Verla Emma Rasmussen

26 January 1917–12 August 2003 (Age 86)
Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life of Verla Emma

When Verla Emma Rasmussen was born on 26 January 1917, in Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States, her father, Orlando Rasmussen, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Lizzie Rasmussen, was 22. She married Merlin Parker Olson on 13 May 1936, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in South Boise Election Precinct, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1940 and World for about 5 years. She died on 12 August 2003, in Meridian, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Merlin Parker Olson
1917–1999
Verla Emma Rasmussen
1917–2003
Marriage: 13 May 1936
Merlin Parker Olson Jr
1937–1938
Gaylan Garth Olson
1955–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1936
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1925 · Lorenzo E. Hansen Elected Mayor

Age 8

Lorenzo E. Hansen was elected as mayor in 1925 and served five consecutive terms. As mayor, Hansen placed permanent garbage cans at prominent places and organized special projects to provide work for those affected by the Great Depression. Their pay was in the form of regulated orders filled by local merchants. Items such as gum, candy, cigarettes, and liquor were prohibited through this program.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Verla Rasmussen Olson in household of Marlin Parker Olson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Verla Rasmussen Olson in household of Merlin Parker Olson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Verla Emma Rasmussen Olson in household of Merlin Parker Olson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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