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Lenora Nielson in entry for Unknown, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Leonora Martinson in household of Alma C Martinson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Nielson in entry for Rube Stewart and Leola Mortensen, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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